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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 »

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Whispering Pines makes WA Housing Finance annual report

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 »

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Paul makes the cover!

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!

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Former ROC USA Director tapped to lead CDFI Fund

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 »

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Time to celebrate in Montana!

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.

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Good news is spreading

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 »

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ROC leaders testify before legislature

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 »