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CCCD Joins ROC USA® Network

DAVIS, Calif.–Efforts to preserve affordable housing and homeownership will soon begin in California, as California Cooperative Development Center (CCCD) has joined the ROC USA® Network. CCCD will begin assisting homeowners in manufactured housing communities (sometimes called ‘mobile home … More »

ROC USA To Raise Funds for COVID-19 Grants Fund on GivingTuesday

CONCORD, N.H.—This GivingTuesday, ROC USA will inspire generosity by continuing an ongoing goal of providing site fee (lot “rent”) grants to Members of resident-owned communities who face hardships due to a COVID-19 diagnosis. GivingTuesday was launched in 2012 … More »

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Coping in Crisis Podcast features two Resident Ownership Advocates

CONCORD, N.H.—ROC USA President Paul Bradley and Northcountry Cooperative Foundation Executive Director Victoria Clark were both guests on Nan McKay’s Coping in Crisis Podcast. After summarizing the background of ROC USA and its subsidiaries, McKay and Bradley begin … More »

ROC USA Capital adds two to staff to meet increasing demand

CONCORD, N.H.— ROC USA® Capital Managing Director Michael Sloss is pleased to announce the expansion of his team with the hiring of Andrew Jaffe as Loan Compliance & Asset Management Officer and Chiji Eke as Investor Relations Associate. … More »

NCF Awarded $90,000 USDA Grant to Fund Infrastructure Solutions in ROCs

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Northcountry Cooperative Foundation (NCF), a ROC USA® Network Certified Technical Assistance Provider, recently announced that it received $90,000 in grant funding from the USDA Rural Development Office through its Socially Disadvantage Group Grant (SDGG) program. … More »

New Windy Hollow Signs Showcase Member Ingenuity

CASTLETON, Vt.—When the residents of Windy Hollow Mobile Home Park purchased their community in February 2018, they were left without a sign – the sellers kept an original sign as a family memory. Two-and-a-half years later, the Windy … More »

Shared Equity Housing Expert joins ROC USA® Board

CONCORD, N.H. — Shanti Abedin of NeighborWorks® America has joined the ROC USA® Board of Directors. Abedin, the Director of Shared Equity Housing, leads NeighborWorks America’s efforts to support nonprofits in building their capacity to use shared equity … More »

Nominations Open for ROC Association Mountain West Director

CONCORD, N.H.—The ROC Association is accepting nominations for the Mountain West Region Director position now through December 28. Community leaders interested in running for the seat should submit a completed nomination form, biography, and a photo via online … More »

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Lakeville Village Ready to Flip the Switch on Solar

GENESEO, N.Y. — At Lakeville Village, the residents are conscious about creating a better world for their grandchildren. That’s why they are installing a 20-acre solar array to provide green energy to their community. Long before the residents … More »

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Zumbro Ridge Estates Raises $75k for New Playground

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Zumbro Ridge Estates recently installed a brand new playground and basketball court in their community thanks to the impressive fundraising efforts of operations manager Allie Lechner. In total, Zumbro Ridge raised $75,000 from donations for … More »