Emily Nonko

Emily Nonko is a Brooklyn, New York-based reporter who writes about real estate, architecture, urbanism and design. Her work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, New York Magazine, Curbed and other publications.

Instead of Eviction, Landlords and Tenants Talk It Out


In Philadelphia, face-to-face mediated chats help both parties get what they need.

Strangers Are Welcoming People Released from Prison into Their Homes


Skeptical at first, participants on both sides now see a solution that benefits everyone.

Cops and Community Organizers Are Reimagining Atlanta’s Jail


An unlikely collaboration could transform a place of imprisonment into a center for equity.

Cincinnati Tenants Are Building Equity With Each Rent Payment


Why should homeowners get all the perks? How a different type of rental model puts equity back in the pockets of tenants.