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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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

Nominations Open For ROC Association New England Director

Sammi Chickering
CONCORD, N.H.—The ROC Association is accepting nominations for the New England Region Director position now through November 30. Community leaders interested in running for the seat should submit a completed nomination form, biography, and a photo... More »

Resources Available for Homeowners Through American Rescue Plan Homeowner Assistance Fund

Sammi Chickering
COVID-19 has forced millions of homeowners to fall behind on their mortgages and other housing-related expenses through no fault of their own. The Homeowner Assistance Fund (HAF) is a new federal program to help these households... More »

Brookside Residents Association Featured in NPR Planet Money Episode

Paul Bradley
CONCORD, N.H. – Last July, the 69 households of the then-Brookside Village manufactured home community in Plainville, Mass. banded together to purchase the land beneath their homes for just over $3.5 million. They incorporated as... More »

Pandemic related site fee, utilities and loan payment help is available!

Sammi Chickering
CONCORD, N.H. – At present, there are resources available for late site-fees (lot rent) and utilities if you or one of your neighbors are behind and need help.  These funds generally are referred to as... More »
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