Renters Get Community Feel with Co-Living Spaces

August 5, 2015

Real estate developers are trying to appeal to young adults by offering dorm-style apartments, according to Reality Biz News.

Brooklyn’s Pure House, for instance, has nine fully-furnished residential apartments, and applicants are filtered through based on answers to questions like “What are your passions?” and “Why do you think you’ll thrive in a communal living space?” Individuals are then paired with others who are similar socially.

The living style isn’t cheap (Pure House is between $1,600 and $4,000 per month, depending on the size of the bedroom and how many amenities, services and food options are included) and some city and state laws prohibit the renting of individual rooms.

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