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36 Millennial Housing Innovations

From Compact Condo Buildings to Multimedia Rental Apps

— April 21, 2017 — Art & Design
These Millennial housing innovations range from compact condo buildings to multimedia rental apps that make the process of finding a home easier for users who are tight on time.

When it comes to tradition, Millennials are breaking the patterns of past generations by choosing to focus on their careers before starting families or investing in their own properties. The rise in communal housing and co-living developments has lead to an increasing number of niche real estate apps. These include roommate-finding platforms that follow a dating app-inspired business model, and rental bidding apps that are ideal for those living in urban centers with a competitive housing market.

In terms of architectural innovations, standouts include mobile mini houses with a low environmental footprint, and communal condominiums that offer luxury at a budget-friendly rate.
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Matchmaking Roommate Platforms
Matchmaking Roommate Platforms
'Ideal Flatmate' Matches Renters Looking for Share a Loft in London
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Neighborhood News Widgets
Neighborhood News Widgets
Hoodline's Neighborhood Kit Lets Real Estate Agents Keep Buyers Informed
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34
Roommate-Recruiting Apps
Roommate-Recruiting Apps
The Koala Roomie App Helps Millennials In New York City Find Roommates
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33
Communal Renting Apps
Communal Renting Apps
The 'LiveWith' Rental App Connects World-Be Roommates Together
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32
Multimedia House-Hunting Apps
Multimedia House-Hunting Apps
The 'Trulia' App Lets Users Shop for Their New Home on an Apple TV
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31
Renter-Friendly Lock Systems
Renter-Friendly Lock Systems
HomeAway and August are Partnering to Make Rental Security Easier
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30
Friendly Roommate Finders
Friendly Roommate Finders
The Circle App Lets You Search for Roommates Within Your Friend Network
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29
Roommate-Finding Apps
Roommate-Finding Apps
'Zaparoom' Streamlines the Process of Finding a Roommate
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28
Personality-Based Roommate Services
Personality-Based Roommate Services
'room.me' Connects Those Interested in Shared Living Spaces
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27
Cost-Splitting Roommate Apps
Cost-Splitting Roommate Apps
Splittable Helps Users Distribute Living Costs and Duties Effectively
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26
Community Down Payment Programs
Community Down Payment Programs
Landed Helps with Crowdfunding Real Estate Down Payments
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25
Co-Living Roommate Apps
Co-Living Roommate Apps
The 'Roomi' App Helps Users Find Roommates that Match with Them
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24
Vivid 3D Home Tours
Vivid 3D Home Tours
GeoCV Saves Time and Money on Open Houses
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23
Youth-Targeted Rental Apartments
Youth-Targeted Rental Apartments
'Wowqu' Has Co-Living Spaces in Guangzhou, Hangzhou and Beijing
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22
Shared Luxury Lodgings
Shared Luxury Lodgings
Ollie Lets Groups Split the Costs of Spaces and Amenities
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21
Home Rental Matchmaking Applications
Home Rental Matchmaking Applications
Airbnb's New Matching Feature Helps Pair Travelers with Hosts
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20
Immersive Interior Design Services
Immersive Interior Design Services
'Emb3d' Uses AR and VR for Home Planning Visualizations
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19
Shared Living Space Services
Shared Living Space Services
'CoHo Stayz' Offers Long-Term Stay to Millennials and Professionals
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18
Connected Co-Living Cottages
Connected Co-Living Cottages
This Himalayan Retreat Promotes Responsibly Connected Tourism
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17
Micro Apartment Decor Retailers
Micro Apartment Decor Retailers
'Ollie Box Shop' Sells Curated Products for Small Living Spaces
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16
Millennial Real Estate Apps
Millennial Real Estate Apps
'Chymnee' is an App That Targets Generation Y Real Estate Buying
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15
Rental Bidding Apps
Rental Bidding Apps
Rentberry is a Rental Application Platfrom That is Advantageous to Landlords
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14
Compact Condo Buildings
Compact Condo Buildings
The Ivy Lofts' Micro Condo Units Allow For Affordable Urban Living
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13
Massive Indoor Treehouses
Massive Indoor Treehouses
'Another Primitive Hut' is Based on an 18th Century Design Concept
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12
Modular Small Space Kitchens
Modular Small Space Kitchens
The 'Kitch'T' Linear Kitchen Makes the Most of Small Living Quarters
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11
Accessible Tiny Homes
Accessible Tiny Homes
Wheel Pad Offers Accommodation for People with Mobility Issues
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10
Dorm-Inspired Dwellings
Dorm-Inspired Dwellings
The Collective Old Oak London Residence will Provide a Co-Living Option
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9
Upwardly-Oriented Condos
Upwardly-Oriented Condos
The Domino Micro Loft Incorporates Upward Space for Comfy Living
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8
Cat-Friendly Apartment Designs
Cat-Friendly Apartment Designs
'Loft H' Makes the Most of Limited Space for an Owner and Two Cats
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7
Cavernous Tiny Homes
Cavernous Tiny Homes
The Odyssee Home's Layout Aims to Maximize Available Space
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6
Multi-Functional Condo Furniture
Multi-Functional Condo Furniture
The 'CityHome' is Described as an "Apartment in a Box"
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5
Prefab Outdoor Cork Cabins
Prefab Outdoor Cork Cabins
The 'Ecocubo' Nature Cabin is Crafted Using Eco-Friendly Materials
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4
Doorless Apartment Designs
Doorless Apartment Designs
The One Apartment Design Project Takes Open-Concept to the Next Level
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3
Scrap Material Micro Houses
Scrap Material Micro Houses
This Tiny Home is Made from Garbage and Recycled Materials
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2
Space-Saving Tiny Homes
Space-Saving Tiny Homes
The Vista Tiny Home's Layout Allows Occupants to Maximize Space
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1
Hidden Bed Apartments
Hidden Bed Apartments
This Conceptual Apartment from Geometrium Features a Stair-Embedded Bed
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