Comments for: Young adults struggle without a home base

Posted May 01, 2012, at 6:05 p.m.

What if there’s nowhere for the boomerang to return? As middle-class America hand-wrings over recent statistics that show nearly a third of the nation’s 25- to 34-year-olds have returned home to live with their parents — the boomerang generation — it’s easy to forget the subcrisis within. For the kids …

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  • Anonymous

    That’s why the mexicans are going home. It takes many roommates to live on minimum wage income since the housing crunch.

    If someone went to a mental hospital, it does not mean that they are diagnosed with a mental disorder but are now treated badly, or discriminated against and considered mental, and by the legal system, but there is no disability for them……

    Where is the help for these and gen x people who have had a home for over a decade and have degrees to get help getting new jobs or careers or something to keep their homes? Many layoffs and lost work have thrown homes underwater. Middle class had too much to get help, but banks let them borrow loans they could not afford. What do they and their children do now?

    Gen x has parents retiring. There is limited support when two to three generations are looking to live off of the grandparents social security.

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