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Nile Leatham (NV Bar No. 002838) KOLESAR & LEATHAM Wells Fargo Financial Center 3320 W. Sahara Ave. Las Vegas, NV 89102 Telephone: 702.979.2357 Facsimile: 702.362.9472 E-Mail: nleatham@klnevada.com Philip C. Dublin (NY Bar No. 2959344) Abid Qureshi (NY Bar No. 2684637) AKIN GUMP STRAUSS HAUER & FELD LLP One Bryant Park New York, NY 10036 Telephone: 212.872.1000 Facsimile: 212.872.1002 E-Mail: pdublin@akingump.com aqureshi@akingump.com Counsel for the First Lien Steering Committee

Electronically Filed November 12, 2009

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UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT DISTRICT OF NEVADA In re: THE RHODES COMPANIES, LLC, aka Rhodes Homes, et al.,1 Debtors. Affects: All Debtors
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Case No.: BK-S-09-14814-LBR (Jointly Administered) Chapter 11

Hearing Date: November 16, 2009 Hearing Time: 1:30 p.m.

The Debtors in these cases, along with their case numbers are: Heritage Land Company, LLC (Case No. 09-14778); The Rhodes Companies, LLC (Case No. 09-14814); Tribes Holdings, LLC (Case No. 09-14817); Apache Framing, LLC (Case No. 09-14818); Geronimo Plumbing LLC (Case No. 09-14820); Gung-Ho Concrete LLC (Case No. 09-14822); Bravo, Inc. (Case No. 09-14825); Elkhorn Partners, A Nevada Limited Partnership (Case No. 09-14828); Six Feathers Holdings, LLC (Case No. 09-14833); Elkhorn Investments, Inc. (Case No. 09-14837); Jarupa, LLC (Case No. 09-14839); Rhodes Realty, Inc. (Case No. 09-14841); C & J Holdings, Inc. (Case No. 09-14843); Rhodes Ranch General Partnership (Case No. 09-14844); Rhodes Design and Development Corporation (Case No. 09-14846); Parcel 20, LLC (Case No. 09-14848); Tuscany Acquisitions IV, LLC (Case No. 09-14849); Tuscany Acquisitions III, LLC (Case No. 09-14850); Tuscany Acquisitions II, LLC (Case No. 09-14852); Tuscany Acquisitions, LLC (Case No. 09-14853); Rhodes Ranch Golf Country Club, LLC (Case No. 09-14854); Overflow, LP (Case No. 09-14856); Wallboard, LP (Case No. 09-14858); Jackknife, LP (Case No. 09-14860); Batcave, LP (Case No. 09-14861); Chalkline, LP (Case No. 09-14862); Glynda, LP (Case No. 09-14865); Tick, LP (Case No. 09-14866); Rhodes Arizona Properties, LLC (Case No. 09-14868); Rhodes Homes Arizona, L.L.C. (Case No. 09-14882); Tuscany Golf Country Club, LLC (Case No. 09-14884); and Pinnacle Grading, LLC (Case No. 09-14887).

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Affects the following Debtor(s)

Courtroom 1 SECOND AMENDED DISCLOSURE STATEMENT FOR THE SECOND AMENDED PLAN OF REORGANIZATION PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 11 OF THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY CODE FOR THE RHODES COMPANIES, LLC, ET AL.

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THIS DISCLOSURE STATEMENT (THE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT) CONTAINS SUMMARIES OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE SECOND AMENDED PLAN OF REORGANIZATION PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 11 OF THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY CODE FOR THE RHODES COMPANIES, LLC, ET AL. (THE PLAN), CERTAIN STATUTORY PROVISIONS, CERTAIN DOCUMENTS RELATED TO THE PLAN, CERTAIN EVENTS IN THE DEBTORS CHAPTER 11 CASES AND CERTAIN FINANCIAL INFORMATION. ALTHOUGH THE FIRST LIEN STEERING COMMITTEE BELIEVES THAT THESE SUMMARIES ARE FAIR AND ACCURATE, THESE SUMMARIES ARE QUALIFIED IN THEIR ENTIRETY TO THE EXTENT THAT THEY DO NOT SET FORTH THE ENTIRE TEXT OF SUCH DOCUMENTS OR STATUTORY PROVISIONS. THE INFORMATION INCLUDED HEREIN IS FOR PURPOSES OF SOLICITING ACCEPTANCE OF THE PLAN AND SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON FOR ANY PURPOSE OTHER THAN TO DETERMINE WHETHER AND HOW TO VOTE ON THE PLAN. THE SUMMARIES OF THE FINANCIAL INFORMATION AND THE DOCUMENTS THAT ARE ATTACHED HERETO OR INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE HEREIN ARE QUALIFIED IN THEIR ENTIRETY BY REFERENCE TO SUCH INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTS. IN THE EVENT OF ANY INCONSISTENCY OR DISCREPANCY BETWEEN A DESCRIPTION IN THE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AND THE TERMS AND PROVISIONS OF THE PLAN OR THE OTHER DOCUMENTS AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION INCORPORATED HEREIN BY REFERENCE, THE PLAN OR THE OTHER DOCUMENTS AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION, AS THE CASE MAY BE, SHALL GOVERN FOR ALL PURPOSES. FACTUAL INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT HAS BEEN PROVIDED BY THE DEBTORS MANAGEMENT EXCEPT WHERE OTHERWISE SPECIFICALLY NOTED. THE FIRST LIEN STEERING COMMITTEE DOES NOT WARRANT OR REPRESENT THAT THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN, INCLUDING THE FINANCIAL INFORMATION, IS WITHOUT ANY MATERIAL INACCURACY OR OMISSION. THE STATEMENTS AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN ARE MADE AS OF THE DATE HEREOF UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED. HOLDERS OF CLAIMS AND INTERESTS REVIEWING THE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT SHOULD NOT INFER THAT THERE HAVE BEEN NO CHANGES IN THE FACTS SET FORTH HEREIN BETWEEN THE DATE HEREOF AND THE TIME OF SUCH REVIEW. EACH HOLDER OF A CLAIM ENTITLED TO VOTE ON THE

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PLAN SHOULD CAREFULLY REVIEW THE PLAN, THE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT, AND EXHIBITS TO THE PLAN AND DISCLOSURE STATEMENT IN THEIR ENTIRETY BEFORE CASTING A BALLOT. THE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT DOES NOT CONSTITUTE LEGAL, BUSINESS, FINANCIAL OR TAX ADVICE. ANY PERSONS DESIRING ANY SUCH ADVICE OR OTHER ADVICE SHOULD CONSULT WITH THEIR OWN ADVISORS. NO PARTY IS AUTHORIZED TO GIVE ANY INFORMATION WITH RESPECT TO THE PLAN OTHER THAN THAT WHICH IS CONTAINED IN THE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT. NO REPRESENTATIONS CONCERNING THE DEBTORS OR THE VALUE OF THEIR PROPERTY HAVE BEEN AUTHORIZED BY THE FIRST LIEN STEERING COMMITTEE OTHER THAN AS SET FORTH IN THE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT. ANY INFORMATION, REPRESENTATIONS OR INDUCEMENTS MADE TO OBTAIN AN ACCEPTANCE OF THE PLAN THAT ARE OTHER THAN, OR INCONSISTENT WITH, THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN AND IN THE PLAN SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON BY ANY HOLDER OF A CLAIM OR INTEREST. WITH RESPECT TO CONTESTED MATTERS, ADVERSARY PROCEEDINGS AND OTHER PENDING, THREATENED OR POTENTIAL LITIGATION OR ACTIONS, THE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT DOES NOT CONSTITUTE AND MAY NOT BE CONSTRUED AS AN ADMISSION OF FACT, LIABILITY, STIPULATION OR WAIVER, BUT RATHER AS A STATEMENT MADE IN SETTLEMENT NEGOTIATIONS AND PROTECTED BY RULE 408 OF THE FEDERAL RULES OF EVIDENCE. THE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT HAS NOT BEEN APPROVED OR DISAPPROVED BY THE UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION (THE SEC), NOR HAS THE SEC PASSED UPON THE ACCURACY OR ADEQUACY OF THE STATEMENTS CONTAINED HEREIN. ALTHOUGH THE FIRST LIEN STEERING COMMITTEE HAS USED ITS BEST EFFORTS TO ENSURE THE ACCURACY OF THE FINANCIAL INFORMATION PROVIDED IN THE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT, THE FINANCIAL INFORMATION CONTAINED IN, OR INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE INTO, THE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT HAS NOT BEEN AUDITED. THE PROJECTIONS CONTAINED IN EXHIBITS D AND E TO THE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AND REFERENCED IN ARTICLE V OF THE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT HAVE BEEN PREPARED BY THE FIRST LIEN STEERING COMMITTEE WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF ITS ADVISORS. THESE PROJECTIONS, WHILE PRESENTED WITH NUMERICAL SPECIFICITY, ARE NECESSARILY BASED ON A VARIETY OF ESTIMATES AND ASSUMPTIONS THAT, THOUGH CONSIDERED REASONABLE BY THE FIRST LIEN STEERING COMMITTEE, MAY NOT BE REALIZED AND ARE INHERENTLY SUBJECT TO SIGNIFICANT BUSINESS, ECONOMIC, COMPETITIVE, INDUSTRY, REGULATORY,

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MARKET AND FINANCIAL UNCERTAINTIES AND CONTINGENCIES, MANY OF WHICH ARE BEYOND THE FIRST LIEN STEERING COMMITTEES CONTROL. THE FIRST LIEN STEERING COMMITTEE CAUTIONS THAT NO REPRESENTATIONS CAN BE MADE AS TO THE ACCURACY OF THESE PROJECTIONS OR TO THE ABILITY TO ACHIEVE THE PROJECTED RESULTS. SOME ASSUMPTIONS INEVITABLY WILL NOT MATERIALIZE. FURTHER, EVENTS AND CIRCUMSTANCES OCCURRING SUBSEQUENT TO THE DATE ON WHICH THESE PROJECTIONS WERE PREPARED MAY BE DIFFERENT FROM THOSE ASSUMED OR, ALTERNATIVELY, MAY HAVE BEEN UNANTICIPATED, AND THUS THE OCCURRENCE OF THESE EVENTS MAY AFFECT FINANCIAL RESULTS IN A MATERIALLY ADVERSE OR MATERIALLY BENEFICIAL MANNER. THE PROJECTIONS, THEREFORE, MAY NOT BE RELIED UPON AS A GUARANTY OR OTHER ASSURANCE OF THE ACTUAL RESULTS THAT WILL OCCUR. SEE ARTICLE VI OF THE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT, ENTITLED CERTAIN FACTORS TO BE CONSIDERED PRIOR TO VOTING, FOR A DISCUSSION OF CERTAIN CONSIDERATIONS IN CONNECTION WITH A DECISION BY A HOLDER OF AN IMPAIRED CLAIM TO ACCEPT OR REJECT THE PLAN. THE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT HAS BEEN DETERMINED BY THE BANKRUPTCY COURT TO CONTAIN ADEQUATE INFORMATION AS REQUIRED BY SECTION 1125 OF TITLE 11 OF THE UNITED STATES CODE, 11 U.S.C. 101 1532 (THE BANKRUPTCY CODE), WHICH DETERMINATION DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A RECOMMENDATION OR APPROVAL OF THE PLAN. UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED, ANY CAPITALIZED TERM USED HEREIN SHALL HAVE THE MEANING ASSIGNED TO SUCH TERM HEREIN OR, IF NO MEANING IS SO ASSIGNED, THE MEANING ASSIGNED TO SUCH TERM IN THE PLAN. THE BANKRUPTCY COURT HAS SCHEDULED THE CONFIRMATION HEARING TO COMMENCE ON [JANUARY 5], 2010 AT [9:00 a.m.] PREVAILING PACIFIC TIME BEFORE THE HONORABLE LINDA B. RIEGLE, UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY JUDGE, IN THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEVADA, IN COURTROOM 1 IN THE FOLEY FEDERAL BUILDING LOCATED AT 300 LAS VEGAS BOULEVARD SOUTH, LAS VEGAS, NEVADA 89101. THE CONFIRMATION HEARING MAY BE ADJOURNED FROM TIME TO TIME BY THE BANKRUPTCY COURT WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE OTHER THAN AN ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE ADJOURNED DATE MADE AT THE CONFIRMATION HEARING OR ANY ADJOURNMENT THEREOF. OBJECTIONS TO CONFIRMATION OF THE PLAN MUST BE FILED AND SERVED ON OR BEFORE [DECEMBER 18], 2009, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SOLICITATION NOTICE THAT THE FIRST LIEN STEERING COMMITTEE FILED AND SERVED ON HOLDERS OF CLAIMS, HOLDERS OF INTERESTS AND OTHER PARTIES IN INTEREST. IF OBJECTIONS TO CONFIRMATION ARE

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NOT TIMELY SERVED AND FILED IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE SOLICITATION NOTICE, THEY MAY NOT BE CONSIDERED BY THE BANKRUPTCY COURT.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS Article I. SUMMARY 1 A. Plan Overview..........................................................................................................1 B. Settlement Overview................................................................................................2 C. Potential Claims Against the Rhodes Entities..........................................................4 D. The Debtors Principal Assets and Indebtedness .....................................................5 E. Treatment of Claims and Interests ...........................................................................5 F. Claims Estimates......................................................................................................9 G. Questions and Answers Regarding this Disclosure Statement and the Plan..........10 H. Voting and Confirmation........................................................................................18 I. Consummation of the Plan.....................................................................................19 Article II. BACKGROUND...........................................................................................................20 A. Description of the Debtors Business Operations ..................................................20 B. Pending Significant Litigation ...............................................................................24 Article III. THE CHAPTER 11 CASES .......................................................................................25 A. Events Leading to the Chapter 11 Cases................................................................25 B. Initiation of the Chapter 11 Cases..........................................................................26 C. Stabilization of Operations ....................................................................................26 D. Appointment of the Creditors Committee ............................................................28 E. Claims Bar Dates ...................................................................................................28 Article IV. SUMMARY OF THE PLAN .......................................................................................29 A. Overview of a Chapter 11 Plan ..............................................................................29 B. Administrative and Priority Claims .......................................................................30 C. Classification and Treatment of Claims.................................................................31 D. Bankruptcy Code Section 1111(b) Election...........................................................34 E. Cramdown..............................................................................................................35 F. Means for Implementation of the Plan...................................................................35 G. Treatment of Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases.....................................50 H. Procedures for Resolving Disputed Claims ...........................................................54 I. Provisions Governing Distributions.......................................................................56 J. Effect of Confirmation of the Plan.........................................................................66 K. Allowance and Payment of Certain Administrative Claims ..................................74 L. Conditions Precedent to Confirmation and Consummation of the Plan ................75 M. Modification, Revocation, Or Withdrawal of the Plan ..........................................78 N. Retention of Jurisdiction ........................................................................................80 Article V. STATUTORY REQUIREMENTS FOR CONFIRMATION OF THE PLAN ..............80 A. The Confirmation Hearing.....................................................................................80 B. Confirmation Standards .........................................................................................80 C. Financial Feasibility...............................................................................................82 D. Best Interests of Creditors Test ..............................................................................82 E. Acceptance by Impaired Classes ...........................................................................84 F. Confirmation Without Acceptance by All Impaired Classes .................................85

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Article VI. CERTAIN FACTORS TO BE CONSIDERED PRIOR TO VOTING ........................86 A. Certain Bankruptcy Considerations .......................................................................87 B. Other Considerations .............................................................................................89 C. Plan Risk Factors ...................................................................................................90 Article VII. CERTAIN FEDERAL INCOME TAX CONSEQUENCES ......................................93 A. Certain U.S. Federal Income Tax Consequences to Reorganized Debtors ............94 B. Certain Federal Income Tax Consequences to Holders of Claims.........................97 C. Other Tax Matters ................................................................................................106 Article VIII. RECOMMENDATION...........................................................................................107 Article IX. CONCLUSION .........................................................................................................108

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Article I. SUMMARY

The following summary is qualified in its entirety by the more detailed information 3 contained in the Plan and elsewhere in the Disclosure Statement. On either March 31, 2009 or April, 1, 2009 (collectively, the Petition Date), The Rhodes Companies, LLC and certain of its affiliates and subsidiaries (collectively, the 5 Debtors) each filed voluntary petitions for relief under chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code 6 in the Bankruptcy Court. Prior to and after the Petition Date, the Debtors operated one of the largest independent homebuilding businesses in Las Vegas and Nevada. 7 The Disclosure Statement is being furnished by the First Lien Steering Committee 8 pursuant to section 1125 of the Bankruptcy Code in connection with: (a) the solicitation of votes for the acceptance or rejection of the Plan and (b) the confirmation hearing (the 9 Confirmation Hearing), which is scheduled for [January 5], 2010 at [9:00 a.m.] Pacific Time (the Confirmation Hearing Date). A copy of the Plan is annexed hereto as Exhibit A and 10 incorporated by reference herein. 11 The Disclosure Statement describes certain aspects of the Plan, including the treatment 12 of Claims and Interests, and describes certain aspects of the Debtors operations, projections 13 and other related matters. 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 A. Plan Overview 4

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The Plan is the product of extensive negotiations and a settlement reached among the First Lien Steering Committee, the Debtors, James Rhodes and his non-Debtor affiliates (collectively, with James Rhodes, the Rhodes Entities), the Creditors Committee and the Second Lien Agent. The settlement was reached following a three day mediation session held on August 17, 24 and 25, 2009 before the Honorable Richard Neiter, United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California (the Mediation Settlement). The First Lien Agent also attended the mediation session but is not a party to the Mediation Settlement. As a result of this Mediation Settlement, the Plan contemplates that, upon the Debtors emergence from chapter 11, the Debtors will continue to operate as a going concern homebuilder primarily in the Las Vegas market. The owners of the Debtors after they emerge from chapter 11 will be the First Lien Lenders. Holders of general unsecured claims (including the First Lien Lenders and Second Lien Lenders on account of their deficiency claims) will receive interests in a litigation trust unless their claims are listed on Exhibit H to the Disclosure Statement, in which case their claims may be purchased for up to 100 cents on the dollar for a full cash recovery to the extent those claims are not disputed and become Allowed. The litigation trust will analyze and, if appropriate, pursue claims and causes of action belonging to the Debtors that were not part of the collateral securing the Debtors prepetition secured debt, which claims and causes of action shall be transferred to the litigation trust on the effective date of the Plan. The First Lien Steering Committee believes that these claims and causes of action include claims against the Rhodes Entities that are not expressly released under the Plan.

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The Plan contemplates and is predicated upon the substantive consolidation of the Debtors chapter 11 cases into a single proceeding solely for the purposes of the chapter 11 cases and all actions with respect to confirmation, consummation and implementation of the Plan as set forth in more detail in Article IV below. The First Lien Steering Committee believes that the Plan provides the basis for the maximum recoveries possible for all constituents and that if the Plan is not confirmed, unsecured creditors will receive little to no recovery on account of their claims. B. Settlement Overview

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The primary terms of the Mediation Settlement include the following (the terms of the settlement are set forth in greater detail on the Mediation Term Sheet attached as Exhibit 1 to the Plan): Upon the Debtors emergence from chapter 11, the Debtors, as reorganized (the Reorganized Debtors), will be owned by the First Lien Lenders. In addition to receiving the equity of the Reorganized Debtors, the First Lien Lenders will receive their pro rata share of (i) $50 million in new secured notes, (ii) $1.5 million in cash from the proceeds of their collateral and (iii) interests in the litigation trust on account of their unsecured deficiency claims. The Debtors Second Lien Lenders will receive their pro rata share of the following on account of their claims if they vote in favor of the Plan: (i) 50% of the net proceeds of the Stanley Engineering Litigation and (ii) litigation trust interests on account of their unsecured deficiency claims. In addition, if the Second Lien Lenders vote in favor of the Plan, the Reorganized Debtors will pay the reasonable fees and expenses of counsel to the agent for the Second Lien Lenders in an amount not to exceed $500,000. If the Second Lien Lenders do not vote in favor of the Plan, they will receive only litigation trust interests on account of their unsecured deficiency claims. The First Lien Lenders will use the $1.5 million cash payment referenced above to purchase the claims of the unsecured creditors listed on Exhibit H to this Disclosure Statement to the extent that such claims are not disputed and are Allowed, which will result in such creditors receiving a cash payment of 100 cents on account of their allowed claims against the Debtors. If the Plan is not confirmed, the claim purchases will not happen and unsecured creditors listed on Exhibit H to this Disclosure Statement will likely receive little to no recovery on account of their claims. Unsecured creditors whose claims are not purchased by the First Lien Lenders will receive interests in the litigation trust on account of their allowed claims. The terms of the litigation trust are set forth in the draft Litigation Trust Agreement which is attached as Exhibit I to this Disclosure Statement. The number of interests in the litigation trust to be received by unsecured creditors, First Lien Lenders and Second Lien Lenders will be determined by the amount of each applicable creditors unsecured claim as compared to the total amount of unsecured claims.

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The litigation trust will be funded initially with $100,000 by the Reorganized Debtors. The litigation trust will analyze and, if deemed appropriate by the Litigation Trustee, pursue claims and causes of action that have been transferred to the litigation trust under the Plan. These potential claims and causes of action include those claims and causes of action belonging to the Debtors against any third party not specifically released under the Plan and that are not part of the First Lien Lenders collateral. For a list of categories of claims and potential causes of action, see Article I.C. of this Disclosure Statement regarding potential claims and causes of action against the Rhodes Entities and Exhibit G to the Disclosure Statement for a list of potential claims and causes of action against third parties, including service providers and vendors. If a claim is purchased by the First Lien Lenders pursuant to the Plan, however, the Debtors will waive any claims for preference recovery under section 547 of the Bankruptcy Code on account of those claims that are purchased at the request of the Creditors Committee. As stated in more detail below, the recovery on account of these potential claims and causes of action are highly speculative. The First Lien Lenders estimate that recovery by the General Unsecured Claims will be approximately 3.2% under the Plan, but there can be no guarantee that the recovery will be that high. The Rhodes Entities will transfer the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course (through the equity of the non-Debtor Rhodes Entities that own the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course) to the Reorganized Debtors. The most recent appraisal for the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course valued the Golf Course at approximately $7.9 million. The Reorganized Debtors will assume any debt on the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course, up to a maximum amount of $5.9 million. The Reorganized Debtors may, under certain circumstances, require Rhodes to purchase the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course any time between four (4) and eight (8) years from the Effective Date for $5.9 million in cash. The Rhodes Entities will have the right to repurchase the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course for $5.9 million after eight (8) years subject to certain terms and conditions. The Rhodes Entities will pay $3.5 million in cash to the Reorganized Debtors, which will be used to fund distributions under the Plan and provide working capital to the extent of any excess. The Rhodes Entities will cooperate with the Reorganized Debtors in connection with certain matters related to the Reorganized Debtors continued home-building operations including, without limitation, matters pertinent to (i) HOA boards, (ii) contractor licenses, and (iii) the maintenance of performance bonds. The Rhodes Entities will receive a limited release under the Plan. The release will be limited to claims and causes of action arising under chapter 5 of the Bankruptcy Code (i.e., preferential transfers and fraudulent transfers) solely to the extent that the transactions to which such claims and causes of action relate have been expressly disclosed in either the statements of financial affairs filed by the Debtors with the Bankruptcy Court or Schedule B to the settlement term sheet which is attached as Exhibit 1 to the Plan. Any claims or causes of action against the Rhodes Entities that belong to the Debtors estates that are not expressly released under the Plan will be transferred to the litigation trust.

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Any allowed claims that the Rhodes Entities have against the Debtors Estates will be treated as general unsecured claims and will not be subject to subordination. The Rhodes Entities will also be permitted to assert that they have the right to setoff any allowed claims they have against the Debtors Estates against any claims that the Debtors Estates have against the Rhodes Entities. The Rhodes Entities will also receive the Debtors non-core assets located in Arizona solely to the extent set forth on Attachment D to Exhibit 1 to the Plan, which assets are not necessary for the Debtors reorganization plan and are completely landlocked by holdings of the Rhodes Entities. These assets will be transferred free and clear of any third party creditor claims (which third party creditor claims will remain assertable against the Debtors Estates). All of these Arizona assets constitute collateral securing the Debtors obligations to the First Lien Lenders and Second Lien Lenders. The First Lien Steering Committee believes that these assets are worth approximately $1 million. The First Lien Steering Committee and the Rhodes Entities will structure the Plan in a manner that is tax advantageous for the Rhodes Entities; provided, that, such structure does not create any tax liabilities for the Debtors or the First Lien Lenders. Potential Claims Against the Rhodes Entities

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On April 7, 2009, the First Lien Steering Committee moved for the appointment of a chapter 11 trustee (the Trustee Motion). The Trustee Motion was based, in part, on allegations of questionable and unlawful business dealings, and suspicions concerning the propriety of Mr. Rhodes conduct as the Debtors President, as detailed in a report prepared by a nationally recognized firm retained by the First Lien Agent to conduct an investigation into the Debtors business operations (the Rhodes Report). In light of the allegations contained in the Rhodes Report, and as a result of Mr. Rhodes conduct during the prepetition negotiations, the First Lien Steering Committee did not believe that Mr. Rhodes had been acting in accordance with his fiduciary duties. Thus, the First Lien Steering Committee Filed the Trustee Motion. The Rhodes Entities and the Debtors opposed the Trustee Motion and objected to the Rhodes Report as containing unsubstantiated allegations and hearsay. The Debtors provided extensive discovery and a deposition at the request of the First Lien Steering Committee. Prior to the hearing on this matter, the First Lien Steering Committee took the Trustee Motion off calendar in light of the discovery produced and the progress the parties were making on negotiations over the plan of reorganization. The allegations contained in the Trustee and Rhodes Report form the basis of potential claims against the Rhodes Entities. Among the potential claims are the following: Claims for beach of fiduciary duty; Claims for misappropriation of Debtor assets for personal use;

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Claims for usurping corporate opportunity for the benefit of competing interests; Claims for mismanagement of the Debtors operations; Claims for fraudulent transfers (to the extent not expressly released under the Plan); Claims for the diversion of corporate resources for the benefit of competing interests.

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Additional discovery and analysis will be required to be performed by the Litigation Trustee before any determination can be made whether the foregoing claims or any other claims are colorable and should be pursued by the litigation trust against the Rhodes Entities. The litigation trust will undertake a detailed analysis of any potential claims before making a determination on whether to pursue any litigation against the Rhodes Entities. While it is impossible at this time to predict with any certainty whether the foregoing claims or any other claims will be prosecuted and, if they are prosecuted, whether they will be successful, the First Lien Steering Committee believes that prosecution of claims against the Rhodes Entities may yield up to $10 million or more in judgments in favor of the litigation trust. However, such claims could also yield no proceeds if they are unsuccessful, or if the Rhodes Entities approximately $10.6 million in asserted claims are determined to be valid claims and are permitted to be used as offsets against any liabilities that the Rhodes Entities may be determined to have against the Debtors. The Rhodes Entities do not believe that viable claims or causes of action exist against them and they will vigorously defend any litigation based on the allegations contained in the Trustee Motion or otherwise, which allegations the Rhodes Entities assert are baseless and premised on inadmissible hearsay. D. The Debtors Principal Assets and Indebtedness

The principal assets of the Debtors include their homebuilding assets, which include inventory of undeveloped land and developed lots, and constructed homes (sold and unsold). The Debtors principal indebtedness includes: (1) First Lien Lender Secured Claims; (2) Second Lien Lender Secured Claims; (3) Other Secured Claims; (4) Priority Non-Tax Claims; (5) General Unsecured Claims; (6) Rhodes Entities Claims; (7) First Lien Lender Deficiency Claims; (8) Second Lien Lender Deficiency Claims; (9) Insured Claims; (10) Subordinated Claims; and (11) Intercompany Claims. E. Treatment of Claims and Interests

Except for unclassified Administrative Claims and Priority Tax Claims, the Plan divides all Claims against the Debtors into various Classes. The table set forth below summarizes the Classes of Claims and Interests under the Plan, the treatment of Claims and Interests and projected recovery for Holders of Allowed Claims in such Classes and the entitlement of Holders of Claims in such Classes to vote to accept or reject the Plan.

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The allowance, classification and treatment of all Allowed Claims and Interests and the respective distributions and treatments under the Plan take into account and conform to the relative priority and rights of the Claims and Interests in each Class in connection with any contractual, legal and equitable subordination rights relating thereto, whether arising under general principles of equitable subordination, section 510 of the Bankruptcy Code or otherwise. Pursuant to section 510 of the Bankruptcy Code, the Reorganized Debtors reserve the right to reclassify any Allowed Claim or Interest in accordance with any contractual, legal or equitable subordination relating thereto. 1. Summary and Treatment of Allowed Unclassified Claims
ESTIMATED AMOUNT OR VALUE OF CLAIMS (CONSOLIDATED BASIS) $750,000

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CLASS NO. A-1 Priority Tax Claims DESCRIPTION Administrative Claims

TREATMENT FOR ALLOWED CLAIMS Each Allowed Administrative Claim shall be paid in full, in Cash. Allowed Administrative Claims include costs incurred in the operation of the Debtors businesses after the Petition Date, the allowed fees and expenses of Professionals retained by the Debtors and the Creditors Committee and the fees due to the United States Trustee pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1930. Allowed Priority Tax Claims shall be paid in full, in Cash.

$125,000

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Summary and Treatment of Allowed Classified Claims


ESTIMATED AMOUNT OR VALUE OF CLAIMS (CONSOLIDATED BASIS) $325,947,566

DESCRIPTION First Lien Lender Secured Claims

TREATMENT FOR ALLOWED CLAIMS/PROJECTED RECOVERY/STATUS/VOTING RIGHTS Each of the First Lien Lenders (or its Permitted Nominee) shall receive on account of its Secured Claims, (w) its pro rata share of $1.5 million in Cash from the proceeds of the First Lien Lenders Collateral, (x) its pro rata share of 100% of the New First Lien Notes, and (y) its pro rata share of 100% of the Newco Equity Interests (subject to dilution for any Newco Equity Interests issued pursuant to a Management and Director Equity Incentive Plan). The $1.5 million payment to the First Lien Lenders shall be allocated and deemed paid to the First Lien Lenders in accordance with Article VII.F. of the Plan.

Projected Recovery on Account of Secured Claims:

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ESTIMATED AMOUNT OR VALUE OF CLAIMS (CONSOLIDATED BASIS)

TREATMENT FOR ALLOWED CLAIMS/PROJECTED RECOVERY/STATUS/VOTING RIGHTS 28.9% Status: Impaired Voting: Entitled to Vote If the Class of Second Lien Lender Secured Claims votes in favor of the Plan, each of the Second Lien Lenders (or its Permitted Nominee) shall receive its pro rata share of 50% of the net proceeds of the Stanley Engineering Litigation on account of its Secured Claims without a reduction on account of the reasonable fees and expenses of Ropes & Gray LLP and local counsel for the Second Lien Agent, subject to an aggregate cap of $500,000, each of which such fees shall be paid in Cash to the Second Lien Agent on the Effective Date. If the Class of Second Lien Lender Secured Claims votes against the Plan, each of the Second Lien Lenders shall receive no recovery on account of such Secured Claims. Projected Recovery on Account of Secured Claims: 2.8% Status: Impaired Voting: Entitled to Vote

$72,848,357.65

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B Priority Non-Tax Claims $0 A-3 Other Secured Claims $2.3 million

To the extent not satisfied by the Debtors prior to the Effective Date, Holders of Other Secured Claims shall either (i) have such Claims reinstated and rendered Unimpaired, (ii) receive Cash in an amount equal to such Claims, including any interest required to be paid, (iii) receive the Collateral securing such Claim and any interest required to be paid, or (iv) receive such treatment as to which such Holder and the Reorganized Debtors or the Debtors, with the consent of the First Lien Steering Committee (and in consultation with the First Lien Agent and Second Lien Agent), otherwise agree. Projected Recovery: 100% Status: Unimpaired Voting: Deemed to Accept Each Holder of an Allowed Priority Non-Tax Claim shall be paid in full, in Cash unless the Holder of an Allowed Priority Non-Tax Claim and the Reorganized Debtors or the Debtors, with the consent of the First Lien Steering Committee (and in consultation with the First Lien Agent and Second Lien Agent), otherwise agree. Projected Recovery: N/A

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C-1 General Unsecured Claims CLASS NO. DESCRIPTION

ESTIMATED AMOUNT OR VALUE OF CLAIMS (CONSOLIDATED BASIS)

TREATMENT FOR ALLOWED CLAIMS/PROJECTED RECOVERY/STATUS/VOTING RIGHTS Status: Unimpaired Voting: Deemed to Accept On the Effective Date, each Holder of an Allowed General Unsecured Claim (including any Allowed Rhodes Entities Claims) shall receive its pro rata share of the Litigation Trust Interests allocable to the Holders of General Unsecured Claims on account of its Allowed Claim. Projected Recovery: 3.2% Status: Impaired Voting: Entitled to Vote

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Estimated asserted amount $15 million +

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D Old Equity Interests C-4 Subordinated Claims $0 C-3 Second Lien Lender Deficiency Claims $70,348,357.65 C-2 First Lien Lender Deficiency Claims $231,649,680

On the Effective Date, each Holder of an Allowed First Lien Lender Deficiency Claim shall receive its pro rata share of the Litigation Trust Interests allocable to the Holders of First Lien Lender Deficiency Claims on account of its Allowed Claim. Projected Recovery 3.2% Status: Impaired Voting: Entitled to Vote On the Effective Date, each Holder of an Allowed Second Lien Lender Deficiency Claim shall receive its pro rata share of the Litigation Trust Interests allocable to the Holders of Second Lien Lender Deficiency Claims on account of its Allowed Claim. If the Class of Second Lien Lender Secured Claims votes against the Plan, the distribution of Litigation Trust Interests allocable to the Holders of Second Lien Lender Deficiency Claims shall be subject to the reasonable fees and expenses of Ropes & Gray LLP and local counsel for the Second Lien Agent. Projected Recovery: 3.2% Status: Impaired Voting: Entitled to Vote Claims subordinated under applicable law shall not receive any recovery on account of their Claims. Projected Recovery: N/A Status: Impaired Voting: Deemed to Reject Each holder of an Old Equity Interest shall not be entitled to, and shall not receive or retain any property or interest in property on account of such

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ESTIMATED AMOUNT OR VALUE OF CLAIMS (CONSOLIDATED BASIS)

TREATMENT FOR ALLOWED CLAIMS/PROJECTED RECOVERY/STATUS/VOTING RIGHTS Old Equity Interest. Projected Recovery: 0% Status: Impaired Voting: Deemed to Reject

$500,000,000

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At the election of the Reorganized Debtors, Intercompany Claims will be (i) reinstated, in full or in part, (ii) resolved through set-off, distribution, or contribution, in full or in part, or (iii) cancelled and discharged, in full or in part, in which case such discharged and satisfied portion shall be eliminated and the Holders thereof shall not be entitled to, and shall not receive or retain, any property or interest in property on account of such portion under the Plan. Projected Recovery: 0% Status: Impaired Voting: Deemed to Reject

Upon information and belief, as of September 18, 2009, the Claims and Solicitation Agent had received approximately 461 Proofs of Claim and the total amount of Claims Filed against one or more of the Debtors was over $12.7 billion, of which $12 billion are duplicate Claims that will be automatically deemed to be eliminated upon the Effective Date. Additionally, the First Lien Steering Committee believes that many of the Filed Proofs of Claim are invalid, untimely, and/or overstated. Therefore, the Debtors, the Reorganized Debtors and/or the First Lien Steering Committee will object to such Claims. The First Lien Steering Committee estimates that, at the conclusion of the Claims objection, reconciliation and resolution process, the aggregate amount of Claims will be as set forth on the charts in Article I.E. The Claims Register, which reflects all Claims Filed against each Debtor Entity, is available for inspection at www.omnimgt.com/rhodes. The Claims estimates are approximate and based upon numerous assumptions and represent significant reductions in the aggregate face amount of Claims Filed. There is no guarantee that the ultimate amount of each category of Claims will conform to the estimates stated herein, and the majority of Claims underlying such estimates are subject to challenge. A number of Claims have been asserted in unliquidated amounts. The First Lien Steering Committee believes that certain Claims are without merit, and the Debtors, the Reorganized Debtors and/or the First Lien Steering Committee will object to all such Claims. There can be no assurance, however, that Claim objections will achieve the significant reductions in Claims

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set forth above. Moreover, additional Claims may be Filed or identified during the Claims objection, reconciliation and resolution process that may materially affect the foregoing estimates. G. Questions and Answers Regarding this Disclosure Statement and the Plan 1. What is Chapter 11?

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Chapter 11 is the principal business reorganization chapter of the Bankruptcy Code. Under chapter 11, a debtor can reorganize or wind-down its business for the benefit of itself and holders of claims against and interests in the debtor. Chapter 11 also is designed to promote equality of treatment for similarly situated holders of claims against the debtor and similarly situated holders of interests in the debtor with respect to the distribution of the debtors assets. The commencement of a chapter 11 case creates an estate that is comprised of all of the legal and equitable interests of the debtor as of the filing date. The Bankruptcy Code provides that the debtor may continue to operate its business and remain in possession of its property as a debtor in possession. The consummation of a chapter 11 plan is the principal objective of a chapter 11 case. A chapter 11 plan sets forth the means for satisfying claims against, and interests in, a debtor. Confirmation of a chapter 11 plan by a bankruptcy court makes the plan binding upon the debtor, any person or entity acquiring property under the plan and any holder of claims against or interests in the debtor, whether or not such holder of claims or interests (1) is impaired under or has accepted the plan or (2) receives or retains any property under the plan. Subject to certain limited exceptions and other than as provided in the plan itself or the confirmation order, a confirmation order discharges the debtor from any debt that arose prior to the date of confirmation of the plan and substitutes therewith the obligations specified under the confirmed plan. 2. Why is the First Lien Steering Committee sending me this Disclosure Statement?

The Disclosure Statement is being furnished by the First Lien Steering Committee in connection with: (a) the solicitation of votes for the acceptance or rejection of the Plan; and (b) the confirmation hearing (the Confirmation Hearing), which is scheduled for [January 5, 2009 at 9:00 a.m.] Pacific Time (the Confirmation Hearing Date). Before soliciting votes for the acceptance or rejection of the Plan, Bankruptcy Code section 1125 requires the First Lien Steering Committee to prepare a Disclosure Statement containing adequate information of a kind, and in sufficient detail, to enable a hypothetical reasonable investor to make an informed judgment regarding acceptance of the Plan. 3. Am I entitled to vote on the Plan? What will I receive from the Debtors if the Plan is consummated?

Your ability to vote and your distribution under the Plan, if any, depend on what kind of Claim or Interest you hold. A summary of the Classes of Claims and Interests (each, a

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category of Holders of Claims or Interests as set forth in Article IV of this Disclosure Statement and Article III of the Plan pursuant to section 1122(a) of the Bankruptcy Code, which we refer to as a Class) and their respective voting statuses is set forth below. You should refer to this entire Disclosure Statement and the Plan for a complete description of the classification and treatment of Allowed Claims and Interests in each of the Classes below.
Class A-1 A-2 A-3 B C-1 C-2 C-3 C-4 D E Claim First Lien Lender Secured Claims Second Lien Lender Secured Claims Other Secured Claims Priority Non-Tax Claims General Unsecured Claims First Lien Lender Deficiency Claims Second Lien Lender Deficiency Claims Subordinated Claims Old Equity Interests Intercompany Claims Status Impaired Impaired Unimpaired Unimpaired Impaired Impaired Impaired Impaired Impaired Impaired Voting Rights Entitled to Vote Entitled to Vote Deemed to Accept Deemed to Accept Entitled to Vote Entitled to Vote Entitled to Vote Deemed to Reject Deemed to Reject Deemed to Reject

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For more information about the treatment of Claims and Interests see Classification and Treatment of Claims, which begins on page 31 of this Disclosure Statement. 4. What happens to my recovery if the Plan is not confirmed, or does not go effective?

In the event that the Plan is not confirmed, there is no assurance that the Debtors will be able to reorganize their business. If the Plan is not confirmed in a timely manner, it is unclear whether the transactions contemplated by the Plan and the Mediation Settlement could be implemented and what Holders of Claims would ultimately receive in respect of their Claims. It is possible that any alternative plan would result in substantially less favorable treatment for Holders of Claims than such Holders would receive under the Plan. Moreover, non-Confirmation of the Plan may result in an extended chapter 11 proceeding. For a more detailed description of the consequences of the Plan or of a liquidation scenario, see Best Interests of Creditors Test, which begins on page 82 of this Disclosure Statement, and the Going Concern Analysis and Liquidation Analysis attached as Exhibits D and Exhibit E to this Disclosure Statement. 5. If the Plan provides that I get a distribution, do I get it upon Confirmation or when the Plan goes effective, and what do you mean when you refer to Confirmation, Effective Date and Consummation?

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on the Effective Date or as soon as practicable thereafter. See Conditions Precedent to Confirmation and Consummation of the Plan, which begins on page 75 of this Disclosure Statement, for a discussion of the conditions to Confirmation and the Effective Date. 6. Where is the cash required to fund the Plan coming from?

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Although the Plan provides for the option of obtaining exit financing, the Plan contemplates that the Reorganized Debtors will fund distributions under the Plan with Cash on hand, existing assets, and the issuance of the New First Lien Notes and Newco Equity Interests. In addition, the Plan provides that the Rhodes Entities will pay $3.5 million in Cash to the Reorganized Debtors, which will be used to fund distributions under the Plan and provide working capital to the extent of any excess. Finally, the Reorganized Debtors will provide funding for the Litigation Trust in the initial amount of $100,000 (the Litigation Trust Funding Amount). The Litigation Trust Funding Amount will be repaid to the Reorganized Debtors from the first proceeds received by the Litigation Trust. 7. Is there potential litigation related to the Plan?

Yes. In the event that any Impaired Class of Claims does not accept the Plan, the First Lien Steering Committee may seek Confirmation of the Plan notwithstanding the dissent of such Class of Claims. The Bankruptcy Court may confirm the Plan pursuant to the cramdown provisions of the Bankruptcy Code, which allow the Bankruptcy Court to confirm a plan that has been rejected by an Impaired Class of Claims if it determines that the Plan satisfies the requirements of Bankruptcy Code section 1129(b). There can be no assurance, however, that the Bankruptcy Court will order that the Plan be confirmed over the objection of an Impaired Class of Claims. In addition, the First Lien Steering Committee is aware of the possibility that Stanley Consultants, Inc. may object to the Plan based upon arguments previously raised in connection with Stanley Consultants, Inc.s objection to the Disclosure Statement. See Certain Bankruptcy Considerations, which begins on page 87 of this Disclosure Statement. 8. What are the Claims and Causes of Action that will be transferred to the Litigation Trust?

Pursuant to the terms of the Litigation Trust Agreement, the Debtors will transfer to the Litigation Trust all Claims and Causes of Action on which the First Lien Lenders do not have a lien and that have not been released pursuant to the Plan or by order of the Bankruptcy Court. Such Claims and Causes of Action include those Claims and Causes of Action belonging to the Debtors against the Rhodes Entities (other than any claims released against the Rhodes Entities pursuant to the Plan) and those Claims and Causes of Action listed on Exhibit G hereto. Although the First Lien Steering Committee is still in the process of analyzing and reviewing potential Claims and Causes of Action against the Rhodes Entities, the First Lien Steering Committee believes that such Claims and Causes of Action may potentially include (i) Claims for breach of fiduciary duty, (ii) Claims for misappropriation of Debtors assets for personal use, (iii) Claims for usurping corporate opportunities for the benefit of competing interests, (iv) Claims for mismanagement of the Debtors operations, (v) Claims for fraudulent transfers (to the extent not expressly released by the Plan), and (vi)

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Claims for the diversion of corporate resources for the benefit of competing interests. For additional information regarding the Claims and Causes of Action to be transferred to the Litigation Trust, please see Exhibit G to this Disclosure Statement. For additional details regarding Claims and Causes of Action against the Rhodes Entities, see Potential Claims Against the Rhodes Entities, which begins on page 4 of this Disclosure Statement. 9. What is the process by which the First Lien Lenders will purchase certain general unsecured claims?

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Under the terms of the Plan, the First Lien Lenders will receive $1.5 million in Cash from the proceeds of the First Lien Lenders collateral. The First Lien Lenders have agreed to use the $1.5 million Cash payment provided to them under the Plan to purchase the General Unsecured Claims of Creditors who are listed on the Claims Purchase Schedule attached to this Disclosure Statement as Exhibit H to the extent such Claims are outstanding as of the Effective Date and subject to certain other limitations and conditions. Pursuant to the Plan, the First Lien Lenders will be paid the $1.5 million in Cash through a series of payments made over the course of eighteen months. Payments on account of the purchased Claims will be made on the same time frame as the First Lien Lenders receive Cash payments from the Reorganized Debtors under the Plan. The First Lien Steering Committee may add Claims to the Claim Purchase Schedule at any time so long as the amount to be paid for all Claims listed on the Claim Purchase Schedule does not exceed $1.5 million. No Creditor listed on the Claim Purchase Schedule will receive an amount in excess of the full amount of its Claim. For additional details regarding the purchase of Claims by the First Lien Lenders, see General Unsecured Claims Purchase, which begins on page 63 of this Disclosure Statement. 10. Why does the Plan provide for substantive consolidation?

As discussed in more detail in this Disclosure Statement, the First Lien Steering Committee believes that substantive consolidation of the Debtors Estates is warranted based on several factors and will provide the greatest recovery for unsecured creditors. Among other things, these factors include that the Debtors (i) operate as a single business enterprise under a single name, (ii) operate on a centralized basis with a centralized cash management system, (iii) share common parent companies, (iv) rely on a single corporate office for operational and other support services, (v) regularly conduct business with each other such that the flow of funds and transactions would be difficult to entangle, and (vi) are all obligated on the First Lien Lender Claims and the Second Lien Lender Claims. Moreover, as the First Lien Lenders and Second Lien Lenders can assert the full amount of their claims at every Debtor and general unsecured creditors can only assert claims against the specific Debtor against which such creditor has a claim, substantive consolidation will result in greater potential recoveries to unsecured creditors. In addition, a large amount of intercompany claims were owed between the various Debtors as of the Petition Date, and numerous Proofs of Claim were Filed against the incorrect Debtor entity. For additional information regarding the substantive consolidation of the Debtors Estates, see Substantive Consolidation, which begins on page 35 of this Disclosure Statement.

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What are the contents of the solicitation packages to be sent to creditors who are eligible to vote on the Plan?

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All Creditors who are eligible to vote on the Plan will receive a solicitation package containing (a) a cover letter: (i) describing the contents of the Solicitation Package and instructions on how paper copies of any materials that may be provided in CD-ROM format can be obtained at no charge; and (ii) urging the Holders in each of the Voting Classes (as defined below) to vote to accept the Plan, (b) the Solicitation Procedures Order, (c) a copy of the solicitation procedures, (d) an appropriate form of Ballot, (e) a copy of a letter signed by the Mediation Parties in support of the Plan, (f) a copy of a letter signed by the Creditors Committee in support of the Plan, (g) this Disclosure Statement (together with the Plan, which is Exhibit A thereto) in either paper or CD-ROM format; and (h) such other materials as the Bankruptcy Court may direct. The notices sent to parties in interest will indicate that this Disclosure Statement, the Plan and all of the exhibits thereto are available for viewing by any party at: www.omnimgt.com/rhodes. 12. Will there be releases granted to parties in interest under the plan?

Yes. The Plan provides for the Debtors estates to grant releases to (a) the First Lien Lenders in their capacity as such, (b) the First Lien Steering Committee, (c) the Second Lien Lenders in their capacity as such, (d) with respect to each of the foregoing Entities in clauses (a) through (c), such Entities predecessors, successors and assigns, (e) the Creditors Committee and the members thereof in their capacity as such, (f) with respect to each of the foregoing Entities in clauses (a) through (e), such Entities subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, members, directors, principals, employees, agents, financial advisors, attorneys, accountants, investment bankers, consultants, representatives, and other Professionals, (g) the Debtors officers, employees (including Thomas Robinson and Joseph Schramm) and Professionals, as of the Petition Date, and (h) Paul Huygens; provided, however, that clause (g) shall not include (i) the Rhodes Entities or their affiliates, (ii) insiders of any of the Rhodes Entities (except as to Thomas Robinson and Joseph Schramm), or (iii) relatives of Rhodes. In addition, the Plan provides that the Rhodes Entities shall be deemed released from any and all Claims, obligations, rights, suits, damages, Causes of Action, remedies, and liabilities whatsoever arising under chapter 5 of the Bankruptcy Code with respect to transfers made by the Debtors to the Rhodes Entities during the 2 years prior to the Petition Date; provided, however, that such release shall only apply to transfers expressly set forth in the Schedules as Filed with the Bankruptcy Court as of August 1, 2009 or as disclosed in Attachment B to the Mediation Term Sheet. Finally, the Plan provides that, pursuant to Bankruptcy Rule 9019, and except as otherwise specifically provided in the Plan, to the extent a First Lien Lender elects on its Ballot to release the First Lien Lenders in accordance with this Section VIII.F. of the Plan, each of the First Lien Lenders electing to grant such a release, shall be deemed to release each of the other First Lien Lenders that has elected to grant such a release; provided, however, that Claims or liabilities arising out of or relating to any act or omission of any First Lien Lender

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or any of its affiliates that constitutes gross negligence or willful misconduct shall not be released. 13. What is the deadline to vote on the Plan?

[4:00 p.m.] (prevailing Pacific Time) on [December 18], 2009. 14. How do I vote for or against the Plan?

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This Disclosure Statement, accompanied by a Ballot or Ballots to be used for voting on the Plan, is being distributed to the Holders of Claims entitled to vote on the Plan. If you are a Holder of a Claim in the following Classes, you may vote for or against the Plan by completing the Ballot and returning in the manner provided on the Ballot: Class A-1 (First Lien Lender Secured Claims) Class A-2 (Second Lien Lender Secured Claims) Class C-1 (General Unsecured Claims) Class C-2 (First Lien Lender Deficiency Claims) Class C-3 (Second Lien Lender Deficiency Claims)

The Debtors, with the approval of the Bankruptcy Court, have engaged Omni Management Group, LLC, Attn: Brian Osborne, 16161 Ventura Blvd. Suite C, PMB 477, Encino, CA 91436, to serve as the Claims and Solicitation Agent. The Claims and Solicitation Agent will process and tabulate Ballots for each Class entitled to vote to accept or reject the Plan. The deadline to vote on the Plan is [4:00 p.m.], (prevailing Pacific Time), on [December 18], 2009.

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BALLOTS Ballots must be actually received by the Claims and Solicitation Agent by [4:00 p.m.] (prevailing Pacific Time) on [December 18], 2009. Ballots can be sent by hand delivery, mail, fax or email to the following addresses: Hand Delivery/Mail: The Rhodes Companies, LLC Omni Management Group Attn: Brian Osborne 16161 Ventura Blvd. Suite C, PMB 477 Encino, CA 91436 Fax: (818) 783-2737 Email: Nova@omnimgt.com If you have any questions on the procedure for voting on the Plan, please contact the Claims and Solicitation Agent by telephone at (866) 989-6144 or contact Brian Osborne at bosborne@omnimgmt.com. More detailed instructions regarding how to vote on the Plan are contained on the Ballots distributed to Holders of Claims that are entitled to vote on the Plan. For your vote to be counted, your ballot must be completed, signed and received by [4:00 p.m.] (prevailing Pacific Time), on [December 18], 2009. It is important to follow the specific instructions provided on each Ballot. Each Ballot must be completed and returned in the manner indicated on the Ballot. 15. Why is the Bankruptcy Court holding a Confirmation Hearing?

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Section 1128(a) of the Bankruptcy Code requires the Bankruptcy Court to hold a hearing on Confirmation of the Plan. Section 1128(b) of the Bankruptcy Code provides that any party in interest may object to Confirmation of the Plan. 16. When is the Confirmation Hearing set to occur?

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Nevada, located at 300 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, Nevada 89101. The Confirmation Hearing may be continued from time to time by announcing such continuance in open court or otherwise, without further notice to parties in interest. The Bankruptcy Court, in its discretion and prior to the Confirmation Hearing, may put in place additional procedures governing the Confirmation Hearing. The Plan may be modified, if necessary, prior to, during, or as a result of the Confirmation Hearing, without further notice to interested parties. Objections to Confirmation of the Plan must be filed and served on the First Lien Steering Committee, and certain other parties, by no later than [December 18], 2009 at [4:00 p.m.] (prevailing Pacific Time). Any objections to the Plan must be (i) in writing, (ii) conform to the Bankruptcy Rules and the Local Rules, (iii) state the name and address of the objecting party and the amount and nature of the Claim of such Entity, (iv) state with particularity the basis and nature of any objection to the Plan and, if practicable, a proposed modification to the Plan that would resolve such objection, (v) and be actually received by no later than [December 18], 2009 at 4:00 P.M. 17. What is the purpose of the Confirmation Hearing?

