Many of the newer lawsuits involve disputes concerning the due diligence reviews required by AB 1484. Many other lawsuits involve ROPS disputes. The League expects the flow of new lawsuits to continue for the foreseeable future.
The Sacramento Superior Court has begun issuing rulings in earlier redevelopment dissolution-related lawsuits. The League has collected these rulings and has posted them online
along with the organization’s summary of redevelopment dissolution litigation.
Of particular interest are the rulings received by the cities of Emeryville, Murrieta, and Pasadena, all of which were favorable to the cities. The Pasadena ruling is currently on appeal in the Third District Court of Appeal.