affordable housing

Steppin' Up honors unsung heroes in ROCs

ROC-NH logoEvery two years ROC-NH presents Above & Beyond awards to a handful of special people who make co-op living possible and enjoyable.


Interested in developing affordable housing?

Do you own land on which you would like to develop affordable housing? These nonprofit development organizations can help.

Nonprofit housing development organizations

North Country – Affordable Housing Education & Development (AHEAD)

Upper Valley – Twin Pines Housing Trust

Looking for rental housing?

Looking for an affordable apartment? This Student Renter's Guide is chock-full of good infomation for anyone thinking of renting an apartment.

Here’s a list of organizations that can help.

New Hampshire Housing

Lists of market-rate and subsidized apartments for rent through landlords who are willing to participate in the Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Bringing conventional mortgages to manufactured homes

Woman chooping vegetables in the kitchen of her manufactured home.

Since 1984, the New Hampshire Community Loan Fund has provided financing, training and technical assistance to help homeowners in manufactured housing (sometimes called “mobile home”) parks purchase and manage their communities as cooperative corporations.

Resident ownership made thousands of homes more stable, secure, and valuable. But manufactured houses were still financed in ways that denied these homeowners some important financial benefits.

Welcome Home Loans: Real mortgages for manufactured homes

Welcome Home Loans for manufactured houses (sometimes called mobile homes) are real mortgages for people who want an affordable home or who wish to refinance their current home.

The First 100

We're celebrating the First 100 resident-owned communities in NH

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In 1984, 13 families in Meredith Center Trailer Park were about to lose their homes to a developer who wanted to buy the park and evict them. We helped the families form a cooperative, then loaned them the money to buy the park.

Benefits of living in a manufactured-home (or mobile home) cooperative

ROC-NH logoWhen neighbors unite and purchase their manufactured-home (or mobile home) community, the benefits are social and economic, immediate and long-term.