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Shared Equity Housing Expert joins ROC USA® Board

CONCORD, N.H. — Shanti Abedin of NeighborWorks® America has joined the ROC USA® Board of Directors. Abedin, the Director of Shared Equity Housing, leads NeighborWorks America’s efforts to support nonprofits in building their capacity to use shared equity … More »

Nominations Open for ROC Association Mountain West Director

CONCORD, N.H.—The ROC Association is accepting nominations for the Mountain West Region Director position now through December 28. Community leaders interested in running for the seat should submit a completed nomination form, biography, and a photo via online … More »

drone shot of solar panels and roofs of homes at Lakeville Village in Geneseo, N.Y.

Lakeville Village Ready to Flip the Switch on Solar

GENESEO, N.Y. — At Lakeville Village, the residents are conscious about creating a better world for their grandchildren. That’s why they are installing a 20-acre solar array to provide green energy to their community. Long before the residents … More »

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Zumbro Ridge Estates Raises $75k for New Playground

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Zumbro Ridge Estates recently installed a brand new playground and basketball court in their community thanks to the impressive fundraising efforts of operations manager Allie Lechner. In total, Zumbro Ridge raised $75,000 from donations for … More »

Romeo to Speak on We Own It Power Up Panel

CONCORD, N.H. – ROC USA® National Acquisitions and Project Manager Angela Romeo will present the benefits of the resident-owned cooperative model on the We Own It Power Up Panel, taking place online on Monday, October 5 from 7-8:30 … More »

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ROC USA® Takes Network Convening Online

CONCORD, N.H. – Last week, ROC USA® staff and Network affiliates joined one another online to strengthen and enhance the skills they use to help community members. Originally scheduled to take place in person in Kalispell, Montana, the convening was moved … More »

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Unprecedented wildfires threaten several Oregon ROCs

ROC USA® has been closely monitoring the wildfires in Oregon and Washington in relation to resident-owned communities. Reports indicate that four cooperatives in Oregon have been issued evacuation orders – Vida-Lea Community Cooperative in Leaburg, Umpqua Ranch Cooperative … More »