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Want to guess where CLI will be in 2017?

Sunny Los Angeles! And 2017 CLI applications are coming soon. We know that successful resident ownership demands a great deal from community leaders like you. We want to give you every advantage we can. The Community Leadership Institute … More »

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Podcast interview puts Bradley in the spotlight

CONCORD, N.H. – ROC USA® President Paul Bradley was the guest on a manufactured housing podcast where he talked about financing, market-rate-vs.-low-cost share co-ops, and the history and growth of resident ownership. The show, called “Mobile Home Investors … More »

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16 ROC leaders to graduate from leadership training

CONCORD, N.H. – Sixteen community leaders from across New Hampshire are graduating this week from Community Leadership, a training program held by ROC-NH. The program, held annually an open to anyone living in a New Hampshire resident-owned community, … More »

Map showing the ROC Association regions.

Two seats up in 2017 ROC Association Elections

CONCORD, N.H. – If it’s spring, it’s time for a ROC Association election. Resident-owned communities (ROCs) in much of the country will select a fellow leader to directly represent ROCs on the ROC Association and the ROC USA … More »

Photo of construction of a mailbox/bus stop shelter at Lamprey River Cooperative.

Grant season open for community improvements

The ROC Association is reminding ROCs across the country that the Better Together Grant application period has begun. There are five $2,000 grants available in 2017, good for projects that meet a compelling community need, with priority given … More »

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Washington ROC suffering amid nearby construction

PUYALLUP, Wash. – Residents of Elmwood Homeowners Cooperative are watching as their community suffers flooding and septic systems overflow in the wake of neighboring new construction and heavy rains. The News Tribune of Tacoma reports that some homeowners … More »

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Time article paints manufactured housing in positive light

Time magazine entered the media coverage of manufactured home communities this week, spending time in three Florida communities and calling manufactured housing “The Home of the Future.” Reporter Karl Vick visited three resident-owned communities in Zephyrhills, about 30 … More »