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Home Loan expert joins ROC USA Board

CONCORD, N.H.— Jennifer Hopkins of the New Hampshire Community Loan Fund has joined the ROC USA Board of Directors. Hopkins fills the seat vacated by Community Loan Fund President Juliana Eades, who retired June 30 after nearly 40 … More »

Austin community is second ROC in Texas

AUSTIN, TEXAS – The 68 homeowners and their families took a major step toward securing their financial futures this month when they took ownership of the land beneath their neighborhood, becoming the second resident-owned manufactured housing community in … More »

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ROC Association opens $15k grant program

CONCORD, N.H. — The ROC Association is pleased to announce the launch of the 2020 Better Together Grants Program for Community Projects and Rebranding. The program is now accepting applications. Applications are due July 19, and applications will … More »

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ROC leaders to serve as panelists on Prosperity Now Webinar

WASHINGTON, D.C.—ROC USA President Paul Bradley and Oak Hill Taunton Board President Kathy Zorotheos will both serve as panelists on a webinar hosted by Prosperity Now on Wednesday, May 27th. The webinar, “Conversations on Manufactured Housing: Examining the … More »

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Lois Parris was a force for resident ownership

CONCORD, N.H. – The ROC movement lost one of its stalwarts recently when Lois Parris died at the age of 79. Lois served for many years as a leader at Lakes Region Cooperative in Belmont, N.H., a community … More »

Three ROC USA Directors begin new terms

 The ROC USA® Board of Directors recently welcomed two new Members to its ranks, as Rutledge Simmons, a NeighborWorks® America appointee, and industry-expert Amir Kirkwood of Opportunity Finance Network began their two-year terms. Additionally, resident-owned community leader Kim Capen was … More »

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New York ROC takes marketing efforts online

ROCK TAVERN, N.Y.— The marketing website for Brittany Terrace by BT Inc. recently launched, marking the latest enhancement by the new resident-owned community. The website features information, photos, and videos of the community, which is located in the … More »

ROC USA Hires Veteran Storyteller for Digital Media Post

CONCORD, N.H. — ROC USA® is pleased to announce the hiring of Sammi Chickering as the organization’s new digital media specialist. Chickering will manage the ROC USA social media platforms and create content for ROC USA’s websites. “I’m … More »