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The consummation of a chapter 11 plan is the principal objective of a chapter 11 case. A chapter 11 plan sets forth the means for satisfying claims against, and interests in, a debtor. Confirmation of a chapter 11 plan by a bankruptcy court makes the plan binding upon the debtor, any person or entity acquiring property under the plan and any holder of claims against or interests in the debtor, whether or not such holder of claims or interests (1) is impaired under or has accepted the plan or (2) receives or retains any property under the plan. Subject to certain limited exceptions and other than as provided in the plan itself or the confirmation order, a confirmation order discharges the debtor from any debt that arose prior to the date of confirmation of the plan and substitutes therewith the obligations specified under the confirmed plan. 18. What role does the Bankruptcy Court play after the Confirmation Hearing?

After the Confirmation of the Plan and the occurrence of the Effective Date, the Bankruptcy Court will retain exclusive jurisdiction over all matters arising out of, or related to, the Chapter 11 Cases and the Plan pursuant to sections 105(a) and 1142 of the Bankruptcy Code and as otherwise set forth in the Plan. 19. What is the effect of the Plan on the Debtors ongoing business?

The Debtors are reorganizing pursuant to chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code. As a result, the Confirmation of the Plan means that the Debtors will not be liquidated or forced to go out of business. As a result of the Mediation Settlement, the Plan contemplates that, upon the Debtors emergence from chapter 11, the Debtors will continue to operate as a going concern homebuilder primarily in the Las Vegas market. For additional details on the Plan, see Plan Overview beginning on page 1 of this Disclosure Statement. Additional details regarding the Mediation Settlement can be found in the section entitled Settlement Overview beginning on page 2 of this Disclosure Statement.

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Will any party have significant influence over the corporate governance and operations of the Reorganized Debtors?

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The Plan contemplates that the First Lien Lenders will be the owners of the Reorganized Debtors. Pursuant to the Plan, a new parent company for the Debtors will be formed (Newco) and each of the First Lien Lenders will receive their pro rata share of 100% of the equity interests in Newco on account of its First Lien Lender Secured Claim. As a result of certain transactions to be undertaken in connection with the Plan, Newco will control the Reorganized Debtors upon their emergence from bankruptcy. The boards of directors of the Reorganized Debtors will consist of one or more members appointed by the First Lien Steering Committee. The First Lien Steering Committee will also appoint a chief executive officer or other similar officer to manage the Reorganized Debtors. The First Lien Steering Committee is in the process of selecting such officers and directors. The identity of such officers and directors will be publicly disclosed prior to the Confirmation Hearing, which is scheduled to take place on [January 5], 2010 at 9:00 a.m. 21. Does the First Lien Steering Committee recommend voting in favor of the Plan?

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Yes. In the opinion of the First Lien Steering Committee, the Plan is preferable to the alternatives described in this Disclosure Statement because it provides for a larger distribution to the Holders of Claims than would otherwise result in a liquidation under chapter 7 of the Bankruptcy Code. In addition, any alternative other than Confirmation could result in extensive delays and increased Administrative Claims, which would result in smaller distributions to the Holders of Claims. Accordingly, the First Lien Steering Committee recommends that Holders of Claims entitled to vote on the Plan support Confirmation and vote to accept the Plan. Voting and Confirmation

The Classes entitled to vote will have accepted the Plan if (1) the Holders of at least two thirds in dollar amount of the Allowed Claims actually voting in each such Class, as applicable, have voted to accept the Plan and (2) the Holders of more than one half in number of the Allowed Claims actually voting in each such Class, as applicable, have voted to accept the Plan. Assuming the requisite acceptances are obtained, the First Lien Steering Committee intends to seek Confirmation of the Plan at the Confirmation Hearing scheduled to commence on [January 5], 2010 at [9:00 a.m.] prevailing Pacific Time, before the Bankruptcy Court. Section 1129(a)(10) of the Bankruptcy Code will be satisfied for purposes of Confirmation by acceptance of the Plan by at least one Class of Claims that is Impaired under the Plan. To the extent a Holder of one or more First Lien Lender Claims also holds one or more Second Lien Lender Claims, if such Holder votes in favor of the Plan on account of its First Lien Lender Claim(s), the Holder shall be deemed to vote in favor of the Plan on account of its Second Lien Lender Claim(s) regardless of whether the Holder actually votes its Second Lien Lender Claim(s) in favor of the Plan.

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THE FIRST LIEN STEERING COMMITTEE WILL SEEK CONFIRMATION OF THE PLAN UNDER SECTION 1129(B) OF THE BANKRUPTCY CODE WITH RESPECT TO ANY IMPAIRED CLASSES PRESUMED TO REJECT THE PLAN, AND THE FIRST LIEN STEERING COMMITTEE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DO SO WITH RESPECT TO ANY OTHER REJECTING CLASS OR TO MODIFY THE PLAN. The Bankruptcy Court has established [November 16], 2009 (the Record Date), as the date for determining which Holders of Claims are eligible to vote on the Plan. Ballots, along with this Disclosure Statement, the Plan and the Solicitation Procedures Order, will be mailed to all registered Holders of Claims as of the Record Date that are entitled to vote. A return envelope will be included with Ballots, as appropriate. The Claims and Solicitation Agent will answer questions regarding the procedures and requirements for voting to accept or reject the Plan and for objecting to the Plan, provide additional copies of all materials and oversee the voting tabulation. The Claims and Solicitation Agent will also process and tabulate Ballots for each Class entitled to vote to accept or reject the Plan. The address for the Claims and Solicitation Agent is: Omni Management Group Attn: Rhodes Homes Claims Agent 16501 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 440 Encino, CA 91436 Or if by email to scott@omnimgt.com or by fax to 818-783-2737. If you have any questions on voting procedures, please call the Claims and Solicitation Agent at the following toll free number: (818) 906-8300. TO BE COUNTED, BALLOTS (OR MASTER BALLOTS OF THE RESPECTIVE NOMINEE HOLDER, IF APPLICABLE) INDICATING ACCEPTANCE OR REJECTION OF THE PLAN MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE CLAIMS AND SOLICITATION AGENT NO LATER THAN 4:00 P.M. PREVAILING PACIFIC TIME ON [DECEMBER 18], 2009 (THE VOTING DEADLINE). ANY BALLOT RECEIVED AFTER THE VOTING DEADLINE SHALL NOT BE COUNTED. THE FIRST LIEN STEERING COMMITTEE BELIEVES THAT THE PLAN IS IN THE BEST INTEREST OF ALL CREDITORS. THE FIRST LIEN STEERING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS THAT ALL HOLDERS OF CLAIMS AGAINST THE DEBTORS WHOSE VOTES ARE BEING SOLICITED SUBMIT BALLOTS TO ACCEPT THE PLAN. I. Consummation of the Plan

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It will be a condition to Confirmation of the Plan that all provisions, terms, and conditions of the Plan are approved in the Confirmation Order unless otherwise satisfied or waived pursuant to the provisions of Article X of the Plan. Following Confirmation, the Plan will be consummated on the Effective Date, which will be no earlier than the eleventh day following entry of an order, in form and substance acceptable to the First Lien Steering Committee, by the Bankruptcy Court confirming the Plan and satisfaction of all conditions to

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Confirmation and the Effective Date having been satisfied or waived in accordance with the terms of the Plan. Article II. BACKGROUND2 A. Description of the Debtors Business Operations 1. Organizational Structure

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The Debtors organizational chart is attached hereto as Exhibit B. In addition to the Debtor entities below, the Debtors are affiliated with several other companies that are not Debtors in these Chapter 11 Cases. Rhodes Ranch GP is the primary holder of land associated with the Rhodes Ranch master-planned community and also owns some commercial properties outside of the Rhodes Ranch master-planned community. The Rhodes Ranch master-planned community consists of several developments, including developments built by non-Debtor affiliated developers. Rhodes Design and Development Corp. holds the Debtors contractors license in Nevada along with holding some land. Previously, Rhodes Ranch Golf and Country Club was the owner and operator of the golf course and club house in the Rhodes Ranch development, but on December 22, 2008, as required by the First Lien Credit Agreement, its assets were sold to non-Debtor Rhodes Ranch Golf, Inc. The Rhodes Companies, LLC is a real estate development holding company. The following Debtors hold parcels of land associated with the Tuscany development: Rhodes Design and Development; Tuscany Acquisitions, LLC; Tuscany Acquisitions II, LLC; Tuscany Acquisitions III, LLC; and Tuscany Acquisitions IV, LLC. Tuscany Golf Country Club, LLC owns and operates the golf club located at the Tuscany development. The following Debtors own land in Arizona: Rhodes Homes Arizona, LLC; Rhodes Arizona Properties, LLC; and Elkhorn Investments. Rhodes Homes Arizona, LLC also holds the Debtors Arizona contractors license. Heritage Land Company, LLC is the land management company for its subsidiaries and does not hold any real estate directly. The following Debtors are subsidiaries of Heritage Land Company, LLC and hold various parcels of land primarily located in Nevada: Tick, LP; Glynda, LP; Chalkline, LP; Batcave, LP; Jacknife, LP; Wallboard, LP; and Overflow LP. The Debtors are also involved in land acquisition, development, and some utility and design work. Exterior and interior design is provided by Rhodes Design & Development Corporation. Rhodes Realty, Inc. is the Debtor that provides sales and marketing services for

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the Debtors. C & J Holdings, Inc. is the homeowners association management company for Rhodes Ranch, Tuscany, and three other smaller communities. Pinnacle Grading, LLC provides grading and excavation services to the Debtors. Previously, the following Debtors also provided specific services to the Debtors, but have ceased operations: Bravo Inc.; Gung-Ho Concrete, LLC; Geronimo Plumbing, LLC; Arapahoe Cleaning, LLC; Apache Framing, LLC; Six Feathers Holding, LLC; and Tribes Holding LLC. Elkhorn Investments, Inc. is a holding company for Elkhorn Partners, LP. Elkhorn Partners, LP is a limited partnership that was formed for the construction and sale of several communities in Northwest Las Vegas. As of the Petition Date, only one home remained unsold. 2. History and Projects

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The Debtors are engaged primarily in the business of detached home building and sales in Nevada and Arizona. Collectively, the Debtors developed 40 communities since their founding in 1988, generating over $2.4 billion in total revenues. The Debtors have built more than 6,000 homes in the Las Vegas Valley during the past two decades. In 2008, the Debtors sold 390 homes, generating revenue of $118.3 million, or $54.6 million in gross profit. Currently, the Debtors have two signature master planned communities under development, Rhodes Ranch and Tuscany Residential Village. Both communities are recognized for their accessible location to employment centers and the Las Vegas Strip, for their community amenities, country club lifestyle, and for the quality and value of home design and construction. Rhodes Ranch is located in southwestern Las Vegas and opened in 1997. It has a gated entry and 24-hour security detail with patrols. The development is built around a Ted Robinson-designed 18-hole championship golf course. The development features a multimillion dollar community center with swimming pool, gymnasium, multiple basketball courts, fitness center, and card/club rooms. The community also has a community park and sports complex. There are 314 available finished lots remaining to be sold as of March 31, 2009, and approximately 1,993 lots to be developed. The First Lien Steering Committee estimates the value of the Rhodes Ranch development on a going concern basis to be approximately $65.4 million. Tuscany Residential Village is located in southeast Las Vegas and opened in 2005. The development is also built around a Ted-Robinson designed 18-hole championship golf course. It has gated entry and 24-hour security detail (with patrols), an existing 35,000 square foot community center similar to Rhodes Ranch, and a planned Tuscan-themed retail center. As of March 31, 2009, Tuscany had 350 finished lots remaining to be sold and 559 partially developed lots. The First Lien Steering Committee estimates the value of Tuscany Residential Village on a going concern basis to be approximately $48.1 million. Spanish Hills is a high-end development located in southwest Las Vegas. The community is built on over 100 acres and features many custom homes in excess of 5,400

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square feet of living space. As of March 31, 2009, it had 2 partially developed single family estate lots and 2 finished lots remaining to be sold. It also had 10 acres of undeveloped land. The First Lien Steering Committee estimates value of the Spanish Hills development on a going concern basis to be approximately $1 million. The Debtors did not operate their developments by legal entity, so for purposes of estimating Claims against each of these developments, the Debtors would need to conduct a Claim-by-Claim analysis. In several cases, the Claims filed by Creditors were asserted against The Rhodes Companies, LLC, which is the lead Debtor for purposes of the Chapter 11 Cases, but not necessarily the contracting party with whom the such Creditors may have conducted business. There is, however, approximately $390 million of Secured First Lien Lender debt and Second Lien Lender debt filed against each Debtor. For a more complete discussion of the total Claims asserted against all the Debtors, see Article I.F hereof. The Debtors homebuilding operations in Arizona (Arizona) will be transferred to the Rhodes Entities on the Effective Date pursuant to the Plan. Arizona consists of all of the real and personal property of three of the Debtors: Rhodes Homes Arizona Properties, LLC, Rhodes Homes Arizona, LLC, and Elkhorn Investments, Inc. Included within the Arizona Assets is Pravada, which is a Rhodes Homes development located in Mohave County (vicinity of Kingman, Arizona) on approximately 1,312 acres, which has 3,591 partially developed lots. Also included in Arizona, which is located within and around Pravada, are 4 model homes, 4 standing inventory homes, and 327 acres of land. The full list of Arizona Assets being transferred to the Rhodes Entities is set forth on Attachment D to the Mediation Term Sheet. The Arizona Assets do not include any assets owned by Pinnacle Grading located in Arizona, except for Pinnacle Grading office equipment, furniture, computers located in Arizona, which is set forth on Attachment D to the Mediation Term Sheet. The Debtors own a number of additional lots and commercial-zoned properties in various stages of development in Nevada and Arizona. As of the first quarter of 2009, development on all projects except Rhodes Ranch and Tuscany has ceased pending improvement in the real estate market. 3. Principal Debt and Capital Structure

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The Debtors are party to a Credit Agreement dated as of November 21, 2005 among Heritage Land Company, LLC, The Rhodes Companies, LLC, and Rhodes Ranch General Partnership, as the Borrowers, the Lenders Listed Therein as the Lenders, and Credit Suisse, Cayman Islands Branch, as Administrative Agent, Collateral Agent, Syndication Agent, Sole Bookrunner and Sole Lead Arranger (the First Lien Credit Agreement). As of the Petition Date, there was approximately $302 million in principal amount outstanding under the First Lien Credit Agreement. The First Lien Steering Committee is comprised of certain lenders under the First Lien Credit Agreement that hold, in the aggregate, approximately 70% of the

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outstanding first lien debt.3 Three of the Debtors are primary obligors under the First Lien Credit Agreement. The remaining Debtors executed guarantees under the same facility. The First Lien Credit Agreement is secured by a blanket first lien on substantially all of the Debtors property. The First Lien Lenders assert that the Stanley Engineering Litigation is among the assets included in their collateral package. In addition, the Debtors are party to a Credit Agreement dated as of November 21, 2005 among Heritage Land Company, LLC, The Rhodes Companies, LLC, and Rhodes Ranch General Partnership, as the Borrowers, the Lenders Listed Therein, as the Lenders, and Credit Suisse, Cayman Islands Branch, as Administrative Agent, Collateral Agent, Syndication Agent, Sole Bookrunner and Sole Lead Arranger (the Second Lien Credit Agreement). As of the Petition Date, there was approximately $70.7 million in principal amount outstanding under the Second Lien Credit Agreement. The Second Lien Credit Agreement is secured by a blanket second lien on substantially all of the Debtors property. The Second Lien Lenders also assert that the Stanley Engineering Litigation is among the assets included in their collateral package. The First Lien Lenders and the Second Lien Lenders are party to an intercreditor agreement that, among other things, prohibits the Second Lien Lenders from receiving a recovery from the collateral securing the first lien and second lien debt unless the First Lien Lenders are repaid in full. Moreover, to the extent the Second Lien Agent receives Collateral or the proceeds thereof prior to the discharge of the first lien indebtedness, the Second Lien Agent must pay over such Collateral or proceeds to the First Lien Agent for the benefit of First Lien Lenders. Absent the consent of the First Lien Lenders, the Second Lien Lenders would not be entitled to a recovery in these cases. The intercreditor agreement does not, however, prevent the Second Lien Lenders from voting against the Plan. Notwithstanding the foregoing provisions, the First Lien Lenders have agreed to gift a 50% interest in the Stanley Engineering Litigation to the Second Lien Lenders on account of the Second Lien Lenders Secured Claims if the Class of Second Lien Lender Secured Claims votes in favor of the Plan. Proceeds from the first lien indebtedness and the second lien indebtedness were used as follows: (i) approximately $240 million was used to pay off other secured loan debt of the Debtors; (ii) approximately $50 million was placed in an interest reserve for both the first lien credit facility and the second lien credit facility; (iii) approximately $70 million was paid to equity, and (iv) the remainder was used by the Debtors to fund operating expenses. The Debtors are also party to a swap transaction, pursuant to which there was approximately $20.2 million outstanding on the Petition Date. The swap is an interest rate hedging arrangement with an affiliate of the First Lien Agent to hedge against the floating interest rate applicable to amounts outstanding under the First Lien Credit Agreement. The swap involves the payment by the Debtors of fixed amounts to the affiliate of the First Lien Agent, and the payment of variable amounts (based on agreed upon floating interest rates) by
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the affiliate to the Debtors. Obligations outstanding under the swap transaction are equal in priority with obligations outstanding under the First Lien Credit Agreement. The Debtors are also obligated to approximately nine equipment lenders who hold purchase money security interests in various office equipment and equipment used in the Debtors operations. As of the Petition Date, the Debtors estimate that they are obligated to these equipment lenders in the approximate amount of $2.5 million. In the ordinary course of business, the Debtors are required to post bonds, either on an unsecured or partially secured basis backed by collateral, as support for the Debtors completion of certain performance and/or payment obligations for the benefit of various third party beneficiaries, generally governmental entities, agencies, jurisdictions or homeowners associations with which they conduct business. The Debtors rely on bonding companies to post the bonds and have issued indemnities in favor of the bonding companies in the event that the bonds come due. The Debtors estimate that they currently have approximately $31 million in outstanding bonds, none of which amounts have been called. The First Lien Steering Committee anticipates the existing performance bonds will continue in effect upon the Debtors emergence from chapter 11. 4. The Rhodes Entities Claims

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The Debtors are affiliated with several non-Debtor entities that are not obligors or guarantors under the First Lien Credit Agreement or the Second Lien Credit Agreement. The non-Debtor entity affiliates, (the Rhodes Entities) are directly or indirectly owned by James M. Rhodes, the founder and President of the Debtors. The Rhodes Entities have alleged prepetition Claims on an aggregate basis against the Debtors for approximately $10.598 million consisting primarily of tax payments allegedly made by the Rhodes Entities on behalf of the Debtors. The First Lien Steering Committee is in the process of analyzing the Rhodes Entities Claims and any and all claims that the Debtors estates may hold against the Rhodes Entities. 5. Management of the Debtors

James Rhodes leads the management team of the Debtors. Upon the Effective Date, it is contemplated that James Rhodes will not have a management role with the Reorganized Debtors. B. Pending Significant Litigation

Rhodes Homes Arizona, LLC filed suit against Stanley Consultants, Inc. (Stanley), an Iowa corporation, in August, 2006 in the Superior Court of Arizona, Maricopa County. An amended complaint was filed on October, 23 2007. The amended complaint seeks recovery against Stanley for breach of contract, bad faith, declaratory relief, fraud, punitive damages, and professional negligence arising out of approximately $7 million worth of charges for work that was substantially unusable. Damages have been itemized to counsel for Stanley in the amount of $25,140,595.96, which amount does not include exemplary damages. Stanley has filed a counterclaim to recover approximately $2 million in unpaid charges. A significant portion of discovery has been completed in connection with the lawsuit. Upon information and belief, no trial date has been set.

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Stanley Filed Proofs of Claim against Rhodes Homes Arizona, LLC, Rhodes Design and Development Corporation and Rhodes Ranch General Partnership asserting Claims in the total aggregate amount of $4,609,249.00 on account of prepetition services allegedly rendered pursuant to agreements entered into with (i) Rhodes Homes Arizona, LLC and (ii) Rhodes Design and Development Corporation and Rhodes Ranch General Partnership. The Reorganized Debtors will evaluate and, if appropriate, file objections to such Claims prior to the Claims Objection Deadline. The Reorganized Debtors also intend to pursue the Stanley Engineering Litigation post-emergence. Stanley disputes the Debtors ability to transfer any intellectual property created by Stanley to the Rhodes Entities. Article III.4 THE CHAPTER 11 CASES The following is a general summary of the Chapter 11 Cases, including the events leading up to the chapter 11 filings, the stabilization of the Debtors operations following the chapter 11 filings, certain administrative matters addressed during the Chapter 11 Cases and the Debtors restructuring initiatives since the chapter 11 filings. A. Events Leading to the Chapter 11 Cases

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At the end of the fourth quarter of 2008, sales in the Las Vegas market of new, detached homes were down 93% (to 522 net sales) from the peak (7,731 quarterly net sales) that occurred in the second quarter of 2005. The median base price for a detached single family home dropped 39% from the peak achieved in the fourth quarter of 2005. Although the Debtors had made cost reductions in general overhead and other areas, including employee layoffs, many factors, including the severe downturn of the Las Vegas market, significant supply overhang, and general economic malaise combined to create an environment where the Debtors were unable to meet their March 2009 debt and amortization payments. The First Lien Steering Committee was formed in early March 2009 to negotiate the terms of a forbearance agreement and consensual restructuring with the Debtors after it became apparent that the Debtors would not be able to make their regularly scheduled interest and amortization payments on the first lien debt. On March 31, 2009, an interest payment in the amount of approximately $9 million and a principal payment in the amount of $10.75 million was due and owing on the First Lien Credit Agreement and an interest payment in the amount of approximately $2.4 million was due and owing on the Second Lien Credit Agreement. Despite extended and intensive negotiations between the First Lien Lenders and the Debtors, when no agreement was reached by March 31, 2009, the Debtors commenced these Chapter 11 Cases on March 31, 2009 and April 1, 2009 to avail themselves of the protections of the Bankruptcy Code.

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Initiation of the Chapter 11 Cases

On either March 31, 2009 or April 1, 2009, each of the Debtors Filed a voluntary petition for relief under chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code. The Debtors continue to operate their business and manage their properties as debtors in possession pursuant to sections 1107(a) and 1108 of the Bankruptcy Code. On April 13, 2009, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order jointly administering the Chapter 11 Cases pursuant to Bankruptcy Rule 1015(b). No trustee or examiner has been appointed in the Chapter 11 Cases. C. Stabilization of Operations

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After commencing the Chapter 11 Cases, the Debtors sought and obtained a number of orders from the Bankruptcy Court to minimize disruption to their operations and facilitate the administration of the Chapter 11 Cases. Several of these orders are briefly summarized below. 1. Cash Collateral Motion

The Debtors Filed a motion (the Cash Collateral Motion) seeking entry of interim and final orders (i) authorizing the Debtors to use cash collateral, (ii) granting adequate protection to the Debtors prepetition secured creditors, and (iii) scheduling a final hearing on the Cash Collateral Motion [Heritage Docket No. 15]. Subsequent to the filing of the Cash Collateral Motion, the Court entered a series of stipulated orders authorizing the Debtors to use cash collateral with the consent of the First Lien Steering Committee. On April 10, 2009, the Court entered a stipulated interim order (the First Stipulated Cash Collateral Order) authorizing the Debtors to use cash collateral through April 17, 2009 [Heritage Docket No. 125]. On April 17, 2009, the Court entered a second stipulated interim order (the Second Stipulated Cash Collateral Order), which extended the Debtors authorization to use cash collateral through April 28, 2009 [Rhodes Docket No. 73] on similar terms to the First Stipulated Cash Collateral Order. On April 30, 2009, the Court entered a final stipulated order authorizing the Debtors to use cash collateral through June 28, 2009 [Rhodes Docket No. 126]. In response to further requests for extension of the Debtors authority to use cash collateral, the First Lien Steering Committee has consented to periodic continuances of the Debtors use of cash collateral. A copy of the current cash collateral budget is attached hereto as Exhibit C. 2. Cash Management Motion

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The Debtors Filed a motion (the Home Sale Motion) for authority to, among other things, (i) continue the construction, sale and closing of homes to customers in the ordinary course of business, (ii) honor certain prepetition contract obligations to homebuyers, including, where appropriate in the Debtors business judgment and not inconsistent with past business practices, to refund deposits or provide other customer incentives, (iii) provide that the sale of homes to the Debtors customers shall be free and clear of all liens, claims, encumbrances and other interests, (iv) pay claims secured by liens out of the proceeds of home sales, (v) establish procedures for resolving disputed lien claims, (vi) proceed immediately with the sale of homes and establishment of the lien procedures, and (vii) permit financial institutions to receive, process, honor and pay all checks presented for payment and electronic payment requests relating to the foregoing [Rhodes Docket No. 14]. As set forth in the Home Sale Motion, the Debtors ability to, among other things, satisfy their contractual obligations to their customers and continue to contract for and complete the construction and sale of homes, free and clear of liens, is critical to the Debtors operations. On April 10, 2009 the Bankruptcy Court entered an interim order granting the Home Sale Motion [Rhodes Docket No. 20], and subsequently entered a final order, with certain modifications, on April 17, 2009 (the Final Home Sale Order) [Rhodes Docket No. 77]. Among other things, the Final Home Sale Order established that the construction and sale of homes was required to be consistent with any cash collateral orders and provided the Debtors prepetition lenders with rights to receive certain information and object to certain lien payments. 4. Insider Compensation Motion

As required by the Wages Orders, the Debtors Filed a motion for an order authorizing the Debtors to pay the salary of the Debtors president, James M. Rhodes, through June 26, 2009, the time period of the Debtors 13 week budget, or any such further time period as authorized by the Court or agreed upon by the First Lien Lenders pursuant to any cash collateral order entered in these cases [Rhodes Docket Number 94]. The United States Trustee filed an objection, which was resolved in the order approving the motion on July 21, 2009. 5. Retention of Debtors Professionals

Throughout the Chapter 11 Cases, the Debtors retained certain Professionals to assist them in carrying out their duties as debtors in possession and to otherwise represent their interests in the Chapter 11 Cases. These Professionals included: (a) Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP, as general bankruptcy counsel; (b) Larson & Stephens, LLC, as local counsel; (c) Acceleron Group, LLC, as valuation advisor; and (d) Sullivan Group Real Estate Advisors, as market research consultant. The Bankruptcy Court entered an order approving certain procedures for the interim compensation and reimbursement of retained Professionals in the Chapter 11 Cases. 6. Ordinary Course Professionals

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Professionals) for the same purposes as such services were provided prior to the Petition Date. Accordingly, pursuant to sections 105(a), 327, 328 and 330 of the Bankruptcy Code and Bankruptcy Rule 2014(a), the Debtors Filed a motion (the OCP Motion) seeking entry of an order authorizing them to retain, employ, and pay Ordinary Course Professionals in the ordinary course of the Debtors businesses, on the terms and conditions set forth in the OCP Motion, and subject to certain monthly payment caps [Rhodes Docket No. 141]. The Bankruptcy Court entered an order approving the OCP Motion on May 19, 2009 [Rhodes Docket No. 187]. D. Appointment of the Creditors Committee

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On May 26, 2009, the United States Trustee appointed the Creditors Committee. The members of the Creditors Committee are: G.C. Wallace, Inc., Interstate Plumbing & Air Conditioning, M&M Electric, Inc. and Southwest Iron Works, LLC. The Creditors Committee retained the law firm of Parsons Behle & Latimer as counsel. E. Claims Bar Dates

On April 30, 2009, each of the Debtors Filed their schedules of assets and liabilities and statement of financial affairs as amended from time to time (collectively, the Schedules) with the Bankruptcy Court. Interested parties may review the Schedules at the office of the Clerk of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Nevada, Southern Division, 300 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, NV 89101 or by visiting www.omnimgt.com/rhodes. By notice dated March 31, 2009, the Court set the claims bar date for 90 days after the date first set for the meeting of creditors, or August 5, 2009 (the Bar Date Notice) [Heritage Docket No. 3]. The Bar Date Notice was served on the Debtors master mailing lists on April 17, 2009. Accordingly, the following Bar Dates have been established: (i) Debtors; August 5, 2009 for all Holders of General Unsecured Claims against all

(ii) September 28, 2009 for all Holders of Claims of Governmental Units for all Debtors except the following three Debtors: Rhodes Homes Arizona, L.L.C. (Case No. 09-14882); Tuscany Golf Country Club, LLC (Case No. 09-14884); and Pinnacle Grading, LLC (Case No. 09-14887); (iii) September 29, 2009 for all Holders of Claims of Governmental Units for the following three Debtors: Rhodes Homes Arizona, L.L.C. (Case No. 09-14882); Tuscany Golf Country Club, LLC (Case No. 09-14884); and Pinnacle Grading, LLC (Case No. 09-14887). On May 27, 2009, the Debtors Filed the Motion of Debtors for Entry of an Order Authorizing the Debtors to Publish Notice of the Bar Dates and Approving the Form of the Publication Notice Pursuant to FRBP 2002(l). The Bankruptcy Court entered an order (the Bar Date Publication Order) granting the motion on July 9, 2009 [Rhodes Docket Number 305]. The Bar Date Publication Order authorized the Debtors to publish notice of the Bar

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Dates in the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the Kingman Daily Miner and such other local publications as the Debtors deemed appropriate within ten days of the entry of the Bar Date Publication Order. The First Lien Steering Committee and the Debtors have been reviewing various Proofs of Claim and will continue to review and evaluate each Proof of Claim Filed prior to the applicable Bar Date to determine whether grounds exist to object to the allowance of such Claims. The First Lien Steering Committee believes that the Claims asserted against the Debtors will likely be resolved and/or reduced to aggregate amounts that approximate the estimates for Allowed Claims set forth herein. However, the actual aggregate amounts of the Allowed Claims in any Class may differ significantly from the First Lien Steering Committees estimates thereof and any variance from such estimates may affect distributions in certain Classes. Article IV. SUMMARY OF THE PLAN THIS SECTION PROVIDES A SUMMARY OF THE STRUCTURE AND MEANS FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PLAN AND THE CLASSIFICATION AND TREATMENT OF CLAIMS AND INTERESTS UNDER THE PLAN, AND IS QUALIFIED IN ITS ENTIRETY BY REFERENCE TO THE PLAN (AS WELL AS THE EXHIBITS THERETO AND DEFINITIONS THEREIN). THE STATEMENTS CONTAINED IN THE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT INCLUDE SUMMARIES OF THE PROVISIONS CONTAINED IN THE PLAN AND IN THE DOCUMENTS REFERRED TO IN THE PLAN. THE STATEMENTS CONTAINED IN THE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT DO NOT PURPORT TO BE PRECISE OR COMPLETE STATEMENTS OF ALL THE TERMS AND PROVISIONS OF THE PLAN OR DOCUMENTS REFERRED TO IN THE PLAN, AND REFERENCE IS MADE TO THE PLAN AND TO SUCH DOCUMENTS FOR THE FULL AND COMPLETE STATEMENT OF SUCH TERMS AND PROVISIONS OF THE PLAN OR DOCUMENTS REFERRED TO IN THE PLAN. THE PLAN ITSELF AND THE DOCUMENTS IN THE PLAN CONTROL THE ACTUAL TREATMENT OF CLAIMS AND INTERESTS UNDER THE PLAN AND WILL, UPON THE OCCURRENCE OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE, BE BINDING UPON ALL HOLDERS OF CLAIMS AND INTERESTS, THE ESTATES, ALL PARTIES RECEIVING PROPERTY UNDER THE PLAN AND OTHER PARTIES IN INTEREST. IN THE EVENT OF ANY CONFLICT BETWEEN THE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AND THE PLAN OR ANY OTHER OPERATIVE DOCUMENT, THE TERMS OF THE PLAN AND/OR SUCH OTHER OPERATIVE DOCUMENT SHALL CONTROL. A. Overview of a Chapter 11 Plan

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The consummation of a chapter 11 plan is the principal objective of a chapter 11 case. A chapter 11 plan sets forth the means for satisfying claims against, and interests in, a debtor. Confirmation of a chapter 11 plan by a bankruptcy court makes the plan binding upon the

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debtor, any person or entity acquiring property under the plan and any holder of claims against or interests in the debtor, whether or not such holder of claims or interests (1) is impaired under or has accepted the plan or (2) receives or retains any property under the plan. Subject to certain limited exceptions and other than as provided in the plan itself or the confirmation order, a confirmation order discharges the debtor from any debt that arose prior to the date of confirmation of the plan and substitutes therewith the obligations specified under the confirmed plan. A chapter 11 plan may specify that the legal, contractual and equitable rights of the holders of claims or interests in certain classes are to remain unaltered by provisions of the plan. Such classes are referred to as unimpaired and, because of such favorable treatment, are deemed to accept the plan. Accordingly, the Debtors need not solicit votes from the Holders of Claims or Interests in such Classes. A chapter 11 plan also may specify that certain classes will not receive any distribution of property or retain any claim against a debtor. Such classes are deemed not to accept the plan and, therefore, need not be solicited to vote to accept or reject the plan. Any classes that are receiving a distribution of property under the plan but are not unimpaired will be solicited to vote to accept or reject the plan. Section 1123 of the Bankruptcy Code provides that a chapter 11 plan shall classify claims against and interests in the debtor. In compliance therewith, the Plan divides Claims and Interests into various Classes and sets forth the treatment for each Class. The Plan Proponent is also required, as discussed above, under section 1122 of the Bankruptcy Code, to classify Claims and Interests into Classes that contain Claims and Interests that are substantially similar to the other Claims and Interests in such Classes. The First Lien Steering Committee believes that the Plan has classified all Claims and Interests in compliance with the provisions of section 1122 of the Bankruptcy Code, but it is possible that a Holder of a Claim or Interest may challenge the classification of Claims and Interests and that the Bankruptcy Court may find that a different classification is required for the Plan to be confirmed. In such event, the First Lien Steering Committee intends, to the extent permitted by the Bankruptcy Court and the Plan, to make such reasonable modifications of the classifications under the Plan to permit Confirmation and to use the Plan acceptances received in this solicitation for the purpose of obtaining the approval of the reconstituted Class or Classes of which the accepting Holder is ultimately deemed to be a member. Any such reclassification could adversely affect the Class in which such Holder was initially a member, or any other Class under the Plan, by changing the composition of such Class and the vote required of that Class for approval of the Plan. B. Administrative and Priority Claims

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In accordance with section 1123(a)(1) of the Bankruptcy Code, Administrative Claims and Priority Tax Claims have not been classified and thus are excluded from the Classes of Claims set forth in Article III of the Plan. 1. Administrative Claims

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Allowed Administrative Claim, or (c) the date on which the Reorganized Debtors or the Debtors, with the consent of the First Lien Steering Committee (and in consultation with the First Lien Agent and Second Lien Agent) and the Holder of such Allowed Administrative Claim otherwise agree, and (ii) in such amounts as (a) are incurred in the ordinary course of business by the Debtors, (b) are Allowed by the Bankruptcy Court, (c) may be agreed upon between the Holder of such Allowed Administrative Claim and the Reorganized Debtors or the Debtors, with the consent of the First Lien Steering Committee (and in consultation with the First Lien Agent and Second Lien Agent), or (d) may otherwise be required under applicable law. Such Allowed Administrative Claims shall include costs incurred in the operation of the Debtors businesses after the Petition Date, the allowed fees and expenses of Professionals retained by the Debtors and the Creditors Committee and the fees due to the United States Trustee pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1930. 2. Priority Tax Claims

Allowed Priority Tax Claims shall be paid in full, in Cash, upon the later of (a) the Effective Date, (b) the date upon which there is a Final Order allowing such Claim as an Allowed Priority Tax Claim, (c) the date that such Allowed Priority Tax Claim would have been due if the Chapter 11 Cases had not been commenced, or (d) upon such other terms as may be agreed to between the Reorganized Debtors or the Debtors, with the consent of the First Lien Steering Committee (and in consultation with the First Lien Agent and Second Lien Agent), and any Holder of an Allowed Priority Tax Claim; provided, however, that the Reorganized Debtors or Debtors, with the consent of the First Lien Steering Committee (and in consultation with the First Lien Agent and Second Lien Agent), in lieu of payment in full of Allowed Priority Tax Claims on the Effective Date, may make Cash payments respecting Allowed Priority Tax Claims deferred to the extent permitted by Section 1129(a)(9) of the Bankruptcy Code and, in such event, unless otherwise provided herein, interest shall be paid on the unpaid portion of such Allowed Priority Tax Claim at the Federal statutory rate; provided, further, that deferred Cash payments on account of an Allowed Priority Tax Claim shall be paid quarterly over a period of six years commencing with the quarter after which such Priority Tax Claim has been Allowed. C. Classification and Treatment of Claims

All Claims and Interests, except Administrative Claims and Priority Tax Claims, are classified in the Classes set forth below. A Claim or Interest is classified in a particular Class only to the extent that the Claim or Interest qualifies within the description of that Class and is classified in other Classes to the extent that any portion of the Claim or Interest qualifies within the description of such other Classes. A Claim is also classified in a particular Class for the purpose of receiving distributions pursuant to the Plan only to the extent that such Claim is an Allowed Claim in that Class and has not been paid, released, or otherwise satisfied prior to the Effective Date. 1. Class A-1 First Lien Lender Secured Claims

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Class A-1 is Impaired and entitled to vote to accept or reject the Plan. On the Effective Date or such other date as set forth herein, each of the First Lien Lenders (or its Permitted Nominee) shall receive on account of its Secured Claims, (w) its pro rata share of $1.5 million in Cash from the proceeds of the First Lien Lenders Collateral, (x) its pro rata share of 100% of the New First Lien Notes, and (y) its pro rata share of 100% of the Newco Equity Interests (subject to dilution for any Newco Equity Interests issued pursuant to a Management and Director Equity Incentive Plan). The $1.5 million payment to the First Lien Lenders shall be allocated and deemed paid to the First Lien Lenders in accordance with Article VII.F. of the Plan. 2. Class A-2 Second Lien Lender Secured Claims

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Second Lien Lender Secured Claims include any Secured Claim on account of the Second Lien Credit Agreement. Class A-2 is Impaired and entitled to vote to accept or reject the Plan. On the Effective Date, only if the Class of Second Lien Lender Secured Claims votes in favor of the Plan, each of the Second Lien Lenders (or its Permitted Nominee) shall receive its pro rata share of 50% of the net proceeds of the Stanley Engineering Litigation, without a reduction on account of the reasonable fees and expenses of Ropes & Gray LLP and local counsel for the Second Lien Agent, subject to an aggregate cap of $500,000, each of which such fees shall be paid in Cash to the Second Lien Agent on the Effective Date. If the Class of Second Lien Lender Secured Claims votes against the Plan, each of the Second Lien Lenders shall receive no recovery on account of such Secured Claims. 3. Class A-3 Other Secured Claims

Other Secured Claims include any Secured Claim other than a: (a) First Lien Lender Secured Claim; or (b) Second Lien Lender Secured Claim. Class A-3 is Unimpaired and deemed to accept the Plan. To the extent not satisfied by the Debtors, pursuant to Bankruptcy Court order, in the ordinary course of business prior to the Effective Date, at the option of the Reorganized Debtors on or after the Effective Date (i) an Allowed Other Secured Claim shall be Reinstated and rendered Unimpaired in accordance with section 1124(2) of the Bankruptcy Code, (ii) a Holder of an Allowed Other Secured Claim shall receive Cash in an amount equal to such Allowed Other Secured Claim, including any interest on such Allowed Other Secured Claim required to be paid pursuant to section 506(b) of the Bankruptcy Code, on the later of the Effective Date and the date such Other Secured Claim becomes an Allowed Other Secured Claim, or as soon thereafter as is practicable, (iii) a Holder of an Allowed Other Secured Claim shall receive the Collateral securing both its Allowed Other Secured Claim and any interest on such Allowed Other Secured Claim required to be paid pursuant to section 506(b) of the Bankruptcy Code, or (iv) a Holder of an Allowed Other Secured Claim shall receive such treatment as to which such Holder and the Reorganized Debtors or the Debtors, with the consent of the First Lien Steering Committee (and in consultation with the First Lien Agent and Second Lien Agent), otherwise agree.

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Class B Priority Non-Tax Claims

Priority Non-Tax Claims include any Claim accorded priority in right of payment pursuant to section 507(a) of the Bankruptcy Code, other than a Priority Tax Claim or an Administrative Claim. Class B is Unimpaired and deemed to accept the Plan. Each Holder of an Allowed Priority Non-Tax Claim shall receive Cash in an amount equal to such Allowed Priority NonTax Claim on the later of the Effective Date and the date such Priority Non-Tax Claim becomes an Allowed Priority Non-Tax Claim, or as soon thereafter as is practicable, unless the Holder of an Allowed Priority Non-Tax Claim and the Reorganized Debtors or the Debtors, with the consent of the First Lien Steering Committee (and in consultation with the First Lien Agent and Second Lien Agent), otherwise agree. 5. Class C-1 General Unsecured Claims (including any Allowed Rhodes Entities Claims)

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General Unsecured Claims include any Claim (including any Allowed Rhodes Entities Claims) against any of the Debtors that is not a/n (a) Administrative Claim, (b) Priority Tax Claim, (c) Priority Non-Tax Claim, (d) First Lien Lender Secured Claim, (e) Second Lien Lender Secured Claim, (f) Other Secured Claim, (g) First Lien Lender Deficiency Claim, (h) Second Lien Lender Deficiency Claim, (i) Subordinated Claim, or (j) Intercompany Claim. Class C-1 is Impaired and entitled to vote to accept or reject the Plan. On the Effective Date, each Holder of an Allowed General Unsecured Claim (including any Allowed Rhodes Entities Claims) shall receive its pro rata share of the Litigation Trust Interests allocable to the Holders of General Unsecured Claims on account of its Allowed Claim. 6. Class C-2 First Lien Lender Deficiency Claims

First Lien Lender Deficiency Claims include any deficiency Claim arising under the First Lien Credit Agreement. Class C-2 is Impaired and entitled to vote to accept or reject the Plan. On the Effective Date, each Holder of a First Lien Lender Deficiency Claim shall receive its pro rata share of the Litigation Trust Interests allocable to the Holders of First Lien Lender Deficiency Claims on account of its Allowed Claim. 7. Class C-3 Second Lien Lender Deficiency Claims

Second Lien Lender Deficiency Claims include any deficiency Claims arising under the Second Lien Credit Agreement. Class C-3 is Impaired and entitled to vote to accept or reject the Plan. On the Effective Date, each Holder of an Allowed Second Lien Lender Deficiency Claim shall receive its pro rata share of the Litigation Trust Interests allocable to the Holders of Second Lien Lender Deficiency Claims on account of its Allowed Claim. If the Class of Second Lien Lender Secured Claims votes against the Plan, the distribution of Litigation Trust Interests

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allocable to the Holders of Second Lien Lender Deficiency Claims shall be subject to the reasonable fees and expenses of Ropes & Gray LLP and local counsel for the Second Lien Agent. 8. Class C-4 Subordinated Claims

Subordinated Claims include all Claims subject to subordination under Bankruptcy Code section 510. The First Lien Steering Committee does not believe there are any Subordinated Claims but has created such Class out of an abundance of caution. Class C-4 is Impaired and deemed to have rejected the Plan. Claims subordinated under applicable law shall not receive any recovery on account of their Claims. 9. Class D Old Equity Interests

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Cramdown

The First Lien Steering Committee will request Confirmation of the Plan under section 1129(b) of the Bankruptcy Code with respect to any Impaired Class that does not accept the Plan pursuant to section 1126 of the Bankruptcy Code. The First Lien Steering Committee reserves the right to modify the Plan to the extent, if any, that Confirmation pursuant to section 1129(b) of the Bankruptcy Code requires modification. F. Means for Implementation of the Plan 1. Substantive Consolidation

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The Plan shall serve as a motion by the First Lien Steering Committee seeking entry of a Bankruptcy Court order substantively consolidating all of the Estates into a single consolidated Estate for all purposes associated with Confirmation and distributions to be made under the Plan. The effect of substantive consolidation is that on the Effective Date: (a) solely for the purposes of the Plan and the distributions and transactions contemplated thereunder, all assets and liabilities of the Debtors Estates shall be deemed consolidated into a single estate; (b) all cross-corporate guarantees made by the Debtors prepetition shall be deemed eliminated (regardless of whether such guaranty is secured, unsecured, liquidated, unliquidated, contingent, or disputed); (c) any obligation of any Debtor and all guarantees thereof executed by one or more of the Debtors shall be deemed to be a single obligation of the consolidated Debtors; (d) any Claims Filed or to be Filed in connection with any such obligation and such guarantees referenced in subsection (c) hereof shall be deemed to be a single Claim against the consolidated Debtors; (e) each and every Claim Filed in the individual Chapter 11 Case of any of the Debtors shall be deemed to be a single obligation of all of the Debtors under the Plan; (f) all duplicative Claims (identical in both amount and subject matter) Filed against more than one of the Debtors shall be automatically expunged so that only one Claim survives against the consolidated Debtors (but in no way shall such surviving Claim be deemed Allowed by reason of this Section); and (g) the Intercompany Claims will be automatically eliminated. All Claims based upon guarantees of collection, payment or performance made by the Debtors as to the obligations of another Debtor or of any other Person shall be discharged, released and of no further force and effect; provided, however, that nothing in the Plan shall affect the obligations of each of the Debtors under the Plan. Notwithstanding the substantive consolidation of these Cases for purposes of the Plan, each of the Debtors shall, as Reorganized Debtors, continue to exist after the Effective Date as separate corporate entities. Substantive consolidation causes no harm to creditors and the benefits of substantive consolidation are numerous. First, over $12 billion in duplicate secured debt claims will be eliminated because the First Lien Lender Claims and the Second Lien Lender Claims each will be allowed only once against the consolidated Estate. Second, over $500 million in Intercompany Claims will be deemed eliminated because the multiple Debtors will be deemed only one Debtor. Third, over $4.6 million of other duplicate Unsecured Claims that have been filed in multiple Chapter 11 Cases will be automatically eliminated. Fourth, approximately 35% of the Claims that have been Filed are asserted incorrectly against the wrong Debtor. Substantive consolidation will eliminate the need for the objection to such Claims.

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Accordingly, the Plan Proponent submits that substantive consolidation is warranted in the Chapter 11 Cases. The following additional factors support substantive consolidation: The Debtors operate as a single business enterprise called Rhodes Homes rather than along distinct legal entities. The Debtors operate on a centralized basis with a central cash management system. All of the Debtors operating expenses are paid for by one Debtor entity on behalf of the other Debtors. Likewise, all funds received by the Debtors are automatically remitted to the central cash management account as required by the First Lien Credit Agreement. The Debtors financial reporting is also on a consolidated basis and the Debtors file consolidated tax returns. The Debtors share common parent companies. The Debtors have overlapping directors or managing members and officers among parent and subsidiaries. Because the Debtors all have the same director/managing member and principal shareholder, Mr. Rhodes, there were no regular meetings of the subsidiaries boards of directors. Also, for most of the Debtors who are LLCs, no board meetings are required. Rather, all corporate actions are done by written consent of the sole shareholder and director/ managing member. All of the Debtors corporate activities are characterized by centralized decision making, including the filing of the bankruptcies. All of the Debtors rely on the corporate office for their accounting, legal, human resources, administrative support. In addition to shared corporate support, all of the Debtors also share common insurance policies. The Debtors regularly conduct business with each other such that the flow of funds is numerous and would be extraordinarily difficult and time consuming to disentangle. As of the Petition Date, the Debtors estimate that approximately $500 million in intercompany claims were owed between the Debtors. The Debtors are all obligated, either as obligors or guarantors, under the First Lien Credit Agreement and the Second Lien Credit Agreement. Based on the 461 Proofs of Claims Filed, at least 160 claimants have Filed Claims against the wrong Debtor entity. Therefore, there is confusion amongst the Creditor body as to which Debtor is the Debtor that is legally obligated on the Claim.

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Sources of Consideration for Plan Distributions

The Reorganized Debtors shall fund distributions under the Plan with Cash on hand, proceeds from the Mediation Settlement, existing assets, and the issuance of the New First Lien Notes and Newco Equity Interests. a. Newco Equity Interests

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On the Effective Date, but not more than thirty days after the Effective Date for initial distributions on account of Allowed Claims, Newco shall issue Newco Equity Interests (based upon the Newco Total Enterprise Value) to the Holders of First Lien Lender Secured Claims. Each share of Class A-2 Equity Interest will be convertible at the option of the holder, exercisable at any time, into one Class A-1 Equity Interest. The economic rights of the Class A-1 Equity Interests and Class A-2 Equity Interests shall be identical. The Class A-2 Equity Interests will not be entitled to general voting rights, but will be entitled to vote on an as converted basis (together with the holders of the Class A-1 Equity Interests, as a single class) on certain non-ordinary course transactions, including (i) any authorization of, or increase in the number of authorized shares of, any class of capital stock ranking equal or senior to the Newco Equity Interests as to dividends or liquidation preference, including additional Newco Equity Interests, (ii) any amendment to the Newcos certificate of incorporation or by-laws, (iii) any amendment to any shareholders agreement, (iv) any sale, lease or other disposition of all or substantially all of the assets of the Reorganized Debtors through one or more transactions, (v) any recapitalization, reorganization, consolidation or merger of the Reorganized Debtors, (vi) to the extent that holders of Class A-1 Equity Interests have the right to vote thereon, any issuance or entry into an agreement for the issuance of capital stock (or any options or other securities convertible into capital stock) of the Reorganized Debtors, except as may be provided for under any management incentive plan, and (vii) to the extent that holders of Class A-1 Equity Interests have the right to vote thereon, any redemption, purchase or other acquisition by the Newco of any of its capital stock (except for purchases from employees upon termination of employment). The Class A-2 Equity Interests will be entitled to a separate class vote on any amendment or modification of any rights or privileges of the Class A-2 Equity Interests that does not equally affect the Class A-1 Equity Interests. In any liquidation, dissolution or winding up of the Reorganized Debtors, all assets will be distributed to holders of the Newco Equity Interests on a pro rata basis. (i) Section 1145 Exemption

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under section 1145 of the Bankruptcy Code any Securities contemplated by the Plan, including the Newco Equity Interests and New First Lien Notes, will be freely tradable and transferable by the recipients thereof, subject to (i) the provisions of section 1145(b)(1) of the Bankruptcy Code relating to the definition of an underwriter in section 2(a)(11) of the Securities Act, and compliance with any rules and regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission, if any, applicable at the time of any future transfer of such Securities or instruments; (ii) the restrictions, if any, on the transferability of such Securities and instruments set forth in the Newco LLC Operating Agreement, a draft of which is attached hereto as Exhibit J; and (iii) applicable regulatory approval. (ii) Issuance and Distribution of the Newco Equity Interests

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The Newco Equity Interests, when issued or distributed as provided in the Plan, will be duly authorized, validly issued, and, if applicable, fully paid and nonassessable. Each distribution and issuance shall be governed by the terms and conditions set forth in the Plan applicable to such distribution or issuance and by the terms and conditions of the instruments evidencing or relating to such distribution or issuance, which terms and conditions shall bind each Entity receiving such distribution or issuance. b. New First Lien Notes

On the Effective Date or as soon as reasonably practicable thereafter, Newco shall issue the New First Lien Notes. The Reorganized Debtors shall be co-borrowers and guarantors under the New First Lien Notes. The New First Lien Notes shall have the terms set forth on Exhibit 2 to the Plan and as otherwise provided in the terms of the documents governing the New First Lien Notes. A draft of the New First Lien Notes credit agreement is attached hereto as Exhibit K. c. Exit Financing

To the extent the board of directors of Newco (or such other governing body) determines that additional financing is necessary for the operation of the Reorganized Debtors businesses, Newco and/or the Reorganized Debtors may obtain additional financing. The First Lien Steering Committee does not anticipate that additional sources of funding in addition to Cash on hand, the Newco Equity Interests and the New First Lien Notes will be necessary to fund distributions under the Plan on the Effective Date. 3. Corporate Existence

Except as otherwise provided in the Plan, each Debtor shall continue to exist after the Effective Date as a separate corporate entity, limited liability company, partnership, or other form, as the case may be, with all the powers of a corporation, limited liability company, partnership, or other form, as the case may be, pursuant to the applicable law in the jurisdiction in which each applicable Debtor is incorporated or formed and pursuant to the respective certificate of incorporation and bylaws (or other formation documents) in effect prior to the Effective Date, except to the extent such certificate of incorporation and bylaws (or other formation documents) are amended by the Plan or otherwise, and to the extent such

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documents are amended, such documents are deemed to be pursuant to the Plan and require no further action or approval. 4. Vesting of Assets in the Reorganized Debtors

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Except for any Claims or Causes of Action transferred to the Litigation Trust and unless otherwise provided in the Plan or any agreement, instrument, or other document incorporated therein, on the Effective Date, all property in each Estate, all Causes of Action, and any property acquired by any of the Debtors pursuant to the Plan shall vest in each respective Reorganized Debtor, free and clear of all Liens, Claims, charges, or other encumbrances. On and after the Effective Date, except as otherwise provided in the Plan, each Reorganized Debtor may operate its business and may use, acquire, or dispose of property and compromise or settle any Claims, Interests, or Causes of Action without supervision or approval by the Bankruptcy Court and free of any restrictions of the Bankruptcy Code or Bankruptcy Rules. 5. Cancellation of Equity Securities and Related Obligations

On the Effective Date, except as otherwise specifically provided for in the Plan: (1) the Old Equity Interests and any other Certificate, note, bond, indenture, purchase right, option, warrant, or other instrument or document directly or indirectly evidencing or creating any indebtedness or obligation of or ownership interest in the Debtors giving rise to any Claim or Interest (except such Certificates, notes, other instruments or documents evidencing indebtedness or obligations of the Debtors that are Reinstated pursuant to the Plan), shall be cancelled solely as to the Debtors, and the Reorganized Debtors shall not have any continuing obligations thereunder and (2) the obligations of the Debtors pursuant, relating, or pertaining to any agreements, indentures, certificates of designation, bylaws, or certificate or articles of incorporation or similar documents governing the Old Equity Interests and any other Certificates, notes, bonds, indentures, purchase rights, options, warrants, or other instruments or documents evidencing or creating any indebtedness or obligation of the Debtors (except such agreements or Certificates, notes or other instruments evidencing indebtedness or obligations of the Debtors that are specifically Reinstated pursuant to the Plan) shall be released and discharged; provided, however, that notwithstanding Confirmation, any such indenture or agreement that governs the rights of the Holder of a Claim shall continue in effect solely for purposes of: (w) allowing Holders to receive distributions under the Plan; (x) allowing a Servicer to make distributions on account of such Claims as provided in the applicable governing agreement; (y) permitting such Servicer to maintain any rights and Liens it may have against property other than the Reorganized Debtors property for fees, costs, and expenses pursuant to such indenture or other agreement; and (z) governing the rights and obligations of non-Debtor parties to such agreements vis--vis each other (including, without limitation, the rights and obligations of non-Debtor parties under the First Lien Credit Agreement and the Second Lien Credit Agreement, which, for the avoidance of doubt, shall not be affected by the Plan except as otherwise expressly provided in the Plan); provided, further, however, that the preceding proviso shall not affect the discharge of Claims or Interests pursuant to the Bankruptcy Code, the Confirmation Order, or the Plan, or result in any expense or liability to the Reorganized Debtors. The Reorganized Debtors shall not have

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any obligations to any Servicer for any fees, costs, or expenses, except as expressly otherwise provided in the Plan. 6. Restructuring Steps and Transfer of Certain Interests to Newco

In the event the Rhodes Entities comply with all of their obligations pursuant to the Mediation Settlement and the Plan, on the Effective Date or, in the case of step (d) below, effective the next day, the following transactions shall be deemed to have occurred in the order set forth below. a. Newco shall be formed as a new limited liability company. The First Lien Lender Secured Claims shall be deemed to have been exchanged for the membership interests in Newco. Newco shall be deemed to hold all of the First Lien Lender Secured Claims. At the option of a holder, membership interests in Newco may be transferred to a corporation prior to step (b). Newco shall purchase all of the Heritage Equity Securities for $10.00. The Heritage Equity Securities have negligible value and are being purchased for $10 by Newco as part of the Mediation Settlement. Contemporaneous with or subsequent to Newcos purchase of the Heritage Equity Securities, The Rhodes Companies, LLC - the general partner of each of Tick, LP; Glynda, LP; Jackknife, LP; LP; Batcave, LP; Overflow, LP; Wallboard, LP; and Chalkline, LP, --shall sell its general partnership interests in such entities to Newco for $1.00. Alternatively, the membership interest in The Rhodes Companies, LLC may be acquired from its sole member Sagebrush Enterprises, Inc. in consideration for release of its obligations under the First Lien Lender Secured Claims. Newcos members may agree to continue Newco as an LLC, file a check the box election effective the day after the Effective Date to treat Newco as a corporation for tax purposes, or convert into a corporation as of the day after the Effective Date.

