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The end of the middle-class vacation home

Members of my parents’ and grandparents’ generations were frequently able to afford vacation homes. They traveled there on the weekends, leaving their city homes for upstate/the mountains/the beach/the lake/wherever. Now, a combination of factors has eliminated this for my generation:

I can see this very clearly in what I know: upstate New York. But I don’t know if it’s universal. Does this apply to other metro areas?