Whispering Pines Cooperative was profiled in the Washington State Housing Finance Commission’s 2014 Annual Report: Leading with Opportunities. Whispering Pines is a 51-site community in Oak Harbor, Washington — about an hour north of Seattle on Whidbey Island. … More »
Paul Bradley’s recognition as the Jerry Voorhis Award winner for 2014 made the cover of the Winter issue of the Cooperative Housing Bulletin. Have a look!
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Treasury Department has announced that Annie Donovan will be the new Director of the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund). As Director, Donovan will oversee the expansion of access to capital and financial … More »
The residents of Trailer Terrace outside Great Falls, Mont., took a few moments to celebrate their purchase after a long struggle filled with many challenges. The local TV station was on hand, check out their coverage.
You probably remember the announcement a few months ago about Paul Bradley winning the Jerry Voorhis Award from the National Association of Housing Cooperatives. We’re thrilled to see that this well-deserved recognition is taking center stage in NAHC’s bulletin. … More »
HELENA, Mont. — Three resident-owned community leaders, their advisor, and their county’s director of public works testified before the Montana Legislature last week on behalf of the county’s grant request to connect Buena Vista Community’s 36 homes connected … More »
After more than four years of struggle, the homeowners at the 90-site Trailer Terrace MHC just outside Great Falls, Mont., have become the owners of their community. The closing started Tuesday and was completed Wednesday. Through threatened foreclosure, … More »
The Deseret News posted a piece over the weekend about resident ownership. The writer, Lane Anderson, did a great job pointing out many of the benefits (like security, and stable rents) of resident-owned mobile home communities. The piece … More »
ROC USA® on Tuesday launched a marketing website for Whispering Pines Homeowner Co-op, a 55-home resident-owned community in Oak Harbor, Wash. Whispering Pines, which opened more than 25 years ago and became a ROC in November 2013, is … More »
ROC USA plays a pretty large part in a piece in the current Rooflines, the blog for Shelterforce magazine. It also features a photo from Lorie Cahill of Green Acres! ROC On, Lorie! The article gives a lot … More »