COVID-19 Resource Center
Resident Owned Communities nationwide are facing challenging times as a result of the pandemic. To help support communities and Member households impacted by COVID-19, ROC USA has put together a resource center with helpful links and information.
Below, we have included information from trusted resources and programs.
Emergency Financial Assistance
Dial 211: 211 is a universal number (similar to 911 and 311) for community information and referral services. It is intended to connect individuals and families in need and the appropriate community-based organizations and government agencies. Active 211 systems are in all or part of every state.
Mortgage Assistance Tools
Next Step: Next Step has put together a resource guide with helpful links and information if you are having difficulty making your home loan or other monthly payments to your lender. The resources and information collected here are meant to serve as guidance, and are not a replacement for financial assistance or legal advice. Visit the Next Step COVID-19 Resource Center for more information.
Site Fee Emergency Assistance
ROC USA continues to issue site fee (‘lot rent’) assistance to households with positive cases. Positive diagnoses must have occurred in the last 90 days, and proof of positive test result is required. Complete the application if your household is in need of assistance.
Budget and Financial Planning Tools
Financial empowerment toolkit from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) with resources to help you evaluate your current finances and make decisions about your budget during this time of crisis.
Read first-person perspectives from technical assistance providers, ROC Members, and ROC USA staff during from throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Stop the Spread Posters
Downloadable and printable posters for your cooperative to display in common areas like mailrooms, recycling centers, and community centers.