Resources for Resident-Owned Communities
A resource page for leaders of Resident-Owned Communities (ROCs)
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Duties of Directors [video] (orea.com)
Compliance - Fair Housing
handouts & factsheets
reasonable accommodation / modification
Fair Housing Posters from HUD.gov (for onsite offices)
MN Compliance - State Laws & Rules
Secretary of State - Business Records (for annual corporate renewal)
WI Compliance - State Laws & Rules
WI Department of Financial Institutions - Annual Report (for annual corporate renewal)
Community Building & Engagement
ROC USA Resources
Basics of Making Motions [video] (orea.com)
making a motion demo [video] (orea.com)
Opening a motion for discussion [video] (orea.com)
Discussing a Motion [video] (orea.com)
Taking the Vote [video] (orea.com)
Controlling discussion [video] (orea.com)
LACK OF A SECONDER [video] (orea.com)
Amending Motions [video] (orea.com)
Proper Order for Handling Amendments [video] (orea.com)
Consent Agendas [video] (orea.com)
Technology & Software
gcflearnfree.org online tutorials
Northstar - Basic Computer Skills Certificate
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