The demand for safe and stable homes is growing around the world, as are the risks of continuing carbon-intensive forms of construction. But there are ideas to meet housing and climate needs simultaneously.
EcoDistricts are a hyper-local model of urban planning focused on equity and environmental justice. The certification process can take years, and it's not always obvious what's changed.
Charities and businesses are coming up with innovative ways to assist people experiencing homelessness and others living in poverty during Covid-19.
City Monitor's 2020 Housing Security Index finds that in the UK, urban areas with dwindling social-housing stock and increasing home cost-to-income ratios face the biggest risks from Covid-19.
Even prior to Covid-19, multigenerational living was on the rise in countries like the US. Finding and purchasing houses that are suited to this style of habitation is often needlessly difficult.
Surbana Jurong has signed contracts to do city master plans in ten African countries. Why is the continent relying on outside firms to map its future?
Perhaps no UK city is better equipped to respond to its changing demographics than Manchester, where one third of the population will be 50 or older by 2040.
Australia needs to build an extra 50,000 houses each year to meet demand. Current policy is making it awfully hard to do so.
The idea is to prevent evictions before they happen by pushing landlords to negotiate. One of the biggest hurdles is ensuring residents know how to access it.
City Monitor's Housing Security Index finds that in the US, metros with high shares of jobs in accommodation and food service face some of the biggest challenges due to Covid-19.