Ownership Matters

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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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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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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Study: ROCs Grow More Affordable Every Year

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. All 11 ROCs in this year’s study are operating at or below market rents.

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News & Events

ROC USA Taps Wilson to lead Co-op Solutions service unit

Sammi Chickering
CONCORD, N.H. — ROC USA® is pleased to announce that Rob Wilson has joined the social venture as the new Executive Vice President of Cooperative Solutions. “Bringing Rob on is a continuation of a theme when adding new... More »

Fundraiser Launched to help Sans Souci Cooperative Recover from Severe Weather

Sammi Chickering
BOULDER, Colo. – Residents of Sans Souci Cooperative community in Boulder, Colorado have been dealt a second blow as they recover from last week’s devastating storms – they are now facing frozen and burst pipes... More »

Liberty Landing Cooperative Residents Purchase Community to become first ROC in Missouri

Sammi Chickering
Liberty Landing Cooperative Board President Holly Waugh (on left) signs closing documents. Waugh and her neighbors purchased their 185-home manufactured home community for $9.5 million on December 17, 2021. Liberty, Mo. – Nearly 25 years... More »

Kim Capen Recognized for Volunteerism with Spirit of NH Award

Sammi Chickering
Kim Capen, ROC Association Director and Board president of Medvil Cooperative in Goffstown, N.H., received the Volunteer Service Award in the Senior Category for the 2021 Spirit of New Hampshire Awards. “I’m very passionate about... More »
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