Two ROC purchases make for banner day

Photo of Pauline Gordon, Lakeside Treasurer; and Roland Shattuck, Lakeside President, holding a We Own It! banner at the Community Loan Fund in Concord.
Pauline Gordon, Lakeside Treasurer; and Roland Shattuck, Lakeside President, celebrate the purchase Thursday, June 29, 2017, at the Community Loan Fund in Concord.

CONCORD, N.H. – The homeowners of two manufactured home communities in New Hampshire become landowners today with the purchase of Mascoma Valley and Lakeside cooperatives.

Mascoma Valley is a 27-home community in Canaan, N.H., and sold for $815,000. Lakeside’s 51 homeowners paid $1.78 million.

Each community worked with staff at ROC-NH, the ROC USA-Certified Technical Assistance Provider for New Hampshire. ROC-NH is a program of the New Hampshire Community Loan Fund.

The two purchases represent the 204th and 205th resident-owned communities affiliated with ROC USA. There are now 12,771 homes in 14 states preserved in ROCs. Since 2012, ROC USA and its affiliates have helped 82 resident groups purchase their communities for more than $176 million.

 

Photo of Darrel Brock, Mascoma Valley Treasurer; Michelle Supry of ROC-NH; and Lenny Beliveau, Mascoma Valley President, holding a We Own It! banner at the Community Loan Fund in Concord.
Darrel Brock, Mascoma Valley Treasurer; Michelle Supry of ROC-NH; and Lenny Beliveau, Mascoma Valley President, celebrate the purchase Thursday, June 29, 2017, at the Community Loan Fund in Concord.

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