Independent Study Shows ROCs Grow More Affordable Every Year


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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

Bradley, Capen Speak at ROC-NH Community Leadership Training Graduation

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CONCORD, N.H. — ROC USA® President Paul Bradley and ROC Association New England Region Director Kim Capen were guest speakers at ROC-NH’s Community Leadership Training series graduation last week, hosted in a socially distanced format... More »

Pammel Creek Estates youngest residents are KICKing into action

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LA CROSSE, WIS. – One Member-owner of Pammel Creek Estates, a 56-home resident owned community in Wisconsin, used innovation to solve a problem in the cooperative. Onsite Manager Peggy Claflin noticed she was spending her... More »

Unprecedented wildfires threaten several Oregon ROCs

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ROC USA® has been closely monitoring the wildfires in Oregon and Washington in relation to resident-owned communities. Reports indicate that four cooperatives in Oregon have been issued evacuation orders – Vida-Lea Community Cooperative in Leaburg,... More »

Independent rent study shows ROCs grow more affordable every year

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CONCORD, N.H. – Each year, ROC USA® commissions a market rent study to measure how co-ops are doing relative to the market on the important question of affordability. Colliers, the leading appraisal firm in the... More »
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