MultiGenerationalHouseholds

The Refilling Nest: Tips for When the Kids (and Parents) Move In

These days, a large fraction of young people graduate from college only to move back into their childhood bedrooms, But that's hardy the only trend standing between people and their empty nests: More and more Americans are bringing their elderly parents home to stay too.

The Recession's Unexpected Gift: Reviving Multigenerational Living

Living in multigenerational households isn't a new phenomenon: It was the norm for centuries, and in much of the world, it still is. But the financial pains of the Great Recession are pushing more of us back into into such homes -- and that could be an excellent thing.

The (Extended) Family Home: Why Millions Are Moving In

Multigenerational households in this country are growing fast. At the end of 2009, 51.4 million Americans lived in a home with three or more generations under one roof, up nearly 5 million from 2007. So what's driving this trend, and how can you move in relatives without drowning in drama?