Since this spring, The Bollard—a monthly newspaper based in Portland, Maine—has published a series of stories on local cooperative development. From a housecleaning cooperative where workers are treated with respect to a piece on the vision behind cooperatives, the series
Homeowners in the 212-home Town and Country Estates mobile home park took a big step toward securing their financial futures when they collectively bought their neighborhood as a resident corporation last week. The Town & Country Kingston Estates Cooperative Corporation
As we continue to grow the New England Resident Owned Communities Program, we are looking for one new team member to join us in Maine at full-time. Update: The position has been filled. Thank you to all our great candidates! Please see the
Jeanee Wright, our Housing Program Specialist in CDI’s NEROC Program, shares how empowering affordable housing residents enables them to meet their needs—and what more we can do to support them.
“We all agreed that we ate like kings and queens, learned some valuable skills, and came home with a lot of great information,” says participant Bill Hodgkins, a board member who lives at Wardtown Cooperative.
Homeowners at Colonial Estates in Taunton, MA, now have a new reason to be proud of where they live: they collectively own the manufactured home park. Thanks to a deal closed on August 29th, 2016, residents there no longer pay
Affordable housing is much easier to achieve when tenants—and not outside investors—own their land. Our New England Resident-Owned Communities (NEROC) program offers financial security and peace of mind to owners of manufactured homes who live in rental communities. NEROC secures
Triangle Court, a mobile home park at the foothills of the Green Mountain National Forest in Brandon, VT, is under new ownership. With help from CDI, the park residents have united to purchase the park, and it is now a resident
Homeowners in the 247-home Oak Hill Mobile Home Park took a big step toward securing their financial futures when they collectively bought their neighborhood as a resident corporation this week. The Oak Hill Taunton Residents Association Inc. Board of Directors
Residents of Rustic Pines Estates, an age-restricted over-55 manufactured home community located off of Plain Street in North Attleboro, have taken a giant leap forward in securing their own destiny by purchasing their park to own and run it themselves.