Nancy Froio, president of the residents’ association that purchased Halifax Estates, and her husband downsized into Halifax more than 12 years ago and fell in love with the community. A widow for nine years now, Froio is thankful that her
For Immediate Release October 19, 2017 Halifax Estates Residents Association Inc. Nine-woman Board leads 430-home manufactured home community in record-breaking neighborhood purchase Contacts: Nancy Froio, President, Halifax Estates Board of Directors (781) 293-8685 Andy Danforth, Director, NEROC Program, CDI (401)
Maine State Housing Authority recently held their bi-annual affordable housing conference. The theme was “Lead. Assist. Empower.” This year they invited partners to submit ideas for workshops and with over 30 entries, they selected 15 of the most compelling submissions.
A Vermont Public Radio story has quoted CDI’s Sarah Martin on our work with Vermont mobile home communities seeking to transition to resident ownership. Sarah Martin is a Cooperative Development Specialist under CDI’s NEROC Program. In the VPR story, Sarah talks
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