Affordable Housing veteran
to be next ROC USA president

 

Emily Thaden will lead new era
of scaled resident ownership in
manufactured home communities

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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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PRICE Initiative Updates

ROC USA is preparing to submit an application to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Preservation and Reinvestment Initiative for Community Enhancement (PRICE) Main Program seeking $75 million in funding.

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Ownership Matters Podcast

Ownership Matters is a podcast for homeowners in Resident Owned Communities featuring conversations with people who live in, work with, and advocate for ROCs.

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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. This safe place to play also serves as a gathering spot for dozens of families, bringing even more value to this cooperative community.

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News & Events

ROC Association’s Secret Sauce

April Myers
Seasoned ROC leaders help ease anxiety for new Minnesota ROC and others considering purchase BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. – Becoming a new ROC can be intimidating at first. There’s an anxious feeling of the unknown and the... More »

Eleven ROCs to share almost $22k in Better Together Grants

April Myers
Funding will support diverse initiatives, from new mailboxes to community gardens and bus shelters. Eleven ROCS received the great news this week from the ROC Association Directors that their Better Together Grant applications have been... More »

Maine invests $2.3M in drinking water upgrades for Manufactured Home Communities

April Myers
Three resident-owned manufactured home communities in Maine, representing 153 homes, received a combined total of $2.3 million in grants and forgivable loans for drinking water infrastructure upgrades, thanks to support from CDI’s WISP program. More »

Minn. ROC boosting its population to benefit Members

April Myers
Filling vacant sites has up-front costs, but ultimately takes pressure off of everyone’s site fees RICHFIELD, Minn. – Bev Adrian, Board President at Woodlawn Terrace Cooperative, understands the importance of infill development, which is why... More »
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