Where do I start with this video? So many intriguing ideas and concepts raised. A highlight: the statistic shared (2:07-2:25) that the percentage of the US adult population living alone in the 1940s-50s was around 10%, whereas today it’s closer to 30%, and unfortunately the housing supply hasn’t adapted for this changing demographic. So many single men and women would like to own a house, but they don’t want to own a house built with a traditional 50s nuclear family in mind — three bedrooms, two bathrooms, two-car garage, etc. This dovetails nicely into a separate discussion on how the average annual salary in the US hasn’t kept up with the increase in home prices over the past 20 years, making mortgage more unaffordable.
I don’t like the title of the video though… living micro? If 200-400 sq ft is micro, I wonder what they think is average or normal. How about “living with a space that accommodates your actual needs”?
Anyway, fingers crossed…