Two battles over the rights of 10 million Californians living in housing communities have recently ended. The right to full financial disclosure was dealt a blow for 60 Berkeley residents, but the right to assemble and speak in common spaces was made the law for all 10 million. If you are one of them and you want full financial disclosure, you have several options, all problematic.
Public records of 2012–2016 litigation in Alameda County, California, involving senior housing cooperative Berkeley Town House, are available.
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.
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.
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.
An agreement to settle two lawsuits was reached between Berkeley Town House Cooperative Corporation and me on 16 June 2016. The settlement agreement, the notice of it sent to BTHCC members, and my letter about it to BTHCC members are made available in this entry.
A settlement of two lawsuits involving a Berkeley senior housing cooperative was announced in court today, as the trial of one case was about to begin. The judge postponed the trial and made arrangements to have the settlement agreement submitted to the co-op members for comments and to the court for its approval.
A judge in two lawsuits involving a Berkeley senior housing cooperative issued an order on 5 April that caught all the attorneys by surprise, telling them they had been arguing about something that didn’t exist. In doing so, he ramped up the pressure on them to complete a voluntary settlement of the litigation.