September’s Newsletter

Our September newsletter is out. . . our new Olympia academy, funding from GHC Foundation, a series on Native Cooperative Ownership, an opportunity to convert a farm into a co-op, and  a report from the Cascade ROC Conference. #cooperatives #ROCs #Olympia #CoopsBuildBackBetter

Three Mobile Home Communities Become Resident Owned

Over 200 Homes Preserved During Housing Crisis July 6, 2021 – In June three manufactured housing communities in Central Washington were added to the ROC Northwest portfolio of Resident Owned Communities (ROC), preserving over 200 affordable homes. Bringing the grand total to 20 ROCs in Washington. A ROC is a housing cooperative business comprised of […]

 Directors from Resident Owned Communities (ROCs) from across Washington and Oregon met in Olympia on September 21st for the 2019 edition of the Cascade ROC Conference (CROCC). This event, sponsored by NWCDC and CASA of Oregon, provides extended training to directors of these housing co-ops. This year’s agenda included: Rules Enforcement and Evictions, Board Roles […]

Columbia Homeowners Cooperative Makes Regional News

Margaret Vockrodt of the Columbia Homeowners’ Cooperative and ROC NW’s Miles Nowlin recently made news about one of Washington’s newest resident-owned community. The Longview, WA cooperative was featured in the Columbian newspaper and then Oregon Public Radio picked up the story. This was the first project of ROC NW that utilized funding from the Washington […]