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In any event, to the extent any cancellation of indebtedness is derived from the foregoing transactions under the Internal Revenue Code, it shall be allocable to the holders of the Old Equity Interests as required by the Internal Revenue Code. To be clear, Newcos purchase of the Heritage Equity Securities shall occur (a) contemporaneously with or immediately before the membership interests of those entities described in Article IV.F.6.c, immediately above, are acquired; (b) before any debt or obligations of the Debtors are canceled or forgiven; (d) before any new notes are issued or existing debt is modified by the Reorganized Debtors; and (e) before any of the other acts or events contemplated in Article III.B, et seq., of the Plan. The holders of the Heritage Equity Securities and Newco will report the sale and purchase of the Heritage Equity Securities in accordance with revenue ruling 996, 1991-1 CB 432.

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Restructuring Transactions

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On the Effective Date or as soon as reasonably practicable thereafter, the Reorganized Debtors may take all actions as may be necessary or appropriate to effect any transaction described in, approved by, contemplated by, or necessary to effectuate the Plan, including: (1) the execution and delivery of appropriate agreements or other documents of merger, consolidation, or reorganization containing terms that are consistent with the terms of the Plan and that satisfy the requirements of applicable law; (2) the execution and delivery of appropriate instruments of transfer, assignment, assumption, or delegation of any property, right, liability, duty, or obligation on terms consistent with the terms of the Plan; (3) the filing of appropriate certificates of incorporation, merger, or consolidation with the appropriate governmental authorities pursuant to applicable law; (4) the Roll-Up Transactions; (5) the establishment of a liquidation trust or other appropriate vehicle to hold assets for sale that will not be utilized in the business of the Reorganized Debtors; and (6) all other actions that the Reorganized Debtors determine are necessary or appropriate, including the making of filings or recordings in connection with the relevant Roll-Up Transactions. The form of each RollUp Transaction shall be determined by the Reorganized Debtor that is party to such Roll-Up Transaction. Implementation of the Roll-Up Transactions shall not affect any distributions, discharges, exculpations, releases, or injunctions set forth in the Plan. 8. Corporate Action

Each of the matters provided for by the Plan involving the corporate structure of the Debtors or corporate or related actions to be taken by or required of the Reorganized Debtors shall, as of the Effective Date, be deemed to have occurred and be effective as provided in the Plan (except to the extent otherwise indicated), and shall be authorized, approved, and, to the extent taken prior to the Effective Date, ratified in all respects without any requirement of further action by Holders of Claims or Interests, directors of the Debtors, or any other Entity. Without limiting the foregoing, such actions may include: the adoption and filing of the Newco LLC Operating Agreement; the adoption and filing of organization documents of the other Reorganized Debtors; the appointment of directors and officers for the Reorganized Debtors; and the adoption, implementation, and amendment of the Management and Director Equity Incentive Plan. 9. Post-Confirmation Property Sales

To the extent the Reorganized Debtors sell any of their property prior to or including the date that is one year after Confirmation, the Reorganized Debtors may elect to sell such property pursuant to sections 363, 1123, and 1146(a) of the Bankruptcy Code. 10. Organizational Documents

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Committee. The organizational documents for Newco shall, among other things: (1) authorize issuance of the Newco Equity Interests; and (2) pursuant to and only to the extent required by section 1123(a)(6) of the Bankruptcy Code, include a provision prohibiting the issuance of non-voting Equity Securities. On or as soon as reasonably practicable after the Effective Date, to the extent required, each of the Reorganized Debtors shall file new certificates of incorporation (or other formation documents relating to limited liability companies limited partnerships, or other forms of Entity) in form and substance acceptable to First Lien Steering Committee, with the secretary (or equivalent state officer or Entity) of the state under which each such Reorganized Debtor is or is to be incorporated or organized. On or as soon as reasonably practicable after the Effective Date, to the extent required, Newco shall file the applicable organizational documents with the secretary (or equivalent state officer or Entity) of the state under which Newco is to be incorporated or organized. After the Effective Date, each Reorganized Debtor may amend and restate its new certificate of incorporation and other constituent documents as permitted by the relevant state corporate law. 11. Effectuating Documents, Further Transactions

On and after the Effective Date, the Reorganized Debtors, and the officers and members of the boards of directors (or other governing bodies) thereof, are authorized to and may issue, execute, deliver, file, or record such contracts, Securities, instruments, releases, and other agreements or documents and take such actions as may be necessary or appropriate to effectuate, implement, and further evidence the terms and conditions of the Plan and the Securities issued pursuant to the Plan in the name of and on behalf of the Reorganized Debtors, without the need for any approvals, authorizations, or consents except for those expressly required pursuant to the Plan. 12. Exemption from Certain Transfer Taxes and Recording Fees

Pursuant to section 1146(a) of the Bankruptcy Code, any transfer from a Debtor to a Reorganized Debtor or to any Entity pursuant to, in contemplation of, or in connection with the Plan or pursuant to: (1) the issuance, distribution, transfer, or exchange of any debt, equity security, or other interest in the Debtors or the Reorganized Debtors; (2) the creation, modification, consolidation, or recording of any mortgage, deed of trust, or other security interest, or the securing of additional indebtedness by such or other means; (3) the making, assignment, or recording of any lease or sublease; or (4) the making, delivery, or recording of any deed or other instrument of transfer under, in furtherance of, or in connection with, the Plan, including any deeds, bills of sale, assignments, or other instrument of transfer executed in connection with any transaction arising out of, contemplated by, or in any way related to the Plan, shall not be subject to any document recording tax, stamp tax, conveyance fee, intangibles or similar tax, mortgage tax, real estate transfer tax, mortgage recording tax, Uniform Commercial Code filing or recording fee, or recording fee, or other similar tax or governmental assessment, and the appropriate state or local governmental officials or agents shall forego the collection of any such tax or governmental assessment and to accept for filing and recordation any of the foregoing instruments or other documents without the payment of any such tax or governmental assessment.

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Directors and Officers of the Reorganized Debtors

On the Effective Date, the board of directors of the Reorganized Debtors or similar governing entities shall be composed of one or more members appointed by the First Lien Steering Committee. On the Effective Date, a chief executive officer or similar officer selected by the board of directors of the Reorganized Debtors shall be appointed. The identity of such officers and directors shall be disclosed at or prior to the Confirmation Hearing. 14. Management and Director Equity Incentive Plan

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The Reorganized Debtors reserve the right to implement a Management and Director Equity Incentive Plan. The terms and conditions of any Management and Director Equity Incentive Plan shall be determined by the Board of Directors of Newco. 15. The Litigation Trust

On the Effective Date, the Litigation Trust will be implemented pursuant to the terms of the Litigation Trust Agreement. A draft of the Litigation Trust Agreement is attached hereto as Exhibit I. On the Effective Date, pursuant to the terms of the Litigation Trust Agreement, the Debtors will transfer the Litigation Trust Assets for and on behalf of the Litigation Trust Beneficiaries, which will be the Holders of Allowed Claims in Classes C-1, C-2 and C-3. For all federal income tax purposes, the beneficiaries of the Litigation Trust shall be treated as grantors and owners thereof and it is intended that the Litigation Trust be classified as a liquidating trust under Section 301.7701-4 of the Treasury Regulations and that such trust is owned by its beneficiaries. Accordingly, for federal income tax purposes, it is intended that the Litigation Trust Beneficiaries be treated as if they had received a distribution of an undivided interest in the Litigation Trust Assets and then contributed such interests to the Litigation Trust. The Litigation Trust will initially be funded with $100,000, which amount will be transferred to the Litigation Trust on the Effective Date and which will be repaid to the Reorganized Debtors from the first proceeds received by the Litigation Trust. The Litigation Trust shall issue non-transferable interests to Holders of Allowed First Lien Lender Deficiency Claims, Allowed Second Lien Lender Deficiency Claims, and Allowed General Unsecured Claims (including any Allowed Rhodes Entities Claims) with each Holder of an Allowed Claim in each of the foregoing Classes of Claims receiving its pro rata share of the Litigation Trust Interests allocable to each such Class of Claims. A list of Litigation Trust Assets is attached hereto as Exhibit G. The Litigation Trust Assets shall include all claims existing against the Rhodes Entities that are not expressly released under the Plan. The claims include the following claims, among others: Claims for beach of fiduciary duty; Claims for misappropriation of Debtor assets for personal use; Claims for usurping corporate opportunity for the benefit of competing interests; Claims for mismanagement of the Debtors operations;

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Claims for fraudulent transfers (to the extent not expressly released under the Plan); Claims for the diversion of corporate resources for the benefit of competing interests.

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Additional discovery and analysis will be required to be performed by the Litigation Trustee before any determination can be made whether the foregoing claims or any other claims are colorable and should be pursued by the Litigation Trust against the Rhodes Entities. The Litigation Trust will undertake a detailed analysis of any potential claims before making a determination on whether to pursue any litigation against the Rhodes Entities. While it is impossible at this time to predict with any certainty whether the foregoing claims or any other claims will be prosecuted and, if they are prosecuted, whether they will be successful, the First Lien Steering Committee believes that prosecution of claims against the Rhodes Entities may yield up to $10 million or more in judgments in favor of the Litigation Trust. However, such claims could also yield no proceeds if they are unsuccessful, or if the Rhodes Entities have valid claims that are permitted to be used as offsets against any liabilities that the Rhodes Entities may be determined to have to the Debtors. The Rhodes Entities do not believe that viable claims or causes of action exist against them and they will vigorously defend any litigation based on the allegations contained in the Trustee Motion or otherwise, which allegations the Rhodes Entities assert are baseless and premised on inadmissible hearsay. 16. Preservation of Causes of Action

In accordance with section 1123(b) of the Bankruptcy Code, except as otherwise provided in the Plan, the Reorganized Debtors and the Litigation Trust shall retain and may enforce all rights to commence and pursue, as appropriate, any and all Causes of Action, whether arising before or after the Petition Date, including any actions specifically enumerated on Exhibit L, and the Reorganized Debtors rights to commence, prosecute, or settle such Causes of Action shall be preserved notwithstanding the occurrence of the Effective Date. The Reorganized Debtors and the Litigation Trust, as applicable, may pursue such Causes of Action, as appropriate, in accordance with the best interests of the Reorganized Debtors and the Litigation Trust, as applicable. No Entity may rely on the absence of a specific reference in the Plan or the Disclosure Statement to any Cause of Action against them as any indication that the Debtors, Reorganized Debtors or the Litigation Trust, as applicable, will not pursue any and all available Causes of Action against them. The Reorganized Debtors and the Litigation Trust, as applicable, expressly reserve all rights to prosecute any and all Causes of Action against any Entity, except as otherwise expressly provided in the Plan. Unless any Causes of Action against an Entity are expressly waived, relinquished, exculpated, released, compromised, or settled in the Plan or a Bankruptcy Court order, the Reorganized Debtors and the Litigation Trust, as applicable, expressly reserve all Causes of Action for later adjudication and, therefore, no preclusion doctrine, including the doctrines of res judicata, collateral estoppel, issue preclusion, claim preclusion, estoppel (judicial, equitable or otherwise), or laches, shall apply to such Causes of

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Action upon, after, or as a consequence of Confirmation or the occurrence of the Effective Date. The Reorganized Debtors and the Litigation Trust, as applicable, reserve and shall retain the foregoing Causes of Action notwithstanding the rejection or repudiation of any executory contract or unexpired lease during the Chapter 11 Cases or pursuant to the Plan. In accordance with section 1123(b)(3) of the Bankruptcy Code, any Causes of Action that a Debtor may hold against any Entity shall vest in the Reorganized Debtors and the Litigation Trust, as the case may be, on the Effective Date. The applicable Reorganized Debtor and the Litigation Trust, as applicable, through its authorized agents or representatives, shall retain and may exclusively enforce any and all such Causes of Action belonging to it. The Reorganized Debtors and the Litigation Trust, as applicable, shall have the exclusive right, authority, and discretion to determine and to initiate, file, prosecute, enforce, abandon, settle, compromise, release, withdraw, or litigate to judgment any such Causes of Action and to decline to do any of the foregoing without the consent or approval of any third party or further notice to or action, order, or approval of the Bankruptcy Court. Neither the Litigation Trust nor the Reorganized Debtors shall commence any litigation against the Rhodes Entities until the Bankruptcy Court rules on the allowance of the Rhodes Entities Claims set forth in Proofs of Claim, included in the Debtors Schedules or otherwise set forth in the Mediation Term Sheet. To the extent any statute of limitations to pursue any claims belonging to the Debtors against the Rhodes Entities would lapse from the execution date of the Mediation Term Sheet through the Bankruptcy Courts resolution of the allowance of the Rhodes Entities Claims, the Rhodes Entities shall be deemed to have consented to an extension of the applicable statute of limitations until sixty days following the Bankruptcy Courts ruling on the allowance of the Rhodes Entities Claims. The Litigation Trust shall have no liability to any entity for any Claims or Causes of Action it determines not to pursue. 17. HOA Board Seats

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The Rhodes Entities shall ensure that designees identified by the Reorganized Debtors shall replace the Rhodes Entities on any HOA boards that in any way are related to the Debtors, Reorganized Debtors or their businesses and Declarant rights or the like shall be transferred to the Reorganized Debtors or their designee(s). 18. Licensing

The Rhodes Entities shall take commercially reasonable steps and/or enter into any agreements or similar documentation reasonably necessary to ensure the Reorganized Debtors' continued use of all of the Debtors applicable professional licenses at no cost to the Rhodes Entities for a period of up to twelve months following the Effective Date. To the extent, Sagebrush Enterprises, Inc. shall have rescinded by September 25, 2009 its revocation of its indemnity of the Nevada contractors license held by Rhodes Design & Development Corporation and such rescission did not negatively affect the general contractors license held by Rhodes Design & Development Corporation, Sagebrush shall be entitled to file an Administrative Claim on behalf of any and all claims asserted against Sagebrush as a result of Sagebrush being the indemnitor that arose from and after the effectiveness of Sagebrushs recission of its indemnity through the Effective Date, provided that the allowance of such

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Administrative Claim shall be subject to resolution by the Bankruptcy Court and/or such other court(s) of competent jurisdiction. Sagebrush has not asserted any Administrative Claims against the Estates as of the date hereof, and the First Lien Steering Committee believes that no such Claims will be made by Sagebrush. The Reorganized Debtors shall indemnify Sagebrush for any and all claims asserted against Sagebrush as a result of Sagebrush being the indemnitor that arise from and after the Effective Date. Professional licenses include, but are not limited to the Nevada State Contractors Board license, and any other general business or similar licenses in any county, state, municipality or other jurisdiction in which the Reorganized Debtors conduct business or own assets as of the Effective Date. The Rhodes Entities shall use commercially reasonable efforts to maintain third party agreements with their real estate brokers and sales agents. 19. Transfer of Rhodes Ranch Golf Course

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Under the terms of the First Lien Credit Agreement, certain of the Rhodes Entities were required to either sell the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course, or if no seller could be found, to buy the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course from the Debtors for a guaranteed purchase price of $8 million. Because the Rhodes Entities could not find a buyer given the state of the economy in December 2008, the Rhodes Entities were forced to purchase the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course for $8 million as required under the First Lien Credit Agreement. The purchase price was based on an appraisal from an independent third party, which appraised the value of the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course at approximately $8.0 million. The Rhodes Entities financed $5.9 million of the purchase price and paid $2.1 million in cash for the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course. Because the purchase of the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course was based on a fair market value appraisal, the Debtors received reasonably equivalent value for the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course such that the transaction could not be avoided as a fraudulent transfer. The Rhodes Ranch Golf Course is the centerpiece of the Debtors Rhodes Ranch development, which is the most valuable asset of the Debtors estates. Given that there is no operating agreement between the Rhodes Entities and the Debtors, the Reorganized Debtors desire to own the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course in order to manage the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course to maximize the value of the Debtors assets. After much negotiation, the Rhodes Entities agreed to transfer the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course to the Reorganized Debtors upon certain terms and conditions set forth in more detail below. On the Effective Date, the applicable Rhodes Entities shall transfer their equity interests in the entity that owns the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course to the Reorganized Debtors (together with any equipment, golf carts, contracts or other assets determined by the First Lien Steering Committee to be necessary for the operation of the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course) pursuant to the terms of a stock transfer agreement in form and substance acceptable to the First Lien Steering Committee and Rhodes, subject to any outstanding debt on the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course. The stock transfer agreement shall contain representations by the Rhodes Entities that the entity that owns the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course does not have any liabilities other than ordinary course liabilities related to the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course and

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indemnification provisions in favor of the Reorganized Debtors by the Rhodes Entities for any non-ordinary course liabilities. In addition, prior to the deadline for filing objections to the Disclosure Statement, the Rhodes Entities shall provide the First Lien Steering Committee with a list of all liabilities of the entity that owns the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course, a lien analysis and copies of all contracts related to the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course and to which the entity that owns the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course is a party, each of which must be acceptable to the First Lien Steering Committee. Other than the $5.9 million loan used to originally purchase the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course from the Debtors, the First Lien Steering Committee does not believe that there have been any additional obligations placed on the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course other than ordinary course liabilities. The existing debt outstanding on the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course shall be refinanced on or before the Effective Date, for a period of no less than twelve (12) months from the Effective Date, on terms and conditions acceptable to Rhodes and the First Lien Steering Committee. The parties will work together in good faith to refinance the existing debt and have been actively working since August on the refinancing and are talking to multiple lending sources. The First Lien Steering Committee believes that the refinancing will be accomplished prior to the Effective Date and, indeed, one of the conditions precedent to the occurrence of the Effective Date is that the refinancing has occurred. As of the date hereof, new financing has not been obtained for the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course. The Rhodes Entities and the First Lien Steering Committee, however, have been engaged in discussions with potential lenders for the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course and are optimistic that favorable financing will be obtained. The potential terms of such financing have not been provided in this Disclosure Statement to ensure that potential lenders do not obtain an unfair negotiating advantage with respect to such terms. Upon obtaining a final commitment for refinancing for the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course, the First Lien Steering Committee will disclose such terms in a filing with the Bankruptcy Court. The Reorganized Debtors shall pay the reasonable costs and expenses associated with the refinancing; provided, that the terms of such refinancing are acceptable to the First Lien Steering Committee. The First Lien Steering Committee acknowledges that the loan documentation may provide that, upon the transfer of the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course to the Reorganized Debtors on the Effective Date, additional collateral from the Reorganized Debtors may be required. The Rhodes Entities shall transfer to the Reorganized Debtors on the Effective Debt any contracts related to the operation of and revenue generated by any cell towers located on the property of the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course. Any funds received after July 31, 2009 from the Las Vegas Valley Water District or other similar entity as an incentive for converting the golf course from a green course to a desert course shall be used for operating expenses associated with the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course, with any excess to become property of the Reorganized Debtors on the Effective Date. The golf course is beneficial to the preservation of the Reorganized Debtors' Rhodes Ranch assets and, as part of the Mediation Settlement, the Reorganized Debtors will obtain title to the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course (through the assumption of the debt on such course not to exceed $5.9 million).

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Rhodes and/or his designee shall have the absolute right to repurchase the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course from the Reorganized Debtors at eight (8) years from the Effective Date for $5.9 million in cash. The Reorganized Debtors may require Rhodes to purchase the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course any time between four (4) and eight (8) years from the Effective Date for $5.9 million in cash provided that the Reorganized Debtors shall provide Rhodes with at least one year advance notice of its intent to sell the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course back to Rhodes. Such transfer shall occur on the applicable anniversary date of the Effective Date. For the avoidance of doubt, if the Reorganized Debtors put the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course to Rhodes in accordance with the terms hereof and Rhodes fails to comply with his obligation to purchase the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course, Rhodes shall be deemed to have forfeited his option to purchase the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course. On the Effective Date, Rhodess obligations to comply with the repurchase shall be secured by either (i) $500,000 in cash in an escrow account or (ii) property worth at least $2 million (the Golf Course Security Property), with the value of such property to be agreed to by Rhodes and the First Lien Steering Committee or otherwise valued by an independent third party appraisal firm acceptable to both Rhodes and the First Lien Steering Committee (except Cushman Wakefield). In the event that Rhodes does not meet the repurchase request, provided that the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course is in the standard condition (defined below), then the Reorganized Debtors shall be entitled to liquidated damages in the form of security pledged (i.e., the $500,000 or the Golf Course Security Property). So long as Rhodes has not defaulted on his obligation to repurchase the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course, Rhodes shall have the absolute and sole discretion to replace the Golf Course Security Property with $500,000 in cash on 30 days written notice to the Reorganized Debtors. Upon deposit of the $500,000 in cash, the Golf Course Security Property shall be released to Rhodes or his designee. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, if the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course is not maintained with substantially the same performance and rating criteria at the time of the repurchase request as verified by an independent third party rating agency as it was on the Effective Date (Standard Condition), James Rhodes can (i) require the Reorganized Debtors to cure any conditions to return the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course to its Standard Condition (provided, that the cost of such cure does not exceed $500,000), or (ii) choose not to purchase the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course. Upon either the repurchase of the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course or the written decision to not repurchase the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course (in accordance with the preceding sentence), the Golf Course Security Property or the $500,000 Cash (if not applied to the repurchase of the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course) shall be returned to Rhodes within 30 days. On the Effective Date, the Reorganized Debtors shall record a memorandum of agreement against the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course to evidence the above. 20. Cash Payment

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The Rhodes Entities shall make a cash payment to the Reorganized Debtors of $3.5 million in Cash on the Effective Date. The $3.5 million cash payment shall be used to fund distributions under the Plan and provide working capital to the extent of any excess.

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On the Effective Date, pursuant to the asset transfer agreement attached hereto as Exhibit M, the Debtors shall transfer Pravada and the other Arizona Assets set forth on Attachment D to the Mediation Term Sheet, plus the Golden Valley Ranch tradename to the Rhodes Entities free and clear of all liens, claims and encumbrances pursuant to section 363(f) of the Bankruptcy Code; provided, that the non-First Lien Lender/Second Lien Lender liens do not exceed $60,000; provided, further, that such assets shall not include assets owned by Pinnacle Grading located in Arizona and related contracts associated with the assets. All Claims asserted against the Arizona Assets shall be deemed asserted against the Estates and shall be classified in accordance with Article III of the Plan for distribution purposes. The Debtors shall provide James Rhodes notice of any proposed sale of the Pinnacle assets, and James Rhodes shall be granted a right to bid on the sale of such assets within 10 days of such notice. The Rhodes Entities shall permit storage of Pinnacle Grading equipment at current locations at no cost to the Reorganized Debtors for a period through six months following the Effective Date. All executory contracts and unexpired leases associated solely with Arizona shall be assumed and assigned to the Rhodes Entities (or their designee), at no cost to the Debtors or the Reorganized Debtors and all cure costs associated therewith shall be borne by the Rhodes Entities. 22. Trademark and Trade Names

Within the earlier of thirty (30) days following: (i) upon completion of the buildout of all of the Reorganized Debtors homebuilding assets and inventory (regardless of when such assets and inventory were acquired), or (ii) bulk sale of the remaining inventory of the Reorganized Debtors, the Reorganized Debtors shall transfer to James Rhodes (or his designee) the trademarks and tradenames set forth on Attachment E to the Mediation Term Sheet. 23. Self Insured Retention Obligations

The Reorganized Debtors shall indemnify subcontractors that are obligated under any of the Reorganized Debtors existing insurance policies for any post-Effective Date self insured retention obligations paid and/or to be paid by such subcontractors pursuant to such existing insurance policies. 24. Bond Replacement or Indemnification

Those performance bonds guaranteed by the Rhodes Entities in favor of the Debtors shall be replaced on a renewal date by new performance bonds. In the alternative, subject to the Rhodes Entities being reasonably satisfied with the creditworthiness of the Reorganized Debtors, which shall be satisfied solely as of the Effective Date by the Court finding that the Plan is feasible, the existing performance bonds guaranteed by the Rhodes Entities and such guarantees shall remain in place. The applicable Rhodes Entitys agreement to remain a

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guarantor under the existing performance bonds as such performance bonds may be renewed shall be at no cost to the Rhodes Entities (including, but not limited to, the payment of bond premiums). In the event the Reorganized Debtors fail to perform their obligations underlying such renewed performance bonds after the Effective Date, the Reorganized Debtors will indemnify the Rhodes Entities under such outstanding performance bonds for damages incurred by the Rhodes Entities on account of their guarantee of such performance bonds solely as a result of the Reorganized Debtors failure to perform such obligations subsequent to the Effective Date. The Reorganized Debtors shall use commercially reasonable efforts to replace all outstanding performance bonds backstopped by Rhodes Entities within 30 months of the Effective Date. The Bankruptcy Court shall retain jurisdiction to resolve any disputes arising out of this paragraph. Contingent Bond Indemnity Claims will be released in the ordinary course of business as time passes or as work on the underlying project is completed. To the extent that a Contingent Bond Indemnity Claim becomes an Allowed or estimated Claim, such Contingent Bond Indemnity Claim shall be treated as a General Unsecured Claim. 25. Stanley Engineering Litigation

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In the event the Stanley Engineering Litigation is resolved either by judgment or settlement in a manner favorable to the Reorganized Debtors and such resolution does not provide for Cash consideration to be received by the Reorganized Debtors and Second Lien Lenders, the Reorganized Debtors and the Second Lien Agent, assuming the Class of Second Lien Lender Secured Claims votes in favor of the Plan, shall engage in good faith negotiations to ensure that the Second Lien Lenders receive consideration equivalent to 50% of the net value of such resolution and to determine the timing of payment of any such consideration. In the event the Reorganized Debtors and the Second Lien Agent are unable to agree on the amount or form of such consideration, the parties will submit the matter to binding arbitration with the costs thereof to be split evenly among the Reorganized Debtors and the Second Lien Agent (with the costs of the Second Lien Agent to be reimbursed from the consideration to be distributed to the Second Lien Lenders on account of the Stanley Engineering Litigation). G. Treatment of Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases 1. Assumption and Rejection of Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases

Except as otherwise provided in the Plan, the Debtors executory contracts or unexpired leases not assumed or rejected pursuant to a Bankruptcy Court order prior to the Effective Date shall be deemed rejected pursuant to sections 365 and 1123 of the Bankruptcy Code, except for those executory contracts or unexpired leases: (1) listed on the schedule of Assumed Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases attached hereto as Exhibit N; (2) that are Intercompany Contracts, in which case such Intercompany Contracts are deemed automatically assumed by the applicable Debtor as of the Effective Date, unless such Intercompany Contract previously was rejected by the Debtors pursuant to a Bankruptcy Court order, is the subject of a motion to reject pending on the Effective Date; (3) that are the subject of a motion to assume or reject pending on the Effective Date (in which case such assumption or rejection and the effective date thereof shall remain subject to a Bankruptcy

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Court order); (4) that are subject to a motion to reject with a requested effective date of rejection after the Effective Date; or (5) that are otherwise expressly assumed or rejected pursuant to the Plan. Entry of the Confirmation Order shall constitute a Bankruptcy Court order approving the assumptions or rejections of such executory contracts or unexpired leases as set forth in the Plan, all pursuant to sections 365(a) and 1123 of the Bankruptcy Code. Unless otherwise indicated, all assumptions or rejections of such executory contracts and unexpired leases in the Plan are effective as of the Effective Date. Each such executory contract and unexpired lease assumed pursuant to the Plan or by Bankruptcy Court order but not assigned to a third party prior to the Effective Date shall revest in and be fully enforceable by the applicable contracting Reorganized Debtor in accordance with its terms, except as such terms may have been modified by such order. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the Plan, the Plan Proponent and the Reorganized Debtors, as applicable, reserve the right to alter, amend, modify, or supplement the schedules of executory contracts or unexpired leases identified in Exhibit N hereto at any time through and including fifteen days after the Effective Date. All executory contracts and unexpired leases associated solely with the Arizona Assets shall be assumed and assigned to the Rhodes Entities (or their designee) to the extent set forth on the schedule of Assumed Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases attached hereto as Exhibit N, at no cost to the Debtors or the Reorganized Debtors and all Cure costs associated with such scheduled Arizona contracts or leases shall be borne by the Rhodes Entities. 2. Cure of Defaults for Assumed Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases

With respect to each of the Debtors executory contracts or unexpired leases listed on the schedule of Assumed Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases, the Plan Proponent shall have designated a proposed Cure, and the assumption of such executory contract or unexpired lease may be conditioned upon the disposition of all issues with respect to Cure. Any provisions or terms of the Debtors executory contracts or unexpired leases to be assumed pursuant to the Plan that are, or may be, alleged to be in default, shall be satisfied solely by Cure, or by an agreed-upon waiver of Cure. Except with respect to executory contracts and unexpired leases in which the Plan Proponent or the Debtors, with the consent of the First Lien Steering Committee, and the applicable counterparties have stipulated in writing to payment of Cure, all requests for payment of Cure that differ from the amounts proposed by the Debtors must be Filed with the Court on or before the Cure Bar Date. Any request for payment of Cure that is not timely Filed shall be disallowed automatically and forever barred from assertion and shall not be enforceable against any Reorganized Debtor, without the need for any objection by the Reorganized Debtors or further notice to or action, order, or approval of the Bankruptcy Court, and any Claim for Cure shall be deemed fully satisfied, released, and discharged upon payment by the Debtors of the amounts listed on the proposed Cure schedule, notwithstanding anything included in the Schedules or in any Proof of Claim to the contrary; provided, however, that nothing shall prevent the Reorganized Debtors from paying any Cure despite the failure of the relevant counterparty to File such request for payment of such Cure. The Reorganized Debtors also may settle any Cure without further notice to or action, order, or approval of the Bankruptcy Court. If the Debtors or Reorganized Debtors, as applicable, or First Lien Steering Committee object to any Cure or any other matter related to assumption, the Bankruptcy Court shall

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determine the Allowed amount of such Cure and any related issues. If there is a dispute regarding such Cure, the ability of the Reorganized Debtors or any assignee to provide adequate assurance of future performance within the meaning of section 365 of the Bankruptcy Code, or any other matter pertaining to assumption, then Cure shall occur as soon as reasonably practicable after entry of a Final Order resolving such dispute, approving such assumption (and, if applicable, assignment), or as may be agreed upon by the Debtors with the consent of the First Lien Steering Committee, or the Reorganized Debtors and the counterparty to the executory contract or unexpired lease. Any counterparty to an executory contract and unexpired lease that fails to object timely to the proposed assumption of any executory contract or unexpired lease will be deemed to have consented to such assumption. The Debtors, with the consent of the First Lien Steering Committee, or the Reorganized Debtors, as applicable, reserve the right either to reject or nullify the assumption of any executory contract or unexpired lease no later than thirty days after a Final Order determining the Cure or any request for adequate assurance of future performance required to assume such executory contract or unexpired lease. Assumption of any executory contract or unexpired lease pursuant to the Plan or otherwise shall result in the full release and satisfaction of any Claims or defaults, whether monetary or nonmonetary, including defaults of provisions restricting the change in control or ownership interest composition or other bankruptcy-related defaults, arising under any assumed executory contract or unexpired lease at any time prior to the effective date of assumption. Any Proofs of Claim Filed with respect to an executory contract or unexpired lease that has been assumed shall be deemed disallowed and expunged, without further notice to or action, order, or approval of the Bankruptcy Court. All Cure costs associated with Executory Contracts related to the Arizona Assets shall be borne by the Rhodes Entities. 3. Preexisting Obligations to the Debtors Under Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases

Rejection or repudiation of any executory contract or unexpired lease pursuant to the Plan or otherwise shall not constitute a termination of pre-existing obligations owed to the Debtors under such contracts or leases. In particular, notwithstanding any nonbankruptcy law to the contrary, the Reorganized Debtors expressly reserve and do not waive any right to receive, or any continuing obligation of a counterparty to provide, insurance coverage, utilitiy services, warranties, indemnity, guarantee of workmanship, or continued maintenance obligations on goods or services previously purchased by the contracting Debtors or Reorganized Debtors, as applicable, from counterparties to rejected or repudiated executory contracts. The Reorganized Debtors expressly reserve and do not waive the right to receive coverage under any past insurance policy to extent that coverage has not expired under the terms of the insurance policy, regardless of whether such insurance policy is listed as an assumed contract. Similarly, the Reorganized Debtors expressly reserve and do not waive the right to receive services under any contract with a utility provider, regardless of whether such agreement with a utility provider is listed as an assumed contract.

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Claims Based on Rejection or Repudiation of Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases

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Unless otherwise provided by a Bankruptcy Court order, any Proofs of Claim asserting Claims arising from the rejection or repudiation of the Debtors executory contracts and unexpired leases pursuant to the Plan or otherwise must be Filed with the Claims and Solicitation Agent no later than the Rejection Damages Claim Deadline. Any Proofs of Claim arising from the rejection or repudiation of the Debtors executory contracts or unexpired leases that are not timely Filed by the Rejection Damages Claim Deadline shall be disallowed automatically, forever barred from assertion, and shall not be enforceable against any Reorganized Debtor without the need for any objection by the Reorganized Debtors or further notice to or action, order, or approval of the Bankruptcy Court, and any Claim arising out of the rejection or repudiation of the executory contract or unexpired lease shall be deemed fully satisfied, released, and discharged, notwithstanding anything in the Schedules or a Proof of Claim to the contrary. All Allowed Claims arising from the rejection or repudiation of the Debtors executory contracts and unexpired leases shall be classified as General Unsecured Claims. 5. Intercompany Contracts, Contracts, and Leases Entered Into After the Petition Date

Intercompany Contracts, contracts, and leases entered into after the Petition Date by any Debtor, and any executory contracts and unexpired leases assumed by any Debtor, may be performed by the applicable Reorganized Debtor in the ordinary course of business. 6. Debtor. 7. Warranties Home Sales

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19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 All eligible prepetition home sale contracts with one-year warranty obligations shall be performed in the ordinary course of business of the Reorganized Debtors. Upon the Effective Date, any remaining warranty obligations that are to be assumed by the Reorganized Debtors, which shall only be assumed with the consent of the First Lien Steering Committee, shall be transferred to the Reorganized Debtors. Warranty obligations that are not expressly assumed shall be rejected and treated as General Unsecured Claims. 8. Modification of Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases Containing Equity Ownership Restrictions

All executory contracts and unexpired leases to be assumed, or conditionally assumed, under the Plan pursuant to sections 365 and 1123 of the Bankruptcy Code shall be deemed so assumed, or so conditionally assumed, without giving effect to any provisions contained in such executory contracts or unexpired leases restricting the change in control or ownership interest composition of any or all of the Debtors, and upon the Effective Date (1) any such restrictions shall be deemed of no further force and effect and (2) any breaches that may arise

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thereunder as a result of Confirmation or Consummation shall be deemed waived by the applicable non-Debtor counterparty. 9. Modifications, Amendments, Supplements, Restatements, or Other Agreements

Unless otherwise provided in the Plan, each executory contract or unexpired lease that is assumed shall include all modifications, amendments, supplements, restatements, or other agreements that in any manner affect such executory contract or unexpired lease, and all executory contracts and unexpired leases related thereto, if any, including all easements, licenses, permits, rights, privileges, immunities, options, rights of first refusal, and any other interests, unless any of the foregoing agreements has been previously rejected or repudiated or is rejected or repudiated under the Plan. Modifications, amendments, supplements, and restatements to prepetition executory contracts and unexpired leases that have been executed by the Debtors during the Chapter 11 Cases shall not be deemed to alter the prepetition nature of the executory contract or unexpired lease, or the validity, priority, or amount of any Claims that may arise in connection therewith. 10. Reservation of Rights

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Neither the exclusion nor inclusion of any contract or lease on Exhibit N hereto, nor anything contained in the Plan, shall constitute an admission by the Debtors or the First Lien Steering Committee that any such contract or lease is in fact an executory contract or unexpired lease or that any Reorganized Debtor has any liability thereunder. If there is a dispute regarding whether a contract or lease is or was executory or unexpired at the time of assumption or rejection, the Debtors, with the consent of the First Lien Steering Committee, or Reorganized Debtors shall have thirty days following entry of a Final Order resolving such dispute to alter their treatment of such contract or lease.

After the Effective Date, each Reorganized Debtor shall have and retain any and all rights and defenses such Debtor had with respect to any Claim immediately prior to the Effective Date, including the Causes of Action referenced in Article IV of the Plan.

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judgment, objections to Claims; (2) to settle or compromise any Disputed Claim without any further notice to or action, order, or approval by the Bankruptcy Court; and (3) to administer and adjust the Claims Register to reflect any such settlements or compromises without any further notice to or action, order, or approval by the Bankruptcy Court. 3. Estimation of Claims

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Before or after the Effective Date, the First Lien Steering Committee or the Reorganized Debtors, as applicable, may (but are not required to) at any time request that the Bankruptcy Court estimate any Disputed Claim that is contingent or unliquidated pursuant to section 502(c) of the Bankruptcy Code for any reason, regardless of whether any party previously has objected to such Claim or whether the Bankruptcy Court has ruled on any such objection, and the Bankruptcy Court shall retain jurisdiction to estimate any such Claim, including during the litigation of any objection to any Claim or during the appeal relating to such objection. Notwithstanding any provision otherwise in the Plan, a Claim that has been expunged from the Claims Register, but that either is subject to appeal or has not been the subject of a Final Order, shall be deemed to be estimated at zero dollars, unless otherwise ordered by the Bankruptcy Court. In the event that the Bankruptcy Court estimates any contingent or unliquidated Claim, that estimated amount shall constitute a maximum limitation on such Claim for all purposes under the Plan (including for purposes of distributions), and the relevant Reorganized Debtor may elect to pursue any supplemental proceedings to object to any ultimate distribution on such Claim. Notwithstanding section 502(j) of the Bankruptcy Code, in no event shall any Holder of a Claim that has been estimated pursuant to section 502(c) of the Bankruptcy Code or otherwise be entitled to seek reconsideration of such estimation unless such Holder has Filed a motion requesting the right to seek such reconsideration on or before twenty days after the date on which such Claim is estimated. 4. Adjustment to Claims Without Objection

Any Claim that has been paid or satisfied, or any Claim that has been amended or superseded, may be adjusted or expunged on the Claims Register by the Reorganized Debtors without a Claims objection having to be Filed and without any further notice to or action, order, or approval of the Bankruptcy Court. Beginning on the end of the first full calendar quarter that is at least ninety days after the Effective Date, the Reorganized Debtors shall publish and File every calendar quarter a list of all Claims that have been paid, satisfied, amended, or superseded during such prior calendar quarter. 5. Time to File Objections to Claims

Any objections to Claims shall be Filed on or before the later of (1) the applicable Claims Objection Deadline and (2) such date as may be fixed by the Bankruptcy Court, after notice and a hearing, whether fixed before or after the date that is one year after the Effective Date. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the First Lien Steering Committee, any First Lien Lender and/or the Reorganized Debtors shall have until sixty days following the Effective Date to object to the Proofs of Claim filed by the Rhodes Entities in the Debtors chapter 11

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cases (provided, that, such objections shall not seek to subordinate the Rhodes Entities Claims, if Allowed). 6. Disallowance of Claims

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Except as otherwise set forth in the Plan, any Claims held by an Entity from which property is recoverable under section 542, 543, 550, or 553 of the Bankruptcy Code or that is a transferee of a transfer avoidable under section 522(f), 522(h), 544, 545, 547, 548, 549, or 724(a) of the Bankruptcy Code, shall be deemed disallowed pursuant to section 502(d) of the Bankruptcy Code, and Holders of such Claims may not receive any distributions on account of such Claims until such time as such Causes of Action against that Entity have been settled or a Bankruptcy Court order with respect thereto has been entered and all sums due, if any, to the Debtors by that Entity have been turned over or paid to the Reorganized Debtors or the Litigation Trust, as applicable. EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE AGREED, ANY AND ALL PROOFS OF CLAIM FILED AFTER THE BAR DATE SHALL BE DEEMED DISALLOWED AND EXPUNGED AS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE WITHOUT ANY FURTHER NOTICE TO OR ACTION, ORDER, OR APPROVAL OF THE BANKRUPTCY COURT, AND HOLDERS OF SUCH CLAIMS MAY NOT RECEIVE ANY DISTRIBUTIONS ON ACCOUNT OF SUCH CLAIMS, UNLESS ON OR BEFORE THE CONFIRMATION HEARING SUCH LATE CLAIM HAS BEEN DEEMED TIMELY FILED BY A BANKRUPTCY COURT ORDER. 7. Offer of Judgment

15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Distributions of Newco Equity Interests to Holders of Allowed First Lien Lender Secured Claims shall be based upon, among other things, the Newco Total Enterprise Value of $99.6 million. For purposes of distribution, the Newco Equity Interests shall be deemed to The Reorganized Debtors shall be authorized to serve upon a Holder of a Claim an offer to allow judgment to be taken on account of such Claim, and, pursuant to Bankruptcy Rules 7068 and 9014, Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 68 shall apply to such offer of judgment. To the extent the Holder of a Claim must pay the costs incurred by the Reorganized Debtors after the making of such offer, the Reorganized Debtors shall be entitled to setoff such amounts against the amount of any distribution to be paid to such Holder without any further notice to or action, order, or approval of the Bankruptcy Court. 8. Amendments to Claims

On or after the Effective Date, except as expressly authorized in the Plan, a Claim may not be Filed or amended without the prior authorization of the Bankruptcy Court or the Reorganized Debtors, and any such new or amended Claim Filed shall be deemed disallowed in full and expunged without any further action. I. Provisions Governing Distributions 1. Total Enterprise Value for Purposes of Distributions Under the Plan

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have the value assigned to them based upon, among other things, the Newco Total Enterprise Value, regardless of the date of distribution. 2. Distributions on Account of Claims Allowed as of the Effective Date

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Except as otherwise provided in the Plan, a Final Order, or as agreed to by the First Lien Steering Committee, initial distributions under the Plan on account of Claims Allowed on or before the Effective Date shall be made on the Distribution Date; provided, however, that (1) Allowed Administrative Claims with respect to liabilities incurred by the Debtors in the ordinary course of business during the Chapter 11 Cases or assumed by the Debtors prior to the Effective Date shall be paid or performed in the ordinary course of business in accordance with the terms and conditions of any controlling agreements, course of dealing, course of business, or industry practice and (2) Allowed Priority Tax Claims, unless otherwise agreed, shall be paid in full in Cash on the Distribution Date or over a five-year period as provided in section 1129(a)(9)(C) of the Bankruptcy Code with annual interest provided by applicable non-bankruptcy law. 3. Distributions on Account of Claims Allowed After the Effective Date a. Payments and Distributions on Disputed Claims

Except as otherwise provided in the Plan, a Final Order, or as agreed to by the First Lien Steering Committee prior to the Effective Date or the Reorganized Debtors after the Effective Date, distributions under the Plan on account of Disputed Claims that become Allowed after the Effective Date shall be made on the Periodic Distribution Date that is at least thirty days after the Disputed Claim becomes an Allowed Claim; provided, however, that (a) Disputed Administrative Claims with respect to liabilities incurred by the Debtors in the ordinary course of business during the Chapter 11 Cases or assumed by the Debtors on or before the Effective Date that become Allowed after the Effective Date shall be paid or performed in the ordinary course of business in accordance with the terms and conditions of any controlling agreements, course of dealing, course of business, or industry practice and (b) Disputed Priority Tax Claims that become Allowed Priority Tax Claims after the Effective Date, unless otherwise agreed, shall be paid in full in Cash on the Periodic Distribution Date that is at least thirty days after the Disputed Claim becomes an Allowed Claim or over a fiveyear period as provided in section 1129(a)(9)(C) of the Bankruptcy Code with annual interest provided by applicable non-bankruptcy law. b. Special Rules for Distributions to Holders of Disputed Claims

Notwithstanding any provision otherwise in the Plan and except as otherwise agreed by the relevant parties: (a) no partial payments and no partial distributions shall be made with respect to a Disputed Claim until all such disputes in connection with such Disputed Claim have been resolved by settlement or Final Order and (b) any Entity that holds both an Allowed Claim and a Disputed Claim shall not receive any distribution on the Allowed Claim unless and until all objections to the Disputed Claim have been resolved by settlement or Final Order and the Claim has been Allowed. In the event that there are Disputed Claims requiring adjudication and resolution, the Reorganized Debtors shall establish appropriate reserves for

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potential payment of such Claims or Interests pursuant to Article VII.C.3 of the Plan. Subject to Article IX.A.5 of the Plan, all distributions made pursuant to the Plan on account of an Allowed Claim shall be made together with any dividends, payments, or other distributions made on account of, as well as any obligations arising from, the distributed property as if such Allowed Claim had been an Allowed Claim on the dates distributions were previously made to Holders of Allowed Claims included in the applicable Class. c. Reserve of Litigation Trust Interests

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On the Effective Date, the Reorganized Debtors shall maintain in reserve Litigation Trust Interests for distribution to Holders of Disputed Claims that become Allowed after the Effective Date. As Disputed Claims are Allowed, the Distribution Agent shall distribute, in accordance with the terms of the Plan, Litigation Trust Interests to Holders of Allowed Claims, and the Disputed Claims Reserve shall be adjusted. The Distribution Agent shall withhold in the Disputed Claims Reserve any payments or other distributions made on account of, as well as any obligations arising from, the Litigation Trust Interests initially withheld in the Disputed Claims Reserve, to the extent that such Litigation Trust Interests continue to be withheld in the Disputed Claims Reserve at the time such distributions are made or such obligations arise, and such payments or other distributions shall be held for the benefit of Holders of Disputed Claims whose Claims, if Allowed, are entitled to distributions under the Plan. The Reorganized Debtors may (but are not required to) request estimation for any Disputed Claim that is contingent or unliquidated. Notwithstanding anything in the applicable Holders Proof of Claim or otherwise to the contrary, the Holder of a Claim shall not be entitled to receive or recover a distribution under the Plan on account of a Claim in excess of the lesser of the amount: (a) stated in the Holders Proof of Claim, if any, as of the Distribution Record Date, plus interest thereon to the extent provided for by the Plan; (b) if the Claim is denominated as contingent or unliquidated as of the Distribution Record Date, the amount that the Reorganized Debtors elect to withhold on account of such Claim in the Disputed Claims Reserve, or such other amount as may be estimated by the Bankruptcy Court prior to the Confirmation Hearing; or (c) if a Claim has been estimated, the amount deposited in the Disputed Claim Reserve to satisfy such Claim after such estimation. 4. Delivery of Distributions a. Record Date for Distributions

On the Distribution Record Date, the Claims Register shall be closed and any party responsible for making distributions shall be authorized and entitled to recognize only those record Holders listed on the Claims Register as of the close of business on the Distribution Record Date. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if a Claim is transferred twenty or fewer days before the Distribution Record Date, the Distribution Agent shall make distributions to the transferee only to the extent practical and in any event only if the relevant transfer form contains an unconditional and explicit certification and waiver of any objection to the transfer by the transferor.

