Public records of 2012–2016 litigation in Alameda County, California, involving senior housing cooperative Berkeley Town House, are available.
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?
Berkeley Town House’s Board of Directors has posted a notice of proposed rule changes. Here is a copy, for the convenience of those interested.
If you volunteer to serve on a co-op board, can you be personally liable for your acts and omissions? Myth: no. Reality: yes.
Directors of a Berkeley housing co-op have demonstrated that being a co-op and being in Berkeley doesn’t automatically imply democracy, transparency, or the rule of law.
A Berkeley senior housing co-op’s officials, sued for wasting over $200,000 and other abuses, have responded by doing the same thing all over again while the suit is in progress.
One way to destroy a corporation financially is to hire the wrong company to manage the corporation’s finances. That’s what the president of a Berkeley, California, corporation did late in 2012. The strategy is succeeding brilliantly.