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A tip to bring your community together

Here’s a great way to introduce your community, celebrate and memorialize a fun event, or just chase away the blues and build community spirit! Colleen Preston put this together to introduce her community, Cranberry Village, at the most recent … More »

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More SNOWvember news

In Marilla, it sounds like there’s finally light at the end of the snow tunnel. Marilla Country Village President Dennis Jakubowski and Vice President Jay Marble (thanks, Jay, for the snappy headline!) were among the dozens who formed shovel … More »

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UPDATED: N.Y. ROC buried by winter storm

UPDATE Dennis forwarded two more photos from Marilla, and if you thought 4 feet was bad, check out 70-78 inches. Unbelievable! A snowstorm that most of us would consider cataclysmic bore down this week on the greater Buffalo, … More »

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All hands on deck for fall cleanup

The folks at Aberdeen West Cooperative in Stratham, N.H., had a community work day recently and pitched in to help with some routine maintenance and cleanup across their community. Looks like a great community effort! Chris Couch uploaded … More »

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Check out our Annual Report

ROC USA’s first-ever annual report is here! We’re pretty pumped about this comprehensive look at our first six years, and we think you will like it, too. Have a look at it online here, and be on the … More »

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Bradley awarded for career dedicated to housing co-ops

ROC USA® President Paul Bradley was recently honored with the National Association of Housing Cooperatives’ Jerry Voorhis Award. The Voorhis is a lifetime achievement award that recognizes significant leadership in both theory and practice. It is presented annually by … More »

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Hidden Pines Co-op debuts online

ROC USA® today launched a marketing website for Hidden Pines Cooperative, a 15-home resident-owned community in Newport, N.H. Hidden Pines, which opened in the 1970s and became a ROC in 2010, sits a short ride from Lake Sunapee, … More »

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Magazine article profiles CASA of Oregon’s work

Four Oregon ROCs and their TA provider, CASA of Oregon, are highlighted in the current issue of Rural Cooperatives, a magazine of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Chelsea Catto, manufactured housing cooperative development director at CASA, wrote an … More »

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CFED study lands major press

ROC USA’s nonprofit LLC Member — the Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED) — released a major study on Wednesday that was picked up by the NY Times. It measures the strength of people’s savings and how “banked” households … More »