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Distribution Agent

The Distribution Agent shall make all distributions required under the Plan, except that distributions to Holders of Allowed Claims governed by a separate agreement and administered by a Servicer shall be deposited with the appropriate Servicer, at which time such distributions shall be deemed complete, and the Servicer shall deliver such distributions in accordance with the Plan and the terms of the governing agreement. c. Delivery of Distributions in General

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Except as otherwise provided in the Plan, and notwithstanding any authority to the contrary, distributions to Holders of Allowed Claims shall be made to Holders of record as of the Distribution Record Date by the Distribution Agent or a Servicer, as appropriate: (a) in accordance with Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 4, as modified and made applicable by Bankruptcy Rule 7004; (b) to the signatory set forth on any of the Proofs of Claim Filed by such Holder or other representative identified therein (or at the last known addresses of such Holder if no Proof of Claim is Filed or if the Debtors have been notified in writing of a change of address); (c) at the addresses set forth in any written notices of address changes delivered to the Distribution Agent after the date of any related Proof of Claim; (d) at the addresses reflected in the Schedules if no Proof of Claim has been Filed and the Distribution Agent has not received a written notice of a change of address; or (e) on any counsel that has appeared in the Chapter 11 Cases on the Holders behalf. Except as otherwise provided in the Plan, distributions under the Plan on account of Allowed Claims shall not be subject to levy, garnishment, attachment, or like legal process, so that each Holder of an Allowed Claim shall have and receive the benefit of the distributions in the manner set forth in the Plan. The Debtors, the First Lien Steering Committee, the Reorganized Debtors, and the Distribution Agent, as applicable, shall not incur any liability whatsoever on account of any distributions under the Plan. d. Accrual of Distributions and Other Rights

For purposes of determining the accrual of distributions or other rights after the Effective Date, the Newco Equity Interests and the Litigation Trust Interests, as applicable, shall be deemed distributed as of the Effective Date regardless of the date on which they are actually issued, dated, authenticated, or distributed even though the Reorganized Debtors shall not make any such distributions or distribute such other rights until distributions of the Newco Equity Interests and the Litigation Trust Interests, as applicable, actually take place. e. Allocation Between Principal and Accrued Interest

Except as otherwise provided in the Plan, distributions on account of Allowed Claims shall be treated as allocated first to principal and thereafter to any interest. f. Compliance Matters

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to such withholding and reporting requirements. Notwithstanding any provision in the Plan to the contrary, the Reorganized Debtors and the Distribution Agent shall be authorized to take all actions necessary or appropriate to comply with such withholding and reporting requirements, including liquidating a portion of the distribution to be made under the Plan to generate sufficient funds to pay applicable withholding taxes, withholding distributions pending receipt of information necessary to facilitate such distributions, or establishing any other mechanisms they believe are reasonable and appropriate. The Reorganized Debtors reserve the right to allocate all distributions made under the Plan in compliance with all applicable wage garnishments, alimony, child support, and other spousal awards, liens, and encumbrances. g. Fractional, De Minimis, Undeliverable, and Unclaimed Distributions (i) Fractional Distributions

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Notwithstanding any other provision of the Plan to the contrary, payments of fractions of shares of Newco Equity Interests or fractions of Litigation Trust Interests shall not be made. The Distribution Agent shall not be required to make distributions or payments of fractions of Newco Equity Interests, Litigation Trust Interests or dollars. Whenever any payment of Cash of a fraction of a dollar or payment of a fraction of Newco Equity Interests or fraction of Litigation Trust Interests pursuant to the Plan would otherwise be required, the actual payment shall reflect a rounding of such fraction to the nearest whole dollar (up or down), with half dollars, half Newco Equity Interests or half Litigation Trust Interests or less being rounded down. (ii) Undeliverable Distributions

If any distribution to a Holder of an Allowed Claim is returned to a Distribution Agent as undeliverable, no further distributions shall be made to such Holder unless and until such Distribution Agent is notified in writing of such Holders then-current address, at which time all currently due missed distributions shall be made to such Holder on the next Periodic Distribution Date. Undeliverable distributions shall remain in the possession of the Reorganized Debtors until such time as a distribution becomes deliverable, or such distribution reverts to the Reorganized Debtors pursuant to Article VII.D.7.c of the Plan, and shall not be supplemented with any interest, dividends, or other accruals of any kind. (iii) Reversion

Any distribution under the Plan that is an Unclaimed Distribution for a period of six months after distribution shall be deemed unclaimed property under section 347(b) of the Bankruptcy Code and such Unclaimed Distribution shall revest in the Reorganized Debtors and, to the extent such Unclaimed Distribution is a distribution of Newco Equity Interests, such Newco Equity Interests shall be deemed cancelled. Upon such revesting, the Claim of any Holder or its successors with respect to such property shall be cancelled, discharged, and forever barred notwithstanding any applicable federal or state escheat, abandoned, or unclaimed property laws to the contrary. The provisions of the Plan regarding undeliverable distributions and Unclaimed Distributions shall apply with equal force to distributions that are

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issued by the Debtors, made pursuant to any indenture or Certificate (but only with respect to the initial distribution by the Servicer to Holders that are entitled to be recognized under the relevant indenture or Certificate and not with respect to Entities to whom those recognized Holders distribute), notwithstanding any provision in such indenture or Certificate to the contrary and notwithstanding any otherwise applicable federal or state escheat, abandoned, or unclaimed property law. h. Manner of Payment Pursuant to the Plan

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Any payment in Cash to be made pursuant to the Plan shall be made at the election of the Reorganized Debtors by check or by wire transfer. Checks issued by the Distribution Agent or applicable Servicer on account of Allowed Claims shall be null and void if not presented within 120 days after issuance, but may be requested to be reissued until the distribution revests in the Reorganized Debtors pursuant to Article VII.D.7.c of the Plan. i. Surrender of Cancelled Instruments or Securities

On the Effective Date or as soon as reasonably practicable thereafter, each Holder of a Certificate shall surrender such Certificate to the Distribution Agent or a Servicer (to the extent the relevant Claim or Interest is governed by an agreement and administered by a Servicer). Such Certificate shall be cancelled solely with respect to the Debtors, and such cancellation shall not alter the obligations or rights of any non-Debtor third parties vis--vis one another with respect to such Certificate. No distribution of property pursuant to the Plan shall be made to or on behalf of any such Holder that is a Holder of a Claim unless and until such Certificate is received by the Distribution Agent or the Servicer or the unavailability of such Certificate is reasonably established to the satisfaction of the Distribution Agent or the Servicer. Any Holder of a Claim who fails to surrender or cause to be surrendered such Certificate or fails to execute and deliver an affidavit of loss and indemnity acceptable to the Distribution Agent or the Servicer prior to the first anniversary of the Effective Date, shall have its Claim discharged with no further action, be forever barred from asserting any such Claim against the relevant Reorganized Debtor or its property, be deemed to have forfeited all rights and Claims with respect to such Certificate, and not participate in any distribution under the Plan; furthermore, all property with respect to such forfeited distributions, including any dividends or interest attributable thereto, shall revert to the Reorganized Debtors, notwithstanding any federal or state escheat, abandoned, or unclaimed property law to the contrary. 5. Claims Paid or Payable by Third Parties a. Claims Paid by Third Parties

The Claims and Solicitation Agent shall reduce in full a Claim, and such Claim shall be disallowed without a Claims objection having to be Filed and without any further notice to or action, order, or approval of the Bankruptcy Court, to the extent that the Holder of such Claim receives payment in full on account of such Claim from a party that is not a Debtor or Reorganized Debtor. Further, to the extent a Holder of a Claim receives a distribution on account of such Claim and receives payment from a party that is not a Debtor or a

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Reorganized Debtor on account of such Claim, such Holder shall, within two weeks of receipt thereof, repay or return the distribution to the applicable Reorganized Debtor, to the extent the Holders total recovery on account of such Claim from the third party and under the Plan exceeds the amount of such Claim as of the date of any such distribution under the Plan. The failure of such Holder to timely repay or return such distribution shall result in the Holder owing the applicable Reorganized Debtor annualized interest at the Federal Judgment Rate on such amount owed for each Business Day after the two-week grace period specified above until the amount is repaid. b. Claims Payable by Insurance

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Holders of Insured Claims that are covered by the Debtors insurance policies shall seek payment of such Claims from applicable insurance policies, provided that the Reorganized Debtors shall have no obligation to pay any amounts in respect of pre-petition deductibles or self insured retention amounts. Allowed Insured Claim amounts in excess of available insurance shall be treated as General Unsecured Claims. No distributions under the Plan shall be made on account of an Allowed Claim that is payable pursuant to one of the Debtors' insurance policies until the Holder of such Allowed Claim has exhausted all remedies with respect to such insurance policy. To the extent that one or more of the Debtors insurers agrees to satisfy in full a Claim (if and to the extent adjudicated by a court of competent jurisdiction), then immediately upon such insurers agreement, such Claim may be expunged to the extent of any agreed upon satisfaction on the Claims Register by the Claims and Solicitation Agent without a Claims objection having to be Filed and without any further notice to or action, order, or approval of the Bankruptcy Court. c. Applicability of Insurance Policies

Distributions to Holders of Allowed Claims shall be in accordance with the provisions of any applicable insurance policy. Except for Claims and Causes of Action released under the Plan to the Released Parties and Exculpated Parties, nothing contained in the Plan shall constitute or be deemed a waiver of any Cause of Action that the Debtors or any Entity may hold against any other Entity, including insurers under any policies of insurance, nor shall anything contained herein constitute or be deemed a waiver by such insurers of any defenses, including coverage defenses, held by such insurers. 6. Payment of $1.5 Million to First Lien Lenders

The $1,500,000 in Cash payable to the Holders of First Lien Lender Secured Claims from the proceeds of their Collateral pursuant to Article III.B.1. shall be paid as follows: (i) $400,000 on the Effective Date and (ii) the remaining up to $1,100,000 in five quarterly installments of $220,000 beginning on the first day of the fourth month following the Effective Date; provided, that the Reorganized Debtors shall have the right to defer up to two quarterly payments, with such deferred amount(s) to be paid on the next quarterly payment date (and the amount scheduled to be paid on such quarterly payment date deferred for another quarter; provided that the full $1.5 million payment shall be made to the Holders of First Lien Lender Secured Claims within eighteen months of the Effective Date). Notwithstanding the foregoing, in the event that, as of the Effective Date, the debt on the

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Rhodes Ranch Golf Course has been refinanced on terms and conditions acceptable to the First Lien Steering Committee and the Reorganized Debtors have unrestricted cash of at least $3.5 million (after taking into account any amounts required to be paid to reduce the amount of debt on the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course below $5.9 million and without taking into consideration amounts that may have been borrowed under any exit facility unless such amounts were used to pay-down debt on the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course, in which case any amounts used to pay-down debt on the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course will be deemed to reduce unrestricted cash on a dollar for dollar basis), then the initial $400,000 payment to the First Lien Lenders will be increased as follows: (i) if unrestricted cash (as calculated above) is equal to or greater than $3.5 million but less than $4.5 million, the $400,000 payment shall be increased to $700,000; (ii) if unrestricted cash (as calculated above) is equal to or greater than $4.5 million but less than $5.5 million, the $400,000 payment shall be increased to $1,000,000; and (iii) if unrestricted cash (as calculated above) is equal to or greater than $5.5 million, the $400,000 payment shall be increased to $1.5 million, in each case with the subsequent quarterly installments reduced by a corresponding amount to provide for equal payments over the payout periods discussed above. In no event shall the aggregate Cash payments to the First Lien Lenders exceed $1.5 million. 7. General Unsecured Claims Purchase

The First Lien Lenders have agreed to use the aggregate $1.5 million Cash payment provided to them under the Plan to acquire those General Unsecured Claims of the Creditors listed on the schedule attached hereto as Exhibit H (the Claim Purchase Schedule) to the extent such Claims remain outstanding as of the Effective Date; provided that (i) each Holder of a Claim so listed is the original Holder of such Claim and (ii) such Claim(s) is ultimately Allowed. The Claim Purchase Schedule shall delineate whether such Claims are Allowed or Disputed and Claims may be purchased only to the extent ultimately Allowed. Claims included on the Claim Purchase Schedule shall be purchased (subject to the conditions contained in Article VII.G of the Plan) for the amounts listed for such Claims under the heading Allowed Amount (Claim Purchase Amount) on the Claim Purchase Schedule. Payments on account of the purchased Allowed Claims listed on the Claim Purchase Schedule shall be made on the same time frame as the First Lien Lenders receive their allocable Cash payments under Article VII.F of the Plan, with the First Lien Steering Committee determining the order in which Claims are purchased (which, in the first instance, shall be the order in which they are listed on the Claim Purchase Schedule). For the avoidance of doubt, any claim listed on the Claim Purchase Schedule that is disputed, will not be purchased until allowed and only to the extent the aggregate purchase price for all claims purchased inclusive of such newly allowed claims are equal to or less than $1.5 million. Claims subsequently allowed will be purchased in the order in which they are allowed. The First Lien Lenders reserve the right to modify the Claim Purchase Schedule prior to or subsequent to the Effective Date without further Court order; provided, that a Creditor may be removed from the Claim Purchase Schedule only to the extent that (i) its Claims are not ultimately Allowed, (ii) its Claims are subject to setoff (other than under section 547 of the Bankruptcy Code); (iii) such Creditor sells its Claim to a party other than the First Lien Lenders pursuant to Article VII.G of the Plan or (iv) the full $1.5 million has

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been used to purchase other Allowed Claims on the Claim Purchase Schedule before such Creditors Claim is Allowed. The First Lien Lenders shall be subrogated to the rights of Creditors whose Claims are purchased hereunder and any distributions otherwise allocable to the Holders of Claims purchased by the First Lien Lenders shall be distributed pro rata to the Holders of First Lien Lender Secured Claims. The Reorganized Debtors shall be authorized to make the foregoing payments to the Creditors on the Claim Purchase Schedule on behalf of the First Lien Lenders with a corresponding reduction in the $1.5 million payable to the First Lien Lenders. Under no circumstances shall the First Lien Lenders (either directly or through the Reorganized Debtors) pay in excess of $1.5 million in the aggregate for the Claims on the Claim Purchase Schedule. The First Lien Steering Committee may, in its sole discretion (but after consultation with the Debtors and the Creditors Committee), add Claims to the Claim Purchase Schedule at any time; provided that the amount to be paid for all such Claims listed on the Claim Purchase Schedule does not exceed $1.5 million in the aggregate regardless of the total amount of Allowed Claims reflected on the Claim Purchase Schedule. In the event that Allowed Claims in excess of $1.5 million are listed on the Claim Purchase Schedule, Holders of Claims listed on the Claim Purchase Schedule shall have the right to accept or decline payment of less than 100 cents on account of their Claims from the First Lien Lenders. No Creditor listed on the Claim Purchase Schedule shall receive in excess of 100 cents on the dollar for its Claim, and the Reorganized Debtors shall not pursue Claims under Bankruptcy Code section 547 against any Creditor whose Claim is purchased in accordance with Article VII.G. of the Plan. The Plan shall serve as the notice of transfer of Claim required under Bankruptcy Rule 3001(e). If no objections are received by the Voting Deadline, the First Lien Lenders shall be authorized upon the Effective Date to effectuate the foregoing Claim purchase transactions. 8. Claims Trading and Gifting are Authorized Under Applicable Law

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As described in Article VII.G. of the Plan, the Plan provides that Holders of First Lien Lender Secured Claims will receive, among other things, $1.5 million in Cash from the proceeds of their Collateral to be used to purchase those General Unsecured Claims listed on the Claim Purchase Schedule. The First Lien Steering Committee believes that the purchase of Claims listed on the Claim Purchase Schedule constitutes permissible claims trading under the Bankruptcy Code, the Bankruptcy Rules and applicable case law. As a general rule, neither the Bankruptcy Code nor the Bankruptcy Rules prohibit the purchase or sale of claims. See Official Unsecured Creditors Comm. v. Stern (In re SPM Mfg. Corp.), 984 F.2d 1305, 1314 (1st Cir. 1993) (noting that neither the [Bankruptcy Code] nor the [Bankruptcy Rules] prohibit or discourage creditors from receiving cash from non-debtors in exchange for their claims). In addition, Bankruptcy Rule 3001(e)(2) limits the role of bankruptcy courts in the claims transfer process to resolving disputes regarding transfers of claims. See Resurgent Capital Servs. v. Burnett (In re Burnett), 306 B.R. 313, 319 (B.A.P. 9th Cir. 2004) (explaining that Bankruptcy Rule 3001(e)(2) was amended to limit the bankruptcy courts role to adjudicating disputes over transfers of claims); Viking Assocs., L.L.C. v. Drewes (In re Olson), 120 F.3d 98, 102 (8th Cir. 1997) (noting that [w]here there is no dispute [with respect to a claims transfer], there is no longer any role for the court). For purposes of Bankruptcy Rule 3001(e)(2), a dispute regarding a transfer of a claim exists only if the alleged transferor files

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an objection to the transfer. See In re Olson, 120 F.3d at 102. Bankruptcy Rule 3001(e)(2) does not require the parties to a claims transfer to disclose the terms of such transfer to the bankruptcy court. See In re Burnett, 306 B.R. at 318. Finally, there is no requirement in the Bankruptcy Code or the Bankruptcy Rules that a non-debtor that purchases claims from one member of a class of creditors must seek to purchase the claims of all of the members of that class. Based on the foregoing, the First Lien Steering Committee believes that the purchase of the Claims listed on the Claim Purchase Schedule by the Holders of First Lien Lender Secured Claims is permissible under the Bankruptcy Code and the Bankruptcy Rules. Moreover, the First Lien Steering Committee believes that the First Lien Lenders have the discretion to purchase only a portion of the total number of General Unsecured Claims. Finally, absent an objection to the purchase of a Claim, the First Lien Steering Committee submits that the Claim purchase procedures contemplated by the Plan do not require Bankruptcy Court approval and that the First Lien Lenders are authorized to implement the Claim purchase procedures in accordance with Article VII.G. of the Plan. In the alternative, the First Lien Steering Committee believes that the purchase of General Unsecured Claims described in Article VII.F. and VII.G of the Plan is consistent with the Bankruptcy Code and applicable case law because the Holders of First Lien Lender Secured Claims are permitted to share the distributions they receive under the Plan with Holders of junior Claims if they wish to do so. Courts have recognized that holders of secured claims are free to grant all or a portion of the distribution they receive under a plan of reorganization on account of their secured claims to holders of junior claims. See In re SPM Mfg. Co., 984 F.2d at 1313; In re Union Fin. Servs. Group, Inc., 303 B.R. 390, 422 (Bankr. E.D. Mo. 2003); In re Genesis Health Ventures, Inc., 266 B.R. 591, 602 (Bankr. D. Del. 2001). In addition, courts have concluded that there is no unfair discrimination under the Bankruptcy Code where holders of secured claims share the distribution they receive under a plan of reorganization with members of a junior class but not other holders of claims that are equal in priority to such junior class of claims. See In re Union Fin. Servs. Group, Inc., 303 B.R. at 422; In re Genesis Health Ventures, Inc., 266 B.R. at 602. This is particularly true where continued relations with certain junior creditors are important to the future business of a reorganized debtor. See In re Union Fin. Servs., Inc. 303 B.R. at 422. In light of the foregoing, the First Lien Steering Committee believes that the Holders of First Lien Lender Secured Claims should be authorized to gift the $1.5 million in Cash they will receive under the Plan to Holders of those General Unsecured Claims listed on the Claim Purchase Schedule. As the Plan provides for all General Unsecured Claims to receive the same treatment under the Plan, the First Lien Lenders are authorized under applicable law to purchase any one or more Claims without Bankruptcy Court approval. In the alternative, the purchase of those Claims listed on the Claim Purchase Schedule constitutes a permissible gift and should be authorized by the Bankruptcy Court. In addition, the payment of the Second Lien Agents legal fees similarly constitutes a permissible gift from the First Lien Lenders to the Second Lien Lenders and should be authorized by the Bankruptcy Court.

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Effect of Confirmation of the Plan 1. Discharge of Claims and Termination of Interests

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Pursuant to section 1141(d) of the Bankruptcy Code, and except as otherwise specifically provided in the Plan, the distributions, rights, and treatment that are provided in the Plan shall be in complete satisfaction, discharge, and release, effective as of the Effective Date, of Claims, Interests, and Causes of Action of any nature whatsoever, including any interest accrued on Claims or Interests from and after the Petition Date, whether known or unknown, against, liabilities of, Liens on, obligations of, rights against, and Interests in, the Debtors or any of their assets or properties, regardless of whether any property shall have been distributed or retained pursuant to the Plan on account of such Claims and Interests, including demands, liabilities, and Causes of Action that arose before the Effective Date, any liability (including withdrawal liability) to the extent such Claims or Interests relate to services performed by employees of the Debtors prior to the Effective Date and that arise from a termination of any employee, regardless of whether such termination occurred prior to or after the Effective Date, any contingent or non-contingent liability on account of representations or warranties issued on or before the Effective Date, and all debts of the kind specified in sections 502(g), 502(h), or 502(i) of the Bankruptcy Code, in each case whether or not: (1) a Proof of Claim or Interest based upon such debt, right, or Interest is Filed or deemed Filed pursuant to section 501 of the Bankruptcy Code; (2) a Claim or Interest based upon such debt, right, or Interest is Allowed pursuant to section 502 of the Bankruptcy Code; or (3) the Holder of such a Claim or Interest has accepted the Plan. Any default by the Debtors with respect to any Claim or Interest that existed immediately prior to or on account of the filing of the Chapter 11 Cases shall be deemed Cured on the Effective Date. The Confirmation Order shall be a judicial determination of the discharge of all Claims and Interests subject to the Effective Date occurring. 2. Subordinated Claims

The allowance, classification, and treatment of all Allowed Claims and Interests and the respective distributions and treatments under the Plan take into account and conform to the relative priority and rights of the Claims and Interests in each Class in connection with any contractual, legal, and equitable subordination rights relating thereto, whether arising under general principles of equitable subordination, section 510(b) of the Bankruptcy Code, or otherwise. Pursuant to section 510 of the Bankruptcy Code, the Plan Proponent or Reorganized Debtors, as applicable, reserve the right to re-classify any Allowed Claim or Interest in accordance with any contractual, legal, or equitable subordination relating thereto. 3. Compromise and Settlement of Claims and Controversies

Pursuant to section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code and Bankruptcy Rule 9019 and in consideration for the distributions and other benefits provided pursuant to the Plan, the provisions of the Plan shall constitute a good faith compromise of all Claims, Interests, and controversies relating to the contractual, legal, and subordination rights that a Holder of a Claim may have with respect to any Allowed Claim or Interest, or any distribution to be made on account of such an Allowed Claim or Interest. The entry of the Confirmation Order shall

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constitute the Bankruptcy Courts approval of the compromise or settlement of all such Claims, Interests, and controversies, as well as a finding by the Bankruptcy Court that such compromise or settlement is in the best interests of the Debtors, their Estates, and Holders of Claims and Interests and is fair, equitable, and reasonable. In accordance with the provisions of the Plan, pursuant to section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code and Bankruptcy Rule 9019(a), without any further notice to or action, order, or approval of the Bankruptcy Court, after the Effective Date, the Reorganized Debtors may compromise and settle Claims against them and Causes of Action against other Entities. The First Lien Steering Committee believes that the Mediation Settlement is reasonable and should be approved under Bankruptcy Rule 9019. In order to determine whether a compromise may be approved under Bankruptcy Rule 9019, the Bankruptcy Court must consider four factors: (i) the probability of success of the litigation; (ii) the difficulties, if any, to be encountered in the matter of collection; (iii) the complexity of the litigation involved, and the expense, inconvenience and delay necessarily attending it; and (iv) the paramount interest of the creditors and a proper deference to their reasonable views in the premises. See, e.g., In re A&C Properties, 784 F.2d 1377, 1381 (9th Cir. 1986). A compromise may be approved even if all four of the factors do not favor the compromise so long as the factors weigh in favor of the compromise when taken as a whole. See In re Pac. Gas and Elec. Co., 304 B.R. 395, 416 (Bankr. N.D. Cal. 2004). In addition, a compromise does not have to be the best compromise that could have possibly been obtained but, instead, must only fall within a reasonable range of possible outcomes. In re WCI Cable, Inc., 282 B.R. 457, 473-74 (Bankr. D. Or. 2002). Based on the foregoing, the First Lien Steering Committee believes that the compromise embodied in the Plan and the Mediation Settlement is fair and equitable. Specifically, the Mediation Settlement represents a global resolution of, among other things, potential preference actions held by the Debtors Estates relating to the transfer of funds to certain Rhodes Entities within the one year period prior to the Petition Date, issues related to operation of the Reorganized Debtors' businesses and the ownership of the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course. The First Lien Steering Committee estimates that the total amount of all payments made by the Debtors to the Rhodes Entities within the year prior to the Petition Date is in excess of $9 million. With respect to the first factor articulated by the A&C Properties Court, litigation over the potential preference payments identified herein would have been contentious and hard fought. The Rhodes Entities would likely have asserted a number of defenses to the preference claims, including that such payments were received in the ordinary course of business. Moreover, based on the First Lien Steering Committees review of all payments made to insiders within the one year period prior to the Petition Date as reflected in the Debtors Schedules and Schedule B to the Mediation Settlement Term Sheet, and on subsequent conversations with Debtors counsel, the First Lien Steering Committee believes that the Rhodes Entities may have had valid defenses to certain of these transfers. The Mediation Settlement also reflects a resolution of potential fraudulent conveyance actions held by the Estates against the Rhodes Entities. The First Lien Steering Committee believes that these claims would also have been heavily litigated in the absence of a settlement and, while the First Lien Steering Committee believes that it would have ultimately prevailed on certain

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of such claims, there can be no guarantee that a successful result would have been obtained for the Estates. In addition, the prosecution of both the fraudulent conveyance claims and the preference claims would have resulted in substantial expense for the Estates, while at the same time likely delaying the Debtors emergence from chapter 11. Therefore, the First Lien Steering Committee believes that the third factor of the A&C Properties test also weighs in favor of the approval of the Mediation Settlement.5 The fourth factor of the A&C Properties test requires the Bankruptcy Court to consider the paramount interest of creditors. The creditors of the Estates will derive a material benefit from the approval of the Mediation Settlement because, among other things, the Mediation Settlement (i) contemplates a $3.5 million cash payment from the Rhodes Entities to the Reorganized Debtors, which payment will be used to fund working capital needs and distributions contemplated by the Plan, (ii) provides for the transfer of the Arizona Assets, which were non-core assets to the Reorganized Debtors that likely would have required significant additional funding for development, to the Rhodes Entities, (iii) provides for the transfer of the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course, the maintenance and continued operation of which is paramount to maximizing the valu`e of the Reorganized Debtors' assets, to the Reorganized Debtors, (iv) avoids the significant expense and time delay associated with litigating the claims released under the Plan, which would have yielded uncertain results, and (v) enables the Debtors to emerge from bankruptcy expeditiously and consensually, without any unnecessary eradication of value through a prolonged stay in chapter 11. In addition, all claims and causes of action against the Rhodes Entities that are not covered by the limited release provided for in the Mediation Settlement will be transferred to the Litigation Trust for the benefit of all Creditors, to be prosecuted and/or settled post-emergence. In addition to the material benefits listed above, the First Lien Steering Committee believes that the Mediation Settlement will also ensure a smooth transition to new ownership under the Plan. The Mediation Settlement contemplates that stringent bond and licensing requirements will be maintained through the cooperation of the Rhodes Entities, thus allowing the Reorganized Debtors to continue operations without interruption upon emergence. The Mediation Settlement also contemplates that new Qualified Employees and HOA board representatives will be elected by the Reorganized Debtors to ensure a unified and organized post-Effective Date management team. On balance, the First Lien Steering Committee believes that the Estates and their creditors will be obtaining value far in excess of the consideration to be given to the Rhodes Entities if the Mediation Settlement is approved. Given the range of issues involved, and the nature and character of the disputes between the First Lien Steering Committee, the Debtors and Rhodes, the First Lien Steering Committee believes that approval of the Mediation Settlement is appropriate. In addition, as set forth
The second factor to be considered by the Bankruptcy Court in evaluating a settlement proposal is the difficulties, if any, to be encountered in the matter of collection. The First Lien Steering Committee has not completed a detailed review of the financial information of each Rhodes Entity that may have been liable in connection with the claims released under the Plan, and cannot therefore make a determination as to whether each such entity could have satisfied its obligations in connection with any judgment entered by the Bankruptcy Court. The First Lien Steering Committee does, however, believe that the Rhodes Entities may not have been able to comply financially with the terms of judgments received in connection with successful litigation regarding the claims being released under the Plan.
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above, the Mediation Statement satisfies the fair and reasonable standards articulated by courts in this circuit. The entry of the Confirmation Order shall therefore constitute the Bankruptcy Courts approval of the compromise and settlement of the matters subject to the Mediation Settlement as well as a finding by the Bankruptcy Court that such compromise and settlement is in the best interests of the Debtors, their Estates, and holders of claims and interests and is fair, equitable, and reasonable. 4. Releases by the Debtors of the Released Parties

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As described in greater detail below, the Plan contemplates that the Released Parties will receive a release of all Claims and Causes of Action other than Claims and Causes of Action for gross negligence or willful misconduct. The Released Parties include each of: (a) the First Lien Lenders in their capacity as such; (b) the First Lien Steering Committee; (c) the Second Lien Lenders in their capacity as such; (d) with respect to each of the foregoing Entities in clauses (a) through (c), such Entities predecessors, successors and assigns; (e) the Creditors Committee and the members thereof in their capacity as such; (f) with respect to each of the foregoing Entities in clauses (a) through (e), such Entities subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, members, directors, principals, employees, agents, financial advisors, attorneys, accountants, investment bankers, consultants, representatives, and other Professionals; (g) the Debtors officers, employees (including Thomas Robinson and Joseph Schramm) and Professionals, as of the Petition Date; and (h) Paul Huygens; provided, however, that clause (g) shall not include (i) the Rhodes Entities or their affiliates; (ii) insiders of any of the Rhodes Entities (except as to Thomas Robinson and Joseph Schramm); or (iii) relatives of Rhodes. The Plan provides the First Lien Lenders and the Second Lien Lenders with the releases described below as consideration for the First Lien Lenders and Second Lien Lenders good faith participation in the mediation session described in Article I.A and Article I.B hereof. Moreover, the First Lien Lenders are being released in exchange for their agreement to accept equity in Newco on account of the Secured portion of their Claims rather then exercising their contractual right to foreclose on their Collateral, and the First Lien Lenders willingness to provide junior classes with a recovery in the form of the Claims purchase procedures outlined in Article VII.G of the Plan and the payment of the Second Lien Agents legal fees. Pursuant to section 1123(b) of the Bankruptcy Code and except as otherwise specifically provided in the Plan, for good and valuable consideration, including the service of the Released Parties to facilitate the expeditious reorganization of the Debtors and the implementation of the restructuring contemplated by the Plan, and as part of the global settlement described in Article I.B. hereof, on and after the Effective Date, the Released Parties are deemed released by the Debtors, the Reorganized Debtors, and the Estates from any and all Claims, obligations, rights, suits, damages, Causes of Action, remedies, and liabilities whatsoever, including any derivative Claims asserted on behalf of the Debtors, taking place on or before the Effective Date, whether known or unknown, foreseen or unforeseen, existing or hereinafter arising, in law, equity, or otherwise, that the Debtors, the Reorganized Debtors or the Estates would have been legally entitled to

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assert in their own right (whether individually or collectively) or on behalf of the Holder of any Claim or Interest or other Entity, based on or relating to, or in any manner arising from, in whole or in part, the Debtors, the Chapter 11 Cases, the purchase, sale, or rescission of the purchase or sale of any Security of the Debtors, the subject matter of, or the transactions or events giving rise to, any Claim or Interest that is treated in the Plan, the business or contractual arrangements between any Debtor and any of the Released Parties, the restructuring of Claims and Interests prior to or in the Chapter 11 Cases, the negotiation, formulation, or preparation of the Plan and Disclosure Statement, or related agreements, instruments, or other documents, upon any other act or omission, transaction, agreement, event, or other occurrence taking place on or before the Effective Date. 5. Releases by the Debtors of the Rhodes Entities

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The Rhodes Entities shall be deemed released from any and all Claims, obligations, rights, suits, damages, Causes of Action, remedies, and liabilities whatsoever arising under chapter 5 of the Bankruptcy Code with respect to transfers made by the Debtors to the Rhodes Entities during the 2 years prior to the Petition Date; provided, however, that such release shall only apply to transfers expressly set forth in the Schedules as Filed with the Bankruptcy Court as of August 1, 2009 or as disclosed in Attachment B to the Mediation Term Sheet. 6. Releases by First Lien Lenders of First Lien Lenders

As described in greater detail below, the Plan contemplates that each First Lien Lender can elect to release all other First Lien Lenders for all Claims and Causes of Action other than Claims and Causes of action for gross negligence or willful misconduct. Pursuant to Bankruptcy Rule 9019, and except as otherwise specifically provided in the Plan, to the extent a First Lien Lender elects on its Ballot to release the First Lien Lenders in accordance with Section VIII.F. of the Plan, for good and valuable consideration, on and after the Effective Date, to the extent permitted under applicable law, each of the First Lien Lenders electing to grant this release, shall be deemed to release each of the other First Lien Lenders that has elected to grant this release and each of their affiliates from any and all Claims, obligations, rights, suits, damages, Causes of Action, remedies, and liabilities whatsoever, whether known or unknown, foreseen or unforeseen, existing or hereinafter arising, in law, equity, or otherwise, that such First Lien Lender would have been legally entitled to assert against any other First Lien Lender that elected to grant this release, based on or relating to, or in any manner arising from, in whole or in part, the First Lien Credit Agreement, the First Lien Lender Claims, any other claims arising under or related to the First Lien Credit Agreement, the Debtors, the Chapter 11 Cases, the subject matter of, or the transactions or events giving rise to any First Lien Lender Claim, the restructuring of the First Lien Lender Claims prior to or during the Chapter 11 Cases, the negotiation, formulation, or preparation of the Plan and Disclosure Statement, or related agreements, instruments, or other documents, upon any other act or omission, transaction, agreement, event, or other

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occurrence taking place on or before the Effective Date; with such releases constituting an express waiver and relinquishment by each First Lien Lender electing to grant this release of any claims, whether known or unknown that such First Lien Lender may have under Section 1542 of the California Civil code or other analogous state or federal law related to the matters being released; provided, however, that Claims or liabilities arising out of or relating to any act or omission of any First Lien Lender or any of its affiliates that constitutes gross negligence or willful misconduct shall not be released. 7. Exculpation

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Except as otherwise specifically provided in the Plan, no Exculpated Party shall have or incur, and each Exculpated Party is hereby released and exculpated from any Claim, obligation, Cause of Action, or liability to one another or to any Exculpating Party for any Exculpated Claim, except for gross negligence, willful misconduct or fraud but in all respects such Entities shall be entitled to reasonably rely upon the advice of counsel with respect to their duties and responsibilities pursuant to the Plan. The Debtors, the First Lien Steering Committee and the Reorganized Debtors (and each of their respective agents, members, directors, officers, employees, advisors, and attorneys) have, and upon Confirmation of the Plan shall be deemed to have, participated in good faith and in compliance with the applicable provisions of the Bankruptcy Code with regard to the distributions of the Securities pursuant to the Plan, and therefore are not, and on account of such distributions shall not be, liable at any time for the violation of any applicable law, rule, or regulation governing the solicitation of acceptances or rejections of the Plan or such distributions made pursuant to the Plan. 8. Injunction

Except as otherwise expressly provided in the Plan or for obligations issued pursuant to the Plan, all Entities who have held, hold, or may hold Claims against the Debtors, and all Entities holding Interests, are permanently enjoined, from and after the Effective Date, from: (1) commencing or continuing in any manner any action or other proceeding of any kind against the Debtors or Reorganized Debtors on account of or in connection with or with respect to any such Claims or Interests; (2) enforcing, attaching, collecting, or recovering by any manner or means any judgment, award, decree or order against the Debtors or Reorganized Debtors on account of or in connection with or with respect to any such Claims or Interests; (3) creating, perfecting, or enforcing any encumbrance of any kind against the Debtors or Reorganized Debtors or the property or estates of the Debtors or Reorganized Debtors on account of or in connection with or with respect to any such Claims or Interests; (4) asserting any right of setoff, subrogation, or recoupment of any kind against any obligation due from the Debtors or Reorganized Debtors or against the property or Estates of the Debtors or Reorganized Debtors on account of or in connection with or with respect to any such Claims or Interests unless such Holder has Filed a motion requesting the right to perform such setoff on or before the Confirmation Date, and notwithstanding an indication in a Proof of Claim or Interest or otherwise that such Holder asserts, has, or intends to preserve any right of setoff pursuant to section 553 of the Bankruptcy Code or otherwise (provided, that, to the extent the Rhodes Entities Claims are Allowed, the Rhodes

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Entities, without the need to file any such motion, shall retain the right to assert a setoff against any Claims or Causes of Action that the Reorganized Debtors or Litigation Trust may assert against the Rhodes Entities, with the Reorganized Debtors and Litigation Trust, as applicable, reserving the right to challenge the propriety of any such attempted setoff, with any such challenge to be resolved by the Bankruptcy Court); and (5) commencing or continuing in any manner any action or other proceeding of any kind on account of or in connection with or with respect to any such Claims or Interests released or settled pursuant to the Plan. 9. Protection Against Discriminatory Treatment

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Consistent with section 525 of the Bankruptcy Code and the Supremacy Clause of the U.S. Constitution, all Entities, including Governmental Units, shall not discriminate against the Reorganized Debtors or deny, revoke, suspend, or refuse to renew a license, permit, charter, franchise, or other similar grant to, condition such a grant to, discriminate with respect to such a grant against, the Reorganized Debtors, or another Entity with whom such Reorganized Debtors have been associated, solely because one of the Debtors has been a debtor under chapter 11, has been insolvent before the commencement of the Chapter 11 Cases (or during the Chapter 11 Cases but before the Debtor is granted or denied a discharge) or has not paid a debt that is dischargeable in the Chapter 11 Cases. 10. Setoffs

Except as otherwise expressly provided for in the Plan, each Reorganized Debtor, pursuant to the Bankruptcy Code (including section 553 of the Bankruptcy Code), applicable non-bankruptcy law, or as may be agreed to by the Holder of a Claim, may setoff against any Allowed Claim and the distributions to be made pursuant to the Plan on account of such Allowed Claim (before any distribution is made on account of such Allowed Claim), any Claims, rights, and Causes of Action of any nature that such Debtor, Reorganized Debtor or the Litigation Trust, as applicable, may hold against the Holder of such Allowed Claim, to the extent such Claims, rights, or Causes of Action against such Holder have not been otherwise compromised or settled on or prior to the Effective Date (whether pursuant to the Plan or otherwise); provided, however, that neither the failure to effect such a setoff nor the allowance of any Claim pursuant to the Plan shall constitute a waiver or release by such Reorganized Debtor or the Litigation Trust of any such Claims, rights, and Causes of Action that such Reorganized Debtor or the Litigation Trust may possess against such Holder. In no event shall any Holder of Claims be entitled to setoff any Claim against any Claim, right, or Cause of Action of the Debtor or Reorganized Debtor, as applicable, unless such Holder has Filed a motion with the Bankruptcy Court requesting the authority to perform such setoff on or before the Confirmation Date, and notwithstanding any indication in any Proof of Claim or otherwise that such Holder asserts, has, or intends to preserve any right of setoff pursuant to section 553 or otherwise; provided, however, that, to the extent the Rhodes Entities Claims are Allowed, the Rhodes Entities, without the need to file any such motion, shall retain the right to assert a setoff against any Claims or Causes of Action that the Reorganized Debtors or Litigation Trust may assert against the Rhodes Entities, with the Reorganized Debtors and Litigation Trust, as applicable, reserving the right to

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challenge the propriety of any such attempted setoff, with any such challenge to be resolved by the Bankruptcy Court). 11. Recoupment

In no event shall any Holder of Claims or Interests be entitled to recoup any Claim or Interest against any Claim, right, or Cause of Action of the Debtors or the Reorganized Debtors, as applicable, unless such Holder actually has performed such recoupment and provided notice thereof in writing to the Debtors and the First Lien Steering Committee on or before the Confirmation Date, notwithstanding any indication in any Proof of Claim or Interest or otherwise that such Holder asserts, has, or intends to preserve any right of recoupment. 12. Release of Liens

8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 If the Bankruptcy Court disallows a Claim for reimbursement or contribution of an Entity pursuant to section 502(e)(1)(B) of the Bankruptcy Code, then to the extent that such Claim is contingent as of the time of allowance or disallowance, such Claim shall be forever disallowed notwithstanding section 502(j) of the Bankruptcy Code, unless prior to the Effective Date: (1) such Claim has been adjudicated as noncontingent or (2) the relevant Except as otherwise provided in the Plan or in any contract, instrument, release, or other agreement or document created pursuant to the Plan, on the Effective Date and concurrently with the applicable distributions made pursuant to the Plan, all mortgages, deeds of trust, Liens, pledges, or other security interests against any property of the Estates shall be fully released, and discharged, and all of the right, title, and interest of any Holder of such mortgages, deeds of trust, Liens, pledges, or other security interests shall revert to the Reorganized Debtors and their successors and assigns. Upon the Effective Date, the Confirmation Order shall be binding upon and govern the acts of all entities, including, without limitation, all filing agents, filing officers, title agents, title companies, recorders of mortgages, recorders of deeds, registrars of deeds, administrative agencies, governmental departments, secretaries of state, federal and local officials, and all other persons and entities who may be required by operation of law, the duties of their office, or contract, to release any mortgages, deeds of trust, Liens, pledges or other security interests against any property of the Estates; and each of the foregoing persons and entities is hereby directed to accept for filing the Confirmation Order any and all of the documents and instruments necessary and appropriate to effectuate the discharge. 13. Document Retention

On and after the Effective Date, the Reorganized Debtors may maintain documents in accordance with their current document retention policy, as may be altered, amended, modified, or supplemented by the Reorganized Debtors in the ordinary course of business. Copies of all Debtors books and records shall be delivered to the Rhodes Entities at no cost to the Rhodes Entities on or prior to the Effective Date. 14. Reimbursement or Contribution

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Holder of a Claim has Filed a noncontingent Proof of Claim on account of such Claim and a Final Order has been entered determining such Claim as no longer contingent. K. Allowance and Payment of Certain Administrative Claims 1. Professional Claims a. Final Fee Applications

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All final requests for payment of Claims of a Professional shall be Filed no later than forty-five days after the Effective Date. After notice and a hearing in accordance with the procedures established by the Bankruptcy Code and prior Bankruptcy Court orders, the Allowed amounts of such Professional Claims shall be determined by the Bankruptcy Court. b. Payment of Interim Amounts

Except as otherwise provided in the Plan, Professionals shall be paid pursuant to the Interim Compensation Order. c. Reimbursable Expenses

The reasonable fees and expenses incurred by (i) the First Lien Agent, including its professionals, to the extent provided by the First Lien Credit Agreement, (ii) the Second Lien Agent, including its professionals, to the extent provided by the Second Lien Credit Agreement (only to the extent the Class of Second Lien Lender Secured Claims votes in favor of the Plan, and (iii) the First Lien Steering Committee, including its professionals, in connection with the Chapter 11 Cases shall be paid by the Debtors or Reorganized Debtors, as applicable, within 15 days of receipt of an invoice from such parties or their advisors. d. Post-Effective Date Fees and Expenses

Except as otherwise specifically provided in the Plan, from and after the Effective Date, the Reorganized Debtors shall, in the ordinary course of business and without any further notice to or action, order, or approval of the Bankruptcy Court, pay in Cash the reasonable legal, professional, or other fees and expenses related to implementation and Consummation incurred by the Reorganized Debtors and First Lien Steering Committee. Upon the Effective Date, any requirement that Professionals comply with sections 327 through 331 and 1103 of the Bankruptcy Code in seeking retention or compensation for services rendered after such date shall terminate, and the Reorganized Debtors may employ and pay any Professional in the ordinary course of business without any further notice to or action, order, or approval of the Bankruptcy Court. e. Substantial Contribution Compensation and Expenses

Except as otherwise specifically provided in the Plan, any Entity who requests compensation or expense reimbursement for making a substantial contribution in the Chapter 11 Cases pursuant to sections 503(b)(3), (4), and (5) of the Bankruptcy Code must File an application and serve such application on counsel for the Debtors or Reorganized Debtors, as

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applicable, and the First Lien Steering Committee and the Creditors Committee, and as otherwise required by the Bankruptcy Court and the Bankruptcy Code on or before the Administrative Claim Bar Date or be forever barred from seeking such compensation or expense reimbursement. 2. Other Administrative Claims

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All requests for payment of an Administrative Claim must be Filed with the Claims and Solicitation Agent and served upon counsel to the Debtors or Reorganized Debtors, as applicable, and the First Lien Steering Committee on or before the Administrative Claim Bar Date. Any request for payment of an Administrative Claim that is not timely Filed and served shall be disallowed automatically without the need for any objection by the Debtors, Reorganized Debtors, or the First Lien Steering Committee. The Reorganized Debtors may settle and pay any Administrative Claim in the ordinary course of business without any further notice to or action, order, or approval of the Bankruptcy Court. In the event that any party with standing objects to an Administrative Claim, the Bankruptcy Court shall determine the Allowed amount of such Administrative Claim. Notwithstanding the foregoing, no request for payment of an Administrative Claim need be Filed with respect to an Administrative Claim previously Allowed by Final Order. L. Conditions Precedent to Confirmation and Consummation of the Plan 1. Conditions to Confirmation

The following are conditions precedent to Confirmation that must be satisfied or waived in accordance with Article X.C of the Plan: A. The Bankruptcy Court shall have approved the Disclosure Statement, in a manner acceptable to the Plan Proponent, as containing adequate information with respect to the Plan within the meaning of section 1125 of the Bankruptcy Code. The Confirmation Order shall be in form and substance acceptable to the Plan Proponent. The terms and conditions of employment or retention of any Persons proposed to serve as officers or directors of Newco, including, without limitation, as to compensation, shall be acceptable to the Plan Proponent and shall be disclosed at or prior to the Confirmation Hearing. Any disclosures made pursuant to 11 U.S.C. 1129(a)(5) shall be acceptable to the Plan Proponent. All of the schedules, documents, and exhibits ancillary to the Plan and Disclosure Statement including, but not limited to, (i) the Claim Purchase Schedule, (ii) the Litigation Trust Agreement, (iii) the Newco LLC Operating Agreement, (iv) the New First Lien Notes credit

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agreement, (v) the Schedule of Causes of Action, (vi) the Asset and Stock Transfer Agreement, and (vii) the Schedule of Assumed Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases shall be in form and substance acceptable to the Plan Proponent. 2. Conditions Precedent to the Effective Date

The following are conditions precedent to Consummation that must be satisfied or waived in accordance with Article X.C of the Plan: A. The Bankruptcy Court shall have authorized the assumption and rejection of executory contracts and unexpired leases by the Debtors as contemplated by Article V of the Plan. All of the schedules, documents, and exhibits ancillary to the Plan and Disclosure Statement including, but not limited to, (i) the Claim Purchase Schedule, (ii) the Litigation Trust Agreement, (iii) the Newco LLC Operating Agreement, (iv) the New First Lien Notes credit agreement, (v) the Schedule of Causes of Action, (vi) the Asset and Stock Transfer Agreement, and (vii) the Schedule of Assumed Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases shall be in form and substance acceptable to the Plan Proponent. The Confirmation Order shall have become a Final Order in form and substance acceptable to the Plan Proponent. The documents governing the New First Lien Notes and the Newco LLC Operating Agreement shall be in form and substance acceptable to the Plan Proponent. The Confirmation Date shall have occurred. The First Lien Steering Committee shall have designated and replaced each existing Qualified Employee of the Debtors with a new Qualified Employee for the Reorganized Debtors. The debt outstanding on the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course shall be refinanced on terms and conditions acceptable to Rhodes and the First Lien Steering Committee. Copies of all Debtors books and records shall have been delivered to the Rhodes Entities at no cost to the Rhodes Entities. The Arizona Assets shall have been transferred to the Rhodes Entities (or their designee) free and clear of all liens and claims pursuant to section 363(f) of the Bankruptcy Code on the Effective Date; provided, that the non-First Lien Lender/Second Lien Lender liens do not exceed $60,000.

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The Debtors shall have assumed and assigned all executory contracts and unexpired leases related solely to the Arizona Assets to the Rhodes Entities (or their designee), at no cost to the Debtors or the Reorganized Debtors, with all Cure costs associated therewith to be borne by the Rhodes Entities. The tax structure set forth in Article IV.F of the Plan shall be implemented. The Rhodes Entities and First Lien Steering Committee shall have agreed on the Golf Course Security Property. The Rhodes Entities shall have performed all of their obligations under the Plan including, without limitation, depositing $3.5 million in Cash in an account designated by the Debtors, with the consent of the First Lien Steering Committee, and transferred the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course and related contracts and assets as required by Article IV.S. of the Plan to the Reorganized Debtors.

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Waiver of Conditions Precedent

The First Lien Steering Committee may waive any of the conditions to the Effective Date at any time, without any notice to parties in interest and without any further notice to or action, order, or approval of the Bankruptcy Court, and without any formal action other than proceeding to confirm or consummate the Plan; provided, that the First Lien Steering Committee will not waive the conditions precedent in items X.B.6 through 12 of the Plan if the Rhodes Entities shall have complied with all of their obligations hereunder and in the Plan by the Effective Date (or such earlier date specifically set forth herein). In the event the Rhodes Entities fail to comply with any of their obligations under the Mediation Term Sheet or under the Plan by the Effective Date (or such earlier date specifically set forth herein) and fail to cure such alleged breach within ten (10) days written notice to the Rhodes Entities, then the First Lien Steering Committee shall be entitled to file a motion on at least seven (7) days notice to (i) determine that a breach has occurred (except that the failure of the parties to agree on the refinancing of the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course solely as a result of the First Lien Steering Committee acting unreasonably or in bad faith shall not be deemed a failure of the Rhodes Entities to comply with their obligations hereunder or under the Plan), and the Rhodes Entities reserve their right to object to such motion; (ii) modify the Plan to remove any provisions hereof that were included for the benefit of the Rhodes Entities; and (iii) consummate the Plan, as modified. Upon entry of an order of the Bankruptcy Court finding a breach by the Rhodes Entities and authorizing the modifications to the Plan to remove any provisions that were included for the benefit of the Rhodes Entities, the First Lien Steering shall be authorized to make such modifications and consummate the Plan. 4. Effect of Non-Occurrence of Conditions to Consummation

Each of the conditions to Consummation must be satisfied or duly waived pursuant to Article X.C. of the Plan, and Consummation must occur within 180 days of Confirmation, or

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by such later date established by Bankruptcy Court order. If Consummation has not occurred within 180 days of Confirmation, then upon motion by a party in interest made before Consummation and a hearing, the Confirmation Order may be vacated by the Bankruptcy Court; provided, however, that notwithstanding the Filing of such motion to vacate, the Confirmation Order may not be vacated if Consummation occurs before the Bankruptcy Court enters an order granting such motion. If the Confirmation Order is vacated pursuant to Article X.D of the Plan or otherwise, then except as provided in any order of the Bankruptcy Court vacating the Confirmation Order, the Plan will be null and void in all respects, including the discharge of Claims and termination of Interests pursuant to the Plan and section 1141 of the Bankruptcy Code and the assumptions, assignments, or rejections of executory contracts or unexpired leases pursuant to Article V of the Plan, and nothing contained in the Plan or Disclosure Statement shall: (1) constitute a waiver or release of any Claims, Interests, or Causes of Action; (2) prejudice in any manner the rights of the Debtors, the First Lien Steering Committee or any other Entity; or (3) constitute an admission, acknowledgment, offer, or undertaking of any sort by the Debtors, the First Lien Steering Committee or any other Entity. 5. Satisfaction of Conditions Precedent to Confirmation

Upon entry of a Confirmation Order acceptable to the Plan Proponent, each of the conditions precedent to Confirmation, as set forth in Article X.A of the Plan, shall be deemed to have been satisfied or waived in accordance with the Plan. M. Modification, Revocation, Or Withdrawal of the Plan 1. Modification and Amendments

The Plan Proponent shall not modify materially the terms of the Plan without the prior consent of the parties to the Mediation Term Sheet; provided, that in the event the Rhodes Entities fail to comply with any of their obligations under the Mediation Term Sheet and under the Plan by the Effective Date (or such other date set forth in the Plan) and fail to cure such alleged breach within ten (10) days written notice to the Rhodes Entities, then the First Lien Steering Committee shall be entitled to file a motion on at least seven (7) days notice to (i) determine that a breach has occurred (except that the failure of the parties to agree on the refinancing of the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course solely as a result of the First Lien Steering Committee acting unreasonably or in bad faith shall not be deemed a failure of the Rhodes Entities to comply with their obligations hereunder or under the Plan), and the Rhodes Entities reserve their right to object to such motion; (ii) modify the Plan to remove any provisions hereof that were included for the benefit of the Rhodes Entities; and (iii) consummate the Plan, as modified. Upon entry of an order of the Bankruptcy Court finding a breach by the Rhodes Entities and authorizing the modifications to the Plan to remove any provisions that were included for the benefit of the Rhodes Entities, the First Lien Steering shall be authorized to make such modifications and consummate the Plan. Except as otherwise specifically provided in the Plan, the Plan Proponent reserves the right to modify the Plan and seek Confirmation consistent with the Bankruptcy Code. Subject to certain restrictions and requirements set forth in section 1127 of the Bankruptcy Code and Bankruptcy Rule 3019 and those restrictions on modifications set forth in the Plan, the Plan Proponent expressly reserves

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its rights to revoke, withdraw, alter, amend, or modify materially the Plan with respect to any Debtor, one or more times, after Confirmation, and, to the extent necessary, may initiate proceedings in the Bankruptcy Court to so alter, amend, or modify the Plan, or remedy any defect or omission, or reconcile any inconsistencies in the Plan, the Disclosure Statement, or the Confirmation Order, in such matters as may be necessary to carry out the purposes and intent of the Plan. Any such modification or supplement shall be considered a modification of the Plan and shall be made in accordance with Article XI.A of the Plan. The Plan, Disclosure Statement and all ancillary documents may be inspected in the office of the clerk of the Bankruptcy Court or its designee during normal business hours, at the Bankruptcy Courts website at http://www.nvb.uscourts.gov. All documents to be entered into in connection with the consummation of the Plan as described in the Plan and/or Disclosure Statement are integral to the Plan and shall be approved by the Bankruptcy Court pursuant to the Confirmation Order. 2. Effect of Confirmation on Modifications

Entry of a Confirmation Order shall mean that all modifications or amendments to the Plan since the solicitation thereof are approved pursuant to section 1127(a) of the Bankruptcy Code and do not require additional disclosure or resolicitation under Bankruptcy Rule 3019. 3. Revocation or Withdrawal of Plan

The Plan Proponent reserves the right to revoke or withdraw the Plan prior to the Confirmation Date and to File subsequent plans of reorganization; provided, that, any subsequently filed plan shall be consistent with the Mediation Settlement unless the Rhodes Entities fail to comply with any of their obligations under the Mediation Term Sheet or the Plan by the Effective Date (or such other date set forth herein) and fail to cure such alleged breach within ten (10) days written notice to the Rhodes Entities, in which case the First Lien Steering Committee shall be entitled to file a motion on at least seven (7) days notice to (i) determine that a breach has occurred (except that the failure of the parties to agree on the refinancing of the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course solely as a result of the First Lien Steering Committee acting unreasonably or in bad faith shall not be deemed a failure of the Rhodes Entities to comply with their obligations hereunder or under the Plan), and the Rhodes Entities reserve their right to object to such motion; (ii) revoke or withdraw the Plan as a result of such breach; and (iii) file a subsequent plan that removes the benefits provided to the Rhodes Entities pursuant to the Mediation Term Sheet. If the Plan Proponent revokes or withdraws the Plan, or if Confirmation or Consummation does not occur, then: (1) the Plan shall be null and void in all respects; (2) any settlement or compromise embodied in the Plan (including the fixing or limiting to an amount certain of any Claim or Class of Claims), assumption or rejection of executory contracts or unexpired leases effected by the Plan, and any document or agreement executed pursuant to the Plan, shall be deemed null and void; and (3) nothing contained in the Plan shall: (a) constitute a waiver or release of any Claims or Interests; (b) prejudice in any manner the rights of the Plan Proponent or any other Entity; or (c) constitute an admission, acknowledgement, offer, or undertaking of any sort by the Plan Proponent or any other Entity.

