The Downsides of Single Family Homes
Author, Brave New Home
Diana Lind’s “Brave New Home” argues America’s cultural obsession with single family homes are partly to blame for a host of societal challenges — from economic inequality, loneliness, housing instability, to environmental degradation. The book is a “smart, provocative look at how the American Dream of single family homes, white picket fences, and two-car garages was sold to the public as the best way to become a successful, stable, family-focused American, and how it became a lonely, overpriced nightmare”. How did we get here, and where do we go from here?