A recent study found that the San Diego region has the ninth most multigenerational households in the country. More than 10% of all residents in the San Diego region live in a household containing three or more generations, the study found.
Each family has a different set of reasons for why they live together, and a different set of circumstances. Here are some of their stories.
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Financial constraints and cultural norms drive multiple generations of San Diego families to live under the same roof.
Jill Riggs never thought she'd come back to Julian or go into business with her parents, let alone live with them again.
Ludivina Vera moved into her daughter and son-in-law's National City home out of necessity due to her health.
Andrew and Kari Maxwell discovered sharing a home with Kari's parents didn't just cut costs and help with child care, but made life sweeter.
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