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Fact Sheets | The following fact sheets were developed to provide an overview of the resident-ownership process and manufactured housing. Please feel free to use and share. For more in-depth research and reporting on cooperative ownership and manufactured housing, please visit our Resources page. 

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NCF in the news

New storm shelter in Fridley models the way for safety in mobile home communities, Hannah Covington, Star Tribune, 08/15/2018

Trailer parks may be the Twin Cities' most endangered form of affordable housing, Greta Kaul, MinnPost, 05/31/2018

Housing crisis threatens Rochester's ambitious growth plans, Matt McKinney, Star Tribune, 11/20/2017

Zumbro Ridge Estates residents take ownership of their community, Francisco Almenara-Dumur, KTTC TV Rochester, 10/12/2017

Resident-Owned Mobile Home Park Gets Together to Build Storm Shelter, Ryan Raiche, KSTP 5 Eyewitness News, 8/11/2017. See companion story in link below. 

Rep. Keith Ellison introduces bill supporting mobile home parks, Miguel Otárola, Star Tribune, 7/20/17

As mobile home parks close, attention turns to how to protect them, Hannah Covington and Miguel Otárola, Star Tribune, 7/17/17

Minnesota community solar projects aimed at low-income subscribers, Frank Jossi, Midwest Energy News, 7/6/17

Northcountry Cooperative Foundation's Kevin Walker on Affordable Housing, Minnesota Tonight, 4/21/17

Revealing Minnesota's Not-So-Affordable Housing, Minnesota Tonight, 4/13/17

Community solar for manufactured housing: Two coops lead the way, Joel Haskard, Clean Energy Resource Teams blog, 1/20/17

Wisconsin Welcomes Newest Resident-Owned Community, Wisconsin Housing Alliance, 12/30/16

When Residents Take Ownership, A Mobile Home Community Thrives, Daniel Zwerdling, NPR, 12/27/16

Another Cup of Coffee with Paul Bradley,, 10/10/16

New Hire Announcement - Shaun McElhatton, Business People section, Star Tribune, 10/2/16

Mobile-home park residents work for park ownership, Dennis Dalman, Newsleaders, 09/29/16

Residents fight to Buy Mobile Home Park, Alex Svejkovsky, AM1240 - WJON, 8/2/16

Residents rally to purchase mobile home park, Ben Rodgers, St. Cloud Times, 8/1/16

One resident's $6 million, Hail Mary plan to save her mobile home park, Tracy Mumford, MPR News, 6/9/16