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Housing cap settlement: What they said
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on Aug 20, 2010
Pleasanton City Council members reluctantly signed off Tuesday on a settlement agreement that dismisses several lawsuits filed against the city over affordable and adequate workforce housing issues, scuttles a voter-mandated 1996 housing cap, and awards $1.9 million in legal fees to the two affordable housing coalitions that successfully sued the city in the first place. Another $500,000 already has been paid to the outside legal counsel Tom Brown, who defended the city during the four-year-long litigation.
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posted Friday, August 20, 2010, 12:00 AM