Northcountry Cooperative Foundation

ROC Association’s Secret Sauce

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 inevitable collective question … More »

Minn. ROC boosting its population to benefit Members

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 in 2022, the … More »

Affordable ROC living gives freedom to travel

Leader in new Minnesota ROC excited to see community thrive ALEXANDRIA, Minn. – Dorian Warner and his wife love to travel. They have visited the beaches of Hawaii, hiked the trails of Glacier National Park, and explored the … More »

Minnesota ROCs pull down millions in state grants

ROC leader credits Northcountry Cooperative Foundation for communities’ success in landing funding ST. PAUL, MINN. – The Minnesota Housing Finance Agency announced more than $10.7 million in funding for critical infrastructure projects at ROCs across the state, including … More »

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Scaling wide and scaling deep

The work by co-op leaders, the ROC Association Board and its committees, the TA affiliates, and ROC USA teams – along with a multitude of partner organizations – is helping to scale wide and deep and produce results for low- and moderate-income homeowners.

Minn. ROC ready to build new shelter

‘We hope we can use it in other ways but it’s a storm shelter, and first and foremost it’s about people’s lives.’ Update: Check out pictures from the groundbreaking below. MADELIA, Minn. – When you combine the tenacity … More »

Woodlawn Terrace Becomes 10th ROC in Minnesota

Richfield, Minn. – On December 30th the homeowners of Woodlawn Terrace purchased their 53-site manufactured (“mobile”) home community and become Minnesota’s tenth resident-owned manufactured-home community. The sale to the residents defies a national trend of communities like Woodlawn … More »