The Right to Vote

Not to be taken for granted. Its been 100 years since the ratification of the 19th Amendment allowing women the right to vote in the U.S. The amendment was first proposed in 1878 and it took 42 years for passage Read more

Be an “Owner”

Estate of Pitts, California Supreme Court, 1933 holds that members of housing cooperatives “own” an equitable real property interest. There is NO California case that holds tenants of a mobile home park purchased by a non-profit housing sponsor via tax-exempt Read more

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 Read more


Be an “Owner” not a “Renter” Signing up for the co-op using the promissory note option for as little as $1 per month allows you to join the co-op. This will ensure that the Franciscan becomes a true resident-owned and Read more