A mortgage broker explains why few institutions make loans to buyers of shares of housing co-ops.
Two lawsuits involving a Berkeley senior housing cooperative came to an end on 27 October 2016, when the Alameda County Superior Court signed an order approving a settlement.
Easy introductions explaining how common interest developments (also called community associations) work in California.
Laws require governing bodies to publish agendas but may fail to define that term. One lawyer decided to get the definition from “Complete Idiot’s Guide to Parliamentary Procedure”.
The Alameda County Superior Court has approved a settlement that brings to an end a 4-year-old lawsuit over governance practices at a Berkeley senior housing cooperative.
California attorney Adrian Adams has published a comment calling into question whether housing cooperatives can properly exist under California law. Does his analysis hold up?
Is Berkeley Town House nearing the end of 4½ years of litigation? Perhaps. In any case, a court hearing on 4 October offered an opportunity to vent frustrations, and there was venting galore.
Law firm Adams Stirling has published another piece of free legal advice that could get housing communities in trouble and harm their peers, advocating illegal secret meetings.