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.
Last fall, Devynn Fetter came home to find papers stuck in the door of her home in Columbia Falls, Montana. The paperwork let her know that her community of 30 homes was for sale – and that she
Earlier this year, Courtney Berner, the Executive Director of the Center for Cooperatives at the University of Wisconsin, wrote an article called “Where are New Co-ops Emerging? The Changing Map of Co-op Development” for Nonprofit Quarterly. In the
Does your Resident Owned Community have vacant lots? Are there homes that need replacing? Have you considered how additional site fees from new homes could impact your community’s bottom line? If any of these questions ring a
Nearly 40 years go, 13 homeowners in Meredith Center, New Hampshire banded together to purchase the land beneath their homes with the help of the New Hampshire Community Loan Fund, becoming the first Resident Owned Community. Jason
When Bev Adrian met host Paul Bradley in the early 2000s at an event called the Meredith Institute, she had no idea she was on a long path to resident ownership. Fast forward nearly 20 years and Bev
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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