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ROC USA Board Director tapped for NeighborWorks’ top job

Marietta Rodriguez named new president, CEO of NeighborWorks® America WASHINGTON, D.C. — A familiar face has been named as the new president and CEO of NeighborWorks® America. Marietta Rodriguez, who serves as the interim vice president for the … More »

Good neighbors great reason for a party

Fisherville Estates Celebrates Neighbors at Annual Party CONCORD, N.H. – There isn’t just one reason why the resident of Fisherville Estates gather for their annual party, but nearly 5 dozen.  Members of the 56-home came together to celebrate … More »

myROCUSA.org launched on new, easier to use platform

CONCORD, N.H. — For the last few years, myROCUSA.org has served as a one-stop shop for ROC members to get discounts, online trainings and resources, and connect with the more than 14,000 homeowners nationwide.  In May, we moved … More »

Seabrook manufactured-home residents excited for the future

SEABROOK, N.H. — After voting overwhelming in favor of purchasing their community, homeowners in Seacrest Cooperative made resident-ownership a reality. Residents purchased their 190-unit manufactured-home community, making it New Hampshire’s 125th resident-owned community (ROC) and the 21st in Rockingham … More »

Better Together Grants to Fund Six ROC Projects

CONCORD, N.H. – Six resident-owned communities were awarded a total of nearly $10,000 grant funding to complete quality of life improvement projects by the end of the year. “We had a bunch of strong grant proposals and it … More »

ROC Leadership Institute a blueprint for success

Twice as many ROC Leaders gathered to train, share and network than ever before HOOKSETT, N.H. – Nearly 100 leaders left inspired and energized to further the positive work they’ve been doing in their communities after the inaugural … More »

Montana ROC goes online

Morning Star Community, a 41-home resident-owned community in Kalispell, Mont., debuted its marketing website this week. Laurie Westendorf, President of the democratically elected Board of Directors, said the site will help tell the story of the community and … More »

ROC Association radio spot available online

ROC Association Directors past and present took to the airwaves last month to talk about the benefits of resident ownership as a cooperative model. The three current ROC Association Directors — Kim Capen, Lorie Cahill and Natividad Seefeld … More »