#BetterTogether Fund Year-End Challenge

Funds go directly to site fee (‘lot rent’) assistance for households in Resident Owned Communities recovering from COVID-19.


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COVID-19 Resource Center

Visit the COVID-19 Resource Center for information about: #BetterTogether Fund for Emergency Grants Spotlights on ROCs who are persevering during the pandemic Special COVID-19 related member forums Blogs from industry leaders during the crisis Budgeting and Financial Planning … More »

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Natividad’s Dream

At Park Plaza Cooperative in Fridley, Minnesota, the community raised funds to install a playground for the community children.

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ROCs can have it all

From economic security to stigma around housing choice, this 10-year anniversary video tells the story of ROC USA mainly through the lens of co-op leaders from four ROCs.

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ROC Spotlight: Pasadena Trails

PASADENA, Texas — After taking on a major project to improve the safety and quality of life in their community, the Board of Directors at Pasadena Trails is thrilled with the impact it’s had on their ROC, particularly … More »

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Planning for Success

A decade into ROC USA’s work, we take a look back at the growth of the resident ownership movement from the pioneering work of the New Hampshire Community Loan Fund to 220 resident-owned communities in 15 states and create a plan for what’s to come.

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News & Events

Experienced Technical Assistance Provider Joins ROC USA Network

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CONCORD, N.H.—ROC USA® Network Director Mary O’Hara is pleased to announce the hiring of Julie Massa as Network Collaboration and Training Manager. “As always, it is wonderful to have someone who has been in the... More »

Brittany Terrace Solves Safety Concerns with Better Together Grant

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ROCKHAVEN, N.Y.—Brittany Terrace by BT, Inc. continues to make improvements to their resident-owned community. The 88-site community, which became resident-owned on July 3, 2019, was a recipient of the 2020 ROC Association Better Together grant.... More »

$2,500 Match Announced for #BetterTogetherFund

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CONCORD, N.H.—ROC USA is pleased to announce that an anonymous donor will match donations to the #BetterTogether Fund up to $2,500. Since March, the #BetterTogether Fund has been providing site fee (‘lot rent’) assistance to... More »

Doublewide Dudes Podcast Showcases Resident Owned Communities

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SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Matt Fast, Program Director at LEAP ROC, a ROC USA® Network Affiliate, recently appeared on the Doublewide Dudes podcast to talk about Resident Owned Communities. Doublewide Dudes, hosted by Alberto Pina... More »
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