Our Stories

Ownership Matters Podcast

Ownership Matters is a podcast for homeowners in Resident Owned Communities featuring conversations with people who live in, work with, and advocate for ROCs.

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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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Pride & comfort with money to spare

Liz Wood was thrilled with her new home in Duvall, Wash. It had everything she wanted in a great town at a comfortable price. She never expected her friend’s scorn simply because it was a mobile home.

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ROCs can have it all

From economic security to stigma around housing choice, this 10-year anniversary video tells the story of ROC USA mainly through the lens of co-op leaders from four ROCs.

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Safe, secure and now ours

Park owner replaced aging infrastructure and offered homeowners the chance to buy their neighborhood, preserving a rare pocket of affordable living in Shelburne, Vt.

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