generations http://wlrn.org en One Roof, Many Generations: Redefining The Single-Family Home http://wlrn.org/post/one-roof-many-generations-redefining-single-family-home New homes are back in a big way — literally. This summer, a typical new house in Phoenix was more than 20 percent larger than a resale home as builders across the country added more space to accommodate post-recession lifestyles.<p>Take Jacque Ruggles' family, for example. Four women from three generations live under one roof.<p>"I'm the matriarch," Ruggles says. "I'm grandma."<p>Ruggles makes the monthly $1,789 mortgage payment on the 2,900-square-foot<strong> </strong>home in Gilbert, Ariz., which she bought new about a year and a half ago. Tue, 15 Oct 2013 18:24:48 +0000 22135 at http://wlrn.org One Roof, Many Generations: Redefining The Single-Family Home