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Pent-up demand could ignite housing rise

By: Catherine Kavanaugh

The number of college graduates boomeranging back to live with their parents and senior citizens moving in with their middle-age children has been hindering the housing market for years. At least 3 million fewer households formed in the last six years compared to the period prior to 2007. However, economists see signs that young adults will leave the nest for good and older adults will age in place somewhere independently.

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