Millennials find a home in neighbourhood associations

By Mary Baxter, TVO, September 21, 2017

LONDON — Skylar Franke and her partner, Nick Soave, had finally found a house to their liking in west London, one within walking distance of downtown. When their offer was accepted, she thought they’d cleared their biggest hurdle: they were now homeowners. But weeks later, she realized they faced another, more subtle challenge: How the heck do you get to know your neighbours?

(...)Millennials also tend to gravitate toward groups that deal with specific issues, he says. A group like Ecology Ottawa, for example, has a “ton of young people that love to volunteer for that type of stuff.”

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