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.


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.


Unconventional ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve is always the same. Switch it up this year, and try out these alternative ways to celebrate the new year.


How cities are getting creative about affordable housing

To make housing more affordable, cities have taken up creative policies, prioritized low-income residents, and welcomed various startups.