Recent coverage about millennials' wealth, debt and income could be missing the bigger picture.
Despite conventional wisdom, cities don’t necessarily need population growth and more jobs to be economically healthy.
The council will engage with state and local government officials on development in zones, a White House adviser said.
Mayor London Breed said she wants to spur city administrators to match the innovations that are remaking retail business models.
"There's a lot of work to do here that tax-advantaged capital will not do by itself,” says urban policy expert Bruce Katz.
Homes in majority-black neighborhoods are worth $48,000 less on average than similar ones in neighborhoods with no black residents, research from the Brookings Institution and Gallup says.
Researchers at Penn State University find stark differences between advertised speeds and actual connectivity.
Eight other local groups across the U.S. also will split the $10 million of Community Thrive Challenge winnings.
And that's not great for the economy.
Manhattan’s shuttered storefronts tell a larger American story: Only Amazon-proof businesses can now survive in brick and mortar.
2018 NAVIGATOR AWARD WINNER: Katharine Czarnecki, Senior Vice President for Community Development, Michigan Economic Development Corporation
Low unemployment across the state poses a threat to talent recruitment.
2018 NAVIGATOR AWARD WINNER: Michael P. McMillan, Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis president and CEO
“This isn’t just a GM issue. People aren’t buying cars” like they once did, according to Lordstown, Ohio Mayor Arno Hill. “We’ve prepared for this.”
But student debt remains a burden.
Rep. Dan Kildee, of Michigan, believes his efforts could gain new traction in a Democratic controlled House.
“It wasn't just a sense of winners and losers in this,” says Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, of Gary, Indiana.
They just need to move to Tulsa.
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