News and Trends - Communal Living Resources Blog by Common


Looking for the latest news on coliving and apartment-hunting? As the largest coliving startup in the country, it’s something Common knows a little about - and yes, we’re happy to share!

Here on the Common blog, you’ll find must-read stories about the ever-changing world of modern renting. That means new trends in real estate, important changes to the rental economy, the development of affordable housing, and the evolution of coliving. Apartment life is a big part of everyone’s world - it’s only natural that we want to help you stay informed about it. And hey, you might even see a tidbit or two about Common here.

Interior Design

Spring cleaning: decluttering your space

Spring is officially here, which means you should start dusting, getting rid of junk, and spring cleaning your entire home. Here’s how.


Common joins National Landing Community, Selected to Manage the Coliving Apartments at 2221 S. Clark St.

Chosen for its uniquely tech forward brand of coliving property management, Common brings its offering to the flagship 216-unit coliving component of the building


Common Enters National City with New Community-Driven Development, Parco

Parco, the 127 unit project at 8th + B, will be Common’s first project in the San Diego metropolitan area after a year of rapid national growth

Local Highlights

#FindMyHome: How people around the world build community

At Common, we’re obsessed with helping people find their ideal homes in the world’s most bustling cities. We’re constantly asking ourselves: how can we help our members build communities in their homes and cities?


12 kitchen gadgets you didn’t know you needed

Typical household appliances make a home both functional and convenient. These are the few gadgets that add more fun to the mix.

Apartment Searching

Coliving: Is it right for you?

The term “coliving” may seem confusing to some people.