对于当今的年轻人来说，夸张的房价似乎让买房成为一个现阶段不现实的事情；在此背景下，年轻人对于买房置业并没有强需求，更愿意享受更擅交际、更灵活的生活方式，这也是 Co-Living 模式能成为一种流行趋势的原因。
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It is outside these rooms that the building makes its pitch. It comes with a gym, spa, libraries, a good restaurant and a cinema. Residents get access to all of these amenities, as well as their room, for a rental payment of ￡800-￡1，000 a month. That includes all bills and high-speed Wi-Fi; they pay extra for meals in the restaurant. Residents have come up w韩版传奇私服ith their own services, too. The Collective houses a “library of things”, or a shared repository of useful object1.76传奇私服发布s-hammers, tape measures and even tents.
Rising rents have opened up a gap in the market. The ratio of average rents to incomes in London rose from a quarter to a third between 2004 and 2014. In New York, average rents have grown from 29% of average income in 2002 to 34% in 2014. Most young professionals moving to thriving cities face a difficult choice between spending a big share of their income on renting their own place, or moving in with strangers in a sha天裂传奇今日刚开传奇私服私服red house to save money. The Collective offers something different.
1. pricey 价格高的，昂贵的
2. Millennials 千禧一代
3. congrega中变传奇私服网站te 集合
4. bean bags（用塑料或橡胶块填充的）豆袋坐垫，懒人沙发
5. self-contained 独立的
6. correspondent 记者
7. pitch 顶点
8. amenities 便利设施
9. repository 仓库
10. ratio 比率
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