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COVID-19 Resource Center

Visit the COVID-19 Resource Center for information about: #BetterTogether Fund for Emergency Grants Spotlights on ROCs who are persevering during the pandemic Special COVID-19 related member forums Blogs from industry leaders during the crisis Budgeting and Financial Planning … More »

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Finding new life in a new ROC

Doctors gave Wally Zeronsky six months to live. He cocooned himself in a ROC, but as he healed, Wally engaged with his neighbors and emerged a community leader & champion.

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Help ROCs directly

ROC USA® is leading a fundraising effort to install playgrounds and other needed improvements in the communities we serve. Your tax-deductible donation will help make that happen.

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Independent Rent Study Shows ROCs Grow More Affordable Every Year

Each year, ROC USA® commissions a market rent study to measure how co-ops are doing relative to the market on the important question of affordability. Colliers, the leading appraisal firm in the Manufactured (“Mobile”) Home Community sector, has just completed its analysis for the 11 Resident Owned Communities (ROCs) acquired in 2014. This year’s results did not vary from the past. All 11 ROCs in this year’s study are operating at or below market rents.

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Natividad’s Dream

At Park Plaza Cooperative in Fridley, Minnesota, the community raised funds to install a playground for the community children.

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Planning for Success

A decade into ROC USA’s work, we take a look back at the growth of the resident ownership movement from the pioneering work of the New Hampshire Community Loan Fund to 220 resident-owned communities in 15 states and create a plan for what’s to come.

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