Resident Owned Communities

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 housing expert named next president of ROC USA

Emily Thaden, a respected leader in shared equity housing, begins July 1 CONCORD, N.H. – ROC USA, that nation’s leading organization committed to empowering manufactured home communities through cooperative ownership, is pleased to announce the appointment of national … More »

Preparation is key when it comes to fire prevention

LEABURG, Ore.  –  More than 1.2 million acres burned and 5,000 homes were destroyed during Oregon’s 2020 Labor Day wildfires. The homeowners at Vida-Lea Community Cooperative in Leaburg, Ore., got the call to evacuate in the middle of … More »

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Credit Memos and the tales they tell!

The job and life experience of the Board Members at these two refinancing co-ops are compelling both because of how well-equipped they are to meet the needs of their communities, and because I love that they’ve found safe and secure housing in a ROC!

Program poised to fund infrastructure work across New England

Cooperative Development Institute’s WISP program could help ROCs in six states PLYMOUTH, N.H. – When the Board at Pine Gate Cooperative learned of a federal program that could provide enough funding to fix the community’s failing sewer infrastructure, … 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 »

ROC USA launches search for new President

Founding President Paul Bradley will transition to lead new subsidiary ROC USA® is seeking a president to succeed Paul Bradley and lead the organization into a new phase of growth and success as the national leader in resident … More »