Supporting Organizations for the 2007 MHOAA National Convention

Manufactured Home Owners Association of America

MHOAA is a national organization dedicated to the protection of the rights of all people living in manufactured housing in the United States. We strive for the enactment of legislation to improve the quality of life for those who own the land on which their homes are situated and those who might be living in rental communities. We also monitor regulatory agencies, e.g. HUD, as well as state agencies in an attempt at assuring that statutes which exist as well as those planned will be tailored for the benefit of residents, owners, and renters of manufactured housing.

The Northwest Area Foundation

The Northwest Area Foundationis dedicated to helping communities reduce poverty for the long term. It does this by sharing lessons learned from its programs and from the work of other communities and organizations. The Foundation also supports this work through program-related and mission-related investments. The Foundation has an eight-state region: Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Idaho, Oregon and Washington.

All Parks Alliance for Change

APAC is the state organization of Minnesota's manufactured home park residents and is the nation's largest homeowner-directed manufactured home park advocacy group. APAC has staff with expertise in lobbying, legal advocacy, and community organizing. Since 1980, APAC has organized to improve the quality of life in manufactured home communities, protect the rights of homeowners, advance public policy change that supports safe, affordable and stable communities, and preserve this vital source of affordable housing. APAC is now conducting a national resident organizing project with support from the Northwest Area Foundation.


ROC USA, a program of the New Hampshire Community Loan Fund, is an organization dedicated to delivering security and value through resident ownership of manufactured home communities. It emerges from NHCLF’s work in building a highly successful resident owned community system – with 86 communities and 20 percent market share in New Hampshire. The Meredith Institute is the practitioner training component of ROC USA.