How We Live Now: Redefining Home and Family in the 21st Century
Bella DePaulo, a psychology professor at the University of California Santa Barbara, traveled around the United States to study how people live in the 21st Century. Combining her personal tour with historical trends and social science research, DePaulo documents the many different ways people live including cohousing, shared living, and multigenerational houses.
The Millennial Metric
This comprehensive report was put together in 2020 to answer one question: how and where will millennials choose to live? The report comes complete with city profiles and policy recommendations - an excellent look into current living trends of those born from 1981 to 1999.
A fun, interactive resource from Goldman Sachs digging deep into the preferences of the Millennial generation. From housing, marriage, and shopping trends to how Millennials view wellness and how they’re wants and needs are changing, this is a great, data driven look into the generation born from 1980 - 2000.
The Shared Living Survey
The HMO Platform
This 2020 survey completed by The HMO Platform gathered data from all across the UK with the goal of giving landlords and property developers a better idea of how to improve their tenants’ experience.
New Residential Brand Kin Applies Co-Living Concept to Urban Families
While the word coliving isn’t often mentioned in the same sentence as the word families, coliving company Kin is trying to change that. The Forbes article covers Kin’s origins as a partnership between Common and Tishman Speyer as well as the potential for coliving to transform the way urban families live in the coming decades.
Cohousing for Older Adults
While coliving has gained more popularity amongst the Millennial generation thus far, the idea of communal living has long appealed to aging adults. This great article from AARP defines the cohousing movement for aging adults in the US and provides a snapshot of the cohousing landscape in the US.
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World Economic Forum
We can add the World Economic Forum to the list of organizations intrigued by coliving! This piece published in March 2021 covers why residents prefer communal living and draws on examples from around the world where coliving has been successful.
Co-living space: The shared living behavior of the millennial generation in Indonesia
Isrina Indah and Prabu Wardono
A 2020 research paper out of Indonesia, this piece by Isrina Indah and Prabu Wardono identifies how coliving is currently perceived by millennials in Indonesia and how the living model can be an important housing option in the rapidly urbanizing country.
Singapore's Rising Rents Have Lonely Expats Turning to Co-Living
This article from Bloomberg Wealth describes why many expats in Singapore are increasingly turning to coliving as their preferred living option, namely due to relative affordability and flexibility.
The Upstate Coliving Blog
Upstate Property Rentals
Upstate Coliving, a small American coliving operator out of South Carolina, has started a blog that could be particularly useful for coliving residents. With articles from “five ways to cultivate a healthy relationship with your roommate” to “six ways to keep your kitchen organized in a coliving housing arrangement,” coliving residents are sure to pick up some useful tips on how to adjust to a communal living environment.
Co-Living social Community for Elderly
Bjorn Magnus Mathisen, Anders Kofod-Petersen, and Idoia Olalde
While the 22-35 age demographic may be the main face of modern coliving, the concept of coliving for the elderly is also gaining momentum around the world. This research paper from authors in Norway and Spain details the challenges and best practices in constructing a coliving concept for the elderly.
The Rise of Co-living Under the Influence of Urbanization in China
This article from Scarlett Miao argues that coliving will play an important role in providing urban housing as city populations around the world continue to explode.
Co-living: An effective solution for growing needs of tenants
Kahraman Yigit, the CEO of Olive by Embassy, shares the elements of coliving that resonate the most with tenants in India - namely the demand for a spirit of community and an affordable and comfortable living environment.