The rolling farm hills and old brick buildings that paint Moscow as a picturesque Northwest college town aren’t what make it attractive to real estate investors.
ROC USA President Paul Bradley appeared in an interview with anchor Chance Seales where they discussed cooperatives, the process of communities purchasing the land under their homes and the generational advantages to resident ownership.
John Egan, Mountain West ROC Association Director and Animas View MHP Co-op Member, was featured in a Scripps News report on January 27 about residents purchasing their communities. Animas View MHP Co-op appears in the second half of this … More »
Margaret Jones, president of the board of directors at Mountainside Community Co-op in Camden, Maine, authors a guest commentary piece urging her elected leader to support the PRICE program. She writes: PRICE is a $500 million grant program … More »
Manufactured homes, which the Biden administration has described as a “vital source of affordable housing,” make up about 10% of new single-family home starts in the U.S. annually. These modern versions of mobile homes are built to robust … More »
There will be nearly 1 million people over the age of 60 living in San Diego County in just 12 years so the dire need for affordable senior housing cannot be overstated. One of the most efficient — … More »
DENVER — There are only five mobile home parks left in Denver. For many, it’s the only option for affordable housing. These parks are at risk of being bought out by developers and displacing residents. People in Westwood hope … More »
Millions of Americans live in mobile home parks. It’s one of the cheaper places to buy a home. But private investors have been buying up parks in Massachusetts and across the country, threatening to raise fees or close … More »
The 84-year-old planned to spend the rest of his days at Lee’s Trailer Park. But last year, the park was sold to Parkway Homes, which is managed by the Boston investment firm Helge Capital. And the company soon started asking people … More »
The buyers are not out-of-area investors or developers. In this case, the people who live at Evergreen are now the owners, assisted by a not-for-profit group known as ROC USA. The ROC stands for “resident owned community.” Residents of … More »