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Intern ready to help find trends that benefit ROCs

CONCORD, N.H. — A University of New Hampshire student will be taking a deep dive into the ROC USA® Capital portfolios to identify ways to better serve communities in the future.  Trevor Deane of Nashua is a junior … More »

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New TA providers train together

CONCORD, N.H. – Four days of collaboration and learning new skills will help strengthen the work of the newest Certified Technical Assistance Provider staff in the ROC USA® Network.   Four team members from two Network affiliates – Cristina … More »

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Colorado CTAP lands grant from Boulder

BOULDER, Colo. – ROC USA® Network’s Colorado-based Certified Technical Assistance Provider was recently awarded a grant to help with education and promotional work for owners of manufactured homes.   Thistle was awarded $50,000 from the City of Boulder. The … More »

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NCB shines spotlight on ROC USA

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Whether it be stabilizing rent for decades or developing creative ways to improve residents’ quality of life, the resident-owned cooperative model is an overwhelming success. The critical source of secure affordable housing is creating empowering … More »

Paul Bradley speaking at the Cooperative Hall of Fame induction ceremony

ROC USA: 10 years of ownership and security

Bradley looks to solid growth in social venture’s next decade As of Sunday, ROC USA®  is officially a decade old.   “We launched ROC USA to make resident ownership viable nationwide, and in 10 years, we’ve made strong progress … More »

Mass. ROC making meetings more accessible with live streaming 

CARVER, Mass. — Cranberry Village residents can now attend the monthly Board of Directors meetings virtually.  Since September, Brenda Bakal, president of the democratically elected Board, has been lives-streaming the meetings to the community’s Facebook Group. Once the meeting is … More »

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Washington ROC featured on NPR

DUVALL, Wash. — A resident-owned community in Washington was highlighted as a source of secure and affordable housing in a recent story on National Public Radio. Duvall Riverside Village’s success was celebrated in a story from Marketplace. Listen … More »