After an eight-year run as the county with the biggest population gains in the U.S., Harris County, home to Houston, has relinquished the top spot to Maricopa County, home to Phoenix, according to new Census data released Thursday.
Though the teenage birth rate has been declining nationally in recent years, Texas has the fourth-highest rate of teen motherhood in the country, tied with New Mexico, with 34.6 births per 1,000 teenage girls in 2015.
A new federal lawsuit alleges that a law protecting a landlord’s ability to refuse housing vouchers is unconstitutional and violates the Fair Housing Act.
Since the recession, the number of cities losing more businesses than adding new ones has been consistently higher than in the previous three decades.
“Am going to build a tunnel boring machine and just start digging,” he tweeted, adding, “I am actually going to do this.”
A low-income housing report highlights recent successes of fair housing efforts, but also shows how they could be undermined if that momentum is reversed.
A new set of recommendations urges Georgia’s Legislature to establish a consistent funding stream for transit and to coordinate services at the state level.
While Houston’s natural vulnerabilities and climate change have contributed to worsening flooding, the larger driver is development and the loss of wetlands.
Focusing on access to supermarkets, researchers assessed how Houston’s Hispanic population fit into the better-documented black-white disparities.
In the face of uncertainty about funding from federal and State governments, communities are taking it upon themselves to fund public transportation.