Tents, tiny houses no substitute for homes - U.S. official
With homelessness on the rise in the U.S., more cities are experimenting with encampments on public land
'Everything we've heard about global urbanization turns out to be wrong' - researchers
Researchers contest widely-accepted United Nations' predictions on urban population growth
Lack of data, definitions dent global drive to strengthen cities - U.N.
"Whereas there are 'data rich and ready to go' countries with strong systems and institutions, ... there are others lacking in basic systems and conditions"
With Batik shirts and local action, cities can deliver on global goals
The U.N. is reviewing progress of goals calling for inclusive, sustainable cities
Everybody needs good neighbours: Melbourne moves into community-led housing
Community housing projects aim to help find solutions to Melbourne's expanding urban sprawl and growing social isolation
'Gentrification on trial' as U.S. city's bid to shut trailer park fails
Mobile homes, or trailers, have grown in popularity in the United States in recent years due to a shortage of affordable housing
Bring global goals to the streets to push cities forward
Local governments and citizens must be involved in making the Sustainable Development Goals a reality, urban experts say
With tobacco and candy, North America counts its homeless
"Counting the homeless is like counting grains of sand"
Brazil's bike-friendly beachfront city Fortaleza wins major transport award
"Fortaleza has taken the right approach to transport, which is one that moves away from private cars to one that prioritizes and integrates pedestrians, cyclists and public transport users"
FEATURE-US capital sued over gentrification 'pattern' seeking young, well-educated residents
The lawsuit comes as Washington grapples with some of the highest rents in the country amid a national crisis in affordable housing