An analysis of economic data shows unemployment rose first in northern cities, then surged in better-off southern ones. There’s no one-size-fits-all explanation why some have suffered more than others.
Much depends on control of the Senate, but the administration may have a few tools of its own to encourage cities to change their land-use rules.
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Covid-19 has amplified the structural problems with these tiny apartments as daily life spills out into the street.
This major infrastructure project may or may not solve the city's traffic woes, but it will leave a vibrant fishing community in its wake.
Mayor Ada Colau says her city's ongoing work to create affordable housing and safer streets provided a foundation for its crisis response.
A group of housing advocates are hoping a new referendum will transfer ownership of a quarter of a million apartments to the people.
Proponents see Measure J as a means of achieving racial and economic justice through fiscal policy and hope the model can be replicated in other cities.
Programmes that match seniors with students increase the supply of affordable housing while decreasing both living costs and social isolation.
Along with the major cities, Biden made progress in midsize and small metro areas. The biggest swings in the vote occurred in more densely populated counties.