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Unprecedented wildfires threaten several Oregon ROCs

ROC USA® has been closely monitoring the wildfires in Oregon and Washington in relation to resident-owned communities. Reports indicate that four cooperatives in Oregon have been issued evacuation orders – Vida-Lea Community Cooperative in Leaburg, Umpqua Ranch Cooperative … More »

ROC USA featured on Mobile Home University lecture series

CONCORD, N.H.—ROC USA® President Paul Bradley and National Acquisitions and Project Manager Angela Romeo were guests on Frank Rolfe’s lecture series, which was posted last week on Rolfe’s Mobile Home University website. Rolfe, the fifth-largest owner of manufactured … More »

On-Demand ROC Leadership Institute Content Available

CONCORD, N.H.—The first virtual ROC Leadership Institute is underway and recordings of classes are available to watch on demand with a myROCUSA.org account. Over the past five weeks, ROC Leadership Institute participants have attended online classes on subjects … More »

Colonial Estates Better Together Grant Program ramp finished project

Grants to Fund 27 Projects for Resident Owned Communities

CONCORD, N.H. – A record 27 ROCs received good news this week that their Better Together grant applications have been approved, totaling more than $50,000 in awards. ROC USA® and the ROC Association Directors are pleased to announce … More »

Prosperity Now Celebrates Manufactured Housing Anti-Stigma Month

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Prosperity Now has announced that July is Manufactured Housing Anti-Stigma Month. They will be confronting the misconceptions of manufactured housing and sharing facts about manufactured homes and those who live in them on twitter, using the hashtag … More »

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Racial Wealth Equity expert joins ROC USA® Board

CONCORD, N.H. — Lillian Singh of Prosperity Now has joined the ROC USA® Board of Directors. Singh, Vice President of Programs & Racial Wealth Equity for Prosperity Now, has spent her career coaching teams, organizations, and communities on … More »

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 »