Millennials are Abandoning the Suburbs for a New Kind of Neighborhood

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By Tanza Loudenback

A new type of housing community called an agrihood — short for “agricultural neighborhood” — is one of the latest real-estate trends gaining popularity across the US. Agrihood developers aim to bring the amenities of a rural farming community, like fresh produce and ample outdoor space, to modern, metropolitan neighborhoods. The homes are typically built to high environmental standards, too — think solar panels and composting.

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