They increasingly sell them to prospectors from other countries (or from other states, usually ones who have a much more inflated economy). Then those people take the homes and rent a 3 bedroom out to 3–9 roommates, or they divide the home into two condos, etc. So, our baby cooker parents will continue to not actually care about our plight and recognize the very different opportunities they benefited from, choosing instead to blame their children for “not working hard enough,” despite the facts that 1) we worked harder than ever, if sometimes in ways they don’t understand, and 2) they raised us.