Drawing from Missing Middle Housing shows a variety of housing types

Missing Middle Housing by Daniel Parolek gets support boost with $20,000 Art Works grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Buildings in Detroit

My Kind of City reflects the breadth of Hank Dittmar's experience in working for better cities for people.

Rainbow and Transgender Pride flags

In DC, several nonprofits aim to provide housing help that goes beyond simply providing shelter. They are helping young LGBTQ people feel affirmed.

Solar panels on a city rooftop

In the heart of Columbia Heights, a new apartment building offers residents and nearby community members an unexpected service: Resilience.

Town Hall Seattle event image

Who really benefits from urban revival? From trendy coastal areas to the nation’s heartland, cities are seeing levels of growth beyond the wildest visions of only a few decades ago. For a look at the ramifications of this explosive growth for our own...

Housing, even and perhaps especially for the homeless, can and should restore people’s basic dignity, reflecting back to them that their lives have value.

It can seem like every news story spells bad news for the environment—from the ongoing clean water crisis in Flint, Michigan to Earth's...

Photo Credit: Rockaway Youth on Banner by Flickr.com user Light Brigading

Last month here in Rooflines, I argued that place-based community development can make low-income neighborhoods...

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  Attractive pedestrian paths in Eola Heights, Salem, OR. Photo courtesy Nico Larco, Kristin Kelsey, and Amanda West.

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