Since 1933 the California Supreme Court has held that members of housing cooperatives are the “equitable owners” of the property even if the title is in the name of the corporation. Estate of Pitts (1933) 218 Cal. 184.
Be an “owner” not a “renter.” Its not too late. If you haven’t signed up for membership, download the agreement, or contact a precinct captain for information on how to join the Co-op.