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Multigenerational Households

I Moved In With My In-Laws, And Here's How It Worked

Joe DeProspero | Posted 10.18.2014 | Parents
Joe DeProspero

I could've easily said no to this arrangement. But I didn't. Generally speaking, I don't regret it.

Proof Young Americans Are Still Hurting From The Recession

Reuters | Posted 09.16.2014 | Business

WASHINGTON, July 17 (Reuters) - A record 57 million Americans, or 18.1 percent of the U.S. population, lived in households with two or more generati...

Building A Multigenerational Home: What You Need To Know

The Huffington Post | Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 04.10.2013 | Fifty

More than 51 million families in America live in multigenerational homes, which has more people considering adding on to their homes to make room for ...

What Does A Multigenerational Home Look Like?

The Huffington Post | Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 04.09.2013 | Fifty

It's a reality more families -- more than 51 million Americans -- find themselves dealing with: life in a multigenerational home, or a household with ...

Sequestration: A Prelude to Isolation?

Donna M. Butts | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics
Donna M. Butts

Who will hurt the most: the middle class or low-income families? Will seniors suffer while children fall further behind? Who will have to tighten their belts more: the military or moms?

How Three Generations Can Successfully Live Under One Roof

U.S. News And World Report | Posted 01.25.2013 | Fifty

Putting three generations under one roof--the most common multigenerational living arrangement--became a growth industry during the recession. As the ...

Renters Now Moving Up Their Homebuying Timetables

Chris Birk | Posted 04.02.2013 | Business
Chris Birk

Buying a home is now cheaper than renting in most of the country's housing markets. A litany of recent studies and surveys have almost belabored the point given home values and historically low interest rates.

The New Middle Class Family

Dedrick Muhammad | Posted 03.11.2013 | Black Voices
Dedrick Muhammad

It's easy to forget that multigenerational households were once the rule, not the exception. The 1950s nuclear family was only possible because a thriving middle class and social safety net fostered newfound economic mobility.

More Americans Are Moving Back Home

The Saturday Evening Post | Posted 10.01.2012 | Fifty
The Saturday Evening Post

Amanda Gentle and millions like her are proving Thomas Wolfe wrong. You can go home again.

Anthonia Akitunde

Mom, Dad: Your Boomerang Kids Want To Lay Down Some Ground Rules

HuffingtonPost.com | Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 07.27.2012 | Fifty

Some boomerang kids may be able to recall having this feeling growing up: There's an entire world waiting for me that my parents do not want me to exp...

Boomerang Kids: Coming To A Couch Near You

Jody Gastfriend | Posted 08.11.2012 | Fifty
Jody Gastfriend

My friend leans forward, gripping her latte with both hands. "He looked so peaceful, lying there on the couch with an afghan bunched under his head," she said. "I could hear him snoring slightly -- just like he did when he was a baby. Sound asleep. And you know what? I just wanted to smack him on the head and scream 'Get up! Get up! Get your lazy ass up and do something!'"

'I'm 27 And Live At Home--And I'm OK With That"

The Huffington Post | As told to Brie Dyas | Posted 11.16.2012 | HuffPost Home

Too often, stories covering the "trend" of those in their 20s and 30s moving back in with their parents skew towards the negative. But we wonder: Is i...

Life & Happiness With Laura Rowley: Dealing With Boomerang Kids

Laura Rowley | Posted 01.30.2012 | Fifty

The Great Recession has led to the largest spike ever in the number of Americans living in multigenerational households, according to a study by the P...