Mascoma Meadows, a resident-owned community in Lebanon, will soon be the first ROC in N.H. to use solar power to generate some of its electricity.
- Stigma, zoning are barriers to affordable homes
Because of outdated notions about the quality of the houses, the communities where they’re located, and the people who live in them, some people consider manufactured homes a last resort, rather than a great choice.
- Finding a 'truth nugget' can defuse arguments
Fogging is a technique that helps deflect verbal attacks that can otherwise railroad a conversation or meeting.
- When you're neighbors, "because" is all you need
Some things can't be measured, like a community's transformation when its residents have a common goal.
Using financing and technical assistance from the New Hampshire Community Loan Fund, the members of Edgewood Park Cooperative in Newport purchased their 11-unit manufactured-home park, making it NH's 126th resident-owned community.
Homeowners in Staples Mobile Home Park in Seabrook, NH, have purchased their 190-unit manufactured-home park, making it New Hampshire’s 125th resident-owned community (ROC).