With students being displaced from widespread shutdowns of college campuses during the coronavirus pandemic, many are turning to co-living developments, making this a resilient asset class during the current economic downturn.

Many co-living companies have seen an increase in student occupancy in their buildings, ever since shelter-in-place orders and the shutdown of nonessential businesses first went into effect.

The companies’ emphasis on social atmospheres brings a sense of normality when most people are by themselves at home.