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Record number of applications net $12,000 in improvement grants

CONCORD, N.H. – After receiving a record number of applications, the ROC Association Directors awarded six resident-owned communities a total of more than $10,000 in grant funding to complete quality of life improvement projects by the end of the year.  Kim … More »

Homeowners saving more than $775,000 a year in just 23 ROCs

Independent research documents financial impact of co-op ownership CONCORD, N.H. – Independent analysis of more than two dozen resident-owned communities (ROCs) shows the dramatic savings ROC Members enjoy just five years into cooperative land ownership. Every year, ROC … More »

Nominations open for two ROC Association seats

CONCORD, N.H. – Keep an eye out: Nomination ballots for the upcoming ROC Association Directors Election are on their way.  Nominations are due to ROC USA offices Sept. 18. Once those are in, ballots will be sent out … More »

Better Together Grants Applications Deadline Approaching

CONCORD, N.H. — The application deadline for this year’s Better Together Community Grants program is officially two weeks away.  Applications for the program, which provides funding for projects meant to help ROCs thrive, are due July 15, with … More »

ROC leaders leave legacy of enthusiasm

We were shocked and saddened by news of seven motorcyclists killed in a horrific crash Friday night in northern New Hampshire.  But on Sunday evening when news stories identified the victims, we were devastated to learn that two … More »

A Weekend of Celebration

There was more than one reason to celebrate this past weekend as residents from two of the newest New England ROCs gathered in their respective neighborhoods to celebrate their purchase. Westbury Home Owners Association in Colchester, Vt. held … More »

Charter Oaks Village Achieves Resident Ownership

Arundel, Maine. – Homeowners in the 40-unit Charter Oaks Village Cooperative took a big step toward securing their financial futures by collectively buying their neighborhood as a resident cooperative. Nolan Gauttier, the democratically-elected President of the Charter Oaks … More »

New Grant Available for ROC rebranding

CONCORD, N.H. – With a goal of addressing stigma in manufactured home communities and helping ROCs improve their reputation, the ROC Association Directors created a new Re-Branding Grant Program for ROCs. The purpose of the grant is to … More »

100 ROC Leaders Thrive at Bigger, Better Institute

HOOKSETT, N.H. –  With more than 100 attendees representing 50 communities, this year’s group of ROC Leadership Institute graduates is inspired and ready to bring home what they learned this weekend. The event started off with a celebration … More »