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ROC USA Hiring Network Portfolio Manager

CONCORD, N.H. – We’re hiring! ROC USA® Network is looking to add a Network Portfolio Manager to the team. S/he will be responsible for coordinating a cross-functional approach to monitoring ROC financial performance, compliance with loan covenants, and … More »

Paul Bradley featured on “The Cooperators” podcast

CONCORD, N.H. – When people ask about the viability of resident ownership, ROC USA® President Paul Bradley loves the answer: Not a single co-op has ever declared bankruptcy or reverted back to private ownership since the model was … More »

Photo of Paul Bradley in front of a manufactured home in a New Hampshire co-op.

Paul Bradley speaks to Investors about ROC model benefits

CONCORD, N.H. — When it comes to working with manufactured housing communities, respecting and empowering homeowners are what any owner should prioritize. “You have in your communities some extraordinary people,” said ROC USA® Founding President Paul Bradley. “At … More »

Montana ROC fixes ice issue at community mailboxes

KALISPELL, Mont. – Repairing the asphalt around the community mailboxes has made for safer conditions for residents at Morning Star Cooperative. “We’re pretty excited about it,” said Laurie Westendorf, President of the democratically elected Board of Directors in … More »

New Mailboxes Bring out Wave of Volunteers

KENOSHA, Wis. – A mailbox replacement project brought a community together this past summer.  The new boxes are more weather resistant and also include flyer boxes to more easily communicate with residents. Newspaper holders were installed underneath the … More »

Deadline Extended for Noble Homes Video Contest

The deadline for the Noble Homes Video Contest has been extended. Submissions will now be due by April 17, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. Pacific time. Winners will be chosen by owners of manufactured . This contest is for … More »

Affordable Housing Preserved in Longmont, Colo.

LONGMONT, COLO. — Going through the list in his head, Mike King knows who his neighbors are and how long they’ve lived in his 36-home Longmont, Colo. neighborhood. There’s Anne, right across the street, who has been there for … More »

Panorama of a man fishing in the pond at the Deer Ridge Cooperative

Resident purchased Manufactured Home Community in Clatskine, OR

Clatskanie, OR — Homeowners in the 39-home Deer River Cooperative are excited about the future after becoming the newest resident-owned community  (ROC) in Oregon. Utilizing financing and technical assistance from CASA of Oregon, the residents organized and formed the … More »

Large group photo of ROC Leaders and trainers at first-ever ROC Leadership Institute.

Sign up now for 2019 ROC Leadership Institute

Apply today before space fills up! Registration for the 2019 ROC Leadership Institute is officially open!  Attendees will be accepted when they register on a first-come, first-served basis. Anyone who lives in a ROC is eligible to attend … More »

Photo of four manufactured homes in a line.

ROC Model named as 2019 Trend to Watch

CONCORD, N.H. — For more than 30 years, the resident ownership model has grown immensely, from the first resident owned community in New Hampshire in 1984 to now more than 230 from coast to coast.   Pioneered by the … More »