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Retention of Jurisdiction

Notwithstanding the entry of the Confirmation Order and the occurrence of the Effective Date, the Bankruptcy Court shall retain exclusive jurisdiction over all matters arising out of, or related to, the Chapter 11 Cases and the Plan pursuant to sections 105(a) and 1142 of the Bankruptcy Code and as otherwise set forth in the Plan. Article V. STATUTORY REQUIREMENTS FOR CONFIRMATION OF THE PLAN The following is a brief summary of the Plan Confirmation process. Holders of Claims and Interests are encouraged to review the relevant provisions of the Bankruptcy Code and to consult their own attorneys. A. The Confirmation Hearing

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Section 1128(a) of the Bankruptcy Code requires the Bankruptcy Court, after notice, to hold a hearing on Confirmation (the Confirmation Hearing). Section 1128(b) of the Bankruptcy Code provides that any party in interest may object to Confirmation. THE BANKRUPTCY COURT HAS SCHEDULED THE CONFIRMATION HEARING TO COMMENCE ON [JANUARY 5], 2010 AT [9:00 a.m.] PREVAILING PACIFIC TIME BEFORE THE HONORABLE LINDA B. RIEGLE, UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY JUDGE, IN THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEVADA, IN COURTROOM 1 IN THE FOLEY FEDERAL BUILDING LOCATED AT 300 LAS VEGAS BOULEVARD SOUTH, LAS VEGAS, NEVADA 89101. THE CONFIRMATION HEARING MAY BE ADJOURNED FROM TIME TO TIME BY THE BANKRUPTCY COURT WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE EXCEPT FOR AN ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE ADJOURNED DATE MADE AT THE CONFIRMATION HEARING OR ANY ADJOURNMENT THEREOF. OBJECTIONS TO CONFIRMATION OF THE PLAN MUST BE FILED AND SERVED ON OR BEFORE [DECEMBER 18], 2009, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SOLICITATION PROCEDURES ORDER FILED AND SERVED ON HOLDERS OF CLAIMS AND INTERESTS AND OTHER PARTIES IN INTEREST. UNLESS OBJECTIONS TO CONFIRMATION ARE TIMELY SERVED AND FILED IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE SOLICITATION PROCEDURES ORDER, THEY MAY NOT BE CONSIDERED BY THE BANKRUPTCY COURT. B. Confirmation Standards

To confirm the Plan, the Bankruptcy Court must find, among other things, that the requirements of section 1129 of the Bankruptcy Code have been satisfied. The requirements of section 1129 of the Bankruptcy Code are listed below: 1. the Plan complies with the applicable provisions of the Bankruptcy Code;

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the First Lien Steering Committee, as Plan Proponent, will have complied with the applicable provisions of the Bankruptcy Code; the Plan has been proposed in good faith and not by any means forbidden by law; any payment made or promised under the Plan for services or for costs and expenses in, or in connection with, the Chapter 11 Cases, or in connection with the Plan and incident to the cases, has been disclosed to the Bankruptcy Court, and any such payment made before the Confirmation is reasonable, or if such payment is to be fixed after the Confirmation, such payment is subject to the approval of the Bankruptcy Court as reasonable; with respect to each Class of Impaired Claims or Interests, either each Holder of a Claim or Interest of such Class has accepted the Plan or will receive or retain under the Plan on account of such Claim or Interest property of a value, as of the Effective Date of the Plan, that is not less than the amount that such Holder would receive or retain if the Debtors were liquidated on such date under chapter 7 of the Bankruptcy Code; each Class of Claims that is entitled to vote on the Plan either has accepted the Plan or is not Impaired under the Plan, or the Plan can be confirmed without the approval of each voting Class pursuant to section 1129(b) of the Bankruptcy Code; except to the extent that the Holder of a particular Claim will agree to a different treatment of such Claim, the Plan provides that Allowed Administrative and Allowed Priority Non-Tax Claims will be paid in full on the Effective Date, or as soon as reasonably practicable thereafter; at least one Class of Impaired Claims or Interests will accept the Plan, determined without including any acceptance of the Plan by any insider holding a Claim or Interest of such Class; Confirmation is not likely to be followed by the liquidation, or the need for further financial reorganization, of the Debtors or any successor to the Debtors under the Plan, unless such liquidation or reorganization is proposed in the Plan; all fees of the type described in 28 U.S.C. 1930, including the fees of the United States Trustee, will be paid as of the Effective Date; and the Plan addresses payment of retiree benefits, if any, in accordance with section 1114 of the Bankruptcy Code.

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The First Lien Steering Committee believes that the Plan satisfies the requirements of section 1129 of the Bankruptcy Code, including that (1) the Plan satisfies or will satisfy all of the statutory requirements of chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code, (2) the First Lien Steering Committee has complied or will have complied with all of the requirements of chapter 11 and (3) the Plan has been proposed in good faith.

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Financial Feasibility

Section 1129(a)(11) of the Bankruptcy Code requires that the Bankruptcy Court find, as a condition to Confirmation, that Confirmation is not likely to be followed by the liquidation of the Debtors, unless such liquidation is proposed in the Plan, or the need for further financial reorganization. To determine whether the Plan meets this requirement, the First Lien Steering Committee has analyzed the ability of the Debtors to meet their obligations under the Plan. With respect to the Reorganized Debtors, based on the analyses set forth in Exhibit D to the Disclosure Statement and the operational, business and other assumptions set forth therein, the First Lien Steering Committee believes that the Reorganized Debtors will have the financial capability to satisfy their obligations following the Effective Date pursuant to the Plan, including the payment of all Cash distributions contemplated by the Plan. Based on the analysis and related information set forth in Exhibit D to the Disclosure Statement, the First Lien Steering Committee will seek a ruling that the Plan is feasible in connection with the Confirmation of the Plan. D. Best Interests of Creditors Test

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Often called the best interests test, section 1129(a)(7) of the Bankruptcy Code requires that the Bankruptcy Court find, as a condition to Confirmation, that each Holder of a Claim or Interest in each Impaired Class: (1) has accepted the Plan or (2) will receive or retain under the Plan property of a value, as of the Effective Date, that is not less than the amount that such Person would receive if the Debtors were liquidated under chapter 7 of the Bankruptcy Code. To make these findings, the Bankruptcy Court must: (a) estimate the Cash proceeds (the Liquidation Proceeds) that a chapter 7 trustee would generate if each Chapter 11 Case were converted to a chapter 7 case and the assets of such Estate were liquidated; (b) determine the distribution (Liquidation Distribution) that each non-accepting Holder of a Claim or Interest would receive from the Liquidation Proceeds under the priority scheme dictated in chapter 7; and (c) compare each Holders Liquidation Distribution to the distribution under the Plan (Plan Distribution) that such Holder would receive if the Plan were Confirmed and consummated. To assist the Bankruptcy Court in making the findings required under section 1129(a)(7), the First Lien Steering Committee, through its financial advisor, Winchester Carlisle Partners (WCP), and it valuation consultant, Robert Charles Lesser & Co, (RCLCO), has prepared a liquidation analysis (the Liquidation Analysis) and a going concern analysis (the Going Concern Analysis). The Liquidation Analysis and Going Concern Analysis compare the proceeds to be realized if the Debtors were to be liquidated in hypothetical cases under chapter 7 of the Bankruptcy Code against the proceeds to be realized under the Plan as a going concern. These analyses employ a discounted cash flow (DCF) methodology to arrive at a range of values for the Debtors real estate assets as of December 31, 2009, and incorporate various estimates and assumptions, including a hypothetical conversion to chapter 7 liquidation as of January 1, 2010. Further, each analysis is subject to potential material changes including with respect to economic and business conditions and legal rulings. Therefore, the actual liquidation and going concern values of the Debtors could

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vary materially from the estimates provided in the Liquidation and Going Concern Analyses, respectively. 1. Liquidation Analysis

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Under chapter 7 liquidation, certain distinctive factors would limit recovery from the sale of the Debtors homebuilding operations and other land assets. RCLCO and WCP assumed that an orderly liquidation would be performed over a period of twelve months commencing as of January 1, 2010, the projected date of conversion to a hypothetical chapter 7 liquidation. Given the current depressed state of homebuliding and real estate markets, as well as the limited availability of credit, this expedited sale process could materially reduce recovery from the Debtors land assets. In addition, RCLCO and WCP assumed that a potential buyer of the Debtors assets will expect a higher risk premium and lower achievable home sale prices relative to a going concern valuation due to the stigma attached to a community and/or company that is in a liquidation mode. The Liquidation Analysis, attached hereto as Exhibit E, presents both High and Low estimates of the value of the Debtors real estate assets under liquidation, representing a range of assumptions relating to the risk and costs incurred during a liquidation. The DCF analysis derives an estimated value of the Debtors real estate assets by discounting the unlevered projected free cash flows a buyer or buyers of the Debtors assets could expect to achieve, based on market projections, to a net present value as of the effective date. RCLCO used a discount rate range of 25% - 30% in the Liquidation Analysis, reflecting the higher risk premium required by investors under this scenario. Based on the methodologies described above, and after further review, discussions, considerations, and assumptions, RCLCO and WCP estimate that the liquidation value of the Debtors real estate assets as of January 1, 2010, ranges from $44.2 million dollars to $55.0 million dollars, with a midpoint of $49.3 million dollars. As reflected on Exhibit E hereto, RCLCO and WCP performed the Liquidation Analysis on a consolidated basis and did not provide a liquidation value for each individual Debtor entity. The first lien indebtedness and second lien indebtedness total nearly $400 million, which indebtedness is secured by first and second liens, respectively, on substantially all of the Debtors assets at each Debtor entity. Given that the Liquidation Analysis reflects a midpoint value of $49.3 million, the First Lien Steering Committee believes that there is no value available for claims beyond the first lien indebtedness at any Debtor entity on either a liquidation or going concern basis. The First Lien Steering Committee therefore does not believe that an entity by entity liquidation analysis is necessary or appropriate on the facts of these Chapter 11 Cases. 2. Going Concern Analysis

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assets; considered information from qualified third party sources relating to revenue and cost assumptions, and conducted such other analyses as deemed necessary to complete the analysis. The Going Concern Analysis assumes that various documents and data provided by the Debtors, including cost information, are reliable and accurate. In addition to the foregoing, RCLCO assumed in preparing the Going Concern Analysis that the Effective Date occurs on January 1, 2010. The Projections used also assume that general economic, financial, and market conditions as of the Effective Date will not differ materially from those conditions prevailing as of the date of the Going Concern Analysis. Although subsequent developments may affect the conclusions, neither RCLCO, WCP nor the First Lien Steering Committee have any obligation to update, revise, or reaffirm its analysis following the Confirmation Hearing. The DCF methodology was used to arrive at a value for the Debtors real estate assets. The DCF analysis derives an estimated value of the Debtors real estate assets by discounting their unlevered projected free cash flows based on market projections to a net present value as of the Effective Date. Revenue is derived from the construction and sale of single family homes on all single-family lots currently in inventory, as well as on certain multifamily and commercial parcels where it was determined that single-family homes were the highest and best use. Pricing and sales velocity for these homes were projected to recover from their currently depressed levels, as determined by an analysis of recent and historical sales data, to more sustainable level of growth by 2011. Additional revenue is derived from the sale of certain land parcels at prices and dates supportable by market conditions, as well as the operation and sale of the Tuscany Golf Course. RCLCO used a discount rate range of 20% 25% in the Going Concern Analysis, reflecting the prevailing capital market requirements of similar transactions. Based on the methodologies described above, and after further review, discussions, considerations, and assumptions, RCLCO and WCP have estimated that the going concern value of the Debtors real estate assets as of January 1, 2010, ranges from $89.2 million to $111.5 million, with a midpoint of $99.6 million. E. Acceptance by Impaired Classes

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The Bankruptcy Code also requires, as a condition to confirmation, that each class of claims or interests that is impaired under a plan accept the plan, with the exception described in the following section. A class that is not impaired under a plan of reorganization is deemed to have accepted the plan and, therefore, solicitation of acceptances with respect to such class is not required. A class is impaired unless the plan (1) leaves unaltered the legal, equitable and contractual rights to which the claim or interest entitles the holder of such claim or interest or (2) cures any default and reinstates the original terms of the obligation. Section 1126(c) of the Bankruptcy Code defines acceptance of a plan by a class of impaired claims as acceptance by holders of at least two thirds in dollar amount and more than one half in number of claims in that class, but for that purpose counts only those who actually

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vote to accept or to reject the plan. Thus, a class of claims will have voted to accept the plan only if two thirds in amount and a majority in number actually voting cast their ballots in favor of acceptance. Under section 1126(d) of the Bankruptcy Code, a class of interests has accepted the plan if holders of such interests holding at least two thirds in amount actually voting have voted to accept the plan. F. Confirmation Without Acceptance by All Impaired Classes

Section 1129(b) of the Bankruptcy Code allows a bankruptcy court to confirm a plan, even if such plan has not been accepted by all impaired classes entitled to vote on such plan; provided that such plan has been accepted by at least one impaired class. Section 1129(b) of the Bankruptcy Code states that notwithstanding the failure of an impaired class to accept a plan of reorganization, the plan will be confirmed, on request of the proponent of the plan, in a procedure commonly known as cram down, so long as the plan does not discriminate unfairly and is fair and equitable with respect to each class of claims or interests that is impaired under, and has not accepted, the plan. In general, a plan does not discriminate unfairly if it provides a treatment to the class that is substantially equivalent to the treatment that is provided to other classes that have equal rank. In determining whether a plan discriminates unfairly, courts will take into account a number of factors. Accordingly, two classes of unsecured claims could be treated differently without unfairly discriminating against either class. The condition that a plan be fair and equitable with respect to a non-accepting class of secured claims includes the requirements that: (1) the holders of such secured claims retain the liens securing such claims to the extent of the allowed amount of the secured claims, whether the property subject to the liens is retained by the debtor or transferred to another entity under the plan and (2) each holder of a secured claim in the class receives deferred cash payments totaling at least the allowed amount of such claim with a present value, as of the effective date of the plan, at least equivalent to the value of the secured claimants interest in the debtors property subject to the liens. The condition that a plan be fair and equitable with respect to a non-accepting class of unsecured claims includes the requirement that either: (1) the plan provides that each holder of a claim of such class receive or retain on account of such claim property of a value, as of the Effective Date, equal to the allowed amount of such claim; or (2) the holder of any claim or interest that is junior to the claims of such class will not receive or retain any property under the plan on account of such junior claim or interest. The condition that a plan be fair and equitable with respect to a non-accepting class of interests includes the requirements that either: (1) the plan provide that each holder of an interest in such class receive or retain under the plan, on account of such interest, property of a value, as of the effective date of the plan, equal to the greater of (a) the allowed amount of any fixed liquidation preference to which such holder is entitled, (b) any fixed redemption price to which such holder is entitled or (c) the value of such interest; or (2) if the class does not

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receive such an amount as required under (1), no class of interests junior to the non-accepting class may receive a distribution under the plan. The First Lien Steering Committee shall seek Confirmation of the Plan pursuant to section 1129(b) of the Bankruptcy Code with respect to any Impaired Class, as applicable, presumed to reject the Plan, and the First Lien Steering Committee reserves the right to do so with respect to any other rejecting Class of Claims or Interests, as applicable, or to modify the Plan. Section 1129(a)(10) of the Bankruptcy Code shall be satisfied for purposes of Confirmation by acceptance of the Plan by at least one Class that is Impaired under the Plan. The First Lien Steering Committee submits that if the First Lien Steering Committee crams down the Plan pursuant to section 1129(b) of the Bankruptcy Code, the Plan will be structured such that it does not discriminate unfairly and satisfies the fair and equitable requirement. With respect to the unfair discrimination requirement, all Classes under the Plan are provided treatment that is substantially equivalent to the treatment that is provided to other Classes that have equal rank. If the First Lien Steering Committee seeks to cram down the Plan on Holders of Secured Claims, all such Holders shall receive a distribution that satisfies the fair and equitable requirement. The Plan also satisfies the fair and equitable requirement with respect to Holders of Unsecured Claims because even though such Holders will not receive payment in full on account of the Allowed amount of their Claims, no junior Claim or Interest receives any distribution under the Plan. Holders of Interests will receive no distribution under the Plan, but there is no junior Claim or Interest that will receive any distribution under the Plan either. Therefore, the requirements of section 1129(b) of the Bankruptcy Code would be satisfied in the event that the First Lien Steering Committee is required to cram down. Article VI. CERTAIN FACTORS TO BE CONSIDERED PRIOR TO VOTING HOLDERS OF CLAIMS ENTITLED TO VOTE ON THE PLAN SHOULD READ AND CONSIDER CAREFULLY THE FACTORS SET FORTH BELOW, AS WELL AS THE OTHER INFORMATION SET FORTH IN THE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT AND RELATED DOCUMENTS, REFERRED TO OR INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE IN THE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT, PRIOR TO VOTING TO ACCEPT OR REJECT THE PLAN. THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES INFORMATION REGARDING POTENTIAL RISKS IN CONNECTION WITH THE PLAN AND THE FINANCIAL PROJECTIONS INCLUDED AS EXHIBITS D AND E TO THE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT. THESE FACTORS SHOULD NOT, HOWEVER, BE REGARDED AS CONSTITUTING THE ONLY RISKS INVOLVED IN CONNECTION WITH THE PLAN AND ITS IMPLEMENTATION.

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Certain Bankruptcy Considerations 1. The First Lien Steering Committee May Not Be Able to Obtain Confirmation of the Plan.

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The First Lien Steering Committee cannot ensure that they will receive the requisite acceptances to confirm the Plan. Even if the First Lien Steering Committee receives the requisite acceptances, the First Lien Steering Committee cannot ensure that the Bankruptcy Court will confirm the Plan. A non-accepting Holder of Claims and Interests might challenge the adequacy of the Disclosure Statement or the balloting procedures and results as not being in compliance with the Bankruptcy Code or Bankruptcy Rules. Even if the Bankruptcy Court determined that the Disclosure Statement and the balloting procedures and results were appropriate, the Bankruptcy Court could still decline to confirm the Plan if it found that any of the statutory requirements for Confirmation had not been met, including that the terms of the Plan are fair and equitable to non-accepting Classes. As discussed in further detail in Article V herein, section 1129 of the Bankruptcy Code sets forth the requirements for confirmation and requires, among other things: (a) a finding by the Bankruptcy Court that the plan does not unfairly discriminate and is fair and equitable with respect to any non-accepting classes; (b) confirmation of the plan is not likely to be followed by a liquidation or a need for further financial reorganization; and (c) the value of distributions to non-accepting holders of claims and interests within a particular class under the plan will not be less than the value of distributions such holders would receive if the debtors were liquidated under chapter 7 of the Bankruptcy Code. While there can be no assurance that these requirements will be met, the First Lien Steering Committee believes that the Plan complies with section 1129 of the Bankruptcy Code. Confirmation and Consummation also are subject to certain conditions described in Article V herein. If the Plan is not confirmed, it is unclear what distributions Holders of Claims or Interests ultimately would receive and it is possible that an alternative plan would result in substantially less favorable treatment for Holders of Claims or Interests than such Holders would receive under the Plan. 2. The Bankruptcy Court May Not Approve the Compromise and Settlement Contemplated By the Plan

As described in more detail in Article Article IV.J.3 herein, the Plan constitutes a settlement, compromise and release of rights arising from or relating to the allowance, classification and treatment of all Allowed Claims and Allowed Interests and their respect distributions and treatments under the Plan and takes into account, and conforms to, the relative priority and rights of the Claims and Interests in each Class in connection with any contractual, legal and equitable subordination rights relating thereto whether arising under general principles of equitable subordination or section 510(b) or (c) of the Bankruptcy Code. This settlement, compromise and release requires approval by the Bankruptcy Court in the Confirmation Order. The First Lien Steering Committee cannot ensure that the Bankruptcy Court will approve the settlement described in Article VIII.C. of the Plan.

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Parties in Interest May Object to the First Lien Steering Committees Classification of Claims

Section 1122 of the Bankruptcy Code provides that a chapter 11 plan may classify a claim or an interest in a particular class only if such claim or interest is substantially similar to the other claims or interests in such class. The First Lien Steering Committee believes that the classification of Claims and Interests under the Plan complies with the requirements set forth in the Bankruptcy Code. However, there is no assurance that the Bankruptcy Court will hold that the Plans classification of Claims and Interests complies with the Bankruptcy Code. 4. Failure to Satisfy Vote Requirement

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If votes are received in number and amount sufficient to enable the Bankruptcy Court to confirm the Plan, the First Lien Steering Committee intends to seek Confirmation as promptly as practicable thereafter. In the event that sufficient votes are not received, the First Lien Steering Committee may propose an alternative chapter 11 plan. There can be no assurance that the terms of any such alternative chapter 11 plan would be similar to or as favorable to the Holders of Allowed Claims as those proposed in the Plan. 5. The First Lien Steering Committee, the Debtors or the Reorganized Debtors May Object to the Amount or Secured or Priority Status of a Claim

The Debtors, the Reorganized Debtors and the First Lien Steering Committee reserve the right to object to the amount or the secured or priority status of any Claim or Interest. The estimates set forth in the Disclosure Statement cannot be relied on by any Holder of a Claim or Interest whose Claim or Interest is subject to an objection. Any such Holder of a Claim or Interest may not receive its specified share of the estimated distributions described in the Disclosure Statement. 6. Procedures for Contingent and Unliquidated Claims

Notwithstanding any language in any Proof of Claim or otherwise, the Holder of a contingent or unliquidated Claim shall not be entitled to receive or recover any amount in excess of the amount: (a) stated in the Holders Proof of Claim, if any, as of the Distribution Record Date; or (b) if the Proof of Claim does not ascribe a monetary value to such Holders Claim on the Distribution Record Date, the amount the First Lien Steering Committee elects to withhold on account of such Claim. 7. Nonconsensual Confirmation

In the event that any impaired class of claims or interests does not accept a chapter 11 plan, a bankruptcy court may nevertheless confirm such plan at the plan proponents request if at least one impaired class has accepted the plan (with such acceptance being determined without including the vote of any insider in such class), and as to each impaired class that has not accepted the plan, the bankruptcy court determines that the plan does not discriminate unfairly and is fair and equitable with respect to the dissenting impaired classes. The First Lien Steering Committee believes that the Plan satisfies these requirements, and the First Lien Steering Committee may request such nonconsensual Confirmation in

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accordance with section 1129(b) of the Bankruptcy Code. Nevertheless, there can be no assurance that the Bankruptcy Court will reach this conclusion. B. Other Considerations 1. Avoidance Action Analysis

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The First Lien Steering Committee has not yet comprehensively evaluated all of the preference and fraudulent transfer claims that the Debtors may have against third parties. The Debtors Filed their Schedules listing all transfers that the Debtors made within ninety days of the Petition Date and all transfers to insiders made by the Debtors within one year of the Petition Date. All such transfers listed in the Schedules may be the subject of an Avoidance Action to set aside the transfer if the transfer is avoidable under Bankruptcy Code sections 544, 545, 547, 548, 549, or 550, or otherwise except as expressly released by the Plan. Accordingly, the Reorganized Debtors or Litigation Trust, as applicable, will retain rights to seek to avoid any transfer made within ninety days of the Petition Date and one year of the Petition Date (as to Insiders) or such longer periods as may be available under applicable nonbankruptcy law. The listing of transfers made by the Debtors within ninety days (for non-insiders) and one year (for Insiders) that may be potentially avoidable as preferences is not included in this Disclosure Statement. Copies of the Schedules (which include the identification of transfers made by the Debtors within ninety days (for non-insiders) and one year (for Insiders)) are on file with the Bankruptcy Court and also available for review on the Claims and Solicitation Agents website, www.omnimgmt/rhodes. Creditors and interested parties are encouraged to review such Schedules to determine if any transfers made to a particular Creditor are included thereon. Any such transfers listed in the Schedules may be the subject of an Avoidance Action to set aside the transfer if the transfer is avoidable. However, with respect to such transfers listed on the Debtors Schedules, the First Lien Steering Committee has not yet determined whether the transferees of those transfers would have defenses to an avoidance action. 2. Other Potential Litigation Recoveries

In addition to Avoidance Actions, the First Lien Steering Committee has been reviewing available information regarding potential Causes of Action against third parties and, possibly, Affiliates and/or Insiders of the Debtors, which review is ongoing and which will continue to be conducted by the First Lien Steering Committee, the Reorganized Debtors and/or their respective successors or representatives after the Effective Date. Due to the size and scope of the business operations of the Debtors and the multitude of business transactions therein, there may be various Causes of Action that currently exist or may subsequently arise in addition to any matters identified in the Plan. The potential net proceeds from the potential Causes of Action identified herein or that may subsequently arise or be pursued are speculative and uncertain. Prepetition, the Debtors were party to numerous lawsuits. A list of the pending litigation in which the Debtors were a party as of the Petition Date is attached to the Disclosure Statement as Exhibit F.

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Except as expressly released through the Plan, existing or potential Causes of Action that may be pursued by the Debtors and/or their respective successors or representatives (as applicable) include, without implied limitation, the following: (a) any and all Avoidance Actions; (b) any and all litigation against Affiliates and Insiders; (c) all other Causes of Action and Defenses identified on Exhibit L to the Disclosure Statement; (d) any other Causes of Action against current or former officers, directors, and/or employees of the Debtors, including without implied limitation, any pending or potential claims with respect to directors and officers insurance coverage for the Debtors current or former officers and directors; (e) any and all Causes of Action relating to the matters listed on the Debtors Schedules; (f) any other litigation, whether legal, equitable or statutory in nature, arising out of, or in connection with the Debtors businesses or operations, including, without limitation: disputes with suppliers and customers, overpayments, any amounts owed by any creditor, vendor or other entity, employee, management, or operational matters, disputes with current or former employees, financial reporting, environmental matters, insurance matters, accounts receivable, warranties, contractual obligations, or tort claims that may exist or subsequently arise; and (g) any Causes of Action not expressly identified herein or in the Plan. 3. Estimation of Claims

Before or after the Effective Date, the Debtors, the First Lien Steering Committee, or the Reorganized Debtors, as applicable, may (but are not required to) at any time request that the Bankruptcy Court estimate any Disputed Claim that is contingent or unliquidated pursuant to section 502(c) of the Bankruptcy Code for any reason, regardless of whether any party previously has objected to such Claim or whether the Bankruptcy Court has ruled on any such objection, and the Bankruptcy Court shall retain jurisdiction to estimate any such Claim, including during the litigation of any objection to any Claim or during the appeal relating to such objection. Notwithstanding any provision otherwise in the Plan, a Claim that has been expunged from the Claims Register, but that either is subject to appeal or has not been the subject of a Final Order, shall be deemed to be estimated at zero dollars, unless otherwise ordered by the Bankruptcy Court. In the event that the Bankruptcy Court estimates any contingent or unliquidated Claim, that estimated amount shall constitute a maximum limitation on such Claim for all purposes under the Plan (including for purposes of distributions), and the relevant Reorganized Debtor may elect to pursue any supplemental proceedings to object to any ultimate distribution on such Claim. Notwithstanding section 502(j) of the Bankruptcy Code, in no event shall any Holder of a Claim that has been estimated pursuant to section 502(c) of the Bankruptcy Code or otherwise be entitled to seek reconsideration of such estimation unless such Holder has Filed a motion requesting the right to seek such reconsideration on or before twenty days after the date on which such Claim is estimated. C. Plan Risk Factors

Although the First Lien Steering Committee believes that the Plan is confirmable, there are some risks to the performance of the Plan. Certain specific risks to performance of the Plan are described below. In particular, distributions to Holders of First Lien Lender Secured Claims are driven by the success of the Reorganized Debtors in, among other things, the development and completion of their real property assets and sale or other disposition

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thereof. Additionally, because of the significant issues that must be addressed with respect to the allowance of Claims, there may be significant delay before any distribution is made on account of Allowed Claims. However, the First Lien Steering Committee believes the very same risks described herein are present in, and significantly greater to Creditors in, chapter 7 cases. 1. The Chapter 7 Liquidation Analysis and Going Concern Analysis Are Based on Estimates and Numerous Assumptions

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Underlying the chapter 7 Liquidation Analysis and Going Concern Analysis are a number of estimates and assumptions that, although developed and considered reasonable by RCLCO, are inherently subject to economic, business and competitive uncertainties and contingencies beyond the First Lien Steering Committees or RCLCOs control. Accordingly, there can be no assurance that the values assumed in the chapter 7 Liquidation Analysis or Going Concern Analysis will be realized. 2. The Reorganized Debtors May Lose the Services of Critical Employees with Extensive Knowledge of Operations

The First Lien Steering Committee believes that the Reorganized Debtors ability to maximize the value of the Debtors estates pursuant to the Plan will depend to a large extent on the efforts of certain employees currently working for the Debtors, which personnel have substantial experience with and knowledge of the Debtors businesses, operations and assets. While the Reorganized Debtors hope to retain such employees services after the Effective Date, to the extent needed, it is possible that some or many of said employees may resign or otherwise leave the employ of the Reorganized Debtors. In such case, the business related efforts undertaken pursuant to the Plan may be negatively affected, resulting in potentially less recovery for Creditors under the Plan. 3. The Reorganized Debtors May Not Be Successful With Respect to Contested Claims

If the First Lien Steering Committee, the Reorganized Debtors, and/or their successors or representatives under the Plan are unsuccessful in their objections to contested and contingent Claims that have been Filed against the Estates or their Avoidance Actions, the Estates total liabilities will be greater than expected, and there may be less Cash available for distribution to Holders of unsecured non-priority Claims. The First Lien Steering Committee intends to vigorously oppose the allowance of all Claims that it believes are either entirely or in part without merit and prosecute Avoidance Actions and other Causes of Action. However, if the First Lien Steering Committees objections and actions are not upheld by the Bankruptcy Court, and the applicable Claims are Allowed in amounts in excess of the amounts that have been accrued by the Debtors, the total liabilities of the Debtors will be greater than expected, and there will be less Cash than expected available for distribution to Creditors.

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Litigation Recoveries and Results Are Highly Speculative and Uncertain

The success of the Litigation Trust, Reorganized Debtors and/or their respective successors or representatives under the Plan in pursuing Avoidance Actions and/or other Causes of Action and defenses, is speculative and uncertain. Litigation may be complex and involve significant expense and delay. Furthermore, even if successful in the Causes of Action, in some cases, the Litigation Trust, Reorganized Debtors and/or their respective successors or representatives under the Plan may encounter difficulty in collection. Although potential litigation recoveries are not included in the First Lien Steering Committees Plan Distribution Analysis or chapter 7 Liquidation Analysis, such recoveries may have a significant impact upon the distributions that may be made to Creditors. THESE CONSIDERATIONS CONTAIN CERTAIN STATEMENTS THAT ARE FORWARDLOOKING STATEMENTS WITHIN THE MEANING OF THE PRIVATE SECURITIES LITIGATION REFORM ACT OF 1995. WORDS SUCH AS EXPECT, PLANS, ANTICIPATES, INDICATES, BELIEVES, FORECAST, GUIDANCE, OUTLOOK AND SIMILAR EXPRESSIONS ARE INTENDED TO IDENTIFY FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS. ADDITIONALLY, FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS INCLUDE STATEMENTS WHICH DO NOT RELATE SOLELY TO HISTORICAL FACTS, SUCH AS STATEMENTS WHICH IDENTIFY UNCERTAINTIES OR TRENDS, DISCUSS THE POSSIBLE FUTURE EFFECTS OF CURRENT KNOWN TRENDS OR UNCERTAINTIES OR WHICH INDICATE THAT THE FUTURE EFFECTS OF KNOWN TRENDS OR UNCERTAINTIES CANNOT BE PREDICTED, GUARANTEED OR ASSURED. THESE STATEMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO A NUMBER OF ASSUMPTIONS, RISKS AND UNCERTAINTIES, MANY OF WHICH ARE BEYOND THE CONTROL OF THE DEBTORS, THE REORGANIZED DEBTORS OR THE FIRST LIEN STEERING COMMITTEE INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE DESCRIBED ELSEWHERE IN THIS DISCLOSURE STATEMENT, THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PLAN, THE CONTINUING AVAILABILITY OF SUFFICIENT BORROWING CAPACITY OR OTHER FINANCING TO FUND OPERATIONS, NATURAL DISASTERS AND UNUSUAL WEATHER CONDITIONS, TERRORIST ACTIONS OR ACTS OF WAR, ACTIONS OF GOVERNMENTAL BODIES AND OTHER MARKET AND COMPETITIVE CONDITIONS. HOLDERS OF CLAIMS AND INTERESTS ARE CAUTIONED THAT THE FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS SPEAK AS OF THE DATE MADE AND ARE NOT GUARANTEES OF FUTURE PERFORMANCE. ACTUAL RESULTS OR DEVELOPMENTS MAY DIFFER MATERIALLY FROM THE EXPECTATIONS EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED IN THE FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS, AND NONE OF THE DEBTORS, THE REORGANIZED DEBTORS OR THE FIRST LIEN STEERING COMMITTEE SHALL BE REQUIRED TO UNDERTAKE OR HAVE ANY OBLIGATION TO UPDATE ANY SUCH STATEMENTS. ADDITIONAL RISKS AND UNCERTAINTIES NOT PRESENTLY KNOWN TO THE FIRST LIEN STEERING COMMITTEE OR THAT THE FIRST LIEN STEERING COMMITTEE CURRENTLY BELIEVES TO BE IMMATERIAL MAY ALSO IMPAIR THE DEBTORS BUSINESS, FINANCIAL CONDITION, RESULTS OF OPERATIONS AND THE VALUE OF THE DEBTORS ESTATES. IF ANY OF THE RISKS OCCUR, THE DEBTORS BUSINESS, FINANCIAL CONDITION, OPERATING RESULTS AND THE VALUE OF THE DEBTORS ESTATES, AS WELL AS THE FIRST

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LIEN STEERING COMMITTEES ABILITY TO CONSUMMATE THE PLAN, COULD BE MATERIALLY ADVERSELY AFFECTED. Article VII. CERTAIN FEDERAL INCOME TAX CONSEQUENCES The following discussion summarizes certain federal income tax consequences of the implementation of the Plan to the Debtors and certain Holders of Claims. Tax consequences for the Reorganized Debtors are addressed in Article VII.A. below. The following summary is based on the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the Internal Revenue Code or IRC), Treasury Regulations promulgated thereunder (the Regulations), judicial decisions and published administrative rules and pronouncements of the Internal Revenue Service as in effect on the date hereof. Changes in such rules or new interpretations thereof may have retroactive effect and could significantly affect the federal income tax consequences described below. The federal income tax consequences of the Plan are complex and are subject to significant uncertainties. The First Lien Steering Committee has not requested and will not request a ruling from the Internal Revenue Service or an opinion of counsel with respect to any of the tax aspects of the Plan. Thus, no assurance can be given as to the interpretation that the Internal Revenue Service will adopt. In addition, this summary does not address foreign, state or local tax consequences of the Plan, nor does it purport to address the federal income tax consequences of the Plan to special classes of taxpayers (such as Persons who are related to the Debtors within the meaning of the Internal Revenue Code, foreign taxpayers, broker dealers, banks, mutual funds, insurance companies, financial institutions, small business investment companies, regulated investment companies, tax exempt organizations, investors in pass through entities and Holders of Claims who are themselves in bankruptcy). Furthermore, this discussion assumes that Holders of Claims hold only Claims in a single Class. Holders of Claims should consult their own tax advisors as to the effect such ownership may have on the federal income tax consequences described below. This discussion assumes that, except as recharacterized by a Final Order of the Bankruptcy Court, the various debt and other arrangements to which the Debtors are a party will be respected for federal income tax purposes in accordance with their form. ACCORDINGLY, THE FOLLOWING SUMMARY OF CERTAIN FEDERAL INCOME TAX CONSEQUENCES IS FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND IS NOT A SUBSTITUTE FOR CAREFUL TAX PLANNING AND ADVICE BASED UPON THE INDIVIDUAL CIRCUMSTANCES PERTAINING TO A HOLDER OF A CLAIM. ALL HOLDERS OF CLAIMS ARE URGED TO CONSULT THEIR OWN TAX ADVISORS FOR THE FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND OTHER TAX CONSEQUENCES APPLICABLE UNDER THE PLAN. INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE CIRCULAR 230 DISCLOSURE: TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH REQUIREMENTS IMPOSED BY THE UNITED STATES INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, ANY TAX ADVICE CONTAINED IN THIS DISCLOSURE STATEMENT (INCLUDING ANY ATTACHMENTS) IS NOT INTENDED

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OR WRITTEN TO BE USED, AND CANNOT BE USED, BY ANY TAXPAYER FOR THE PURPOSE OF AVOIDING TAX RELATED PENALTIES UNDER THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE. TAX ADVICE CONTAINED IN THIS DISCLOSURE STATEMENT (INCLUDING ANY ATTACHMENTS) IS NOT WRITTEN TO SUPPORT THE PROMOTION, MARKETING OR RECOMMENDATION TO ANOTHER PARTY OF THE TRANSACTIONS OR MATTERS ADDRESSED BY THIS DISCLOSURE STATEMENT. EACH TAXPAYER SHOULD SEEK ADVICE BASED ON THE TAXPAYERS PARTICULAR CIRCUMSTANCES FROM AN INDEPENDENT TAX ADVISOR. A. Certain U.S. Federal Income Tax Consequences to Reorganized Debtors 1. Introduction

8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 The majority of the Debtors are either partnerships (general or limited) or LLCs. For U.S. federal income tax purposes, the single member limited liability companies have not elected to be treated as associations taxable as corporations. Debtors that are multi-member LLCs are taxed as partnerships for U.S. federal income tax purposes. The First Lien Steering Committee does not believe that the Debtors will suffer any adverse tax consequences as a result of the consummation of the Plan. 2. Partnership

A partnership is not itself a taxpaying entity for U.S. federal income tax purposes, and a partnerships income or loss (and items thereof) for each taxable period during which it is in existence is allocated among its partners, who are required to report the income or loss (and items thereof) allocated to them on their own tax returns. Generally, a partner is not allowed to deduct his or her share of partnership losses for the year in excess of the adjusted tax basis of his or her interest in the partnership, determined as of the end of the partnerships taxable year in which the loss occurs. Any excess is allowed in any subsequent year in which the adjusted tax basis increases. A partners tax basis is initially equal to the amount of cash and the adjusted tax basis of property contributed to the partnership. Thereafter, tax basis increases for such items as additional contributions and the partners share of taxable and tax-exempt income and gain, and tax basis decreases for such items as distributions and the partners share of losses. An increase in a partners share of partnership liabilities or a partners assumption of partnership liabilities is treated as a cash contribution to the partnership that increases tax basis, and a decrease in a partners share of partnership liabilities or the assumption by the partnership of a partners liabilities decreases tax basis, but not below zero. (Cash distributions, including a decrease in a partners share of partnership liabilities, in excess of tax basis is taxable and generally treated as gain from the sale of a partnership interest.) A partner shares partnership recourse liabilities to the extent the partner bears the economic risk of loss with respect to the liabilities, i.e., based on a hypothetical partnership liquidation at a time when the partnership has no assets, after taking into account any rights of contribution or reimbursement from other partners or third parties that are related to other partners. A partner also shares partnership nonrecourse liabilities.

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Cancellation of Indebtedness Income

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Under the Internal Revenue Code, cancellation of indebtedness (COD) income is recognized by a partnership to the extent, and at the time, that certain debts are discharged for less than full payment. The COD income recognized at the partnership level is then allocated among the partners pursuant to the allocation provisions of the partnership agreement, if such provisions comply with the requirements of the Internal Revenue Code regarding allocations, or, if not, in accordance with the partners interests in the partnership. The amount of COD income, in general, is the excess of (a) the adjusted issue price of the indebtedness satisfied, over (b) the sum of (x) the amount of cash paid, (y) the issue price of debt that is not publicly traded nor deemed exchanged for publicly traded property and (z) the fair market value of any new consideration (including partnership interests) given in satisfaction of such indebtedness at the time of the exchange. COD income also includes any interest that the taxpayer deducted under the accrual method of accounting but remains unpaid at the time the indebtedness is discharged. COD income generally does not include the discharge of indebtedness to the extent the payment of the liability would have given rise to a deduction. The Plan currently contemplates that Newco will hold the assets of some and the equity of at least one of the Reorganized Debtors, which ordinarily would result in COD income upon the discharge of the debts. Based on Revenue Ruling 99-6, however, the purchase of the membership interests in Heritage Land Company, LLC, however, may be treated as a taxable exchange of their membership interests by its members resulting in the recognition of gain or loss to the members based on a sales price of $10 plus the amount of the First Lien Lender Secured Claims, and as a purchase of assets for their then fair market value by Newco, with any cancellation of debt attributable to the former members of Heritage. Because the Plan provides that Holders of certain Allowed Claims will receive Newco Equity Interests, the sales price and/or the amount of COD income will depend on the fair market value of the Newco Equity Interests exchanged therefor. This value cannot be known with certainty until after the Effective Date. The Plan provides that any cancellation of indebtedness that may be derived from the foregoing transactions be allocable to the holders of the Old Equity Interests. However, it is unclear whether this provision will be binding on the Internal Revenue Service. Because most of the Debtors indebtedness is owed by entities that are partnerships or disregarded entities for U.S. federal income tax purposes, virtually all of the Debtors COD income that will be generated from the Plan will be allocated to the members of Heritage Land Company LLC or other Reorganized Debtor based on their respective percentage ownership interests in Heritage Land Company LLC or other Reorganized Debtor. Under the U.S. federal income tax rules dealing with COD income, the tax treatment of that income will be determined with respect to each member at the member level. A member of Heritage Land Company LLC or other Reorganized Debtor will not be required to include any amount of COD income in gross income if the member is (i) under the jurisdiction of a court in a case under chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code and the discharge of debt occurs pursuant to that proceeding or (ii) insolvent before the Effective Date (in which, the COD income may be excluded to the extent of the insolvency). As a consequence of such exclusion, a member must reduce its tax attributes by the amount of COD income that it

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excluded from gross income pursuant to section 108 of the IRC. In general, tax attributes will be reduced in the following order: (a) net operating losses (NOLs); (b) most tax credits and capital loss carryovers; (c) tax basis in assets; and (d) foreign tax credits. A member with COD income may elect first to reduce the basis of its depreciable assets pursuant to section 108(b)(5) of the IRC. Nonetheless, any attribute reduction will be applied as of the first day following the taxable year in which a member recognizes COD income. If a member has a suspended loss with respect to its membership interest in Heritage Land Company LLC, the allocation of COD income may allow some or all of such suspended losses to be used to offset the COD income. A recently enacted amendment to the COD income rules provides that taxpayers that recognize COD income in 2009 or 2010 may elect to forgo the COD income exclusion and attribute reduction rules described above. Instead, the taxpayer may elect to take into taxable income the COD income with respect to such debt in equal installments in 2014 through 2018 (i.e., the taxpayer would report 20% of the COD income in each such year). This election to defer COD income is made separately with respect to each debt instrument on which COD income is realized, must be made on the taxpayers tax return for the year that includes the transaction that creates the COD income, and, in the case of debt of a partnership, is made at the partnership level, but recent IRS guidance allows taxpayers to make partial elections and permits partnerships to choose which partners defer which amount, if any. The guidance also provides that a taxpayer is not required to make an election for the same COD income portion arising from each reacquired applicable debt instrument, though he or she may make an election for different portions of such income arising from different applicable debt instruments. The Debtors have not yet determined whether such an election will be made with respect to the COD income generated in connection with the consummation of the Plan. 4. Recent Tax Amendments

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The law governing net operating loss (NOL) carrybacks was amended November 6, 2009. It permits taxpayers to elect to carry back either their 2008 or 2009 operating losses for 3, 4 or even 5 years, rather than the normal 2 years. Losses may be carried back 3 or 4 years to offset all income generated in those years. Losses carried back the 5th year can only offset half of the income in that year. In addition, this law suspends the application of the normal year that NOLs can only offset 90% of alternative minimum taxable income for losses for the carrybacks covered by this provision. Taxpayers may file an irrevocable election to carry back 2008 or 2009 losses (but not both 2008 and 2009 losses) for this extended period at any time up to the due date of their 2009 returns (including extensions). In the case of a partnership (or LLC treated as a partnership for tax purposes), these rules apply at the partner level, with the partner including its allocable share of the entity's losses. In the case of an S corporation, similar rules apply, albeit with different limitations on the ability to use such losses due to different basis rules. Since the Debtors businesses were not carried on by a corporation, but were carried on through pass-through entities (i.e., partnerships, LLCs taxable as partnerships, an S corporation, and LLCs disregarded for tax purposes), this legislation will not result in any recoveries to the Debtors from carrying back NOLs the additional three years.

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Certain Federal Income Tax Consequences to Holders of Claims 1. Consequences to Holders of Allowed Class A-1 First Lien Lender Secured Claims

On the Effective Date, each of the First Lien Lenders shall receive (i) its pro rata share of $1.5 million in Cash from the proceeds of the First Lien Lenders Collateral, (ii) its pro rata share of 100% of the New First Lien Notes, and (iii) its pro rata share of 100% of the Newco Equity Interests on account of its Allowed Secured Claim. a. New First Lien Notes (i) Significant Modification

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The U.S. federal income tax consequences of the exchange of an Allowed First Lien Lender Secured Claim for an interest in the New First Lien Notes will depend on whether the exchange results in a significant modification of the Allowed First Lien Lender Secured Claims (i.e., whether the terms of the New First Lien Notes are significantly different from the terms of the First Lien Lender Secured Claims exchanged therefor). The Treasury Regulations under section 1001 of the IRC provide specific rules for determining whether certain modifications are significant. One such rule provides that a change in the annual yield of an instrument will be considered significant if the modified rate varies from the original rate by more than the greater of (a) 25 basis points and (b) 5 percent of the annual yield of the unmodified instrument. Another rule provides that the deferral of a scheduled payment will be considered significant unless the deferred payments are unconditionally payable during the period that begins on the initial due date for such payment and extends for the lesser of five years or 50% of the original term of the debt instrument. The exchange should result in a significant modification of the First Lien Lender Secured Claims because the terms of the New First Lien Notes, including the issuer, the interest rate and maturity date, are significantly different from the terms of the First Lien Lender Secured Claims. Therefore, the exchange of Allowed First Lien Lender Secured Claims for New First Lien Notes should be a taxable exchange under section 1001 of the IRC. (ii) Recognition of Gain or Loss

A Holder who receives New First Lien Notes with respect to an Allowed First Lien Lender Secured Claim will generally recognize income, gain or loss for U.S. federal income tax purposes in an amount equal to the difference between (a) the issue price (as described below) of any New First Lien Notes received and (b) the Holders adjusted basis in its Allowed First Lien Lender Secured Claim. Such gain or loss may be capital in nature (subject to the market discount rules described below) and may be long-term capital gain or loss if the First Lien Lender Secured Claims were held for more than one year. To the extent that a portion of the New First Lien Notes received represents accrued but unpaid interest that the Holder has not already included in income, the Holder may recognize ordinary interest income (as described below). A Holders tax basis in any New First Lien Notes received should equal the issue price of the New First Lien Notes as of the date distributed to the

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Holder, and a Holders holding period for the New First Lien Notes should begin on the day following the exchange. (iii) Stated Interest and Original Issue Discount

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A Holder of the New First Lien Notes will be required to include stated interest on the New First Lien Notes in income in accordance with the Holders regular method of accounting to the extent such stated interest is qualified stated interest. All stated interest on the New First Lien Notes that is unconditionally payable in Cash or property (other than debt instruments of the issuer, such as PIK interest (discussed below)) at least annually will be generally treated as qualified stated interest. The amount of qualified stated interest and the amount of original issue discount (OID), if any, that accrues during an accrual period on a New First Lien Note will be calculated by assuming that LIBOR is a fixed rate equal to the value of LIBOR as of the issue date. The qualified stated interest allocable to an accrual period is increased (or decreased) if the interest actually paid during an accrual period exceeds (or is less than) the interest assumed to be paid during the accrual period pursuant to the foregoing rules. Because the New First Lien Notes provide for the payment of PIK interest in lieu of paying Cash interest, the New First Lien Notes will be treated as issued with OID. The payment of PIK interest will generally not be treated as a payment of interest for federal income tax purposes. Instead, a New First Lien Note and any PIK interest will be treated as a single debt instrument under the OID rules. For U.S. federal income tax purposes, increasing the principal amount of the New First Lien Notes will generally be treated the same as the payment of PIK interest. Each Creditor will generally be required to include OID in its gross income as such OID accrues over the term of the New First Lien Notes without regard to the Creditors regular method of accounting for U.S. federal income tax purposes and in advance of the receipt of Cash payments attributable to that income. Accordingly, a Holder could be treated as receiving interest income in advance of a corresponding receipt of Cash. The rules regarding OID are complex and the rules described above may not apply in all cases. Accordingly, Holders should consult their own tax advisors regarding their application. b. Newco Equity Interests (i) Exchange Treatment

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Interests equal to the tax basis of the Secured Claims deemed exchanged therefor. A Holders holding period for the Newco Equity Interests should include the holding period of the Secured Claims deemed exchanged therefor. If the proposed regulations do not apply and the exchange is treated as a taxable exchange, a Holder who receives Newco Equity Interests with respect to an Allowed First Lien Lender Secured Claim will generally recognize income, gain or loss for U.S. federal income tax purposes in an amount equal to the difference between (a) the fair value of the consideration received and (b) the Holders adjusted basis in its Allowed First Lien Lender Secured Claim. Such gain or loss may be capital in nature (subject to the market discount rules described below) and may be long-term capital gain or loss if the First Lien Lender Secured Claims were held for more than one year. To the extent that a portion of the consideration received represents accrued but unpaid interest that the Holder has not already taken into income, the Holder may recognize ordinary interest income (see discussion below). A Holders tax basis in Newco Equity Interests received should equal the fair market value of the Newco Equity Interests as of the date distributed to the Holder, and a Holders holding period for such instruments should begin on the day following the exchange. (ii) Certain Tax Aspects of Holding and Disposing Newco Equity Interests

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Upon the transfer of the Newco Equity Interests to the First Lien Lenders, Newco will be treated for federal income tax purposes as a partnership on the Effective Date, and a holder of Newco Equity Interests will be treated as a partner on that day. Each holder of Newco Equity Interests will generally be considered a partner in Newco for federal income tax purposes. Each such holder will be required to include its distributive share of the income, gains, losses, deductions and credits of Newco on its own returns, whether or not any distributions are made, and will not be taxable on distributions when received except to the extent such distributions are in excess of the distributees adjusted basis in the Newco Equity Interests. In general, a holders adjusted basis in Newco Equity Interests will be increased by its additional capital contributions, if any, to Newco and by such holders distributive share of income or gains of Newco, and the holders adjusted basis in Newco Equity Interests will be decreased by the amount of distributions to such holder and such holders distributive share of losses or deductions of Newco. Since the deemed purchase of the Heritage Land Company LLC assets will occur on that date, Newco might recognize a loss equal to the difference between its basis in the First Lien Lender Secured Claims and the value of the property received. If it does, such loss would be allocable to the holders of the Newco Equity Interests. Such allocation might not be pro rata, but could vary depending on the basis of each such holders interest, which will in turn depend on each First Lien Lenders basis in its First Lien Lender Secured Claims. Moreover, since Newco will have engaged in a trade or business while treated as a partnership for tax purposes, its members will have a filing requirement to report such income of a U.S. federal income tax return. If a First Lien Lender is itself treated as a partnership for U.S. tax purposes, its members or partners including foreign partners or U.S. exempt organizations could be required to file a U.S. return.

