Category: Boomerang Generation

Going to get old real soon? Part 2, the silver (haired) lining?

1 May, 2012 (10:53) | Apartments, Boomerang Generation, Demographics, Economics, Families, Households, Housing, In-law apartments, Markets, Multi-households, Tenure, US News |

[Continued from yesterday's Part 1.]   By: David A. Smith   Yesterday’s post introducing the burgeoning phenomenon of the boomerang generation living at home, using as our source a recent Christian Science Monitor article, introduced us to Cassie Owens.  Judging by the story, she’s dedicated, intelligent, and unemployable in anything she’s been educated for (comparative […]

Going to get old real soon? Part 1, future clouded

30 April, 2012 (11:16) | Apartments, Boomerang Generation, Demographics, Economics, Families, Households, Housing, In-law apartments, Markets, Multi-households, Tenure, US News |

By: David A. Smith   Is American household formation actually in reverse?  That’s what a recent Christian Science Monitor article would lead one to conclude:   Three in 10 young adults live with parents, highest level since 1950s   Smile for the camera, kids   Personally, I find the statistic almost inconceivable.     A […]