Ownership Matters is a podcast for homeowners in Resident Owned Communities featuring conversations with people who live in, work with, and advocate for ROCs. Hosts Paul Bradley and Mike Bullard share conversations with people at the heart of the resident ownership movement.
In the spring of 2021, ROC USA was featured in a report by Transform Finance titled “Grassroots Community Engaged Investment: Making the Case for Community Engagement, Grassroots Participation, Democratization, and Shared Governance in Capital Interventions.” The report
En este episodio de Ser Propietario Importa, invitadas Esthela Garza y Blanca Vega comparten su experiencia capeando heladas, un huracán y más como comunidad cooperativa. Aunque la cooperativa Pasadena Trails ha sido una comunidad ROC muy exitosa por
Episode Seven: Manufactured Housing, Where it’s Been and Where it’s Going with Industry Pioneer George Allen
On this week’s episode of Ownership Matters, we’re joined by industry pioneer George Allen to talk about the history and the future of manufactured housing. George is a widely respected manufactured home industry expert who was inducted
In this episode of Ownership Matters, we’re joined by Tom Powers, the Board President at Clackamas River Community Cooperative in Clackamas, Oregon. If this Resident Owned Community sounds familiar, Rana Foroohar, our guest in episode four, talked about
On this week’s episode of Ownership Matters, we’re joined by Roberta McDonald, the Senior Vice President of Brand Strategy at Cabot, a co-operative of farm families that has been around since 1919. Cabot is well-known on the
On today’s episode of Ownership Matters, we’re joined by Financial Times’ Global Business Columnist and Associate Editor Rana Foroohar to talk about two articles she wrote about manufactured housing communities for the Financial Times. In this episode,
Meet the Hosts
Paul founded ROC USA in 2008 and currently serves as the organization’s president. In 30 years of work with resident owned communities, Paul has heard hundreds (if not thousands) of inspiring stories from people involved in the resident ownership movement. Ownership Matters was his idea – he’s excited to share some of the powerful stories he’s heard throughout his career with people across the country via the podcast.
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Mike joined the ROC USA team in 2012 and currently serves as communications and marketing manager. Mike has visited more than one hundred resident owned communities to take photos, meet with residents, and help communities build their own marketing websites. Mike is excited to serve as co-host on Ownership Matters and hopes to provide a few laughs!
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