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NCF wins solar energy grant

Kevin Walker of Northcountry Cooperative Foundation reports that the organization has landed a grant to support its work introducing and expanding community solar to Minnesota resident-owned communities. Walker said the grant will fund: Further development of a best-practices request for … More »

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AARP Foundation President Visits a NH ROC

AARP Foundation President Lisa Marsh Ryerson visited Medvil Cooperative in Goffstown, N.H., last Friday. She met for an hour with three Medvil Directors, Kim Capen, president; Barbara Giordani, vice president; and Susan Soule, secretary, in one of the … More »

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But wait, there’s more!

The latest winner of the ROC Prize is in. Head over there now to see who won $200 in office supplies to help crank out more newsletters. But wait, there more! Everyone can win with a new discount … More »

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Credit Union Sees Strong Customers in ROCs

Home finance program officers cite strength, stability of resident ownership as basis for entry into resident-owned manufactured home communities CONCORD, N.H. — Members of resident-owned mobile home communities in every state outside of New England have a new … More »

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Sowing and Growing in Montana

Members of Buena Vista Community are investing in their ROC and their summertime dinner plates by building a community garden that is sure to pay leafy dividends in a few months. As Maggie Ross at NeighborWorks® Montana (Buena … More »

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Miracle in Milan

This piece comes from the New Hampshire Community Loan Fund’s website. View the original article here. In just 10 days, New Hampshire Community Loan Fund helps Milan manufactured-home park residents save 18 homes In early April, a call … More »

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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 »