In a 2014 Demand Institute survey cited in a Bloomberg report, 60 percent of American millennials said they would one day own a home. That rate falls below the current rate, about 65 percent, of actual homeowners. But how much home will they want to own? Because millennials value perception, they may not fully embrace tiny houses. But because of financial challenges, they could co-opt elements of the tiny house in future homeownership plans.

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