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You’re Probably Living The Biggest Trend Of The Future Without Knowing It

If you’re living with roommates, you might actually be ahead of your time. In a world in which the cost of living continues to rise while wages remain largely stagnant—and people are waiting longer and longer to settle down to start families—it’s become increasingly unaffordable for most millennials to live alone. So, it’s perhaps unsurprising that the newest trend in living spaces is collaborative, with multiple people sharing common areas, duties, and costs in what most resembles commune-style living. This solves for two problems increasingly faced by our generation—the first is financial, and the second pertains more to the loneliness that results from remaining single for the better part of a decade or more. Here, 6 co-living companies paving the way for what may just be the lifestyle norm of the future.

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