New Study Says Young People Want Apartments, Not Houses

A new Canadian study indicates that young people in the U.S. and Canada are trending away from owning their own homes and towards renting apartments.
October 26, 2010, 7am PDT | Anonymous
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Treehugger takes a look at the study, conducted by GWL Realty Advisors:

"There is also growing research that younger generations do not relate to the automobile as enabling "freedom." Instead, their electronic and social media devices--whether a smart phone, small lap top computer, music player, etc.--provide an alternate means for self expression and being free to do what they want. In the United States, kilometers driven by 18-34 year olds is declining..."

Thanks to Steven Godfrey

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Published on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 in Treehugger
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