Building value and security in manufactured-home communities

Residents of Lilac Drive Co-op in Raymond celebrate their purchase

ROC-NH™ helps residents of manufactured-home (sometimes called mobile home) parks come together to buy the land under their houses, build value and security in their homes and create stronger, vibrant communities.

We are the only statewide program in New Hampshire that provides loans, training and technical assistance to convert manufactured-home (sometimes called mobile homes) parks into cooperatives owned and governed by their residents. One hundred nineteen resident-owned communities in New Hampshire (see map) provide affordable housing for over 6,500 families.

ROC-NH does this by:

  • Helping homeowners organize co-ops and decide whether purchasing their parks is in their long-term best interest;
  • Lending and/or helping arrange loans and grants for the co-op’s predevelopment work, deposit, purchase and rehabilitation projects;
  • Helping the co-op establish a board of directors and committees to run it; and
  • Providing ongoing technical assistance and training.

Established in 1983, ROC-NH is the New Hampshire Community Loan Fund’s oldest and best-known program. It has been recognized for excellence by the Opportunity Finance Network, Fannie Mae Foundation, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, National Environmental Education & Training Foundation and Citizens Bank.

ROC-NH™ is a program of the New Hampshire Community Loan Fund, Inc. and a ROC USA® Certified Technical Assistance Provider. ROC-NH is a registered service mark of ROC USA, LLC.

I'M HOME logoThe New Hampshire Community Loan Fund is a member of the I'M HOME (Innovations in Manufactured Homes) network. I'M HOME is a multi-year initiative that seeks to ensure that families who choose to purchase manufactured homes can reap benefits from homeownership comparable to owners of other homes.