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Minnesota ROCs pull down millions in state grants

ROC leader credits Northcountry Cooperative Foundation for communities’ success in landing funding ST. PAUL, MINN. – The Minnesota Housing Finance Agency announced more than $10.7 million in funding for critical infrastructure projects at ROCs across the state, including … More »

Holiday spirit is jumping from ROC to ROC

All kinds of good ideas spread when ROC leaders get together online and in person The first Wednesday evening of each month is like a Hollywood Squares screen full of people from across the country – different time … More »

NH ROC builds garden bonanza with Better Together grant

Friendship Drive Cooperative is a 43-home community in Salem, N.H., that was purchased by its residents in September 2005. Nearly 80 percent of the people who live in the ethnically diverse and multigenerational co-op live below the poverty level. … More »

ROC USA launches search for new President

Founding President Paul Bradley will transition to lead new subsidiary ROC USA® is seeking a president to succeed Paul Bradley and lead the organization into a new phase of growth and success as the national leader in resident … More »

Governor visits ROC Leaders to talk resident ownership

GLADSTONE, Ore. – The Governor of Oregon visited Two Rivers Homeowners Cooperative, a 55 and older resident owned community, earlier this month and Members said it was like meeting Santa Claus. Gov. Tina Kotek, a strong supporter of … More »

Colorado ROC Leader wins ROC Association election

Kelly Jensen will serve on Boards of ROC USA® and ROC Association   CONCORD, N.H. – A ROC leader from Colorado has been elected to represent the interests of her peers nationwide as a Director of the ROC … More »

Affiliates choose Sam Green for ROC USA Board

CONCORD, N.H. – Sam Green of Northwest Cooperative Development Center has joined the ROC USA® Board of Directors. Green is the co-director of NWCDC, an Olympia, Wash.-based not-for-profit that assists new and existing cooperative businesses in every sector … More »

Governor taps Maine ROC Leader for state oversight panel

CAMDEN, Maine – A ROC leader has been appointed by the governor to serve on the state’s Manufactured Housing Board. Margaret Jones, Board President at Mountainside Community Cooperative in Camden, has been appointed by Gov. Janet Mills. “I … More »