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Once the election is made to treat Newco as a corporation, the holders of the Newco Equity Interests generally carry forward their basis in their interests (or shares, if Newco is converted to a corporation), and Newco generally carries forward its basis in its assets. To the extent Newcos basis in its assets is greater than their value as of the election/conversion, it will be required to reduce its basis in its shares to their fair market value or it may elect instead to have the holders of the Newco Equity Interests reduce their basis in such interests by such amount. Any distributions made on the Newco Equity Interests will constitute dividends for U.S. federal income tax purposes to the extent of the current or accumulated earnings and profits of Newco, as determined under U.S. federal income tax principles. To the extent that a U.S. Holder receives distributions that would otherwise constitute dividends for U.S. federal income tax purposes but that exceed such current and accumulated earnings and profits, such distributions will be treated first as a non-taxable return of capital reducing the U.S. Holders basis in its shares. Any such distributions in excess of the U.S. Holders basis in its shares (determined on a share-by-share basis) generally will be treated as capital gain. Subject to certain exceptions, dividends received by non-corporate U.S. Holders prior to 2011 will be taxed under current law at a maximum rate of 15%, provided that certain holding period requirements and other requirements are met. Any such dividends received after 2010 will be taxed at the rate applicable to ordinary income. Dividends paid to a U.S. Holder that is a corporation generally will be eligible for the dividends-received deduction so long as there are sufficient earnings and profits. However, the dividends received deduction is only available if certain holding period requirements are satisfied. The length of time that a shareholder has held its stock is reduced for any period during which the shareholders risk of loss with respect to the stock is diminished by reason of the existence of certain options, contracts to sell, short sales or similar transactions. In addition, to the extent that a corporation incurs indebtedness that is directly attributable to an investment in the stock on which the dividend is paid, all or a portion of the dividends received deduction may be disallowed. The benefit of the dividends-received deduction to a corporate shareholder may be effectively reduced or eliminated by operation of the extraordinary dividend provisions of Section 1059 of the IRC, which may require the corporate recipient to reduce its adjusted tax basis in its shares by the amount excluded from income as a result of the dividends-received deduction. The excess of the excluded amount over adjusted tax basis may be treated as gain. A dividend may be treated as extraordinary if (1) it equals or exceeds 10% of the holders adjusted tax basis in the stock (reduced for this purpose by the non-taxed portion of any prior extraordinary dividend), treating all dividends having ex-dividend dates within an 85-day period as one dividend, or (2) it exceeds 20% of the holders adjusted tax basis in the stock, treating all dividends having ex dividend dates within a 365-day period as one dividend. Dividends paid to a Non-U.S. Holder (to the extent paid out of our current or accumulated earnings and profits, as determined for U.S. federal income tax purposes) generally will be subject to withholding of U.S. federal income tax at a 30% rate or such lower rate as may be specified by an applicable income tax treaty.

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To claim the benefit of a tax treaty a Non-U.S. Holder must provide a properly executed IRS Form W-8BEN (or such successor form as the IRS designates), in the manner described above, prior to the payment of the dividends. A Non-U.S. Holder that is eligible for a reduced rate of U.S. withholding tax pursuant to an income tax treaty may obtain a refund from the IRS of any excess amounts withheld by filing timely an appropriate claim for refund with the IRS. A holder will recognize gain or loss upon disposition of its Newco Equity Interests equal to the difference between the amount such holder realizes in connection with the disposition and such holders adjusted tax basis for such Newco Equity Interests. Any gain or loss will generally be capital gain or loss (which will be long-term capital gain or loss if the Newco Equity Interest has been held in excess of 12 months), subject to the application of certain recapture provisions that convert capital gain into ordinary income in certain circumstances. The deductibility of capital loses is subject to limitations. 2. Consequences to Holders of Allowed Class A-2 Second Lien Lender Secured Claims

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On the Effective Date, each of the Second Lien Lenders shall receive its pro rata share of 50% of the net proceeds of the Stanley Engineering Litigation on account of its Allowed Secured Claim. A Holder who receives Cash with respect to an Allowed Second Lien Lender Secured Claim will generally recognize income, gain or loss for U.S. federal income tax purposes in an amount equal to the difference between (a) the amount of Cash received and (b) the Holders adjusted basis in its Allowed Second Lien Lender Secured Claim. Such gain or loss may be capital in nature (subject to the market discount rules described below) and may be longterm capital gain or loss if the Class A-2 Claims were held for more than one year. To the extent that a portion of the Cash received represents accrued but unpaid interest that the Holder has not already included in income, the Holder may recognize ordinary interest income. 3. Consequences to Holders of Allowed Class A-3 Other Secured Claims

The following discussion assumes that each Holder of an Allowed Other Secured Claim holds such claim as a capital asset within the meaning of Section 1221 of the IRC. Pursuant to the Plan, each Allowed Other Secured Claim, at the election of the Reorganized Debtors, may be (i) Reinstated, (ii) paid in full in Cash, (iii) satisfied by the delivery of the collateral securing such Claim and paying any interest required to be paid, or (iv) otherwise rendered unimpaired. If an Allowed Other Secured Claim is Reinstated, the Holder of such Claim should not recognize gain or loss except to the extent that collateral securing such Claim is changed, and the change in collateral constitutes a significant modification of the Allowed Other Secured Claim within the meaning of the Treasury Regulations promulgated under Section 1001 of the IRC. If an Allowed Other Secured Claim is paid in full in Cash, the Holder should recognize capital gain or loss (which capital gain or loss would be long-term capital gain or loss to the extent that the Holder has held the debt instrument underlying its claim for more than one year) in an amount equal to the amount of Cash received over the

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Holders adjusted basis in the debt instruments underlying its Allowed Other Secured Claim. To the extent that a portion of the Cash received represents accrued but unpaid interest that the Holder has not already taken into income, the Holder should recognize ordinary interest income (as described below). If a Holder of an Allowed Other Secured Claim exchanges its Claim for the collateral securing such Claim, or for Cash in an amount equal to the proceeds actually realized from the sale of such collateral, the exchange should be treated as a taxable exchange under Section 1001 of the IRC. The Holder should recognize capital gain or loss (which capital gain or loss would be long-term capital gain or loss if the Holder has held the debt instrument underlying its Claim for more than one year) equal to the difference between (i) the fair market value of the collateral received (or, as the case may be, the amount of Cash received from the sale of such collateral), and (ii) the Holders adjusted tax basis in the debt instrument constituting its Claim. To the extent that a portion of the collateral received (or, as the case may be, the amount of Cash received from the sale of such collateral) in the exchange is allocable to accrued interest that has not already been taken into income by the Holder, the Holder should recognize ordinary interest income (as described below). If, on the Effective Date, the Holder receives the collateral (rather than Cash) in exchange for its Claim, the Holders tax basis in the collateral should be equal to the fair market value of the collateral on the Effective Date, and the Holders holding period in the collateral should begin on the day following the Effective Date. 4. Consequences to Holders of Class C-1 General Unsecured Claims, Class C-2 First Lien Lender Deficiency Claims, and Class C-3 Second Lien Lender Deficiency Claims

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On the Effective Date, each Holder of an Allowed General Unsecured Claim shall receive its pro rata share of the Litigation Trust Interests allocable to the Holders of General Unsecured Claims on account of its Allowed Claim. The amount received, if any, from the Litigation Trust is contingent on the value obtained from the unencumbered assets and the outcome of the causes of action held by the Litigation Trust. The Holder should recognize gain or loss equal to the difference between (i) the fair market value as of the Effective Date of the Litigation Trust Interests received (to the extent it is not allocable to accrued interest) and (ii) the Holders tax basis in the Claims surrendered by the Holder. Such gain or loss should be capital in nature (subject to the market discount rules described below) and should be long term capital gain or loss if the Claims were held for more than one year by the Holder. To the extent that any portion of the Litigation Trust Interests received in the exchange is allocable to accrued interest, the Holder may recognize ordinary income, which is addressed in the discussion below regarding accrued interest. A Holders tax basis in the Litigation Trust Interests received should equal their fair market value as of the Effective Date. A Holders holding period for the Litigation Trust Interests should begin on the day following the Effective Date. It is plausible that a Holder could treat the transaction as an open transaction for tax purposes, in which case the recognition of any gain or loss on the transaction might be deferred pending the determination of the amount of the Litigation Trust Interests received.

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The federal income tax consequences of an open transaction are uncertain and highly complex and a Holder should consult with its own tax advisor if it believes that open transaction treatment might be appropriate. 5. Receipt of Litigation Trust Interests

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On the Effective Date, the Litigation Trust will be settled and is currently anticipated to exist as either a grantor trust or partnership for the benefit of certain creditors. Subject to definitive guidance from the IRS or a court of competent jurisdiction to the contrary (including the receipt of an adverse determination by the IRS upon audit if not contested by the Litigation Trustee), pursuant to Treasury Regulation Section 301.7701-4(d) and related Treasury Regulations, the Litigation Trustee may designate and file returns for the Litigation Trust as a grantor trust and/or liquidating trust and therefore, for federal income tax purposes, the Litigation Trusts taxable income (or loss) should be allocated pro rata to its beneficiaries. The Litigation Trustee intends to take a position on the Litigation Trusts tax return that the Litigation Trust should be treated as a grantor trust set up for the benefit of creditors. Holders of Claims that receive Litigation Trust Interests will be required to report on their U.S. federal income tax returns their share of the Litigation Trusts items of income, gain, loss, deduction and credit in the year recognized by the Litigation Trust whether or not the Litigation Trust is taxed as a partnership or a grantor trust. This requirement may result in Holders being subject to tax on their allocable share of the Litigation Trusts taxable income prior to receiving any cash distributions from the Litigation Trust. In general, Holders of Litigation Trust Interests will not be subject to tax on their receipt of distributions from the trust. Any Litigation Trust Assets held by the Litigation Trust on account of Disputed Claims shall be treated as held in trust by the Litigation Trust as fiduciary for the benefit of the Holders of Disputed Claims (each a Disputed Claims Reserve). Under IRC Section 468B(g), amounts earned by an escrow account, settlement fund or similar fund must be subject to current tax. Although certain Treasury Regulations have been issued under this section, no Treasury Regulations have as yet been promulgated to address the tax treatment of such accounts in a bankruptcy setting. Thus, depending on the facts of a particular situation, such an account could be treated as a separately taxable trust, as a grantor trust treated as owned by the Holders of Disputed Claims or by the Debtor (or, if applicable, any of its successors), or otherwise. On February 1, 1999, the IRS issued proposed Treasury Regulations that, if finalized in their current form, would specify the tax treatment of reserves of the type here involved that are established after the date such Treasury Regulations become final. In general, such Treasury Regulations would tax such a reserve as a qualified settlement fund under Regulation Sections 1.468B-1 et seq. and thus subject to a separate entity level tax. As to previously established escrows and the like, such Treasury Regulations would provide that the IRS would not challenge any reasonably, consistently applied method of taxation for income earned by the escrow or account, and any reasonably, consistently applied method for reporting such income.

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Absent definitive guidance from the IRS or a court of competent jurisdiction to the contrary, the Litigation Trust will (i) treat each Disputed Claims Reserve as a discrete trust for federal income tax purposes, consisting of separate and independent shares to be established in respect of each Disputed Claim in the Class of Claims to which such reserve relates, in accordance with the trust provisions of Code, and (ii) to the extent permitted by applicable law, report consistently for state and local income tax purposes. In addition, pursuant to the Plan, all parties shall report consistently with such treatment. Accordingly, subject to issuance of definitive guidance, the Litigation Trust, in each case as fiduciary for Holders of Disputed Claims, will report as subject to a separate entity level tax any amounts earned by its respective Disputed Claims Reserves, except to the extent such earnings are distributed by such fiduciary during the same taxable year. In such event, any amount earned by a Disputed Claims Reserve that is distributed to a Holder during the same taxable year will be includible in such Holders gross income. 6. Consequences to Holders of Allowed Class D Old Equity Interests

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Pursuant to the Plan, on the Effective Date, all Old Equity Interests shall be deemed canceled and shall be of no further force and effect, whether surrendered for cancellation or otherwise, and there shall be no distribution to the Holders of Old Equity Interests. For U.S. federal income tax purposes, the tax consequences arising from the cancellation of a Old Equity Interest are complex, and may give rise to a deemed distribution to such Holder and/or an allocation of COD income, as described in more detail above under Certain U.S. Federal Income Tax Consequences to Reorganized Debtors. Holders of Old Equity Interests are urged to consult with their own tax advisers regarding such consequences. 7. Accrued but Unpaid Interest

A portion of the consideration received by Holders of Claims may be attributable to accrued but unpaid interest on such Claims. Such amount should be taxable to that Holder as interest income if such accrued interest has not been previously included in the Holders gross income for United States federal income tax purposes. Conversely, it is possible that a Holder of Claims may be able to recognize a deductible loss (or, possibly, a write-off against a reserve for worthless debts) to the extent that any accrued interest on the Claims was previously included in the U.S. holders gross income but was not paid in full by Debtors. The character of such loss may be ordinary rather than capital, but the tax law is unclear on this issue. If the fair value of the consideration is not sufficient to fully satisfy all principal and interest on Allowed Claims, the extent to which such consideration will be attributable to accrued but unpaid interest is unclear. Under the Plan, the aggregate consideration to be distributed to Holders of Allowed Claims in each Class will be allocated first to the principal amount of Allowed Claims, with any excess allocated to unpaid interest that accrued on such Claims, if any. Certain legislative history indicates that an allocation of consideration as between principal and interest provided in a chapter 11 plan of reorganization is binding for United States federal income tax purposes. The IRS could take the position, however, that the consideration received by the Holder should be allocated in some way other than as provided

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in the Plan. Holders of Claims should consult their own tax advisors regarding the proper allocation of the consideration received by them under the Plan. 8. Market Discount

Holders who exchange Allowed Claims for their pro rata share of each of (a) the New First Lien Notes, (b) Newco Equity Interests, and (c) Cash may be affected by the market discount provisions of sections 1276 through 1278 of the IRC. Under these provisions, some or all of the gain realized by a Holder may be treated as ordinary income (instead of capital gain), to the extent of the amount of accrued market discount on such Allowed Claims. In general, a debt obligation with a fixed maturity of more than one year that is acquired by a holder on the secondary market (or, in certain circumstances, upon original issuance) is considered to be acquired with market discount as to that holder if the debt obligations stated redemption price at maturity (or revised issue price as defined in section 1278 of the IRC, in the case of a debt obligation issued with original issue discount) exceeds the tax basis of the debt obligation in the holders hands immediately after its acquisition. However, a debt obligation is not a market discount bond if the excess is less than a statutory de minimis amount (equal to 0.25% of the debt obligations stated redemption price at maturity or revised issue price, in the case of a debt obligation issued with original issue discount, multiplied by the number of complete years remaining until maturity at the time of the acquisition). Any gain recognized by a Holder on the taxable disposition of Allowed Claims (determined as described above) that were acquired with market discount should be treated as ordinary income to the extent of the market discount that accrued thereon while the Allowed Claims were considered to be held by the Holder (unless the Holder elected to include market discount in income as it accrued). To the extent that the Allowed Claims that were acquired with market discount are exchanged in a tax-free transaction for other property (as may occur here), any market discount that accrued on the Allowed Claims (i.e., up to the time of the exchange) but was not recognized by the Holder is carried over to the property received therefor and any gain recognized on the subsequent sale, exchange, redemption or other disposition of such property is treated as ordinary income to the extent of such accrued market discount. 9. Issue Price

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For U.S. federal income tax purposes, the issue price of a debt instrument depends on whether such instrument is deemed to be publicly traded. If, at any time during the 60day period ending 30 days after the issue date of a debt instrument, a substantial amount of the debt instruments in an issue is traded on an established market within the meaning of the applicable Regulations, then the debt instrument will be treated as publicly traded and the issue price of the debt instrument will equal the fair market value of that debt instrument on the date of issuance. In general, a debt instrument will be treated as traded on an established securities market if it is listed on a major securities exchange, appears on a system of general circulation that provides a reasonable basis to determine fair market value or otherwise is,

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among other things, readily quotable by dealers, brokers or traders. For purposes of applying these rules, each tranche of new debt instruments is treated as a separate issue. If a tranche of new debt instrument is not publicly traded and the old Claim exchanged for such new debt instrument in such tranche is also not publicly traded, then the issue price of that new debt instrument generally would equal the stated principal amount of such debt instrument. Holders of Claims should consult their tax advisors regarding the issue prices for New First Lien Notes. 10. Claim Purchase

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For U.S. federal income tax purposes, the sale of an Allowed Class C-1 Claim for Cash should be a taxable exchange under section 1001 of the IRC. A Holder who receives Cash in exchange for its Allowed Class C-1 Claim will generally recognize income, gain or loss for U.S. federal income tax purposes in an amount equal to the difference between (a) the amount of Cash received and (b) the Holders adjusted basis in its Allowed Class C-1 Claim. Such gain or loss may be ordinary or capital in nature (subject to the market discount rules described above) and may be long-term capital gain or loss if the Class C-1 Claim was held for more than one year. To the extent that a portion of the Cash received represents accrued but unpaid interest that the Holder has not already taken into income, the Holder may recognized ordinary interest income (as described herein). C. Other Tax Matters 1. Information Reporting and Backup Withholding

In general, information reporting requirements may apply to distributions or payments under the Plan. Additionally, under the backup withholding rules, a Holder of a Claim may be subject to backup withholding (currently at a rate of 28%) with respect to distributions or payments made pursuant to the Plan unless that Holder: (a) comes within certain exempt categories (which generally include corporations) and, when required, demonstrates that fact; or (b) provides a correct taxpayer identification number and certifies under penalty of perjury that the taxpayer identification number is correct and that the Holder is not subject to backup withholding because of a failure to report all dividend and interest income. Backup withholding is not an additional tax but is, instead, an advance payment that may be refunded to the extent it results in an overpayment of tax; provided, however, that the required information is provided to the IRS. The Debtors will withhold all amounts required by law to be withheld from payments of interest. The Debtors will comply with all applicable reporting requirements of the IRS. The Plan may impose additional U.S. federal income tax filing requirements on indirect holders of the Newco Equity Interests reflecting the activities on the Effective Date, as discussed above in Section B.

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Importance of Obtaining Professional Tax Assistance

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THE FOREGOING DISCUSSION IS INTENDED ONLY AS A SUMMARY OF CERTAIN INCOME TAX CONSEQUENCES OF THE PLAN AND IS NOT A SUBSTITUTE FOR CAREFUL TAX PLANNING WITH A TAX PROFESSIONAL. THE ABOVE DISCUSSION IS FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND IS NOT TAX ADVICE. THE TAX CONSEQUENCES ARE IN MANY CASES UNCERTAIN AND MAY VARY DEPENDING ON A CLAIM HOLDERS PARTICULAR CIRCUMSTANCES. ACCORDINGLY, HOLDERS OF CLAIMS ARE URGED TO CONSULT THEIR OWN TAX ADVISORS ABOUT THE UNITED STATES FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL, AND APPLICABLE FOREIGN INCOME AND OTHER TAX CONSEQUENCES OF THE PLAN. Article VIII. RECOMMENDATION In the opinion of the First Lien Steering Committee, the Plan is preferable to the alternatives described herein because it provides for a larger distribution to the Holders of Claims than would otherwise result in a liquidation under chapter 7 of the Bankruptcy Code. In addition, any alternative other than Confirmation could result in extensive delays and increased Administrative Claims resulting in smaller distributions to the Holders of Claims. Accordingly, the First Lien Steering Committee recommends that Holders of Claims entitled to vote on the Plan support Confirmation and vote to accept the Plan. [Remainder of Page Intentionally Left Blank]

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Article IX. CONCLUSION The First Lien Steering Committee believes that the Plan is in the best interests of Creditors and urges such parties to vote to accept the Plan. Dated: November 12, 2009 THE FIRST LIEN STEERING COMMITTEE By: Its Counsel

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LIST OF EXHIBITS Exhibit A B C D E F G H I J K L M N ..................................................... ..................................................... ..................................................... ..................................................... ..................................................... ..................................................... ..................................................... ..................................................... ..................................................... ..................................................... ..................................................... ..................................................... ..................................................... Description Plan of Reorganization Debtors Organizational Chart Current Cash Collateral Budget Going Concern Analysis Liquidation Analysis Pending Litigation Litigation Trust Assets Claim Purchase Schedule Litigation Trust Agreement Newco LLC Operating Agreement New First Lien Credit Agreement Schedule of Causes of Action Asset and Stock Transfer Agreement Schedule of Assumed Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases

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Nile Leatham (NV Bar No. 002838) KOLESAR & LEATHAM Wells Fargo Financial Center 3320 W. Sahara Ave. Las Vegas, NV 89102 Telephone: 702.979.2357 Facsimile: 702.362.9472 E-Mail: nleatham@klnevada.com Philip C. Dublin (NY Bar No. 2959344) Abid Qureshi (NY Bar No. 2684637) AKIN GUMP STRAUSS HAUER & FELD LLP One Bryant Park New York, NY 10036 Telephone: 212.872.1000 Facsimile: 212.872.1002 E-Mail: pdublin@akingump.com aqureshi@akingump.com

Electronically Filed November 12, 2009

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Counsel for the First Lien Steering Committee UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT DISTRICT OF NEVADA SOUTHERN DIVISION IN RE: THE RHODES COMPANIES, LLC, aka Rhodes Homes, et al., Debtors.1

Case No. 09-14814-LBR Jointly Administered

The Debtors in these cases, along with the last four digits of each Debtors federal tax identification number, if applicable, are: Heritage Land Company, LLC (2918); The Rhodes Companies, LLC (3060); Rhodes Ranch General Partnership (1760); Tick, LP (0707); Glynda, LP (5569); Chalkline, LP (0281); Batcave, LP (6837); Jackknife, LP (6189); Wallboard, LP (1467); Overflow, LP (9349); Rhodes Ranch Golf and Country Club (9730); Tuscany Acquisitions, LLC (0206); Tuscany Acquisitions II, LLC (8693); Tuscany Acquisitions III, LLC (9777); Tuscany Acquisitions IV, LLC (0509); Parcel 20 LLC (5534); Rhodes Design and Development Corp. (1963); C&J Holdings, Inc. (1315); Rhodes Realty, Inc. (0716); Jarupa LLC (4090); Elkhorn Investments, Inc. (6673); Rhodes Homes Arizona, LLC (7248); Rhodes Arizona Properties, LLC (8738); Tribes Holdings LLC (4347); Six Feathers Holdings, LLC (8451); Elkhorn Partners, A Nevada Limited Partnership (9654); Bravo Inc. (2642); Gung-Ho Concrete, LLC (6966); Geronimo Plumbing, LLC (6897); Apache Framing, LLC (6352); Tuscany Golf Country Club, LLC (7132); Pinnacle Grading, LLC (4838).

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Affects: All Debtors Affects the following Debtor(s)

SECOND AMENDED PLAN OF REORGANIZATION PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 11 OF THE BANKRUPTCY CODE FOR THE RHODES COMPANIES, LLC, ET AL.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS Page INTRODUCTION ................................................................................................................... 1 ARTICLE I. DEFINED TERMS, RULES OF INTERPRETATION, COMPUTATION OF TIME, AND GOVERNING LAW .............................. 1 A. Defined Terms ................................................................................................. 1 B. Rules of Interpretation ................................................................................... 15 C. Reference to Monetary Figures...................................................................... 16 ARTICLE II. ADMINISTRATIVE AND PRIORITY CLAIMS.......................................... 16 A. Administrative Claims ................................................................................... 16 B. Priority Tax Claims........................................................................................ 17 ARTICLE III. CLASSIFICATION AND TREATMENT OF CLAIMS AND INTERESTS .................................................................................................. 17 A. Classification of Claims and Interests............................................................ 17 B. Treatment of Classes of Claims and Interests................................................ 18 C. Class Voting Rights ....................................................................................... 21 D. Bankruptcy Code Section 1111(b) Election .................................................. 23 E. Acceptance or Rejection of the Plan.............................................................. 23 ARTICLE IV. PROVISIONS FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PLAN ........................ 23 A. Substantive Consolidation ............................................................................. 23 B. Sources of Consideration for Plan Distributions ........................................... 24 C. Corporate Existence ....................................................................................... 25 D. Vesting of Assets in the Reorganized Debtors .............................................. 26 E. Cancellation of Equity Securities and Related Obligations........................... 26 F. Restructuring Steps and Transfer of Certain Interests to Newco................... 27 G. Restructuring Transactions ............................................................................ 27 H. Corporate Action............................................................................................ 28 I. Post-Confirmation Property Sales.................................................................. 28 J. Organizational Documents............................................................................. 28 K. Effectuating Documents, Further Transactions ............................................. 29 L. Exemption from Certain Transfer Taxes and Recording Fees....................... 29 M. Directors and Officers of the Reorganized Debtors....................................... 29 N. Management and Director Equity Incentive Plan.......................................... 29 O. The Litigation Trust ....................................................................................... 29 P. Preservation of Causes of Action................................................................... 30 Q. HOA Board Seats........................................................................................... 31 R. Licensing........................................................................................................ 31 S. Transfer of Rhodes Ranch Golf Course......................................................... 32 T. Cash Payment................................................................................................. 33 iii

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U. V. W. X. Y.

Transfer of Arizona Assets ............................................................................ 33 Trademarks and Trade Names ....................................................................... 34 Self Insured Retention Obligations................................................................ 34 Bond Replacement or Indemnification .......................................................... 34 Stanley Engineering Litigation ...................................................................... 35

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ARTICLE V. TREATMENT OF EXECUTORY CONTRACTS AND UNEXPIRED LEASES......................................................................................................... 35 A. Assumption and Rejection of Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases............................................................................................................. 35 B. Cure of Defaults for Assumed Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases............................................................................................................. 36 C. Preexisting Obligations to the Debtors Under Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases........................................................................................... 37 D. Claims Based on Rejection or Repudiation of Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases........................................................................................... 37 E. Intercompany Contracts, Contracts, and Leases Entered Into After the Petition Date: ................................................................................................. 38 F. Home Sales .................................................................................................... 38 G. Warranties ...................................................................................................... 38 H. Modification of Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases Containing Equity Ownership Restrictions ...................................................................... 38 I. Modifications, Amendments, Supplements, Restatements, or Other Agreements .................................................................................................... 38 J. Reservation of Rights..................................................................................... 38 K. Nonoccurrence of Effective Date................................................................... 39 ARTICLE VI. PROCEDURES FOR RESOLVING DISPUTED CLAIMS......................... 39 A. Allowance of Claims...................................................................................... 39 B. Claims Administration Responsibilities ........................................................ 39 C. Estimation of Claims...................................................................................... 39 D. Adjustment to Claims Without Objection...................................................... 39 E. Time to File Objections to Claims ................................................................. 40 F. Disallowance of Claims ................................................................................. 40 G. Offer of Judgment .......................................................................................... 40 H. Amendments to Claims.................................................................................. 40 ARTICLE VII. PROVISIONS GOVERNING DISTRIBUTIONS....................................... 41 A. Total Enterprise Value for Purposes of Distributions Under the Plan........... 41 B. Distributions on Account of Claims Allowed as of the Effective Date......... 41 C. Distributions on Account of Claims Allowed After the Effective Date: ....... 41 D. Delivery of Distributions ............................................................................... 42 E. Claims Paid or Payable by Third Parties. ...................................................... 45 F. Payment of $1.5 Million to First Lien Lenders.............................................. 46 G. General Unsecured Claims Purchase ............................................................. 47 ARTICLE VIII. EFFECT OF CONFIRMATION OF THE PLAN ...................................... 48

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A. B. C. D. E. F. G. H. I. J. K. L. M. N.

Discharge of Claims and Termination of Interests ........................................ 48 Subordinated Claims...................................................................................... 48 Compromise and Settlement of Claims and Controversies ........................... 49 Releases by the Debtors of the Released Parties ........................................... 49 Releases by the Debtors of the Rhodes Entities............................................. 50 Releases by First Lien Lenders of First Lien Lenders ................................... 50 Exculpation .................................................................................................... 50 Injunction ....................................................................................................... 51 Protection Against Discriminatory Treatment ............................................... 51 Setoffs ............................................................................................................ 51 Recoupment ................................................................................................... 52 Release of Liens............................................................................................. 52 Document Retention ...................................................................................... 53 Reimbursement or Contribution .................................................................... 53

ARTICLE IX. ALLOWANCE AND PAYMENT OF CERTAIN ADMINISTRATIVE CLAIMS ........................................................................................................ 53 A. Professional Claims: ...................................................................................... 53 B. Other Administrative Claims ......................................................................... 54 ARTICLE X. CONDITIONS PRECEDENT TO CONFIRMATION AND CONSUMMATION OF THE PLAN ............................................................ 54 A. Conditions to Confirmation ........................................................................... 54 B. Conditions Precedent to the Effective Date ................................................... 55 C. Waiver of Conditions Precedent .................................................................... 56 D. Effect of Non-Occurrence of Conditions to Consummation ......................... 56 E. Satisfaction of Conditions Precedent to Confirmation .................................. 57 ARTICLE XI. MODIFICATION, REVOCATION, OR WITHDRAWAL OF THE PLAN ............................................................................................................. 57 A. Modification and Amendments...................................................................... 57 B. Effect of Confirmation on Modifications ...................................................... 58 C. Revocation or Withdrawal of Plan................................................................. 58 ARTICLE XII. RETENTION OF JURISDICTION ............................................................. 58 ARTICLE XIII. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS........................................................... 61 A. Immediate Binding Effect.............................................................................. 61 B. Additional Documents ................................................................................... 61 C. Payment of Statutory Fees ............................................................................. 61 D. Dissolution of Creditors Committee............................................................. 61 E. Reservation of Rights..................................................................................... 61 F. Successors and Assigns.................................................................................. 61 G. Service of Documents:................................................................................... 62 H. Term of Injunctions or Stays.......................................................................... 63 I. Entire Agreement ........................................................................................... 63 J. Governing Law .............................................................................................. 63

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Exhibits .......................................................................................................... 63 Nonseverability of Plan Provisions................................................................ 64 Closing of the Chapter 11 Cases.................................................................... 64 Waiver or Estoppel ........................................................................................ 64 Conflicts......................................................................................................... 64

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INTRODUCTION The First Lien Steering Committee proposes the following second amended plan of reorganization for the resolution of outstanding Claims against, and Interests in, The Rhodes Companies, LLC and the other debtors in the above-referenced chapter 11 cases pursuant to title 11 of the United States Code, 11 U.S.C. 1011532. Capitalized terms used in the Plan and not otherwise defined shall have the meanings ascribed to such terms in Article I.A. of the Plan. Reference is made to the Disclosure Statement, Filed contemporaneously with the Plan, for a discussion of the Debtors history, businesses, assets, results of operations, and projections of future operations, as well as a summary and description of the Plan and certain related matters. The First Lien Steering Committee is the proponent of the Plan within the meaning of section 1129 of the Bankruptcy Code. ALL HOLDERS OF CLAIMS ENTITLED TO VOTE ON THE PLAN ARE ENCOURAGED TO READ THE PLAN AND THE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT IN THEIR ENTIRETY BEFORE VOTING TO ACCEPT OR REJECT THE PLAN. THE PLAN PROVIDES FOR THE SUBSTANTIVE CONSOLIDATION OF ALL OF THE ESTATES FOR ALL PURPOSES ASSOCIATED WITH CONFIRMATION AND DISTRIBUTIONS UNDER THE PLAN. ARTICLE I. DEFINED TERMS, RULES OF INTERPRETATION, COMPUTATION OF TIME, AND GOVERNING LAW A. Defined Terms: As used in the Plan, the capitalized terms below have the following meanings, except as expressly provided or unless the context otherwise requires. Any term used but not defined in the Plan, but that is used in the Bankruptcy Code or the Bankruptcy Rules, shall have the meaning ascribed to that term in the Bankruptcy Code or the Bankruptcy Rules. 1. Accrued Professional Compensation: At any given moment, all accrued fees and expenses for services rendered by all Professionals through and including the Effective Date, to the extent such fees and expenses have not been paid and regardless of whether a fee application has been Filed for such fees and expenses. To the extent there is a Final Order denying some or all of a Professionals fees or expenses, such denied amounts shall no longer be considered Accrued Professional Compensation. 2. Administrative Claim: A Claim for costs and expenses of administration pursuant to sections 503(b), 507(a)(2), 507(b), or 1114(e)(2) of the Bankruptcy Code, including: (a) the actual and necessary costs and expenses incurred after the Petition Date and through the Effective Date of preserving the Estates and operating the businesses of the Debtors (such as wages, salaries, or commissions for services, and payments for goods and other services and leased premises); (b) compensation for legal, financial advisory, accounting, and other services and reimbursement of expenses Allowed pursuant to sections 328, 330(a), or 331 of the Bankruptcy Code or otherwise for the period commencing on the Petition Date and ending on the Effective Date; (c) all fees and charges assessed against the

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Estates pursuant to chapter 123 of the Judicial Code and 28 U.S.C. 1930; and (d) all requests for compensation or expense reimbursement for making a substantial contribution in the Chapter 11 Cases pursuant to sections 503(b)(3), (4), and (5) of the Bankruptcy Code. 3. Administrative Claim Bar Date: The deadline for filing requests for payment of Administrative Claims, which shall be thirty days after the Effective Date for all other Administrative Claims incurred after the Petition Date through the Effective Date, except with respect to Professional Claims, which shall be subject to the provisions of Article IX. 4. Affidavit of Publication: An affidavit of a representative or agent of a publisher of a periodical certifying that notice has been served through publication in the publishers periodical. 5. Affiliate: (a) An Entity that directly or indirectly owns, controls, or holds with power to vote, twenty percent or more of the outstanding voting securities of any of the Debtors, other than an Entity that holds such securities (i) in a fiduciary or agency capacity without sole discretionary power to vote such securities or (ii) solely to secure a debt, if such Entity has not in fact exercised such power to vote; (b) a corporation twenty percent or more of whose outstanding voting securities are directly or indirectly owned, controlled, or held with power to vote, by any of the Debtors, or by an Entity that directly or indirectly owns, controls, or holds with power to vote, twenty percent or more of the outstanding voting securities of any of the Debtors, other than an Entity that holds such securities (i) in a fiduciary or agency capacity without sole discretionary power to vote such securities or (ii) solely to secure a debt, if such Entity has not in fact exercised such power to vote; (c) an Entity whose business is operated under a lease or operating agreement by any of the Debtors, or an Entity substantially all of whose property is operated under an operating agreement with any of the Debtors; (d) an Entity that operates the business or substantially all of the property of any of the Debtors under a lease or operating agreement; or (e) the Debtors domestic, wholly-owned, direct and indirect subsidiaries that have not commenced cases under chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code. 6. Allowed: With respect to Claims and Interests: (a) any Claim or Interest, proof of which is timely Filed by the applicable Bar Date (or that by the Bankruptcy Code or Final Order is not or shall not be required to be Filed); (b) any Claim or Interest that is listed in the Schedules as of the Effective Date as not disputed, not contingent, and not unliquidated, and for which no Proof of Claim or Interest has been timely Filed; or (c) any Claim Allowed pursuant to the Plan; provided, however, that with respect to any Claim or Interest described in clauses (a) or (b) above, such Claim or Interest shall be considered Allowed only if and to the extent that (x) no objection to the allowance thereof has been interposed within the applicable period of time fixed by the Plan, the Bankruptcy Code, the Bankruptcy Rules, or the Bankruptcy Court, (y) such an objection is so interposed and the Claim or Interest shall have been Allowed for distribution purposes only by a Final Order, or (z) the Debtors allow such Claim prior to the Effective Date with the consent of the First Lien Steering Committee and the Creditors Committee or the Reorganized Debtors allow such Claim after the Effective Date in their sole and absolute discretion. Except as otherwise specified in the Plan or a Bankruptcy Court order, the amount of an Allowed Claim shall not include interest on such Claim from and after the Petition Date. For

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purposes of determining the amount of an Allowed Claim, there shall be deducted therefrom an amount equal to the amount of any Claim that the Debtors may hold against the Holder thereof, to the extent such Claim may be offset, recouped, or otherwise reduced under applicable law. Any Claim or Interest that has been or is hereafter listed in the Schedules as disputed, contingent, or unliquidated, and for which no Proof of Claim or Interest has been timely Filed, is not considered Allowed and shall be expunged without further action by the Reorganized Debtors and without any further notice to or action, order, or approval of the Bankruptcy Court. 7. Arizona Assets: The Debtors homebuilding business in Arizona (Arizona) that will be transferred to the Rhodes Entities on the Effective Date, including the real and personal property (including general intangibles, contracts, and unexpired leases) of the following three Debtors: Rhodes Homes Arizona Properties, LLC, Rhodes Homes Arizona, LLC, and Elkhorn Investments, Inc., to the extent set forth on Attachment D to the Mediation Term Sheet. 9. Ballot or Ballots: The ballots upon which Holders of Impaired Claims entitled to vote shall cast their vote to accept or reject the Plan. 10. Bankruptcy Code: Title 11 of the United States Code, 11 U.S.C. 1011532, as applicable to the Chapter 11 Cases. 11. Bankruptcy Court: The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Nevada or any other court having jurisdiction over the Chapter 11 Cases. 12. Bankruptcy Rules: The Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure as applicable to the Chapter 11 Cases, promulgated pursuant to section 2075 of the Judicial Code and the general, local, and chambers rules and orders of the Bankruptcy Court. 13. Bar Date: August 5, 2009, except as otherwise provided in the Plan or by Bankruptcy Court order. 14. Interest. 15. 16. Beneficial Holder: The Entity holding the beneficial interest in a Claim or Business Day: Any day, other than a Saturday, Sunday, or Legal Holiday. Cash: Cash and cash equivalents.

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17. Cash Collateral Order: The Bankruptcy Court order entitled, Final Stipulated Order (I) Authorizing Use of Cash Collateral Pursuant to Sections 105, 361, 362, and 363 of the Bankruptcy Code and (II) Granting Adequate Protection and Super Priority Administrative Expense Priority to Prepetition Secured Lenders Re Debtors' Motion for Interim and Final Orders Pursuant to Sections 105, 361, 362, 363, and 364 of Debtors' Motion for Interim and Final Orders Pursuant to Sections 105, 361, 362, 363 and 364 of the Bankruptcy Code (A) Authorizing Debtors to Use Cash Collateral, (B) Granting Adequate Protection to the Debtors' Prepetition Secured Parties and (C) Scheduling a Final Hearing; Memorandum of Points and Authorities Filed by Zachariah Larson on Behalf of Heritage 3

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Land Company, LLC [Relates to Heritage Docket No. 35], entered in the Chapter 11 Cases on April 30, 2009 [Rhodes Docket No. 126], as amended or extended with the consent of the First Lien Steering Committee, from time to time and in accordance with the terms thereof. 18. Cause of Action: Any claim, cause of action, controversy, demand, right, action, Lien, indemnity, guaranty, suit, obligation, liability, damage, judgment, account, defense, offset, power, privilege, license, and franchise of any kind or character whatsoever, known, unknown, contingent or non-contingent, matured or unmatured, suspected or unsuspected, liquidated or unliquidated, disputed or undisputed, secured or unsecured, assertable directly or derivatively, whether arising before, on or after the Petition Date, in contract or in tort, in law or in equity, or pursuant to any other theory of law. Cause of Action also includes: (a) any right of setoff, counterclaim, or recoupment and any claim on contracts or for breaches of duties imposed by law or in equity; (b) the right to object to Claims or Interests; (c) any claim pursuant to sections 362, 510, 542, 543, 544 through 550, or 553 of the Bankruptcy Code; (d) any claim or defense including fraud, mistake, duress, and usury and any other defenses set forth in section 558 of the Bankruptcy Code; (e) any state law fraudulent transfer claim; (f) any claim or cause of action of any kind against any Released Party or Exculpated Party based in whole or in part upon acts or omissions occurring prior to or after the Petition Date; and (g) any claim listed in Exhibit L to the Disclosure Statement. 19. Certificate: Any instrument evidencing a Claim or an Interest.

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20. Chapter 11 Cases: The chapter 11 bankruptcy cases filed by the Debtors on the Petition Date in the Bankruptcy Court, with case numbers 09-14778-LBR, 09-14861LBR, 09-14825-LBR, 09-14843-LBR, 09-14862-LBR, 09-14837-LBR, 09-14828-LBR, 0914820-LBR, 09-14865-LBR, 09-14822-LBR, 09-14818-LBR, 09-14860-LBR, 09-14839LBR, 09-14856-LBR, 09-14848-LBR, 09-14868-LBR, 09-14882-LBR, 09-14846-LBR, 0914844-LBR, 09-14854-LBR, 09-14841-LBR, 09-14814-LBR, 09-14833-LBR, 09-14866LBR, 09-14817-LBR, 09-14853-LBR, 09-14852-LBR, 09-14850-LBR, 09-14849-LBR, 0914858-LBR, 09-14884-LBR, 09-14887-LBR. 21. 22. Claim: As defined in section 101(5) of the Bankruptcy Code. Claims and Solicitation Agent: Omni Management Group, LLC.

23. Claims Objection Deadline: (i) One year from the Effective Date for all Claims other than the Rhodes Entities Claims; and (ii) sixty days from the Effective Date for the Rhodes Entities Claims. 24. Claims Register: The official register of Claims and Interests maintained by the Claims and Solicitation Agent. 25. Class: A class of Holders of Claims or Interests as set forth in the Plan.

26. CM/ECF: The Bankruptcy Courts Case Management and Electronic Case Filing system, which can be accessed at https://ecf.nvb.uscourts.gov/.

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27. Confirmation: The entry of the Confirmation Order, subject to all conditions specified in Article X.A having been satisfied or waived pursuant to Article X.C. 28. Confirmation Date: The date upon which the Confirmation Order is entered by the Bankruptcy Court on its docket, within the meaning of Bankruptcy Rules 5003 and 9021. 29. Confirmation Hearing: The hearing at which the Confirmation Order is first considered by the Bankruptcy Court. 30. Confirmation Hearing Notice: The notice approved in the Solicitation Procedures Order that sets forth in detail the voting and objection deadlines with respect to the Plan. 31. Confirmation Order: The order of the Bankruptcy Court confirming the Plan pursuant to section 1129 of the Bankruptcy Code. 32. Contingent Bond Indemnity Claim: company due to a bond being called. 33. 34. Any Claim asserted by a bonding

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Consummation: The occurrence of the Effective Date. Creditor: A Holder of a Claim. The Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors

35. Creditors Committee: appointed in the Chapter 11 Cases.

36. Cure: The distribution in the ordinary course of business as soon as reasonably practicable following the Effective Date of Cash, or such other property as may be ordered by the Bankruptcy Court or agreed upon by the contracting party and (i) the Debtors and the First Lien Steering Committee, or (ii) the Reorganized Debtors in an amount equal to all unpaid monetary obligations under applicable law or such lesser amount as may be agreed upon by the parties, under an executory contract or unexpired lease assumed pursuant to section 365 of the Bankruptcy Code, to the extent such obligations are enforceable under the Bankruptcy Code and applicable non-bankruptcy law. 37. Cure Bar Date: The deadline for filing requests for payment of Cure, which shall be the later of: (a) thirty days after the Effective Date or (b) thirty days after the assumption of the applicable executory contract or unexpired lease, unless otherwise ordered by the Bankruptcy Court or agreed to by the First Lien Steering Committee and the counterparty to the applicable executory contract or unexpired lease. 38. Debtors: The following Entities: Heritage Land Company, LLC; The Rhodes Companies, LLC; Rhodes Ranch General Partnership; Tick, LP; Glynda, LP; Chalkline, LP; Batcave, LP; Jackknife, LP; Wallboard, LP; Overflow, LP; Rhodes Ranch Golf and Country Club, LLC; Tuscany Acquisitions, LLC; Tuscany Acquisitions II, LLC; Tuscany Acquisitions III, LLC; Tuscany Acquisitions IV, LLC; Parcel 20 LLC; Rhodes Design and Development Corp.; C&J Holdings Inc.; Rhodes Realty, Inc.; Jarupa LLC;

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Elkhorn Investments, Inc.; Rhodes Homes Arizona, LLC; Rhodes Arizona Properties, LLC; Tribes Holdings LLC; Six Feathers Holdings, LLC; Elkhorn Partners, A Nevada Limited Partnership; Bravo Inc.; Gung-Ho Concrete, LLC; Geronimo Plumbing, LLC; Apache Framing, LLC; Tuscany Golf Country Club, LLC; and Pinnacle Grading, LLC. 39. Debtors in Possession: The Debtors, as debtors in possession in the Chapter 11 Cases, pursuant to sections 1107 and 1108 of the Bankruptcy Code. 40. Disclosure Statement: The disclosure statement for the Plan describing the Plan, including all exhibits and schedules thereto, that is prepared and distributed in accordance with sections 1125, 1126(b), and 1145 of the Bankruptcy Code, Bankruptcy Rule 3018, and other applicable law, as may be amended from time to time. 41. Disputed: With respect to any Claim or Interest, (i) any Claim or Interest on the Claims Register that is not yet Allowed, (ii) any Claim or Interest that is not yet Allowed pursuant to the terms of the Plan; (iii) any Claim that is not set forth on the Debtors Schedules or (iv) any Claim objected to by the applicable Claims Objection Deadline. 42. Disputed Claims Reserve: The Litigation Trust Interests and distributions in respect thereof held in reserve pursuant to Article VII. 43. Distribution Agent: The Reorganized Debtors, or the Entity or Entities chosen by the First Lien Steering Committee, to make or to facilitate distributions pursuant to the Plan. 44. Distribution Date: The date occurring as soon as reasonably practicable after the Effective Date when distributions under the Plan shall commence, but not later than thirty days after the Effective Date, without further Bankruptcy Court order. 45. Distribution Record Date: The date for determining which Holders of Allowed Claims are eligible to receive distributions pursuant to the Plan, which shall be the Confirmation Date or such other date as designated in the Plan or a Bankruptcy Court order. 46. Effective Date: The date in a notice Filed by the First Lien Steering Committee on or after the eleventh day following entry of an order, in form and substance acceptable to the First Lien Steering Committee, by the Bankruptcy Court confirming the Plan and satisfaction of all conditions set forth in Article X.B. of the Plan having been satisfied or waived in accordance with the terms of the Plan; provided, however, that the Effective Date shall occur no earlier than January 1, 2010. 47. Entity: As defined in section 101(15) of the Bankruptcy Code.

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48. Equity Security: Any equity security as defined in section 101(16) of the Bankruptcy Code in a Debtor. 49. Equity Security Holder: A Holder of an Interest.

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50. Estate: The bankruptcy estate of any Debtor created by virtue of section 541 of the Bankruptcy Code upon the commencement of the Chapter 11 Cases. 51. Exculpated Claim: Any claims and Causes of Action arising on or after the Petition Date, including any act taken or omitted to be taken in connection with, or related to, formulating, negotiating, preparing, disseminating, implementing, administering, confirming, or consummating the Plan, in each case other than claims for gross negligence, willful misconduct or fraud. 52. Exculpated Party: Each of: (i) the Creditors Committee, the First Lien Steering Committee, the First Lien Lenders and the Second Lien Lenders, and all of their respective current and former officers, directors, members, employees, advisors, attorneys, professionals, consultants, agents, or other representatives, and (ii) the Debtors current officers, employees, advisors, attorneys, professionals, consultants, agents, or other representatives. 53. Federal Judgment Rate: The federal judgment rate of .59%, which was in effect as of the Petition Date. 54. File: To file with the Bankruptcy Court in the Chapter 11 Cases, or in the case of Proofs of Claim or Interest, to file with the Claims and Solicitation Agent. 55. Final Decree: The decree contemplated under Bankruptcy Rule 3022.

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56. Final Order: As applicable, an order or judgment of the Bankruptcy Court or other court of competent jurisdiction with respect to the relevant subject matter, which has not been reversed, stayed, modified, or amended, and as to which the time to appeal or seek certiorari has expired and no appeal or petition for certiorari has been timely taken, or as to which any appeal that has been taken or any petition for certiorari that has been or may be Filed has been resolved by the highest court to which the order or judgment was appealed or from which certiorari was sought; provided, however, that the First Lien Steering Committee or Reorganized Debtors, as appropriate, reserve the right to waive any such appeal or similar conditions of a Final Order. 57. First Lien Agent: The current and former agents, arranger, and bookrunner with respect to, or under, the First Lien Credit Agreement. 58. First Lien Credit Agreement: The first lien Credit Agreement dated as of November 21, 2005 (as may have been amended from time to time) among Heritage Land Company, LLC, The Rhodes Companies, LLC, and Rhodes Ranch General Partnership, as the Borrowers, the Lenders Listed Therein as Lenders, and Credit Suisse, Cayman Islands Branch, as Administrative Agent, Collateral Agent, Syndication Agent, Sole Bookrunner and Sole Lead Arranger, and the other Loan Documents (as defined in the First Lien Credit Agreement). 59. First Lien Lender Claims: All First Lien Lender Secured Claims and First Lien Lender Deficiency Claims.

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60. First Lien Lender Secured Claim: Any Secured Claim for principal or interest under the First Lien Credit Agreement or the SWAP Transaction. 61. First Lien Lender Deficiency Claim: Any deficiency Claim arising under the First Lien Credit Agreement. 62. First Lien Lenders: (i) The First Lien Agent, (ii) the entities that hold debt under the First Lien Credit Agreement and (iii) the holders of Claims relating to under the SWAP Transaction. 63. First Lien Steering Committee: Credit Suisse Asset Management, Candlewood Special Situations Master Fund, Credit Suisse Loan Funding LLC, CypressTree Investment Management, LLP, General Electric Capital Corporation, Highland Capital Management, L.P., and Sorin Capital Management. 64. General Unsecured Claims: Any Claim (including any Allowed Rhodes Entities Claims) against any of the Debtors that is not a/n (a) Administrative Claim, (b) Priority Tax Claim, (c) Priority Non-Tax Claim, (d) First Lien Lender Secured Claim, (e) Second Lien Lender Secured Claim, (f) Other Secured Claim, (g) First Lien Lender Deficiency Claim, (h) Second Lien Lender Deficiency Claim, (i) Subordinated Claim, or (j) Intercompany Claim. 65. Government Bar Date: September 28, 2009 or, with respect to Rhodes Homes Arizona, LLC, Tuscany Golf Country Club, LLC and Pinnacle Grading, LLC, September 29, 2009. 66. Heritage Equity Securities: Members interests and/or the interests as a noneconomic member in Heritage Land Company, LLC, a Nevada limited liability company. 67. 68. Holder: An Entity holding a Claim or Interest, as applicable. HOA: A homeowners association.

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69. Impaired: With respect to any Class of Claims or Interests, a Class of Claims or Interests that is impaired within the meaning of section 1124 of the Bankruptcy Code. 70. Indemnification Obligation: A Debtors obligation under an executory contract or otherwise to indemnify directors, officers, or employees of the Debtors who served in such capacity at any time, with respect to or based upon any act or omission taken or omitted in any of such capacities, or for or on behalf of any Debtor, pursuant to and to the maximum extent provided by the Debtors respective articles of incorporation, certificates of formation, bylaws, similar corporate documents, and applicable law, as in effect as of the Effective Date, which shall be deemed rejected under the Plan. 71. Insider: As defined in section 101(31) of the Bankruptcy Code.

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72. Insured Claim: A Claim arising from an incident or occurrence alleged to have occurred prior to the Effective Date that is covered under an insurance policy applicable to the Debtors or their businesses. 73. 74. 75. Intercompany Claim: A Claim held by a Debtor against another Debtor. Intercompany Contract: A contract between two or more Debtors. Intercompany Interest: An Interest held by a Debtor.

