For Yolanda Andrews, losing her house would mean losing everything. That's why she's standing up to predatory banking.
Harvard Professor Edward Glaeser argues that the country needs policies that create a "level playing field" between our deprived cities and the outlying suburban and rural areas.
With budget crunches slamming cities and urban industry continuing to decline, what can be done to rebuild American cities so that they are strong and work for everyone?
The anti-poverty group ACORN was crucial to recovery efforts after Hurricane Katrina hit.
In boom and in bust, homeless encampments are a product of inequality and neglect.
Loan-sharking has resurged with global force, cutting across class, race and regions: we're all in the ghetto now.
Civil legal aid attorneys could have sounded the alarm years before the subprime scandal began destroying the lives of urban poor--but Congress wouldn't let them.
Community members and outside organizations are working together to rebuild the Lower Ninth Ward.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans's ruling class is demolishing public housing to make way for private businesses and expensive condos.
As the housing market flattens, the poor pay the price for the greed and stupidity of the real estate and banking bigwigs.