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Screen shot of Deer Ridge’s new marketing website showing a Member in the Augusta, Maine, community.

Maine ROC takes marketing efforts online

AUGUSTA, Maine – The resident owners of a 13-site manufactured home community tucked away in a quiet corner of Maine’s bustling capital city are promoting their community with the launch of a marketing website. Deer Ridge, a resident-owned … More »

Screen shot of Mascoma Valley Cooperative’s new marketing website showing homes in the Canaan, N.H., community

Take a tour of Mascoma Valley Co-op

CANAAN, N.H. – Mascoma Valley Cooperative’s marketing website went live today with a site that showcases the ROC’s cozy riverside location in New Hampshire’s Upper Valley.  Visitors to the site can take a virtual drive through the 29-home community.    The site, www.mascomavalley.coop, serves as a much-expanded … More »

Photo of Elk Meadow Cooperative from overhead.

Elk Meadow, CASA enjoy double dose of press coverage

CASA of Oregon recently helped the the fourth manufactured home community this year convert to resident ownership — this time Warrenton Mobile Home Estates. The newly rechristened Elk Meadow Cooperative is a 37-home community in the far northwestern … More »

Photo of Kaia Peterson and ROC leader Charlie Schneider outside a home in Buena Vista Co-op in Missoula, Mont.

‘A home should never be synonymous with a slur’

Resident ownership has been in the news a bit late this month – raising awareness of a solution we know works to combat affordable housing shortages across the country. Today, ROC USA® Board Member and NeighborWorks® Montana Assistant … More »

Photo of Paul Bradley in front of a manufactured home in a New Hampshire co-op.

Paul Bradley Voted into Cooperative Hall of Fame

ROC USA Founder to be enshrined with other heroes of co-op enterprise CONCORD, N.H. – ROC USA® President Paul Bradley has been given one of the highest honors in the cooperative sector in being selected for induction into … More »

Massachusetts ROCs invited to state association annual meeting

The statewide trade association for manufactured home community owners in Massachusetts is inviting Bay State ROCs to its annual meeting next week. Massachusetts Manufactured Housing Association Executive Director Mary McBrady said the event will feature several sponsors who … More »

Photo of ROC leaders at 2017 CLI

ROC Leaders Dig in at CLI

LOS ANGELES – More than 40 leaders of resident-owned communities (ROCs) from across the country spent five days of intensive leadership development at a national conference in California. These ROC leaders took part in the NeighborWorks America Community … More »

Group photo of ROC USA and affiliate staffs in Providence, R.I.

Network takes a look at the future

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – A large group of ROC USA® Network affiliate staff and ROC USA staff came together recently to learn from one another, share experiences and plan for the future of ROC USA. The group, which typically … More »