76. Interest: Any: (a) Equity Security, including all issued, unissued, authorized, or outstanding shares of stock together with any warrants, options, or contractual rights to purchase or acquire such Equity Securities at any time and all rights arising with respect thereto and (b) partnership, limited liability company or similar interest. 77. Interim Compensation Order: The Bankruptcy Court order entitled, Order Granting Debtors Motion for Administrative Order Pursuant to Sections 105(a) and 331 of the Bankruptcy Code and Bankruptcy Rule 2016 Establishing Procedures for Interim Monthly Compensation and Reimbursement of Expenses of Professionals [Re: Docket No. 62], entered in the Chapter 11 Cases on May 18, 2009 [Rhodes Docket No. 180], as may have been modified by a Bankruptcy Court order approving the retention of the Professionals. 78. 9833. 79. 80. Judicial Code: Title 28 of the United States Code, 28 U.S.C. 14001. Lien: As defined in section 101(37) of the Bankruptcy Code. Internal Revenue Code: Title 26 of the United States Code, 26 U.S.C. 1

9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 82. Litigation Trust Advisory Board: The advisory board formed pursuant to the Litigation Trust Agreement. 83. Litigation Trustee: The Person designated by the First Lien Steering Committee in consultation with the First Lien Agent, the Second Lien Agent and the Creditors Committee on or before the Confirmation Date and retained as of the Effective Date to administer the Litigation Trust in accordance with the Plan and the Litigation Trust Agreement, and any successor appointed in accordance with the Litigation Trust Agreement. The identity of the Litigation Trustee shall be disclosed by the First Lien Steering Committee at or prior to the Confirmation Hearing. 84. Litigation Trust Agreement: That certain trust agreement, substantially on the terms set forth on Exhibit I to the Disclosure Statement and in form and substance acceptable to the First Lien Steering Committee, in consultation with the First Lien Agent,

81. Litigation Trust: That certain litigation trust to be created on the Effective Date in accordance with the provisions of Article IV of the Plan and the Litigation Trust Agreement.

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Second Lien Agent, Creditors Committee and the Debtors, that, among other among other things: (a) establishes and governs the Litigation Trust (including any Litigation Trust Advisory Board or similar oversight committee); and (b) describes the powers, duties, and responsibilities of the Litigation Trustee, the Liquidation Trust Assets, and the distribution of the proceeds thereof. 85. Litigation Trust Assets: All Claims and Causes of Action on which the First Lien Lenders do not have a lien and that have not been released pursuant to the Plan or order of the Bankruptcy Court. The Litigation Trust Assets shall include those set forth on Exhibit G to the Disclosure Statement. 86. Litigation Trust Beneficiaries: The Holders of Claims that are to be satisfied, in whole or in part, by post-Effective Date distributions that are to be made by the Litigation Trust. 87. Litigation Trust Funding Amount: The amount of $100,000 to be used to initially fund the Litigation Trust, which shall be repaid to the Reorganized Debtors from the first proceeds received by the Litigation Trust. 88. Litigation Trust Interests: The beneficial interests in the Litigation Trust to be distributed to certain Holders of Claims in accordance with the terms of the Plan. 89. Management and Director Equity Incentive Plan: A post-Effective Date management and director compensation incentive plan intended for certain management, employees, consultants and directors of certain of the Reorganized Debtors. 90. Master Ballots: The master ballots upon which the applicable Nominee or other holder of record shall submit on behalf of the Beneficial Holders it represents the votes cast by such Beneficial Holders to accept or reject the Plan. 91. Mediation Settlement: The agreement in principle on a comprehensive settlement reached among the Debtors, the First Lien Steering Committee, the Creditors Committee and the Second Lien Agent during a mediation held in Los Angeles, California on August 17, 24 and 25 of 2009 before the Honorable Richard Neiter. 92. Mediation Term Sheet: The document attached as Exhibit 1 to the Plan, which sets forth the terms of the Mediation Settlement. 94. Newco: An entity to be newly formed which will be the ultimate holding company of the Reorganized Debtors. 95. Newco Equity Interests: The shares of common stock in Newco or limited liability company interests in Newco initially issued and outstanding pursuant to the Plan as of the Effective Date. The Newco Equity Interests may consist of a class of full-voting equity interests (the Class A-1 Equity Interests) and a separate class of limited-voting equity interests (the Class A-2 Equity Interests). To the extent applicable, each First Lien Lender shall have the option to choose to take its New Equity Interests in the form of Class A-1 Equity Interests or Class A-2 Equity Interests. 10

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96. Newco LLC Operating Agreement: That certain limited liability company operating agreement which will govern Newco and shall be in form and substance acceptable to the First Lien Steering Committee. A draft of the Newco LLC Operating Agreement is attached as Exhibit J to the Disclosure Statement. 97. Newco Total Enterprise Value: $99.6 million, which is the midpoint range of the total enterprise value of the Reorganized Debtors set forth in the Disclosure Statement or such amount provided in the Confirmation Order as the total enterprise value of the Reorganized Debtors. 98. New First Lien Notes: The term notes issued pursuant to Article IV.B hereof in partial satisfaction of the First Lien Lender Secured Claims, which shall have the terms and conditions described on Exhibit 2 to the Plan. 99. Date. 100. Nominee: Any broker, dealer, commercial bank, trust company, savings and loan, financial institution, or other party in whose name securities are registered or held of record on behalf of a Beneficial Holder. 101. Notice of Confirmation: That certain notice pursuant to Bankruptcy Rule 3020(c)(2) notifying Holders of Claims and Interests and parties in interest that the Bankruptcy Court has confirmed the Plan. 102. Old Equity Interests: All of the Interests in any of the Debtors and any rights, options, warrants, calls, subscriptions or other similar rights or agreements, commitments or outstanding securities obligating the Debtors to issue, transfer or sell any Interests. 103. Other Secured Claim: Any Secured Claim, other than a: (i) First Lien Lender Secured Claim; or (ii) Second Lien Lender Secured Claim. 104. Periodic Distribution Date: The first Business Day that is as soon as reasonably practicable occurring approximately ninety days after the Distribution Date, and thereafter, the first Business Day that is as soon as reasonably practicable occurring approximately ninety days after the immediately preceding Periodic Distribution Date. 105. Permitted Nominee: Any nominee of a First Lien Lender or Second Lien Lender that such lender has confirmed in writing to the Debtors and the First Lien Agent or Second Lien Agent (as applicable) that it is such lenders nominee for the purpose of distribution of some or all of such lenders distribution hereunder, provided that such nominee shall be an affiliate of such lender. 106. Person: As defined in section 101(41) of the Bankruptcy Code. New First Lien Notes Maturity Date: The sixth anniversary of the Effective

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107. Petition Date: March 31, 2009 or, for Tuscany Golf Club, LLC, Pinnacle Grading, LLC and Rhodes Homes Arizona, LLC, April 1, 2009.

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108. Plan: This Second Amended Plan of Reorganization for each of the Debtors pursuant to chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code either in its present form or as it may be altered, amended, modified, or supplemented from time to time in accordance with the terms of the Plan, the Bankruptcy Code, and the Bankruptcy Rules. 109. Plan Proponent: The First Lien Steering Committee.

110. Pravada: A Rhodes Homes development located in Mohave County (vicinity of Kingman, Arizona) on approximately 1,312 acres. 111. Priority Non-Tax Claim: Any Claim accorded priority in right of payment pursuant to section 507(a) of the Bankruptcy Code, other than a Priority Tax Claim or an Administrative Claim. 112. Priority Tax Claim: Any Claim of the kind specified in section 507(a)(8) of the Bankruptcy Code. 113. Professional: An Entity: (a) employed pursuant to a Bankruptcy Court order in accordance with sections 327 and 1103 of the Bankruptcy Code and to be compensated for services rendered prior to or on the Confirmation Date, pursuant to sections 327, 328, 329, 330, and 331 of the Bankruptcy Code or (b) awarded compensation and reimbursement by the Bankruptcy Court pursuant to section 503(b)(4) of the Bankruptcy Code. 114. Proof of Claim: A proof of Claim Filed against any of the Debtors in the Chapter 11 Cases. 115. Proof of Interest: A proof of Interest Filed against any of the Debtors in the Chapter 11 Cases. 116. Qualified Employee: An employee that satisfies the requirements of Chapter 624.260 of the Nevada Revised Statutes. 117. Record Date: [November 16, 2009]

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118. Reinstated: (a) Leaving unaltered the legal, equitable, and contractual rights to which a Claim entitles the Holder of such Claim or Interest so as to leave such Claim Unimpaired or (b) notwithstanding any contractual provision or applicable law that entitles the Holder of a Claim or Interest to demand or receive accelerated payment of such Claim or Interest after the occurrence of a default: (i) curing any such default that occurred before or after the Petition Date, other than a default of a kind specified in section 365(b)(2) of the Bankruptcy Code or of a kind that section 365(b)(2) expressly does not require to be cured; (ii) reinstating the maturity (to the extent such maturity has not otherwise accrued by the passage of time) of such Claim as such maturity existed before such default; (iii) compensating the Holder of such Claim or Interest for any damages incurred as a result of any reasonable reliance by such Holder on such contractual provision or such applicable law; (iv) if such Claim or Interest arises from a failure to perform a nonmonetary obligation other than a default arising from failure to operate a nonresidential real property lease subject to section 365(b)(1)(A) of the Bankruptcy Code, compensating the Holder of such 12

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Claim or Interest (other than the Debtor or an insider) for any actual pecuniary loss incurred by such Holder as a result of such failure; and (v) not otherwise altering the legal, equitable or contractual rights to which such Claim entitles the Holder. 119. Rejection Damages Claim: Any Claim on account of the rejection of an executory contract or unexpired lease pursuant to section 365 of the Bankruptcy Code. 120. Rejection Damages Claim Deadline: The deadline to file a Rejection Damages Claim which shall be thirty days after the later of the Effective Date or the effective date of rejection or repudiation of an executory contract or unexpired lease. 121. Released Party: Each of: (a) the First Lien Lenders in their capacity as such; (b) the First Lien Steering Committee; (c) the Second Lien Lenders in their capacity as such; (d) with respect to each of the foregoing Entities in clauses (a) through (c), such Entities predecessors, successors and assigns; (e) the Creditors Committee and the members thereof in their capacity as such; (f) with respect to each of the foregoing Entities in clauses (a) through (e), such Entities subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, members, directors, principals, employees, agents, financial advisors, attorneys, accountants, investment bankers, consultants, representatives, and other Professionals; (g) the Debtors officers, employees (including Thomas Robinson and Joseph Schramm) and Professionals, as of the Petition Date; and (h) Paul Huygens; provided, however, that clause (g) shall not include (i) the Rhodes Entities or their affiliates; (ii) insiders of any of the Rhodes Entities (except as to Thomas Robinson and Joseph Schramm); or (iii) relatives of Rhodes. 122. Reorganized Debtors: The Debtors, as reorganized pursuant to and under the Plan, or any successor thereto, by merger, consolidation, or otherwise, on or after the Effective Date. 123. Rhodes: James M. Rhodes, in his individual capacity and any capacity related to any of the Debtors including, without limitation, as shareholder, general partner, limited partner, agent, officer or principal. 124. Rhodes Entities: The following Entities: Rhodes; Glynda Rhodes; John Rhodes; James M. Rhodes Dynasty Trust I; James M. Rhodes Dynasty Trust II; JMR Childrens Irrevocable Educational Trust; Truckee Springs Holdings, Inc.; Sedora Holdings LLC; Gypsum Resources, LLC; Tulare Springs Holdings, Inc.; Escalante-Zion Investments, LLC; HH Trust; Harmony Homes, LLC; Tock, LP; Tapemeasure, LP; Joshua Choya, LLC; American Land Management, LLC; South Dakota Conservancy, LLC; Meridian Land Company, LLC; Yucca Land Company, LLC; Sagebrush Enterprises, Inc.; Rhodes Ranch, LLC; Westward Crossing, LLC; Pinnacle Equipment Rental, LLC; Desert Communities, Inc.; Spirit Underground, LLC; Tropicana Durango Investments, Inc.; Tropicana Durango, Ltd. I; Dirt Investments, LLC; Underground Technologies, LLC; South Dakota Aggregate and Engineering, LLC; Freedom Underground, LLC; Jerico Trust; Canberra Holdings, LLC; Custom Quality Homes, LLC; and Rhodes Ranch Golf, Inc.; and ID Interior Design, LLC. 125. 126. Rhodes Entities Claims: Claims asserted by the Rhodes Entities. Rhodes Entities Release: As set forth in Article VIII.E hereof. 13

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127. Rhodes Ranch Golf Course: The golf course situated within the Rhodes Ranch master-planned community located in the southwestern Las Vegas valley. 128. Roll-Up Transaction: A dissolution or winding up of the corporate existence of a Debtor or Reorganized Debtor under applicable state law or the consolidation, merger, contribution of assets, or other transaction in which a Debtor or Reorganized Debtor merges with or transfers substantially all of its assets and liabilities to another Debtor or Reorganized Debtor, on or after the Effective Date. 129. Schedules: The schedules of assets and liabilities, schedules of executory contracts, and statement of financial affairs, as amended from time to time, Filed by the Debtors pursuant to section 521 of the Bankruptcy Code, the official bankruptcy forms, and the Bankruptcy Rules. 130. Second Lien Agent: The current and former agents, arranger, and bookrunner with respect to, or under, the Second Lien Credit Agreement. 131. Second Lien Credit Agreement: The Credit Agreement (as may have been amended from time to time) dated as of November 21, 2005 among Heritage Land Company, LLC, The Rhodes Companies, LLC, and Rhodes Ranch General Partnership, as the Borrowers, the Lenders Listed Therein, as the Lenders, and Credit Suisse, Cayman Islands Branch, as Administrative Agent, Collateral Agent, Syndication Agent, Sole Bookrunner and Sole Lead Arranger, and the other Loan Documents (as defined in the Second Lien Credit Agreement). 132. Second Lien Lender Claims: All Second Lien Lender Secured Claims and Second Lien Lender Deficiency Claims. 133. Second Lien Lender Secured Claim: Any Secured Claim on account of the Second Lien Credit Agreement. 134. Second Lien Lender Deficiency Claim: Any deficiency Claim arising under the Second Lien Credit Agreement. 135. Second Lien Lenders: The Second Lien Agent and the entities that hold debt under the Second Lien Credit Agreement. 136. Secured: When referring to a Claim: (a) secured by a Lien on property in which an Estate has an interest, which Lien is valid, perfected, and enforceable pursuant to applicable law or by reason of a Bankruptcy Court order, or that is subject to setoff pursuant to section 553 of the Bankruptcy Code, to the extent of the value of the Creditors interest in the Estates interest in such property or to the extent of the amount subject to setoff, as applicable, as determined pursuant to section 506(a) of the Bankruptcy Code; or (b) Allowed pursuant to the Plan as a Secured Claim. 137. Securities Act: The Securities Act of 1933, 15 U.S.C. 77a-77aa, or any similar federal, state, or local law.

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Security: As defined in section 2(a)(1) of the Securities Act.

139. Servicer: An agent, servicer, or other authorized representative of Holders of Claims or Interests recognized by the Plan Proponent. 140. Solicitation Procedures Order: That certain order entered by the Bankruptcy Court on [November 16], 2009, approving certain solicitation procedures for solicitation of votes on the Plan [Rhodes Docket No. [XX]]. 141. Stanley Engineering Litigation: The litigation styled Rhodes Homes Arizona, LLC v. Stanley Consultants, Inc., No. CV2006-011358, currently pending in the Superior Court of Arizona, Maricopa County. 142. Subordinated Claim: Any Claim that is subordinated pursuant to section 510 of the Bankruptcy Code. 143. Supremacy Clause: Paragraph 2 of Article VI of the U.S. Constitution.

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145. SWAP Transaction: That certain transaction between Credit Suisse International and Heritage Land Company, LLC with Trade Date of December 9, 2005 and CSIN External ID 53095828. 146. Unclaimed Distribution: Any distribution under the Plan on account of an Allowed Claim to a Holder that has not: (a) accepted a particular distribution or, in the case of distributions made by check, presented such check for payment within 120 days of the date of the check; (b) given notice to the Reorganized Debtors of an intent to accept a particular distribution; (c) responded to the Debtors or Reorganized Debtors requests for information necessary to facilitate a particular distribution; or (d) taken any other action necessary to facilitate such distribution. 147. Uniform Commercial Code: The Uniform Commercial Code as in effect on the Effective Date, as enacted in the applicable state. 148. Unimpaired: With respect to a Class of Claims or Interests, a Class of Claims or Interests that is unimpaired within the meaning of section 1124 of the Bankruptcy Code. 149. Unsecured Claim: Any Claim that is not secured by a Lien on property in which the Debtors Estate has an interest. 150. 152. B. U.S. Constitution: The Constitution of the United States of America. Voting Deadline: [December 18], 2009.

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masculine, feminine, and the neuter gender; (b) unless otherwise specified, any reference in the Plan to a contract, instrument, release, indenture, or other agreement or document being in a particular form or on particular terms and conditions means that such document shall be substantially in such form or substantially on such terms and conditions; (c) unless otherwise specified, any reference in the Plan to an existing document, schedule, or exhibit, whether or not Filed, shall mean such document, schedule, or exhibit, as it may have been or may be amended, modified, or supplemented; (d) any reference to an Entity as a Holder of a Claim or Interest includes that Entitys successors and assigns; (e) unless otherwise specified, all references in the Plan to Articles are references to Articles of the Plan or to the Plan; (f) the words herein, hereof, and hereto refer to the Plan in its entirety rather than to a particular portion of the Plan; (g) subject to the provisions of any contract, certificate of incorporation, bylaw, instrument, release, or other agreement or document entered into in connection with the Plan, the rights and obligations arising pursuant to the Plan shall be governed by, and construed and enforced in accordance with applicable federal law, including the Bankruptcy Code and Bankruptcy Rules; (h) captions and headings to Articles are inserted for convenience of reference only and are not intended to be a part of or to affect the interpretation of the Plan; (i) unless otherwise set forth in the Plan, the rules of construction set forth in section 102 of the Bankruptcy Code shall apply; (j) any term used in capitalized form in the Plan that is not otherwise defined but that is used in the Bankruptcy Code or the Bankruptcy Rules shall have the meaning assigned to such term in the Bankruptcy Code or the Bankruptcy Rules, as applicable; (k) all references to docket numbers of documents Filed in the Chapter 11 Cases are references to the docket numbers under the Bankruptcy Courts CM/ECF system; (l) all references to statutes, regulations, orders, rules of courts, and the like shall mean as amended from time to time, as applicable to the Chapter 11 Cases, unless otherwise stated; and (m) any immaterial effectuating provisions may be interpreted by the Reorganized Debtors in such a manner that is consistent with the overall purpose and intent of the Plan all without further Bankruptcy Court order. 2. Computation of Time: In computing any period of time prescribed or allowed, the provisions of Bankruptcy Rule 9006(a) shall apply. If the date on which a transaction may occur pursuant to the Plan shall occur on a day that is not a Business Day, then such transaction shall instead occur on the next succeeding Business Day. C. Reference to Monetary Figures: All references in the Plan to monetary figures shall refer to currency of the United States of America. ARTICLE II. ADMINISTRATIVE AND PRIORITY CLAIMS In accordance with section 1123(a)(1) of the Bankruptcy Code, Administrative Claims and Priority Tax Claims have not been classified and thus are excluded from the Classes of Claims set forth in Article III. A. Administrative Claims: Each Allowed Administrative Claim shall be paid in full, in Cash, (i) on the later of (a) the Effective Date, (b) the date on which the Bankruptcy Court enters an order allowing such Allowed Administrative Claim or (c) the date on which the

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Reorganized Debtors or the Debtors, with the consent of the First Lien Steering Committee (and in consultation with the First Lien Agent and Second Lien Agent) and the Holder of such Allowed Administrative Claim otherwise agree, and (ii) in such amounts as (a) are incurred in the ordinary course of business by the Debtors, (b) are Allowed by the Bankruptcy Court, (c) may be agreed upon between the Holder of such Allowed Administrative Claim and the Reorganized Debtors or the Debtors, with the consent of the First Lien Steering Committee (and in consultation with the First Lien Agent and Second Lien Agent), or (d) may otherwise be required under applicable law. Such Allowed Administrative Claims shall include costs incurred in the operation of the Debtors businesses after the Petition Date, the allowed fees and expenses of Professionals retained by the Debtors and the Creditors Committee and the fees due to the United States Trustee pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1930. B. Priority Tax Claims: Allowed Priority Tax Claims shall be paid in full, in Cash, upon the later of (a) the Effective Date, (b) the date upon which there is a Final Order allowing such Claim as an Allowed Priority Tax Claim, (c) the date that such Allowed Priority Tax Claim would have been due if the Chapter 11 Cases had not been commenced, or (d) upon such other terms as may be agreed to between the Reorganized Debtors or the Debtors, with the consent of the First Lien Steering Committee (and in consultation with the First Lien Agent and Second Lien Agent), and any Holder of an Allowed Priority Tax Claim; provided, however, that the Reorganized Debtors or Debtors, with the consent of the First Lien Steering Committee (and in consultation with the First Lien Agent and Second Lien Agent), in lieu of payment in full of Allowed Priority Tax Claims on the Effective Date, may make Cash payments respecting Allowed Priority Tax Claims deferred to the extent permitted by Section 1129(a)(9) of the Bankruptcy Code and, in such event, unless otherwise provided herein, interest shall be paid on the unpaid portion of such Allowed Priority Tax Claim at the Federal statutory rate; provided, further, that deferred Cash payments on account of an Allowed Priority Tax Claim shall be paid quarterly over a period of six years commencing with the quarter after which such Priority Tax Claim has been Allowed.

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ARTICLE III. CLASSIFICATION AND TREATMENT OF CLAIMS AND INTERESTS All Claims and Interests, except A. Classification of Claims and Interests: Administrative Claims and Priority Tax Claims, are classified in the Classes set forth in Article III. A Claim or Interest is classified in a particular Class only to the extent that the Claim or Interest qualifies within the description of that Class and is classified in other Classes to the extent that any portion of the Claim or Interest qualifies within the description of such other Classes. A Claim is also classified in a particular Class for the purpose of receiving distributions pursuant to the Plan only to the extent that such Claim is an Allowed Claim in that Class and has not been paid, released, or otherwise satisfied prior to the Effective Date.

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1. Class Identification: Below is a chart assigning each Class a letter and, in some cases, a number for purposes of identifying each separate Class.
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B. Treatment of Classes of Claims and Interests: To the extent a Class contains Allowed Claims or Interests with respect to a particular Debtor, the treatment provided to each Class for distribution purposes is specified below. 1. Class A-1First Lien Lender Secured Claims Classification: Class A-1 consists of all First Lien Lender Secured

a. Claims.

b. Impairment and Voting: Class A-1 is Impaired by the Plan. Each Holder of an Allowed Claim in Class A-1 is entitled to vote to accept or reject the Plan. c. Treatment: On the Effective Date or such other date as set forth herein, each of the First Lien Lenders (or its Permitted Nominee) shall receive on account of its Secured Claims, (w) its pro rata share of $1.5 million in Cash from the proceeds of the First Lien Lenders Collateral, (x) its pro rata share of 100% of the New First Lien Notes, and (y) its pro rata share of 100% of the Newco Equity Interests (subject to dilution for any Newco Equity Interests issued pursuant to a Management and Director Equity Incentive Plan). The $1.5 million payment to the First Lien Lenders shall be allocated and deemed paid to the First Lien Lenders in accordance with Article VII.F. of the Plan. 2. Class A-2Second Lien Lender Secured Claims Classification: Class A-2 consists of all Second Lien Lender Secured

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b. Impairment and Voting: Class A-2 is Impaired by the Plan. Each Holder of an Allowed Claim in Class A-2 is entitled to vote to accept or reject the Plan. c. Treatment: On the Effective Date, only if the Class of Second Lien Lender Secured Claims votes in favor of the Plan, each of the Second Lien Lenders (or its Permitted Nominee) shall receive its pro rata share of 50% of the net proceeds of the Stanley Engineering Litigation, without a reduction on account of the reasonable fees and expenses of Ropes & Gray LLP and local counsel for the Second Lien Agent, subject to an aggregate cap of $500,000, each of which such fees shall be paid in Cash to the Second Lien Agent on the Effective Date. If the Class of Second Lien Lender Secured Claims votes against the Plan, each of the Second Lien Lenders shall receive no recovery on account of such Secured Claims. 3. Class A-3Other Secured Claims a. Classification: Class A-3 consists of all Other Secured Claims.

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b. Impairment and Voting: Class A-3 is Unimpaired by the Plan. Each Holder of an Allowed Claim in Class A-3 is conclusively presumed to have accepted the Plan and is not entitled to vote to accept or reject the Plan. c. Treatment: To the extent not satisfied by the Debtors, pursuant to Bankruptcy Court order, in the ordinary course of business prior to the Effective Date, at the option of the Reorganized Debtors on or after the Effective Date (i) an Allowed Other Secured Claim shall be Reinstated and rendered Unimpaired in accordance with section 1124(2) of the Bankruptcy Code, (ii) a Holder of an Allowed Other Secured Claim shall receive Cash in an amount equal to such Allowed Other Secured Claim, including any interest on such Allowed Other Secured Claim required to be paid pursuant to section 506(b) of the Bankruptcy Code, on the later of the Effective Date and the date such Other Secured Claim becomes an Allowed Other Secured Claim, or as soon thereafter as is practicable, (iii) a Holder of an Allowed Other Secured Claim shall receive the Collateral securing both its Allowed Other Secured Claim and any interest on such Allowed Other Secured Claim required to be paid pursuant to section 506(b) of the Bankruptcy Code, or (iv) a Holder of an Allowed Other Secured Claim shall receive such treatment as to which such holder and the Reorganized Debtors or the Debtors, with the consent of the First Lien Steering Committee (and in consultation with the First Lien Agent and Second Lien Agent), otherwise agree. 4. Class BPriority Non-Tax Claims a. Classification: Class B consists of all Priority Non-Tax Claims.

b. Impairment and Voting: Class B is Unimpaired by the Plan. Each Holder of an Allowed Claim in Class B is conclusively presumed to have accepted the Plan and is not entitled to vote to accept or reject the Plan.

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c. Treatment: Each Holder of an Allowed Priority Non-Tax Claim shall receive Cash in an amount equal to such Allowed Priority Non-Tax Claim on the later of the Effective Date and the date such Priority Non-Tax Claim becomes an Allowed Priority Non-Tax Claim, or as soon thereafter as is practicable, unless the Holder of an Allowed Priority Non-Tax Claim and the Reorganized Debtors or the Debtors, with the consent of the First Lien Steering Committee (and in consultation with the First Lien Agent and Second Lien Agent), otherwise agree. 5. Class C-1General Unsecured Claims (including any Allowed Rhodes Entities Claims) a. Classification: Class C-1 consists of all General Unsecured Claims including any Allowed Rhodes Entities Claims. b. Impairment and Voting: Class C-1 is Impaired by the Plan. Each Holder of an Allowed Claim in Class C-1 is entitled to vote to accept or reject the Plan. c. Treatment: On the Effective Date, each Holder of an Allowed General Unsecured Claim (including any Allowed Rhodes Entities Claims) shall receive its pro rata share of the Litigation Trust Interests allocable to the Holders of General Unsecured Claims on account of its Allowed Claim. 6. Class C-2First Lien Lender Deficiency Claims Classification: Class C-2 consists of all First Lien Lender Deficiency

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b. Impairment and Voting: Class C-2 is Impaired by the Plan. Each Holder of an Allowed Claim in Class C-2 is entitled to vote to accept or reject the Plan. c. Treatment: On the Effective Date, each Holder of a First Lien Lender Deficiency Claim shall receive its pro rata share of the Litigation Trust Interests allocable to the Holders of First Lien Lender Deficiency Claims on account of its Allowed Claim. 7. Class C-3Second Lien Lender Deficiency Claims Class C-3 consists of all Second Lien Lender

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Interests allocable to the Holders of Second Lien Lender Deficiency Claims on account of its Allowed Claim. If the Class of Second Lien Lender Secured Claims votes against the Plan, the distribution of Litigation Trust Interests allocable to the Holders of Second Lien Lender Deficiency Claims shall be subject to the reasonable fees and expenses of Ropes & Gray LLP and local counsel for the Second Lien Agent. 8. Class C-4Subordinated Claims

a. Classification: Class C-4 consists of all Subordinated Claims. The First Lien Steering Committee does not believe there are any Subordinated Claims but has created Class C-4 out of an abundance of caution. b. Impairment and Voting: Class C-4 is Impaired by the Plan. Each Holder of an Interest in Class C-4 is conclusively presumed to have rejected the Plan and is not entitled to vote to accept or reject the Plan. c. Treatment: Claims subordinated under applicable law shall not receive any recovery on account of their Claims. 9. Class DOld Equity Interests a. Classification: Class D consists of all Old Equity Interests.

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b. Impairment and Voting: Class D is Impaired by the Plan. Each Holder of an Interest in Class D is conclusively presumed to have rejected the Plan and is not entitled to vote to accept or reject the Plan. c. Treatment: Each holder of an Old Equity Interest shall not be entitled to, and shall not receive or retain any property or interest in property on account of such Old Equity Interest. 10. Class EIntercompany Claims a. Classification: Class E consists of all Intercompany Claims.

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1. Classes Entitled to Vote: The following Classes are Impaired and thus entitled to vote to accept or reject the Plan.
Classes

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D. Bankruptcy Code Section 1111(b) Election: Bankruptcy Code section 1111(b)(1)(A) authorizes a class of secured claims to elect, by at least two-thirds in amount and more than half in number, to waive any deficiency claim otherwise assertable against the debtor and instead require the debtor to make payments equal to the total amount of the claims, with such payment obligation having a present value equal to the current value of the creditors collateral. A section 1111(b) election must be made by a class of secured creditors at or prior to the conclusion of the hearing on the Disclosure Statement. No class of Secured Claims made a section 1111(b) election at or prior to the conclusion of the hearing on the Disclosure Statement. Accordingly, Bankruptcy Code section 1111(b) is not applicable to the Plan. E. Acceptance or Rejection of the Plan

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1. Acceptance by Impaired Classes of Claims: Pursuant to Bankruptcy Code section 1126(c) and except as otherwise provided in Bankruptcy Code section 1126(e), an Impaired Class of Claims has accepted the Plan if the Holders of at least two-thirds in dollar amount and more than one-half in number of the Allowed Claims in such Class actually voting have voted to accept the Plan. 2. Tabulation of Votes on a Consolidated Basis: The Claims and Solicitation Agent will tabulate all votes on the Plan on a consolidated basis for the purpose of determining whether the Plan satisfies Bankruptcy Code section 1129(a)(8) and (10). 3. Cramdown: The First Lien Steering Committee requests Confirmation of the Plan under section 1129(b) of the Bankruptcy Code with respect to any Impaired Class that does not accept the Plan pursuant to section 1126 of the Bankruptcy Code. The First Lien Steering Committee reserves the right to modify the Plan to the extent, if any, that Confirmation pursuant to section 1129(b) of the Bankruptcy Code requires modification. 4. Controversy Concerning Impairment: If a controversy arises as to whether any Claims or Interests, or any Class of Claims or Interests, are Impaired, the Bankruptcy Court shall, after notice and a hearing, determine such controversy on or before the Confirmation Date. ARTICLE IV. PROVISIONS FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PLAN A. Substantive Consolidation: The Plan shall serve as a motion by the First Lien Steering Committee seeking entry of a Bankruptcy Court order substantively consolidating all of the Estates into a single consolidated Estate for all purposes associated with Confirmation and distributions to be made under the Plan. If substantive consolidation of all of the Estates is ordered, then on and after the Effective Date, all assets and liabilities of the Debtors shall be treated as though they were merged into the Estate of The Rhodes Companies, LLC for all purposes associated with Confirmation and Consummation, and all guarantees by any Debtor of the obligations of any other Debtor shall be eliminated so that any Claim against any Debtor and any guarantee thereof by any other Debtor, as well as any joint and several liability of any Debtor with 23

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respect to any other Debtor shall be treated as one collective obligation of the Debtors. Substantive consolidation shall not affect the legal and organizational structure of the Reorganized Debtors or their separate corporate existences or any prepetition or postpetition guarantees, Liens, or security interests that are required to be maintained under the Bankruptcy Code, under the Plan, or in connection with contracts or leases that were assumed or entered into during the Chapter 11 Cases. All duplicative Claims (identical in both amount and subject matter) Filed against more than one of the Debtors shall be automatically expunged so that only one Claim survives against the consolidated Debtors (but in no way shall such surviving Claim be deemed Allowed by reason of this Section). Any alleged defaults under any applicable agreement with the Debtors or the Reorganized Debtors arising from substantive consolidation shall be deemed Cured as of the Effective Date. B. Sources of Consideration for Plan Distributions: The Reorganized Debtors shall fund distributions under the Plan with Cash on hand, proceeds from the Mediation Settlement, existing assets, and the issuance of the New First Lien Notes and Newco Equity Interests. 1. Newco Equity Interests: On the Effective Date, but not more than thirty days after the Effective Date for initial distributions on account of Allowed Claims, Newco shall issue Newco Equity Interests (based upon the Newco Total Enterprise Value) to the Holders of First Lien Lender Secured Claims. Each share of Class A-2 Equity Interest will be convertible at the option of the holder, exercisable at any time, into one Class A-1 Equity Interest. The economic rights of the Class A-1 Equity Interests and Class A-2 Equity Interests shall be identical. The Class A-2 Equity Interests will not be entitled to general voting rights, but will be entitled to vote on an as converted basis (together with the holders of the Class A-1 Equity Interests, as a single class) on certain non-ordinary course transactions, including (i) any authorization of, or increase in the number of authorized shares of, any class of capital stock ranking equal or senior to the Newco Equity Interests as to dividends or liquidation preference, including additional Newco Equity Interests, (ii) any amendment to the Newcos certificate of incorporation or by-laws, (iii) any amendment to any shareholders agreement, (iv) any sale, lease or other disposition of all or substantially all of the assets of the Reorganized Debtors through one or more transactions, (v) any recapitalization, reorganization, consolidation or merger of the Reorganized Debtors, (vi) to the extent that holders of Class A-1 Equity Interests have the right to vote thereon, any issuance or entry into an agreement for the issuance of capital stock (or any options or other securities convertible into capital stock) of the Reorganized Debtors, except as may be provided for under any management incentive plan, and (vii) to the extent that holders of Class A-1 Equity Interests have the right to vote thereon, any redemption, purchase or other acquisition by the Newco of any of its capital stock (except for purchases from employees upon termination of employment). The Class A-2 Equity Interests will be entitled to a separate class vote on any amendment or modification of any rights or privileges of the Class A-2 Equity Interests that

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does not equally affect the Class A-1 Equity Interests. In any liquidation, dissolution or winding up of the Reorganized Debtors, all assets will be distributed to holders of the Newco Equity Interests on a pro rata basis. a. Section 1145 Exemption: Pursuant to section 1145 of the Bankruptcy Code, the offering, issuance, and distribution of any Securities contemplated by the Plan and any and all settlement agreements incorporated therein, including the Newco Equity Interests, shall, to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, be exempt from, among other things, the registration requirements of section 5 of the Securities Act and any other applicable law requiring registration prior to the offering, issuance, distribution, or sale of Securities. In addition, under section 1145 of the Bankruptcy Code any Securities contemplated by the Plan, including the Newco Equity Interests and New First Lien Notes, will be freely tradable and transferable by the recipients thereof, subject to (i) the provisions of section 1145(b)(1) of the Bankruptcy Code relating to the definition of an underwriter in section 2(a)(11) of the Securities Act, and compliance with any rules and regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission, if any, applicable at the time of any future transfer of such Securities or instruments; (ii) the restrictions, if any, on the transferability of such Securities and instruments set forth in the Newco LLC Operating Agreement, a draft of which is attached to the Disclosure Statement as Exhibit J; and (iii) applicable regulatory approval. b. Issuance and Distribution of the Newco Equity Interests: The Newco Equity Interests, when issued or distributed as provided in the Plan, will be duly authorized, validly issued, and, if applicable, fully paid and nonassessable. Each distribution and issuance shall be governed by the terms and conditions set forth in the Plan applicable to such distribution or issuance and by the terms and conditions of the instruments evidencing or relating to such distribution or issuance, which terms and conditions shall bind each Entity receiving such distribution or issuance. 2. New First Lien Notes: On the Effective Date or as soon as reasonably practicable thereafter, Newco shall issue the New First Lien Notes. The Reorganized Debtors shall be co-borrowers and guarantors under the New First Lien Notes. The New First Lien Notes shall have the terms set forth on Exhibit 2 to the Plan and as otherwise provided in the terms of the documents governing the New First Lien Notes. A draft of the New First Lien Notes credit agreement is attached to the Disclosure Statement as Exhibit K. 3. Exit Financing: To the extent the board of directors of Newco (or such other governing body) determines that additional financing is necessary for the operation of the Reorganized Debtors businesses, Newco and/or the Reorganized Debtors may obtain additional financing. The First Lien Steering Committee does not anticipate that additional sources of funding in addition to Cash on hand, the Newco Equity Interests and the New First Lien Notes will be necessary to fund distributions under the Plan on the Effective Date. C. Corporate Existence: Except as otherwise provided in the Plan, each Debtor shall continue to exist after the Effective Date as a separate corporate entity, limited liability company, partnership, or other form, as the case may be, with all the powers of a

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corporation, limited liability company, partnership, or other form, as the case may be, pursuant to the applicable law in the jurisdiction in which each applicable Debtor is incorporated or formed and pursuant to the respective certificate of incorporation and bylaws (or other formation documents) in effect prior to the Effective Date, except to the extent such certificate of incorporation and bylaws (or other formation documents) are amended by the Plan or otherwise, and to the extent such documents are amended, such documents are deemed to be pursuant to the Plan and require no further action or approval. D. Vesting of Assets in the Reorganized Debtors: Except for any Claims or Causes of Action transferred to the Litigation Trust and unless otherwise provided in the Plan or any agreement, instrument, or other document incorporated therein, on the Effective Date, all property in each Estate, all Causes of Action, and any property acquired by any of the Debtors pursuant to the Plan shall vest in each respective Reorganized Debtor, free and clear of all Liens, Claims, charges, or other encumbrances. On and after the Effective Date, except as otherwise provided in the Plan, each Reorganized Debtor may operate its business and may use, acquire, or dispose of property and compromise or settle any Claims, Interests, or Causes of Action without supervision or approval by the Bankruptcy Court and free of any restrictions of the Bankruptcy Code or Bankruptcy Rules. E. Cancellation of Equity Securities and Related Obligations: On the Effective Date, except as otherwise specifically provided for in the Plan: (1) the Old Equity Interests and any other Certificate, note, bond, indenture, purchase right, option, warrant, or other instrument or document directly or indirectly evidencing or creating any indebtedness or obligation of or ownership interest in the Debtors giving rise to any Claim or Interest (except such Certificates, notes, other instruments or documents evidencing indebtedness or obligations of the Debtors that are Reinstated pursuant to the Plan), shall be cancelled solely as to the Debtors, and the Reorganized Debtors shall not have any continuing obligations thereunder and (2) the obligations of the Debtors pursuant, relating, or pertaining to any agreements, indentures, certificates of designation, bylaws, or certificate or articles of incorporation or similar documents governing the Old Equity Interests and any other Certificates, notes, bonds, indentures, purchase rights, options, warrants, or other instruments or documents evidencing or creating any indebtedness or obligation of the Debtors (except such agreements or Certificates, notes or other instruments evidencing indebtedness or obligations of the Debtors that are specifically Reinstated pursuant to the Plan) shall be released and discharged; provided, however, that notwithstanding Confirmation, any such indenture or agreement that governs the rights of the Holder of a Claim shall continue in effect solely for purposes of: (w) allowing Holders to receive distributions under the Plan; (x) allowing a Servicer to make distributions on account of such Claims as provided in the applicable governing agreement; (y) permitting such Servicer to maintain any rights and Liens it may have against property other than the Reorganized Debtors property for fees, costs, and expenses pursuant to such indenture or other agreement; and (z) governing the rights and obligations of non-Debtor parties to such agreements vis--vis each other (including, without limitation, the rights and obligations of non-Debtor parties under the First Lien Credit Agreement and the Second Lien Credit Agreement, which, for the avoidance of doubt, shall not be affected by the Plan except as otherwise expressly provided in the Plan); provided, further, however, that the preceding proviso shall not affect the discharge of Claims or Interests pursuant to the Bankruptcy 26

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Code, the Confirmation Order, or the Plan, or result in any expense or liability to the Reorganized Debtors. The Reorganized Debtors shall not have any obligations to any Servicer for any fees, costs, or expenses, except as expressly otherwise provided in the Plan. F. Restructuring Steps and Transfer of Certain Interests to Newco: In the event the Rhodes Entities comply with all of their obligations pursuant to the Mediation Settlement and the Plan, on the Effective Date or, in the case of step (4) below, effective the next day, the following transactions shall be deemed to have occurred in the order set forth below. 1. Newco shall be formed as a new limited liability company. The First Lien Lender Secured Claims shall be deemed to have been exchanged for the membership interests in Newco. Newco shall be deemed to hold all of the First Lien Lender Secured Claims. At the option of a holder, membership interests in Newco may be transferred to a corporation prior to Step 2. 2. Newco shall purchase all of the Heritage Equity Securities for $10.00.

9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 3. Contemporaneous with or subsequent to Newcos purchase of the Heritage Equity Securities, The Rhodes Companies, LLC - the general partner of each of Tick, LP; Glynda, LP; Jackknife, LP; LP; Batcave, LP; Overflow, LP; Wallboard, LP; and Chalkline, LP, --shall sell its general partnership interests in such entities to Newco for $1.00. Alternatively, the membership interest in The Rhodes Companies, LLC may be acquired from its sole member Sagebrush Enterprises, Inc. in consideration for release of its obligations under the First Lien Lender Secured Claims. 4. Newcos members may agree to continue Newco as an LLC, file a check the box election effective the day after the Effective Date to treat Newco as a corporation for tax purposes, or convert into a corporation as of the day after the Effective Date. In any event, to the extent any cancellation of indebtedness is derived from the foregoing transactions under the Internal Revenue Code, it shall be allocable to the holders of the Old Equity Interests as required by the Internal Revenue Code. To be clear, Newcos purchase of the Heritage Equity Securities shall occur (a) contemporaneously with or immediately before the membership interests of those entities described in Article IV.F.3, immediately above, are acquired; (b) before any debt or obligations of the Debtors are canceled or forgiven; (d) before any new notes are issued or existing debt is modified by the Reorganized Debtors; and (e) before any of the other acts or events contemplated in Article III.B, et seq., of the Plan. The holders of the Heritage Equity Securities and Newco will report the sale and purchase of the Heritage Equity Securities in accordance with revenue ruling 99-6, 1991-1 CB 432. G. Restructuring Transactions: On the Effective Date or as soon as reasonably practicable thereafter, the Reorganized Debtors may take all actions as may be necessary or appropriate to effect any transaction described in, approved by, contemplated by, or necessary to effectuate the Plan, including: (1) the execution and delivery of appropriate agreements or other documents of merger, consolidation, or reorganization containing terms that are consistent with the terms of the Plan and that satisfy the requirements of applicable law; (2) the execution and delivery of appropriate instruments of transfer, assignment, 27

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assumption, or delegation of any property, right, liability, duty, or obligation on terms consistent with the terms of the Plan; (3) the filing of appropriate certificates of incorporation, merger, or consolidation with the appropriate governmental authorities pursuant to applicable law; (4) the Roll-Up Transactions; (5) the establishment of a liquidation trust or other appropriate vehicle to hold assets for sale that will not be utilized in the business of the Reorganized Debtors; and (6) all other actions that the Reorganized Debtors determine are necessary or appropriate, including the making of filings or recordings in connection with the relevant Roll-Up Transactions. The form of each Roll-Up Transaction shall be determined by the Reorganized Debtor that is party to such Roll-Up Transaction. Implementation of the Roll-Up Transactions shall not affect any distributions, discharges, exculpations, releases, or injunctions set forth in the Plan. H. Corporate Action: Each of the matters provided for by the Plan involving the corporate structure of the Debtors or corporate or related actions to be taken by or required of the Reorganized Debtors shall, as of the Effective Date, be deemed to have occurred and be effective as provided in the Plan (except to the extent otherwise indicated), and shall be authorized, approved, and, to the extent taken prior to the Effective Date, ratified in all respects without any requirement of further action by Holders of Claims or Interests, directors of the Debtors, or any other Entity. Without limiting the foregoing, such actions may include: the adoption and filing of the Newco LLC Operating Agreement; the adoption and filing of organization documents of the other Reorganized Debtors; the appointment of directors and officers for the Reorganized Debtors; and the adoption, implementation, and amendment of the Management and Director Equity Incentive Plan. I. Post-Confirmation Property Sales: To the extent the Reorganized Debtors sell any of their property prior to or including the date that is one year after Confirmation, the Reorganized Debtors may elect to sell such property pursuant to sections 363, 1123, and 1146(a) of the Bankruptcy Code. J. Organizational Documents: The certificates of incorporation and bylaws (or other formation documents relating to limited liability companies, limited partnerships or other forms of Entity) of the Debtors shall be in form and substance acceptable to the First Lien Steering Committee and shall be consistent with the provisions of the Plan and the Bankruptcy Code. The Newco LLC Operating Agreement shall be in form and substance acceptable to the First Lien Steering Committee. The organizational documents for Newco shall, among other things: (1) authorize issuance of the Newco Equity Interests; and (2) pursuant to and only to the extent required by section 1123(a)(6) of the Bankruptcy Code, include a provision prohibiting the issuance of non-voting Equity Securities. On or as soon as reasonably practicable after the Effective Date, to the extent required, each of the Reorganized Debtors shall file new certificates of incorporation (or other formation documents relating to limited liability companies limited partnerships, or other forms of Entity) in form and substance acceptable to First Lien Steering Committee, with the secretary (or equivalent state officer or Entity) of the state under which each such Reorganized Debtor is or is to be incorporated or organized. On or as soon as reasonably practicable after the Effective Date, to the extent required, Newco shall file the applicable organizational documents with the secretary (or equivalent state officer or Entity) of the state under which Newco is to be incorporated or organized. After the Effective Date, each

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Reorganized Debtor may amend and restate its new certificate of incorporation and other constituent documents as permitted by the relevant state corporate law. K. Effectuating Documents, Further Transactions: On and after the Effective Date, the Reorganized Debtors, and the officers and members of the boards of directors (or other governing bodies) thereof, are authorized to and may issue, execute, deliver, file, or record such contracts, Securities, instruments, releases, and other agreements or documents and take such actions as may be necessary or appropriate to effectuate, implement, and further evidence the terms and conditions of the Plan and the Securities issued pursuant to the Plan in the name of and on behalf of the Reorganized Debtors, without the need for any approvals, authorizations, or consents except for those expressly required pursuant to the Plan. L. Exemption from Certain Transfer Taxes and Recording Fees: Pursuant to section 1146(a) of the Bankruptcy Code, any transfer from a Debtor to a Reorganized Debtor or to any Entity pursuant to, in contemplation of, or in connection with the Plan or pursuant to: (1) the issuance, distribution, transfer, or exchange of any debt, equity security, or other interest in the Debtors or the Reorganized Debtors; (2) the creation, modification, consolidation, or recording of any mortgage, deed of trust, or other security interest, or the securing of additional indebtedness by such or other means; (3) the making, assignment, or recording of any lease or sublease; or (4) the making, delivery, or recording of any deed or other instrument of transfer under, in furtherance of, or in connection with, the Plan, including any deeds, bills of sale, assignments, or other instrument of transfer executed in connection with any transaction arising out of, contemplated by, or in any way related to the Plan, shall not be subject to any document recording tax, stamp tax, conveyance fee, intangibles or similar tax, mortgage tax, real estate transfer tax, mortgage recording tax, Uniform Commercial Code filing or recording fee, or recording fee, or other similar tax or governmental assessment, and the appropriate state or local governmental officials or agents shall forego the collection of any such tax or governmental assessment and to accept for filing and recordation any of the foregoing instruments or other documents without the payment of any such tax or governmental assessment. M. Directors and Officers of the Reorganized Debtors: On the Effective Date, the board of directors of the Reorganized Debtors or similar governing entities shall be composed of one or more members appointed by the First Lien Steering Committee. On the Effective Date, a chief executive officer or similar officer selected by the board of directors of the Reorganized Debtors shall be appointed. The identity of such officers and directors shall be disclosed at or prior to the Confirmation Hearing. N. Management and Director Equity Incentive Plan: The Reorganized Debtors reserve the right to implement a Management and Director Equity Incentive Plan. The terms and conditions of any Management and Director Equity Incentive Plan shall be determined by the Board of Directors of Newco. O. The Litigation Trust: On the Effective Date, the Litigation Trust will be implemented pursuant to the terms of the Litigation Trust Agreement. A draft of the Litigation Trust Agreement is attached to the Disclosure Statement as Exhibit I. On the

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Effective Date, pursuant to the terms of the Litigation Trust Agreement, the Debtors will transfer the Litigation Trust Assets for and on behalf of the Litigation Trust Beneficiaries, which will be the Holders of Allowed Claims in Classes C-1, C-2 and C-3. For all federal income tax purposes, the beneficiaries of the Litigation Trust shall be treated as grantors and owners thereof and it is intended that the Litigation Trust be classified as a liquidating trust under Section 301.7701-4 of the Treasury Regulations and that such trust is owned by its beneficiaries. Accordingly, for federal income tax purposes, it is intended that the Litigation Trust Beneficiaries be treated as if they had received a distribution of an undivided interest in the Litigation Trust Assets and then contributed such interests to the Litigation Trust. The Litigation Trust will initially be funded with $100,000, which amount will be transferred to the Litigation Trust on the Effective Date and which will be repaid to the Reorganized Debtors from the first proceeds received by the Litigation Trust. The Litigation Trust shall issue non-transferable interests to Holders of Allowed First Lien Lender Deficiency Claims, Allowed Second Lien Lender Deficiency Claims, and Allowed General Unsecured Claims (including any Allowed Rhodes Entities Claims) with each Holder of an Allowed Claim in each of the foregoing Classes of Claims receiving its pro rata share of the Litigation Trust Interests allocable to each such Class of Claims. A list of Litigation Trust Assets is attached to the Disclosure Statement as Exhibit G. The Litigation Trust Assets shall include all Claims existing against the Rhodes Entities that are not expressly released under the Plan. P. Preservation of Causes of Action: In accordance with section 1123(b) of the Bankruptcy Code, except as otherwise provided in the Plan, the Reorganized Debtors and the Litigation Trust shall retain and may enforce all rights to commence and pursue, as appropriate, any and all Causes of Action, whether arising before or after the Petition Date, including any actions specifically enumerated on Exhibit L to the Disclosure Statement, and the Reorganized Debtors rights to commence, prosecute, or settle such Causes of Action shall be preserved notwithstanding the occurrence of the Effective Date. The Reorganized Debtors and the Litigation Trust, as applicable, may pursue such Causes of Action, as appropriate, in accordance with the best interests of the Reorganized Debtors and the Litigation Trust, as applicable. No Entity may rely on the absence of a specific reference in the Plan or the Disclosure Statement to any Cause of Action against them as any indication that the Debtors, Reorganized Debtors or the Litigation Trust, as applicable, will not pursue any and all available Causes of Action against them. The Reorganized Debtors and the Litigation Trust, as applicable, expressly reserve all rights to prosecute any and all Causes of Action against any Entity, except as otherwise expressly provided in the Plan. Unless any Causes of Action against an Entity are expressly waived, relinquished, exculpated, released, compromised, or settled in the Plan or a Bankruptcy Court order, the Reorganized Debtors and the Litigation Trust, as applicable, expressly reserve all Causes of Action for later adjudication and, therefore, no preclusion doctrine, including the doctrines of res judicata, collateral estoppel, issue preclusion, claim preclusion, estoppel (judicial, equitable or otherwise), or laches, shall apply to such Causes of Action upon, after, or as a consequence of Confirmation or the occurrence of the Effective Date.

