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Nearly 50 ROC leaders, ROC USA and affiliate staff and special guests gather for a group photo at the 2016 Community Leadership institute in Columbus, Ohio.

CLI applications available now

Applications for the 2017 Community Leadership Institute are available now at myROCUSA.org. For the second year, homeowners in ROCs across the country may apply online – a choice made by an overwhelming majority of applicants last year. It’s … More »

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ROC USA makes ‘NBC Nightly News’

ROC USA® President Paul Bradley appeared on Sunday’s edition of “NBC Nightly News,” marking the latest in a string of national media appearances in recent months. The piece focused on seniors who choose to downsize in their retirement … More »

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Paul Bradley to appear on NBC News

Set your DVRs, because ROC USA® President Paul Bradley is set to appear on “NBC Nightly News” this weekend. Bradley was interviewed in Washington, D.C., NBC News bureau in late April as part of a story about seniors … More »

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Montana ROC Board donates to playground effort

Lorie Cahill might have developed a touch of co-op fever. Cahill is president of Green Acres Cooperative in Kalispell, Mont. She also serves as Director for the ROC Association’s Mountain-West region. She was fresh off a weekend training … More »

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Mass. community becomes 200th ROC

Homeowners purchase 212-site Kingston community   KINGSTON, Mass. – Homeowners in the 212-home Town and Country Estates mobile home park took a big step toward securing their financial futures when they collectively bought their neighborhood as a resident … More »

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Colorado joins ROC USA® Network

Thistle will bring the opportunity for resident-ownership to Colorado homeowners living in manufactured housing communities   CONCORD, N.H. ­– For the first time, homeowners in Colorado will have the financing and technical expertise necessary to make resident ownership of … More »

Group photos of CLI participants through the years.

Want to guess where CLI will be in 2017?

Sunny Los Angeles! And 2017 CLI applications are available now. 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 »

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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 »