Plus, where renting is gaining in popularity the fastest.• Baby Boomers Are Ditching Their Mortgages
New places are emerging as destinations for people on the move.
Tax breaks likely aren't enough to lure investors to low-income communities in rural areas. There are ways they can become more attractive.• States, Cities Add Sweeteners to Attract 'Opportunity Zone' Investors
A generation ago, most Democrats and Republicans backed capital punishment. But in New Hampshire, lawmakers on both sides of the aisle just voted to abolish it, reflecting a nationwide trend.
A new study confirms that the less teachers are paid, the more likely they are to protest. Only a few of the lowest-paid districts have yet to see a strike.• Despite Teachers' Strike Success, Their Schools Are Still Funded Less Than a Decade Ago
The president wants to release detained immigrants in cities where local leaders oppose his immigration policies.
At least 95 have closed their doors since 2010, and roughly a quarter of the ones left are at risk of shuttering.
In preparing for a disaster and recovering from one, residents and businesses need to know that their voices will be heard.
Local governments are using internet surveys to better gauge residents’ needs.
New residents that Alameda County, Calif., which includes Oakland, gained last year -- much lower than the more than 13,000 new residents it had regularly gained for years. It reflects a larger trend of migration to the West and the South slowing down after years of explosive growth.
Why are they breaking norms and eyeing city hall instead of Capitol Hill?
Most of them are being killed off by automation, but they are still common in certain parts of the country. See where.
The smart city model has been around for years. It's got a lot of learning to do.
States are starting to address the jurisdictional issues that leave so many of these cases unsolved.
Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill that makes it easier for people to move there by letting them automatically transfer their occupational licenses from other states.
Even though a federal judge put the policy's legality in doubt, the Trump administration approved Utah's work requirement waiver on Friday. Meanwhile, Indiana already started phasing them in, and isn't stopping.