Which metro areas have the most opportunity for college graduates to use their degrees?

A new Urban Institute analysis calculates the “mix-match” between the share of people with college education and the share of jobs that require it.

Rapid re-housing can help end children’s homelessness

Children younger than 4 who experience homelessness are at increased risk for adverse health outcomes.

Rural communities need more affordable rental housing

Fifty-four million rural residents live in areas with a severe or moderately severe need for the production of more affordable rental housing.

One year later, Puerto Rico’s children are still navigating the Hurricane Maria recovery

The Puerto Rico Department of Education closed nearly a quarter of its 865 schools this past summer, prompted largely by postdisaster population decline.

How creative placemaking can break down barriers to improve community safety

Creative placemaking can promote entrepreneurship while increasing interactions that help build safe communities.

Four ways Jeff Bezos’s $2 billion could make the biggest impact on homelessness among children and families

Shelters can help ensure "no child sleeps outside," but the solution to homelessness is affordable housing.

Self-driving cars could harm low-income people if we don’t prepare for their rise

Self-driving cars will change not only the way we get around but the nature of our cities and regional growth patterns.

Five ways households are left behind in the disaster recovery and data supply chain

As Hurricane Florence barrels toward the Carolinas, an extensive disaster recovery is likely no longer an “if” but a “when.”

Without linking recovery to communities’ long-term goals, disasters will keep getting worse

Reforms to federal disaster response programs have not sufficiently prepared the nation for what is to come.

Five ways Charlotte, North Carolina, deepened its understanding of its eviction crisis

In North Carolina, a cross-sector partnership took steps to better understand how evictions affect their community.