Multigenerational housing on the rise in Wisconsin

NOW: Multigenerational housing on the rise in Wisconsin

Our family homes appear to be getting more cramped these days, and it’s by choice. Multigenerational living, when more than one generation lives under the same roof, is on the rise. Now, more and more households are inviting in a grandparent, or welcoming home an adult child.

According to the Greater Milwaukee Association of Realtors, home inventory has been extremely tight for the past two years. That shortage has led to more multigenerational housing solutions, including a family in West Bend. This month, Michael Somerhalder, his wife, two young daughters along with his 70-year-old mother will all be moving into a new home together. Michael Schlesinger paid them a visit.

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