MCA-5 Design Features That Help Sell Multi-generational Housing-1

Can a millennial who has returned home to pay off student debt live in harmony with parents, younger siblings and a grandparent or two—all under the same roof? Or can the elderly live with their adult children without imposing the undue burdens caregiving often requires? Yes, as long as the home is developed with today’s multi-family housing needs in mind.

Since the Great Recession, multi-generational living is on the rise, notes a Pew Research Center analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau statistics. The data show a record 57 million Americans, or 18.8 percent of the population, lived in multi-generational family households in 2012, double the number from 1980. And while older Americans have historically been the group most likely to live in multi-generational households, younger adults are now surpassing them. Read More…

Mary Cook & Josh Kassing

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Mary Cook & Josh Kassing

Founder and President of Mary Cook Associates (MCA)