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Housing for rent: from the owned-house to the shared-house

Posted: 20 February 2017

In Italy, households demand for housing for rent is historically related to the lack of means to enter the property market. Thus households turned to the rental market as a second best choice.

More recently, the demand of rented housing has started to reflect a mix of intergenerational and intercultural needs and changes that are generating new ways in conceiving and living the housing.

According to a study of Nomisma that could be summarized as follow: “from the owned-house to the shared-house.

In this regard, the sharing of living spaces, once considered strictly private, responds to the need to experience a shared way of living, to the point that even the luxury market is positioning on this type of offer.