Latest from Emily Badger

How migration to cities mars their future

Two books delve into the past and future of urban development — successes and failures
  • Sep 30, 2016

The little misfit buildings that make cities wonderful — and hold them back

The architectural allure and bad economics of "holdout" houses.
  • Sep 20, 2016

The ugly choice American cities face

What 60 years of housing growth reveal about the future.
  • Sep 15, 2016

How Airbnb plans to fix its racial-bias problem

The company rolls out a new nondiscrimination policy, as well as more training for hosts and new tweaks to the site.
  • Sep 8, 2016

Where today’s jobs are most likely to vanish tomorrow

Why the unemployment rate may be a bad measure of economic anxiety this election.
  • Sep 6, 2016

What more than 1 million Craigslist rental listings tell us about the housing market

Why it’s so hard to find an affordable rental in expensive cities.
  • Sep 1, 2016

How free preschool may help poor kids when they become parents

A major federal investment in poor children shows signs of paying off years later.
  • Aug 24, 2016

Why affordable housing in a black neighborhood may not help black residents

The moral dilemma and racial politics of a housing lottery.
  • Aug 19, 2016

Tim Kaine just called out Donald Trump’s history of housing discrimination

Someone finally starts talking about housing in the presidential election.
  • Aug 12, 2016

Baltimore shows how historic segregation shapes biased policing today

Segregated cities are easily conducive to biased policing.
  • Aug 10, 2016