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‘We’re more of a community than ever before’

PUYALLUP, Wash. – It wasn’t like they were unfriendly. Residents of Elmwood Mobile Manor have always been nice neighbors, but when they began working together to collectively purchase their 41-site “mobile home park,” the neighborhood dynamic began to … More »

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Extra! Extra! Newsletter vault taking off

The Have You Heard section of myROCUSA.org is quickly adding resources. The newly launched page of the online community center features newsletters from resident-owned communities (ROCs) across the country. It serves as not only a place to see … More »

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Huge resource at a discounted price

One of the benefits of working with ROC USA and our Network of Certified Technical Assistance Providers is a discount at MHVillage.com. MHVillage is the nation’s largest and most active website for buying or selling manufactured homes. More … More »

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2015 Community Grant Program Opens

This year’s Better Together Grant Program is officially under way, and every resident-owned community in ROC USA Network is eligible to apply. Two ROCs will win $2,000 grants to put toward a compelling community need. The project should … More »

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Reporting out from Louisville

ROC USA Network Director Mary O’Hara wrote a short piece for MHProNews.com following the Louisville Manufactured Housing Show. Give it a look here, and have a peek at the ROC USA booth, too.

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ROC living really no secret

This is a great piece by Scott Burns of the (Provo, Utah) Daily Herarld. He visits a resident-owned community in Florida, where three generations of one family are/have/are considering calling home. The article centers around the family grandfather, … More »

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ROC USA Welcomes First Loan Officer

ROC USA Capital has hired its first full-time loan officer, and he’s already up and running. Kevin Porter comes to ROC USA Capital with strong CDFI lending background. He has worked for two statewide CDFIs in Connecticut since 2007 … More »

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ADDRESS CHANGED: Calling all Massachusetts ROCs!

Massachusetts ROC members are invited to a special training day hosted by Cooperative Development Institute on April 11 in Plymouth, Mass. Be sure to sign up soon to secure a spot. Here are the details (Please note that … More »