By Jeanee Wright I was saddened to hear recently of the loss of a great man, Dale Whitmore, President of Wardtown Cooperative in Freeport, Maine. Dale passed away peacefully, surrounded by friends and family, from complications from recent illnesses. When
Want to be part of a growing team of successful community organizers making a difference for low and moderate income residents? If you’re a group process guru, a real estate whiz, or a trainer extraordinaire, the New England Resident Owned
MA Regional ROC Event a Success! by Maureen Carroll Dennis and Colleen Preston To the uninitiated, resident-ownership may not rock your world. But to those in the trenches, and those who truly are taking a shot at “living the American
For Immediate Release April 13, 2018 Heritage Association, Inc. Warren Manufactured Home Community Homeowners Purchased Their Neighborhood, Ready to ‘Flourish’ Contacts: Dave Adams, President, Heritage Association, (413) 436-8245 Andy Danforth, Director, NEROC Program, CDI (401) 439-9795 Paul Bradley, President, ROC
For Immediate Release March 7, 2018 Conifer Green Becomes 19th Resident Owned Community in Massachusetts Contacts: Joan Thompson-Stein, President, Conifer Green Andy Danforth, Director, NEROC Program, CDI (401) 439-9795 Paul Bradley, President, ROC USA, LLC (603) 513-2818 KINGSTON, Mass. —
CDI congratulates the residents of Weston’s Mobile Home Park in Berlin, Vermont for becoming owners of their community! Their conversion to resident ownership was recently featured in this Times Argus article. Annik Paul, Cooperative Development Specialist in CDI’s NEROC program,
Nearly 50 community leaders spent a Saturday with CDI and ROC USA at a networking and educational gathering in lovely Kingston, Massachusetts, discussing the needs of resident-owned communities.
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
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.