By Glen Hansen

In Pinnacle Museum TowerAssn. v. Pinnacle Market Development (UC), LLC (D055422, July 30, 2010), 2010 Cal.App. LEXIS 1261, the California Court of Appeal for the Fourth Appellate District held that an arbitration provision in a declaration of covenants, conditions and restrictions (CC&R’s) recorded by a condominium project developer did not constitute an “agreement” sufficient to waive the constitutional right to jury trial for construction defect claims brought by the homeowners association against the developer.

Continue Reading Arbitration Clause in Condominium Project CC&Rs Unenforceable in Construction Defects Action by Homeowners’ Association against Developer

Use of redevelopment funds by a city formed non-profit to acquire and develop school administrative buildings and a senior housing project with units reserved for 16 percent low and very moderate income residents was a valid use of redevelopment funds and did not require an Article XXXIV voter approval.
Continue Reading Article XXXIV Voter Requirements Inapplicable to Senior Housing Project Owned by a City Formed Non-Profit Public Benefit Corporation