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2018 ROC Tour: Under the Big Sky

This is part two in a series of blog posts by Lorie Cahill, the ROC Association Director for the Mountain West region. The series chronicles the visits she made in 2018 to the ROCs in Montana. Find the … More »

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See what we mean?

The ROC USA Strategic Plan is an ambitious statement both of what we want to accomplish and how we intend to accomplish it. Most people who read it probably are surprised by our first Strategic Focus: “ROC leaders … More »

2018 ROC Tour: Under the Big Sky

This is part one in a series of blog posts by Lorie Cahill, the ROC Association Director for the Mountain West region. The series chronicles the visits she made in 2018 to the ROCs in Montana. Twenty-eighteen has been … More »

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Mobile Home Owners Are Upset About Rising Costs To Rent Land

When it comes to lost-cost living, manufactured home communities are a sound solution. But for some of the nearly 20 million homeowners living in those communities, the concern and threat that commercial or private owners may raise the … More »

A Year to Remember

Lisa Mensah, President of the Opportunity Finance Network, told me just before Christmas, “I should talk to you more often, I always come away feeling more optimistic.” What I was telling her was not out of the ordinary … More »

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Finding a ‘truth nugget’ can defuse arguments

We all want to communicate in a direct, clear way. That can become difficult when we’re feeling verbally bullied. Bullying can come in the form of aggressive questions at a meeting, when sitting around the table at a … More »

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Stigma, zoning are barriers to affordable homes

Manufactured (or mobile, as most people call them) homes represent the largest stock of unsubsidized affordable housing in the United States, with nearly 18 million Americans calling them home. Their modern amenities and affordable prices make them an … More »

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Judge may send Easton mobile home park into receivership

EASTON – Residents at the Easton Mobile Home Park have been living in limbo. Their landlord, Morgan Management, is angling to abandon operations of the park exactly one year from now, Aug. 31, 2019, potentially forcing the relocation … More »