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 addition to increasing monthly site fees, residents of private- and investor-owned manufactured home communities often face another looming threat – community closure. Ten years ago, Esther Sullivan, author of “Manufactured Insecurity: Mobile Home Parks and Americans’
At the 2019 ROC Leadership Institute, a new committee was formed to serve as a peer-to-peer support network for Resident Owned Communities. Two years later, the ROC Association Outreach & Education Committee is well underway – in
Energy savings for Resident Owned Communities is an important topic that all community leaders can benefit from. In this episode, we’re joined by ROC USA Capital’s Kevin Porter. Kevin is passionate about energy efficiency and serves on
All across the country, Resident Owned Communities are doing powerful things! On this episode of Ownership Matters, we’re joined by Ron Palmer, Board President at Lakeville Village in Geneseo, N.Y., to talk about his ROC’s new solar array.
Technical Assistance is crucial to the ongoing success of Resident Owned Communities – but what is it, exactly? In this episode of Ownership Matters, we’re joined by Tory Clark, the Executive Director of Northcountry Cooperative Foundation, to
On today’s episode of Ownership Matters, we’re joined by Kim Capen, the ROC Association Director for the New England Region. Kim is currently wrapping up his third and final term representing Resident Owned Communities in New England. He
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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