Children Living In Grandparent-Led and Multigenerational Families: Implications for Policy and Practice
Institute for Research on Poverty Webinar - Natasha Pilkauskas, J. Michael Collins, and LaShawnDa Pittman
Wednesday, September 6, 2023
The number of children living in multigenerational households has been increasing steadily since the 1980s, and as of 2021, more than 10% of children (roughly seven and a half million) share a home with two or more generations. While the stays may be relatively short, overall, about 30% of children will live in a multigenerational or skipped-generation household at some point during their childhood.