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The Reorganized Debtors and the Litigation Trust, as applicable, reserve and shall retain the foregoing Causes of Action notwithstanding the rejection or repudiation of any executory contract or unexpired lease during the Chapter 11 Cases or pursuant to the Plan. In accordance with section 1123(b)(3) of the Bankruptcy Code, any Causes of Action that a Debtor may hold against any Entity shall vest in the Reorganized Debtors and the Litigation Trust, as the case may be, on the Effective Date. The applicable Reorganized Debtor and the Litigation Trust, as applicable, through its authorized agents or representatives, shall retain and may exclusively enforce any and all such Causes of Action belonging to it. The Reorganized Debtors and the Litigation Trust, as applicable, shall have the exclusive right, authority, and discretion to determine and to initiate, file, prosecute, enforce, abandon, settle, compromise, release, withdraw, or litigate to judgment any such Causes of Action and to decline to do any of the foregoing without the consent or approval of any third party or further notice to or action, order, or approval of the Bankruptcy Court. Neither the Litigation Trust nor the Reorganized Debtors shall commence any litigation against the Rhodes Entities until the Bankruptcy Court rules on the allowance of the Rhodes Entities Claims set forth in Proofs of Claim, included in the Debtors Schedules or otherwise set forth in the Mediation Term Sheet. To the extent any statute of limitations to pursue any claims belonging to the Debtors against the Rhodes Entities would lapse from the execution date of the Mediation Term Sheet through the Bankruptcy Courts resolution of the allowance of the Rhodes Entities Claims, the Rhodes Entities shall be deemed to have consented to an extension of the applicable statute of limitations until sixty days following the Bankruptcy Courts ruling on the allowance of the Rhodes Entities Claims. The Litigation Trust shall have no liability to any entity for any Claims or Causes of Action it determines not to pursue. Q. HOA Board Seats: The Rhodes Entities shall ensure that designees identified by the Reorganized Debtors shall replace the Rhodes Entities on any HOA boards that in any way are related to the Debtors, Reorganized Debtors or their businesses and Declarant rights or the like shall be transferred to the Reorganized Debtors or their designee(s). R. Licensing: The Rhodes Entities shall take commercially reasonable steps and/or enter into any agreements or similar documentation reasonably necessary to ensure the Reorganized Debtors' continued use of all of the Debtors applicable professional licenses at no cost to the Rhodes Entities for a period of up to twelve months following the Effective Date. To the extent, Sagebrush Enterprises, Inc. shall have rescinded by September 25, 2009 its revocation of its indemnity of the Nevada contractors license held by Rhodes Design & Development Corporation and such rescission did not negatively affect the general contractors license held by Rhodes Design & Development Corporation, Sagebrush shall be entitled to file an Administrative Claim on behalf of any and all claims asserted against Sagebrush as a result of Sagebrush being the indemnitor that arose from and after the effectiveness of Sagebrushs recission of its indemnity through the Effective Date, provided that the allowance of such Administrative Claim shall be subject to resolution by the Bankruptcy Court and/or such other court(s) of competent jurisdiction. The Reorganized Debtors shall indemnify Sagebrush for any and all claims asserted against Sagebrush as a result of Sagebrush being the indemnitor that arise from and after the Effective Date. Professional licenses include, but are not limited to the Nevada State Contractors Board license, and any other general business or similar licenses in any county, state, municipality 31

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or other jurisdiction in which the Reorganized Debtors conduct business or own assets as of the Effective Date. The Rhodes Entities shall use commercially reasonable efforts to maintain third party agreements with their real estate brokers and sales agents. S. Transfer of Rhodes Ranch Golf Course: On the Effective Date, the applicable Rhodes Entities shall transfer their equity interests in the entity that owns the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course to the Reorganized Debtors (together with any equipment, golf carts, contracts or other assets determined by the First Lien Steering Committee to be necessary for the operation of the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course) pursuant to the terms of a stock transfer agreement in form and substance acceptable to the First Lien Steering Committee and Rhodes, subject to any outstanding debt on the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course. The stock transfer agreement shall contain representations by the Rhodes Entities that the entity that owns the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course does not have any liabilities other than ordinary course liabilities related to the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course and indemnification provisions in favor of the Reorganized Debtors by the Rhodes Entities for any non-ordinary course liabilities. In addition, prior to the deadline for filing objections to the Disclosure Statement, the Rhodes Entities shall provide the First Lien Steering Committee with a list of all liabilities of the entity that owns the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course, a lien analysis and copies of all contracts related to the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course and to which the entity that owns the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course is a party, each of which must be acceptable to the First Lien Steering Committee. The existing debt outstanding on the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course shall be refinanced on or before the Effective Date, for a period of no less than twelve (12) months from the Effective Date, on terms and conditions acceptable to Rhodes and the First Lien Steering Committee. The parties will work together in good faith to refinance the existing debt. The Reorganized Debtors shall pay the reasonable costs and expenses associated with the refinancing; provided, that the terms of such refinancing are acceptable to the First Lien Steering Committee. The First Lien Steering Committee acknowledges that the loan documentation may provide that, upon the transfer of the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course to the Reorganized Debtors on the Effective Date, additional collateral from the Reorganized Debtors may be required. The Rhodes Entities shall transfer to the Reorganized Debtors on the Effective Debt any contracts related to the operation of and revenue generated by any cell towers located on the property of the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course. Any funds received after July 31, 2009 from the Las Vegas Valley Water District or other similar entity as an incentive for converting the golf course from a green course to a desert course shall be used for operating expenses associated with the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course, with any excess to become property of the Reorganized Debtors on the Effective Date. Rhodes and/or his designee shall have the absolute right to repurchase the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course from the Reorganized Debtors at eight (8) years from the Effective Date for $5.9 million in cash. The Reorganized Debtors may require Rhodes to purchase the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course any time between four (4) and eight (8) years from the Effective Date for $5.9 million in cash provided that the Reorganized Debtors shall provide Rhodes with at least one year advance notice of its intent to sell the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course back to Rhodes. Such transfer shall occur on the applicable anniversary date of the Effective

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Date. For the avoidance of doubt, if the Reorganized Debtors put the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course to Rhodes in accordance with the terms hereof and Rhodes fails to comply with his obligation to purchase the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course, Rhodes shall be deemed to have forfeited his option to purchase the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course. On the Effective Date, Rhodess obligations to comply with the repurchase shall be secured by either (i) $500,000 in cash in an escrow account or (ii) property worth at least $2 million (the Golf Course Security Property), with the value of such property to be agreed to by Rhodes and the First Lien Steering Committee or otherwise valued by an independent third party appraisal firm acceptable to both Rhodes and the First Lien Steering Committee (except Cushman Wakefield). In the event that Rhodes does not meet the repurchase request, provided that the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course is in the standard condition (defined below), then the Reorganized Debtors shall be entitled to liquidated damages in the form of security pledged (i.e., the $500,000 or the Golf Course Security Property). So long as Rhodes has not defaulted on his obligation to repurchase the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course, Rhodes shall have the absolute and sole discretion to replace the Golf Course Security Property with $500,000 in cash on 30 days written notice to the Reorganized Debtors. Upon deposit of the $500,000 in cash, the Golf Course Security Property shall be released to Rhodes or his designee. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, if the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course is not maintained with substantially the same performance and rating criteria at the time of the repurchase request as verified by an independent third party rating agency as it was on the Effective Date (Standard Condition), James Rhodes can (i) require the Reorganized Debtors to cure any conditions to return the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course to its Standard Condition (provided, that the cost of such cure does not exceed $500,000), or (ii) choose not to purchase the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course. Upon either the repurchase of the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course or the written decision to not repurchase the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course (in accordance with the preceding sentence), the Golf Course Security Property or the $500,000 Cash (if not applied to the repurchase of the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course) shall be returned to Rhodes within 30 days. On the Effective Date, the Reorganized Debtors shall record a memorandum of agreement against the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course to evidence the above. T. Cash Payment: The Rhodes Entities shall make a cash payment to the Reorganized Debtors of $3.5 million in Cash on the Effective Date. The $3.5 million cash payment shall be used to fund distributions under the Plan and provide working capital to the extent of any excess. U. Transfer of Arizona Assets: On the Effective Date, pursuant to the asset transfer agreement attached to the Disclosure Statement as Exhibit M, the Debtors shall transfer Pravada and the other Arizona Assets set forth on Attachment D to the Mediation Term Sheet, plus the Golden Valley Ranch tradename to the Rhodes Entities free and clear of all liens, claims and encumbrances pursuant to section 363(f) of the Bankruptcy Code; provided, that the non-First Lien Lender/Second Lien Lender liens do not exceed $60,000; provided, further, that such assets shall not include assets owned by Pinnacle Grading

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located in Arizona and related contracts associated with the assets. All Claims asserted against the Arizona Assets shall be deemed asserted against the Estates and shall be classified in accordance with Article III hereof for distribution purposes. The Debtors shall provide James Rhodes notice of any proposed sale of the Pinnacle assets, and James Rhodes shall be granted a right to bid on the sale of such assets within 10 days of such notice. The Rhodes Entities shall permit storage of Pinnacle Grading equipment at current locations at no cost to the Reorganized Debtors for a period through six months following the Effective Date. All executory contracts and unexpired leases associated solely with Arizona shall be assumed and assigned to the Rhodes Entities (or their designee), at no cost to the Debtors or the Reorganized Debtors and all cure costs associated therewith shall be borne by the Rhodes Entities. V. Trademarks and Trade Names: Within the earlier of thirty (30) days following: (i) upon completion of the buildout of all of the Reorganized Debtors homebuilding assets and inventory (regardless of when such assets and inventory were acquired), or (ii) bulk sale of the remaining inventory of the Reorganized Debtors, the Reorganized Debtors shall transfer to James Rhodes (or his designee) the trademarks and tradenames set forth on Attachment E to the Mediation Term Sheet. W. Self Insured Retention Obligations: The Reorganized Debtors shall indemnify subcontractors that are obligated under any of the Reorganized Debtors existing insurance policies for any post-Effective Date self insured retention obligations paid and/or to be paid by such subcontractors pursuant to such existing insurance policies. X. Bond Replacement or Indemnification: Those performance bonds guaranteed by the Rhodes Entities in favor of the Debtors shall be replaced on a renewal date by new performance bonds. In the alternative, subject to the Rhodes Entities being reasonably satisfied with the creditworthiness of the Reorganized Debtors, which shall be satisfied solely as of the Effective Date by the Court finding that the Plan is feasible, the existing performance bonds guaranteed by the Rhodes Entities and such guarantees shall remain in place. The applicable Rhodes Entitys agreement to remain a guarantor under the existing performance bonds as such performance bonds may be renewed shall be at no cost to the Rhodes Entities (including, but not limited to, the payment of bond premiums). In the event the Reorganized Debtors fail to perform their obligations underlying such renewed performance bonds after the Effective Date, the Reorganized Debtors will indemnify the Rhodes Entities under such outstanding performance bonds for damages incurred by the Rhodes Entities on account of their guarantee of such performance bonds solely as a result of the Reorganized Debtors failure to perform such obligations subsequent to the Effective Date. The Reorganized Debtors shall use commercially reasonable efforts to replace all outstanding performance bonds backstopped by Rhodes Entities within 30 months of the Effective Date. The Bankruptcy Court shall retain jurisdiction to resolve any disputes arising out of this paragraph.

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Contingent Bond Indemnity Claims will be released in the ordinary course of business as time passes or as work on the underlying project is completed. To the extent that a Contingent Bond Indemnity Claim becomes an Allowed or estimated Claim, such Contingent Bond Indemnity Claim shall be treated as a General Unsecured Claim. Y. Stanley Engineering Litigation In the event the Stanley Engineering Litigation is resolved either by judgment or settlement in a manner favorable to the Reorganized Debtors and such resolution does not provide for Cash consideration to be received by the Reorganized Debtors and Second Lien Lenders, the Reorganized Debtors and the Second Lien Agent, assuming the Class of Second Lien Lender Secured Claims votes in favor of the Plan, shall engage in good faith negotiations to ensure that the Second Lien Lenders receive consideration equivalent to 50% of the net value of such resolution and to determine the timing of payment of any such consideration. In the event the Reorganized Debtors and the Second Lien Agent are unable to agree on the amount or form of such consideration, the parties will submit the matter to binding arbitration with the costs thereof to be split evenly among the Reorganized Debtors and the Second Lien Agent (with the costs of the Second Lien Agent to be reimbursed from the consideration to be distributed to the Second Lien Lenders on account of the Stanley Engineering Litigation). ARTICLE V. TREATMENT OF EXECUTORY CONTRACTS AND UNEXPIRED LEASES A. Assumption and Rejection of Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases: Except as otherwise provided in the Plan, the Debtors executory contracts or unexpired leases not assumed or rejected pursuant to a Bankruptcy Court order prior to the Effective Date shall be deemed rejected pursuant to sections 365 and 1123 of the Bankruptcy Code, except for those executory contracts or unexpired leases: (1) listed on the schedule of Assumed Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases attached to the Disclosure Statement as Exhibit N; (2) that are Intercompany Contracts, in which case such Intercompany Contracts are deemed automatically assumed by the applicable Debtor as of the Effective Date, unless such Intercompany Contract previously was rejected by the Debtors pursuant to a Bankruptcy Court order, is the subject of a motion to reject pending on the Effective Date; (3) that are the subject of a motion to assume or reject pending on the Effective Date (in which case such assumption or rejection and the effective date thereof shall remain subject to a Bankruptcy Court order); (4) that are subject to a motion to reject with a requested effective date of rejection after the Effective Date; or (5) that are otherwise expressly assumed or rejected pursuant to the Plan. Entry of the Confirmation Order shall constitute a Bankruptcy Court order approving the assumptions or rejections of such executory contracts or unexpired leases as set forth in the Plan, all pursuant to sections 365(a) and 1123 of the Bankruptcy Code. Unless otherwise indicated, all assumptions or rejections of such executory contracts and unexpired leases in the Plan are effective as of the Effective Date. Each such executory contract and unexpired lease assumed pursuant to the Plan or by Bankruptcy Court order but not assigned to a third party prior to the Effective Date shall revest in and be fully enforceable by the applicable contracting Reorganized Debtor in accordance with its terms, except as such terms may have been modified by such order. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the Plan, the Plan Proponent and the Reorganized Debtors, as applicable, reserve the right to alter, amend, modify, or supplement

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the schedules of executory contracts or unexpired leases identified in Exhibit N to the Disclosure Statement at any time through and including fifteen days after the Effective Date. All executory contracts and unexpired leases associated solely with the Arizona Assets shall be assumed and assigned to the Rhodes Entities (or their designee) to the extent set forth on the schedule of Assumed Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases attached to the Disclosure Statement as Exhibit N, at no cost to the Debtors or the Reorganized Debtors and all Cure costs associated with such scheduled Arizona contracts or leases shall be borne by the Rhodes Entities. B. Cure of Defaults for Assumed Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases: With respect to each of the Debtors executory contracts or unexpired leases listed on the schedule of Assumed Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases, the Plan Proponent shall have designated a proposed Cure, and the assumption of such executory contract or unexpired lease may be conditioned upon the disposition of all issues with respect to Cure. Any provisions or terms of the Debtors executory contracts or unexpired leases to be assumed pursuant to the Plan that are, or may be, alleged to be in default, shall be satisfied solely by Cure, or by an agreed-upon waiver of Cure. Except with respect to executory contracts and unexpired leases in which the Plan Proponent or the Debtors, with the consent of the First Lien Steering Committee, and the applicable counterparties have stipulated in writing to payment of Cure, all requests for payment of Cure that differ from the amounts proposed by the Debtors must be Filed with the Court on or before the Cure Bar Date. Any request for payment of Cure that is not timely Filed shall be disallowed automatically and forever barred from assertion and shall not be enforceable against any Reorganized Debtor, without the need for any objection by the Reorganized Debtors or further notice to or action, order, or approval of the Bankruptcy Court, and any Claim for Cure shall be deemed fully satisfied, released, and discharged upon payment by the Debtors of the amounts listed on the proposed Cure schedule, notwithstanding anything included in the Schedules or in any Proof of Claim to the contrary; provided, however, that nothing shall prevent the Reorganized Debtors from paying any Cure despite the failure of the relevant counterparty to File such request for payment of such Cure. The Reorganized Debtors also may settle any Cure without further notice to or action, order, or approval of the Bankruptcy Court. If the Debtors or Reorganized Debtors, as applicable, or First Lien Steering Committee object to any Cure or any other matter related to assumption, the Bankruptcy Court shall determine the Allowed amount of such Cure and any related issues. If there is a dispute regarding such Cure, the ability of the Reorganized Debtors or any assignee to provide adequate assurance of future performance within the meaning of section 365 of the Bankruptcy Code, or any other matter pertaining to assumption, then Cure shall occur as soon as reasonably practicable after entry of a Final Order resolving such dispute, approving such assumption (and, if applicable, assignment), or as may be agreed upon by the Debtors with the consent of the First Lien Steering Committee, or the Reorganized Debtors and the counterparty to the executory contract or unexpired lease. Any counterparty to an executory contract and unexpired lease that fails to object timely to the proposed assumption of any executory contract or unexpired lease will be deemed to have consented to such assumption. The Debtors, with the consent of the First Lien Steering Committee, or the Reorganized Debtors, as applicable, reserve the right either to reject or nullify the assumption of any executory contract or unexpired lease no later than thirty days after a Final Order 36

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determining the Cure or any request for adequate assurance of future performance required to assume such executory contract or unexpired lease. Assumption of any executory contract or unexpired lease pursuant to the Plan or otherwise shall result in the full release and satisfaction of any Claims or defaults, whether monetary or nonmonetary, including defaults of provisions restricting the change in control or ownership interest composition or other bankruptcy-related defaults, arising under any assumed executory contract or unexpired lease at any time prior to the effective date of assumption. Any Proofs of Claim Filed with respect to an executory contract or unexpired lease that has been assumed shall be deemed disallowed and expunged, without further notice to or action, order, or approval of the Bankruptcy Court. All Cure costs associated with Executory Contracts related to the Arizona Assets shall be borne by the Rhodes Entities. C. Preexisting Obligations to the Debtors Under Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases: Rejection or repudiation of any executory contract or unexpired lease pursuant to the Plan or otherwise shall not constitute a termination of pre-existing obligations owed to the Debtors under such contracts or leases. In particular, notwithstanding any nonbankruptcy law to the contrary, the Reorganized Debtors expressly reserve and do not waive any right to receive, or any continuing obligation of a counterparty to provide, insurance coverage, utilitiy services, warranties, indemnity, guarantee of workmanship, or continued maintenance obligations on goods or services previously purchased by the contracting Debtors or Reorganized Debtors, as applicable, from counterparties to rejected or repudiated executory contracts. The Reorganized Debtors expressly reserve and do not waive the right to receive coverage under any past insurance policy to extent that coverage has not expired under the terms of the insurance policy, regardless of whether such insurance policy is listed as an assumed contract. Similarly, the Reorganized Debtors expressly reserve and do not waive the right to receive services under any contract with a utility provider, regardless of whether such agreement with a utility provider is listed as an assumed contract. D. Claims Based on Rejection or Repudiation of Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases: Unless otherwise provided by a Bankruptcy Court order, any Proofs of Claim asserting Claims arising from the rejection or repudiation of the Debtors executory contracts and unexpired leases pursuant to the Plan or otherwise must be Filed with the Claims and Solicitation Agent no later than the Rejection Damages Claim Deadline. Any Proofs of Claim arising from the rejection or repudiation of the Debtors executory contracts or unexpired leases that are not timely Filed by the Rejection Damages Claim Deadline shall be disallowed automatically, forever barred from assertion, and shall not be enforceable against any Reorganized Debtor without the need for any objection by the Reorganized Debtors or further notice to or action, order, or approval of the Bankruptcy Court, and any Claim arising out of the rejection or repudiation of the executory contract or unexpired lease shall be deemed fully satisfied, released, and discharged, notwithstanding anything in the Schedules or a Proof of Claim to the contrary. All Allowed Claims arising from the rejection or repudiation of the Debtors executory contracts and unexpired leases shall be classified as General Unsecured Claims.

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E. Intercompany Contracts, Contracts, and Leases Entered Into After the Petition Date: Intercompany Contracts, contracts, and leases entered into after the Petition Date by any Debtor, and any executory contracts and unexpired leases assumed by any Debtor, may be performed by the applicable Reorganized Debtor in the ordinary course of business. F. Home Sales: All pending home sale contracts shall be assumed by the applicable Reorganized Debtor. G. Warranties: All eligible prepetition home sale contracts with one-year warranty obligations shall be performed in the ordinary course of business of the Reorganized Debtors. Upon the Effective Date, any remaining warranty obligations that are to be assumed by the Reorganized Debtors, which shall only be assumed with the consent of the First Lien Steering Committee, shall be transferred to the Reorganized Debtors. Warranty obligations that are not expressly assumed shall be rejected and treated as General Unsecured Claims. H. Modification of Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases Containing Equity Ownership Restrictions: All executory contracts and unexpired leases to be assumed, or conditionally assumed, under the Plan pursuant to sections 365 and 1123 of the Bankruptcy Code shall be deemed so assumed, or so conditionally assumed, without giving effect to any provisions contained in such executory contracts or unexpired leases restricting the change in control or ownership interest composition of any or all of the Debtors, and upon the Effective Date (1) any such restrictions shall be deemed of no further force and effect and (2) any breaches that may arise thereunder as a result of Confirmation or Consummation shall be deemed waived by the applicable non-Debtor counterparty. I. Modifications, Amendments, Supplements, Restatements, or Other Agreements: Unless otherwise provided in the Plan, each executory contract or unexpired lease that is assumed shall include all modifications, amendments, supplements, restatements, or other agreements that in any manner affect such executory contract or unexpired lease, and all executory contracts and unexpired leases related thereto, if any, including all easements, licenses, permits, rights, privileges, immunities, options, rights of first refusal, and any other interests, unless any of the foregoing agreements has been previously rejected or repudiated or is rejected or repudiated under the Plan. Modifications, amendments, supplements, and restatements to prepetition executory contracts and unexpired leases that have been executed by the Debtors during the Chapter 11 Cases shall not be deemed to alter the prepetition nature of the executory contract or unexpired lease, or the validity, priority, or amount of any Claims that may arise in connection therewith. J. Reservation of Rights: Neither the exclusion nor inclusion of any contract or lease on Exhibit N to the Disclosure Statement, nor anything contained in the Plan, shall constitute an admission by the Debtors or the First Lien Steering Committee that any such contract or lease is in fact an executory contract or unexpired lease or that any Reorganized Debtor has any liability thereunder. If there is a dispute regarding whether a contract or lease is or was executory or unexpired at the time of assumption or rejection, the Debtors, with the consent of the First Lien Steering Committee, or Reorganized Debtors shall have

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thirty days following entry of a Final Order resolving such dispute to alter their treatment of such contract or lease. K. Nonoccurrence of Effective Date: In the event that the Effective Date does not occur, the Bankruptcy Court shall retain jurisdiction with respect to any consensual request to extend the deadline for assuming or rejecting unexpired leases pursuant to section 365(d)(4) of the Bankruptcy Code. ARTICLE VI. PROCEDURES FOR RESOLVING DISPUTED CLAIMS A. Allowance of Claims: After the Effective Date, each Reorganized Debtor shall have and retain any and all rights and defenses such Debtor had with respect to any Claim immediately prior to the Effective Date, including the Causes of Action referenced in Article IV. B. Claims Administration Responsibilities: Except as otherwise specifically provided in the Plan, after the Effective Date, the Reorganized Debtors shall have the sole authority: (1) to File, withdraw, or litigate to judgment, objections to Claims; (2) to settle or compromise any Disputed Claim without any further notice to or action, order, or approval by the Bankruptcy Court; and (3) to administer and adjust the Claims Register to reflect any such settlements or compromises without any further notice to or action, order, or approval by the Bankruptcy Court. C. Estimation of Claims: Before or after the Effective Date, the First Lien Steering Committee or the Reorganized Debtors, as applicable, may (but are not required to) at any time request that the Bankruptcy Court estimate any Disputed Claim that is contingent or unliquidated pursuant to section 502(c) of the Bankruptcy Code for any reason, regardless of whether any party previously has objected to such Claim or whether the Bankruptcy Court has ruled on any such objection, and the Bankruptcy Court shall retain jurisdiction to estimate any such Claim, including during the litigation of any objection to any Claim or during the appeal relating to such objection. Notwithstanding any provision otherwise in the Plan, a Claim that has been expunged from the Claims Register, but that either is subject to appeal or has not been the subject of a Final Order, shall be deemed to be estimated at zero dollars, unless otherwise ordered by the Bankruptcy Court. In the event that the Bankruptcy Court estimates any contingent or unliquidated Claim, that estimated amount shall constitute a maximum limitation on such Claim for all purposes under the Plan (including for purposes of distributions), and the relevant Reorganized Debtor may elect to pursue any supplemental proceedings to object to any ultimate distribution on such Claim. Notwithstanding section 502(j) of the Bankruptcy Code, in no event shall any Holder of a Claim that has been estimated pursuant to section 502(c) of the Bankruptcy Code or otherwise be entitled to seek reconsideration of such estimation unless such Holder has Filed a motion requesting the right to seek such reconsideration on or before twenty days after the date on which such Claim is estimated. D. Adjustment to Claims Without Objection: Any Claim that has been paid or satisfied, or any Claim that has been amended or superseded, may be adjusted or expunged

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on the Claims Register by the Reorganized Debtors without a Claims objection having to be Filed and without any further notice to or action, order, or approval of the Bankruptcy Court. Beginning on the end of the first full calendar quarter that is at least ninety days after the Effective Date, the Reorganized Debtors shall publish and File every calendar quarter a list of all Claims that have been paid, satisfied, amended, or superseded during such prior calendar quarter. E. Time to File Objections to Claims: Any objections to Claims shall be Filed on or before the later of (1) the applicable Claims Objection Deadline and (2) such date as may be fixed by the Bankruptcy Court, after notice and a hearing, whether fixed before or after the date that is one year after the Effective Date. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the First Lien Steering Committee, any First Lien Lender and/or the Reorganized Debtors shall have until sixty days following the Effective Date to object to the Proofs of Claim filed by the Rhodes Entities in the Debtors chapter 11 cases (provided, that, such objections shall not seek to subordinate the Rhodes Entities Claims, if Allowed). F. Disallowance of Claims: Except as set forth herein, any Claims held by an Entity from which property is recoverable under section 542, 543, 550, or 553 of the Bankruptcy Code or that is a transferee of a transfer avoidable under section 522(f), 522(h), 544, 545, 547, 548, 549, or 724(a) of the Bankruptcy Code, shall be deemed disallowed pursuant to section 502(d) of the Bankruptcy Code, and Holders of such Claims may not receive any distributions on account of such Claims until such time as such Causes of Action against that Entity have been settled or a Bankruptcy Court order with respect thereto has been entered and all sums due, if any, to the Debtors by that Entity have been turned over or paid to the Reorganized Debtors or the Litigation Trust, as applicable. EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE AGREED, ANY AND ALL PROOFS OF CLAIM FILED AFTER THE BAR DATE SHALL BE DEEMED DISALLOWED AND EXPUNGED AS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE WITHOUT ANY FURTHER NOTICE TO OR ACTION, ORDER, OR APPROVAL OF THE BANKRUPTCY COURT, AND HOLDERS OF SUCH CLAIMS MAY NOT RECEIVE ANY DISTRIBUTIONS ON ACCOUNT OF SUCH CLAIMS, UNLESS ON OR BEFORE THE CONFIRMATION HEARING SUCH LATE CLAIM HAS BEEN DEEMED TIMELY FILED BY A BANKRUPTCY COURT ORDER. G. Offer of Judgment: The Reorganized Debtors shall be authorized to serve upon a Holder of a Claim an offer to allow judgment to be taken on account of such Claim, and, pursuant to Bankruptcy Rules 7068 and 9014, Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 68 shall apply to such offer of judgment. To the extent the Holder of a Claim must pay the costs incurred by the Reorganized Debtors after the making of such offer, the Reorganized Debtors shall be entitled to setoff such amounts against the amount of any distribution to be paid to such Holder without any further notice to or action, order, or approval of the Bankruptcy Court. H. Amendments to Claims: On or after the Effective Date, except as expressly authorized in the Plan, a Claim may not be Filed or amended without the prior authorization of the Bankruptcy Court or the Reorganized Debtors, and any such new or amended Claim Filed shall be deemed disallowed in full and expunged without any further action.

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ARTICLE VII. PROVISIONS GOVERNING DISTRIBUTIONS A. Total Enterprise Value for Purposes of Distributions Under the Plan: Distributions of Newco Equity Interests to Holders of Allowed First Lien Lender Secured Claims shall be based upon, among other things, the Newco Total Enterprise Value of $99.6 million. For purposes of distribution, the Newco Equity Interests shall be deemed to have the value assigned to them based upon, among other things, the Newco Total Enterprise Value, regardless of the date of distribution. B. Distributions on Account of Claims Allowed as of the Effective Date: Except as otherwise provided in the Plan, a Final Order, or as agreed to by the First Lien Steering Committee, initial distributions under the Plan on account of Claims Allowed on or before the Effective Date shall be made on the Distribution Date; provided, however, that (1) Allowed Administrative Claims with respect to liabilities incurred by the Debtors in the ordinary course of business during the Chapter 11 Cases or assumed by the Debtors prior to the Effective Date shall be paid or performed in the ordinary course of business in accordance with the terms and conditions of any controlling agreements, course of dealing, course of business, or industry practice and (2) Allowed Priority Tax Claims, unless otherwise agreed, shall be paid in full in Cash on the Distribution Date or over a five-year period as provided in section 1129(a)(9)(C) of the Bankruptcy Code with annual interest provided by applicable non-bankruptcy law. C. Distributions on Account of Claims Allowed After the Effective Date:

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1. Payments and Distributions on Disputed Claims: Except as otherwise provided in the Plan, a Final Order, or as agreed to by the First Lien Steering Committee prior to the Effective Date or the Reorganized Debtors after the Effective Date, distributions under the Plan on account of Disputed Claims that become Allowed after the Effective Date shall be made on the Periodic Distribution Date that is at least thirty days after the Disputed Claim becomes an Allowed Claim; provided, however, that (a) Disputed Administrative Claims with respect to liabilities incurred by the Debtors in the ordinary course of business during the Chapter 11 Cases or assumed by the Debtors on or before the Effective Date that become Allowed after the Effective Date shall be paid or performed in the ordinary course of business in accordance with the terms and conditions of any controlling agreements, course of dealing, course of business, or industry practice and (b) Disputed Priority Tax Claims that become Allowed Priority Tax Claims after the Effective Date, unless otherwise agreed, shall be paid in full in Cash on the Periodic Distribution Date that is at least thirty days after the Disputed Claim becomes an Allowed Claim or over a five-year period as provided in section 1129(a)(9)(C) of the Bankruptcy Code with annual interest provided by applicable non-bankruptcy law. 2. Special Rules for Distributions to Holders of Disputed Claims: Notwithstanding any provision otherwise in the Plan and except as otherwise agreed by the relevant parties: (a) no partial payments and no partial distributions shall be made with respect to a Disputed Claim until all such disputes in connection with such Disputed Claim have been resolved by settlement or Final Order and (b) any Entity that holds both an

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Allowed Claim and a Disputed Claim shall not receive any distribution on the Allowed Claim unless and until all objections to the Disputed Claim have been resolved by settlement or Final Order and the Claim has been Allowed. In the event that there are Disputed Claims requiring adjudication and resolution, the Reorganized Debtors shall establish appropriate reserves for potential payment of such Claims or Interests pursuant to Article VII.C.3. Subject to Article IX.A.5, all distributions made pursuant to the Plan on account of an Allowed Claim shall be made together with any dividends, payments, or other distributions made on account of, as well as any obligations arising from, the distributed property as if such Allowed Claim had been an Allowed Claim on the dates distributions were previously made to Holders of Allowed Claims included in the applicable Class. 3. Reserve of Litigation Trust Interests: On the Effective Date, the Reorganized Debtors shall maintain in reserve Litigation Trust Interests for distribution to Holders of Disputed Claims that become Allowed after the Effective Date. As Disputed Claims are Allowed, the Distribution Agent shall distribute, in accordance with the terms of the Plan, Litigation Trust Interests to Holders of Allowed Claims, and the Disputed Claims Reserve shall be adjusted. The Distribution Agent shall withhold in the Disputed Claims Reserve any payments or other distributions made on account of, as well as any obligations arising from, the Litigation Trust Interests initially withheld in the Disputed Claims Reserve, to the extent that such Litigation Trust Interests continue to be withheld in the Disputed Claims Reserve at the time such distributions are made or such obligations arise, and such payments or other distributions shall be held for the benefit of Holders of Disputed Claims whose Claims, if Allowed, are entitled to distributions under the Plan. The Reorganized Debtors may (but are not required to) request estimation for any Disputed Claim that is contingent or unliquidated. Notwithstanding anything in the applicable Holders Proof of Claim or otherwise to the contrary, the Holder of a Claim shall not be entitled to receive or recover a distribution under the Plan on account of a Claim in excess of the lesser of the amount: (a) stated in the Holders Proof of Claim, if any, as of the Distribution Record Date, plus interest thereon to the extent provided for by the Plan; (b) if the Claim is denominated as contingent or unliquidated as of the Distribution Record Date, the amount that the Reorganized Debtors elect to withhold on account of such Claim in the Disputed Claims Reserve, or such other amount as may be estimated by the Bankruptcy Court prior to the Confirmation Hearing; or (c) if a Claim has been estimated, the amount deposited in the Disputed Claim Reserve to satisfy such Claim after such estimation. D. Delivery of Distributions

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1. Record Date for Distributions: On the Distribution Record Date, the Claims Register shall be closed and any party responsible for making distributions shall be authorized and entitled to recognize only those record Holders listed on the Claims Register as of the close of business on the Distribution Record Date. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if a Claim is transferred twenty or fewer days before the Distribution Record Date, the Distribution Agent shall make distributions to the transferee only to the extent practical and in any event only if the relevant transfer form contains an unconditional and explicit certification and waiver of any objection to the transfer by the transferor.

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2. Distribution Agent: The Distribution Agent shall make all distributions required under the Plan, except that distributions to Holders of Allowed Claims governed by a separate agreement and administered by a Servicer shall be deposited with the appropriate Servicer, at which time such distributions shall be deemed complete, and the Servicer shall deliver such distributions in accordance with the Plan and the terms of the governing agreement. 3. Delivery of Distributions in General: Except as otherwise provided in the Plan, and notwithstanding any authority to the contrary, distributions to Holders of Allowed Claims shall be made to Holders of record as of the Distribution Record Date by the Distribution Agent or a Servicer, as appropriate: (a) in accordance with Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 4, as modified and made applicable by Bankruptcy Rule 7004; (b) to the signatory set forth on any of the Proofs of Claim Filed by such Holder or other representative identified therein (or at the last known addresses of such Holder if no Proof of Claim is Filed or if the Debtors have been notified in writing of a change of address); (c) at the addresses set forth in any written notices of address changes delivered to the Distribution Agent after the date of any related Proof of Claim; (d) at the addresses reflected in the Schedules if no Proof of Claim has been Filed and the Distribution Agent has not received a written notice of a change of address; or (e) on any counsel that has appeared in the Chapter 11 Cases on the Holders behalf. Except as otherwise provided in the Plan, distributions under the Plan on account of Allowed Claims shall not be subject to levy, garnishment, attachment, or like legal process, so that each Holder of an Allowed Claim shall have and receive the benefit of the distributions in the manner set forth in the Plan. The Debtors, the First Lien Steering Committee, the Reorganized Debtors, and the Distribution Agent, as applicable, shall not incur any liability whatsoever on account of any distributions under the Plan. 4. Accrual of Distributions and Other Rights: For purposes of determining the accrual of distributions or other rights after the Effective Date, the Newco Equity Interests and the Litigation Trust Interests, as applicable, shall be deemed distributed as of the Effective Date regardless of the date on which they are actually issued, dated, authenticated, or distributed even though the Reorganized Debtors shall not make any such distributions or distribute such other rights until distributions of the Newco Equity Interests and the Litigation Trust Interests, as applicable, actually take place. 5. Allocation Between Principal and Accrued Interest: Except as otherwise provided in the Plan, distributions on account of Allowed Claims shall be treated as allocated first to principal and thereafter to any interest. 6. Compliance Matters: In connection with the Plan, to the extent applicable, the Reorganized Debtors and the Distribution Agent shall comply with all tax withholding and reporting requirements imposed on them by any Governmental Unit, and all distributions pursuant to the Plan shall be subject to such withholding and reporting requirements. Notwithstanding any provision in the Plan to the contrary, the Reorganized Debtors and the Distribution Agent shall be authorized to take all actions necessary or appropriate to comply with such withholding and reporting requirements, including liquidating a portion of the distribution to be made under the Plan to generate sufficient funds to pay applicable withholding taxes, withholding distributions pending receipt of

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information necessary to facilitate such distributions, or establishing any other mechanisms they believe are reasonable and appropriate. The Reorganized Debtors reserve the right to allocate all distributions made under the Plan in compliance with all applicable wage garnishments, alimony, child support, and other spousal awards, liens, and encumbrances. 7. Fractional, De Minimis, Undeliverable, and Unclaimed Distributions:

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a. Fractional Distributions: Notwithstanding any other provision of the Plan to the contrary, payments of fractions of shares of Newco Equity Interests or fractions of Litigation Trust Interests shall not be made. The Distribution Agent shall not be required to make distributions or payments of fractions of Newco Equity Interests, Litigation Trust Interests or dollars. Whenever any payment of Cash of a fraction of a dollar or payment of a fraction of Newco Equity Interests or fraction of Litigation Trust Interests pursuant to the Plan would otherwise be required, the actual payment shall reflect a rounding of such fraction to the nearest whole dollar (up or down), with half dollars, half Newco Equity Interests or half Litigation Trust Interests or less being rounded down. b. Undeliverable Distributions: If any distribution to a Holder of an Allowed Claim is returned to a Distribution Agent as undeliverable, no further distributions shall be made to such Holder unless and until such Distribution Agent is notified in writing of such Holders then-current address, at which time all currently due missed distributions shall be made to such Holder on the next Periodic Distribution Date. Undeliverable distributions shall remain in the possession of the Reorganized Debtors until such time as a distribution becomes deliverable, or such distribution reverts to the Reorganized Debtors pursuant to Article VII.D.7.c, and shall not be supplemented with any interest, dividends, or other accruals of any kind. c. Reversion: Any distribution under the Plan that is an Unclaimed Distribution for a period of six months after distribution shall be deemed unclaimed property under section 347(b) of the Bankruptcy Code and such Unclaimed Distribution shall revest in the Reorganized Debtors and, to the extent such Unclaimed Distribution is a distribution of Newco Equity Interests, such Newco Equity Interests shall be deemed cancelled. Upon such revesting, the Claim of any Holder or its successors with respect to such property shall be cancelled, discharged, and forever barred notwithstanding any applicable federal or state escheat, abandoned, or unclaimed property laws to the contrary. The provisions of the Plan regarding undeliverable distributions and Unclaimed Distributions shall apply with equal force to distributions that are issued by the Debtors, made pursuant to any indenture or Certificate (but only with respect to the initial distribution by the Servicer to Holders that are entitled to be recognized under the relevant indenture or Certificate and not with respect to Entities to whom those recognized Holders distribute), notwithstanding any provision in such indenture or Certificate to the contrary and notwithstanding any otherwise applicable federal or state escheat, abandoned, or unclaimed property law.

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8. Manner of Payment Pursuant to the Plan: Any payment in Cash to be made pursuant to the Plan shall be made at the election of the Reorganized Debtors by check or by wire transfer. Checks issued by the Distribution Agent or applicable Servicer on account of Allowed Claims shall be null and void if not presented within 120 days after issuance, but may be requested to be reissued until the distribution revests in the Reorganized Debtors pursuant to Article VII.D.7.c. 9. Surrender of Cancelled Instruments or Securities: On the Effective Date or as soon as reasonably practicable thereafter, each Holder of a Certificate shall surrender such Certificate to the Distribution Agent or a Servicer (to the extent the relevant Claim or Interest is governed by an agreement and administered by a Servicer). Such Certificate shall be cancelled solely with respect to the Debtors, and such cancellation shall not alter the obligations or rights of any non-Debtor third parties vis--vis one another with respect to such Certificate. No distribution of property pursuant to the Plan shall be made to or on behalf of any such Holder that is a Holder of a Claim unless and until such Certificate is received by the Distribution Agent or the Servicer or the unavailability of such Certificate is reasonably established to the satisfaction of the Distribution Agent or the Servicer. Any Holder of a Claim who fails to surrender or cause to be surrendered such Certificate or fails to execute and deliver an affidavit of loss and indemnity acceptable to the Distribution Agent or the Servicer prior to the first anniversary of the Effective Date, shall have its Claim discharged with no further action, be forever barred from asserting any such Claim against the relevant Reorganized Debtor or its property, be deemed to have forfeited all rights and Claims with respect to such Certificate, and not participate in any distribution under the Plan; furthermore, all property with respect to such forfeited distributions, including any dividends or interest attributable thereto, shall revert to the Reorganized Debtors, notwithstanding any federal or state escheat, abandoned, or unclaimed property law to the contrary. E. Claims Paid or Payable by Third Parties.

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1. Claims Paid by Third Parties: The Claims and Solicitation Agent shall reduce in full a Claim, and such Claim shall be disallowed without a Claims objection having to be Filed and without any further notice to or action, order, or approval of the Bankruptcy Court, to the extent that the Holder of such Claim receives payment in full on account of such Claim from a party that is not a Debtor or Reorganized Debtor. Further, to the extent a Holder of a Claim receives a distribution on account of such Claim and receives payment from a party that is not a Debtor or a Reorganized Debtor on account of such Claim, such Holder shall, within two weeks of receipt thereof, repay or return the distribution to the applicable Reorganized Debtor, to the extent the Holders total recovery on account of such Claim from the third party and under the Plan exceeds the amount of such Claim as of the date of any such distribution under the Plan. The failure of such Holder to timely repay or return such distribution shall result in the Holder owing the applicable Reorganized Debtor annualized interest at the Federal Judgment Rate on such amount owed for each Business Day after the two-week grace period specified above until the amount is repaid.

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2. Claims Payable by Insurance: Holders of Insured Claims that are covered by the Debtors insurance policies shall seek payment of such Claims from applicable insurance policies, provided that the Reorganized Debtors shall have no obligation to pay any amounts in respect of pre-petition deductibles or self insured retention amounts. Allowed Insured Claim amounts in excess of available insurance shall be treated as General Unsecured Claims. No distributions under the Plan shall be made on account of an Allowed Claim that is payable pursuant to one of the Debtors' insurance policies until the Holder of such Allowed Claim has exhausted all remedies with respect to such insurance policy. To the extent that one or more of the Debtors insurers agrees to satisfy in full a Claim (if and to the extent adjudicated by a court of competent jurisdiction), then immediately upon such insurers agreement, such Claim may be expunged to the extent of any agreed upon satisfaction on the Claims Register by the Claims and Solicitation Agent without a Claims objection having to be Filed and without any further notice to or action, order, or approval of the Bankruptcy Court. 3. Applicability of Insurance Policies: Distributions to Holders of Allowed Claims shall be in accordance with the provisions of any applicable insurance policy. Except for Claims and Causes of Action released under the Plan to the Released Parties and Exculpated Parties, nothing contained in the Plan shall constitute or be deemed a waiver of any Cause of Action that the Debtors or any Entity may hold against any other Entity, including insurers under any policies of insurance, nor shall anything contained herein constitute or be deemed a waiver by such insurers of any defenses, including coverage defenses, held by such insurers. F. Payment of $1.5 Million to First Lien Lenders: The $1,500,000 in Cash payable to the Holders of First Lien Lender Secured Claims from the proceeds of their Collateral pursuant to Article III.B.1. shall be paid as follows: (i) $400,000 on the Effective Date and (ii) the remaining up to $1,100,000 in five quarterly installments of $220,000 beginning on the first day of the fourth month following the Effective Date; provided, that the Reorganized Debtors shall have the right to defer up to two quarterly payments, with such deferred amount(s) to be paid on the next quarterly payment date (and the amount scheduled to be paid on such quarterly payment date deferred for another quarter; provided that the full $1.5 million payment shall be made to the Holders of First Lien Lender Secured Claims within eighteen months of the Effective Date). Notwithstanding the foregoing, in the event that, as of the Effective Date, the debt on the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course has been refinanced on terms and conditions acceptable to the First Lien Steering Committee and the Reorganized Debtors have unrestricted cash of at least $3.5 million (after taking into account any amounts required to be paid to reduce the amount of debt on the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course below $5.9 million and without taking into consideration amounts that may have been borrowed under any exit facility unless such amounts were used to pay-down debt on the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course, in which case any amounts used to pay-down debt on the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course will be deemed to reduce unrestricted cash on a dollar for dollar basis), then the initial $400,000 payment to the First Lien Lenders will be increased as follows: (i) if unrestricted cash (as calculated above) is equal to or greater than $3.5 million but less than $4.5 million, the $400,000 payment shall be increased to $700,000; (ii) if unrestricted cash (as calculated above) is equal to or greater than $4.5 million but less than $5.5 million, the $400,000 payment shall be increased to $1,000,000; and (iii) if unrestricted 46

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cash (as calculated above) is equal to or greater than $5.5 million, the $400,000 payment shall be increased to $1.5 million, in each case with the subsequent quarterly installments reduced by a corresponding amount to provide for equal payments over the payout periods discussed above. In no event shall the aggregate Cash payments to the First Lien Lenders exceed $1.5 million. G. General Unsecured Claims Purchase: The First Lien Lenders have agreed to use the aggregate $1.5 million Cash payment provided to them under the Plan to acquire those General Unsecured Claims of the Creditors listed on the schedule attached to the Disclosure Statement as Exhibit H (the Claim Purchase Schedule) to the extent such Claims remain outstanding as of the Effective Date; provided that (i) each Holder of a Claim so listed is the original Holder of such Claim and (ii) such Claim(s) is ultimately Allowed. The Claim Purchase Schedule shall delineate whether such Claims are Allowed or Disputed and Claims may be purchased only to the extent ultimately Allowed. Claims included on the Claim Purchase Schedule shall be purchased (subject to the conditions contained in Article VII.G of the Plan) for the amounts listed for such Claims under the heading Allowed Amount (Claim Purchase Amount) on the Claim Purchase Schedule. Payments on account of the purchased Allowed Claims listed on the Claim Purchase Schedule shall be made on the same time frame as the First Lien Lenders receive their allocable Cash payments under Article VII.F of the Plan, with the First Lien Steering Committee determining the order in which Claims are purchased (which, in the first instance, shall be the order in which they are listed on the Claim Purchase Schedule). For the avoidance of doubt, any claim listed on the Claim Purchase Schedule that is disputed, will not be purchased until allowed and only to the extent the aggregate purchase price for all claims purchased inclusive of such newly allowed claims are equal to or less than $1.5 million. Claims subsequently allowed will be purchased in the order in which they are allowed. The First Lien Lenders reserve the right to modify the Claim Purchase Schedule prior to or subsequent to the Effective Date without further Court order; provided, that a Creditor may be removed from the Claim Purchase Schedule only to the extent that (i) its Claims are not ultimately Allowed, (ii) its Claims are subject to setoff (other than under section 547 of the Bankruptcy Code); (iii) such Creditor sells its Claim to a party other than the First Lien Lenders pursuant to Article VII.G of the Plan or (iv) the full $1.5 million has been used to purchase other Allowed Claims on the Claim Purchase Schedule before such Creditors Claim is Allowed. The First Lien Lenders shall be subrogated to the rights of Creditors whose Claims are purchased hereunder and any distributions otherwise allocable to the Holders of Claims purchased by the First Lien Lenders shall be distributed pro rata to the Holders of First Lien Lender Secured Claims. The Reorganized Debtors shall be authorized to make the foregoing payments to the Creditors on the Claim Purchase Schedule on behalf of the First Lien Lenders with a corresponding reduction in the $1.5 million payable to the First Lien Lenders. Under no circumstances shall the First Lien Lenders (either directly or through the Reorganized Debtors) pay in excess of $1.5 million in the aggregate for the Claims on the Claim Purchase Schedule. The First Lien Steering Committee may, in its sole discretion (but after consultation with the Debtors and the Creditors Committee), add Claims to the Claim Purchase Schedule at any time; provided that the amount to be paid for all such

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Claims listed on the Claim Purchase Schedule does not exceed $1.5 million in the aggregate regardless of the total amount of Allowed Claims reflected on the Claim Purchase Schedule. In the event that Allowed Claims in excess of $1.5 million are listed on the Claim Purchase Schedule, Holders of Claims listed on the Claim Purchase Schedule shall have the right to accept or decline payment of less than 100 cents on account of their Claims from the First Lien Lenders. No Creditor listed on the Claim Purchase Schedule shall receive in excess of 100 cents on the dollar for its Claim, and the Reorganized Debtors shall not pursue Claims under Bankruptcy Code section 547 against any Creditor whose Claim is purchased in accordance with this Article VII.G. The Plan shall serve as the notice of transfer of Claim required under Bankruptcy Rule 3001(e). If no objections are received by the Voting Deadline, the First Lien Lenders shall be authorized upon the Effective Date to effectuate the foregoing Claim purchase transactions. ARTICLE VIII. EFFECT OF CONFIRMATION OF THE PLAN A. Discharge of Claims and Termination of Interests: Pursuant to section 1141(d) of the Bankruptcy Code, and except as otherwise specifically provided in the Plan, the distributions, rights, and treatment that are provided in the Plan shall be in complete satisfaction, discharge, and release, effective as of the Effective Date, of Claims, Interests, and Causes of Action of any nature whatsoever, including any interest accrued on Claims or Interests from and after the Petition Date, whether known or unknown, against, liabilities of, Liens on, obligations of, rights against, and Interests in, the Debtors or any of their assets or properties, regardless of whether any property shall have been distributed or retained pursuant to the Plan on account of such Claims and Interests, including demands, liabilities, and Causes of Action that arose before the Effective Date, any liability (including withdrawal liability) to the extent such Claims or Interests relate to services performed by employees of the Debtors prior to the Effective Date and that arise from a termination of any employee, regardless of whether such termination occurred prior to or after the Effective Date, any contingent or non-contingent liability on account of representations or warranties issued on or before the Effective Date, and all debts of the kind specified in sections 502(g), 502(h), or 502(i) of the Bankruptcy Code, in each case whether or not: (1) a Proof of Claim or Interest based upon such debt, right, or Interest is Filed or deemed Filed pursuant to section 501 of the Bankruptcy Code; (2) a Claim or Interest based upon such debt, right, or Interest is Allowed pursuant to section 502 of the Bankruptcy Code; or (3) the Holder of such a Claim or Interest has accepted the Plan. Any default by the Debtors with respect to any Claim or Interest that existed immediately prior to or on account of the filing of the Chapter 11 Cases shall be deemed Cured on the Effective Date. The Confirmation Order shall be a judicial determination of the discharge of all Claims and Interests subject to the Effective Date occurring. B. Subordinated Claims: The allowance, classification, and treatment of all Allowed Claims and Interests and the respective distributions and treatments under the Plan take into account and conform to the relative priority and rights of the Claims and Interests in each Class in connection with any contractual, legal, and equitable subordination rights relating thereto, whether arising under general principles of equitable subordination, section 510(b) of the Bankruptcy Code, or otherwise. Pursuant to section 510 of the

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Bankruptcy Code, the Plan Proponent or Reorganized Debtors, as applicable, reserve the right to re-classify any Allowed Claim or Interest in accordance with any contractual, legal, or equitable subordination relating thereto. C. Compromise and Settlement of Claims and Controversies: Pursuant to section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code and Bankruptcy Rule 9019 and in consideration for the distributions and other benefits provided pursuant to the Plan, the provisions of the Plan shall constitute a good faith compromise of all Claims, Interests, and controversies relating to the contractual, legal, and subordination rights that a Holder of a Claim may have with respect to any Allowed Claim or Interest, or any distribution to be made on account of such an Allowed Claim or Interest. The entry of the Confirmation Order shall constitute the Bankruptcy Courts approval of the compromise or settlement of all such Claims, Interests, and controversies, as well as a finding by the Bankruptcy Court that such compromise or settlement is in the best interests of the Debtors, their Estates, and Holders of Claims and Interests and is fair, equitable, and reasonable. In accordance with the provisions of the Plan, pursuant to section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code and Bankruptcy Rule 9019(a), without any further notice to or action, order, or approval of the Bankruptcy Court, after the Effective Date, the Reorganized Debtors may compromise and settle Claims against them and Causes of Action against other Entities. D. Releases by the Debtors of the Released Parties:

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Pursuant to section 1123(b) of the Bankruptcy Code and except as otherwise specifically provided in the Plan, for good and valuable consideration, including the service of the Released Parties to facilitate the expeditious reorganization of the Debtors and the implementation of the restructuring contemplated by the Plan, and as part of the global settlement described in Article I.B. of the Disclosure Statement, on and after the Effective Date, the Released Parties are deemed released by the Debtors, the Reorganized Debtors, and the Estates from any and all Claims, obligations, rights, suits, damages, Causes of Action, remedies, and liabilities whatsoever, including any derivative Claims asserted on behalf of the Debtors, taking place on or before the Effective Date, whether known or unknown, foreseen or unforeseen, existing or hereinafter arising, in law, equity, or otherwise, that the Debtors, the Reorganized Debtors or the Estates would have been legally entitled to assert in their own right (whether individually or collectively) or on behalf of the Holder of any Claim or Interest or other Entity, based on or relating to, or in any manner arising from, in whole or in part, the Debtors, the Chapter 11 Cases, the purchase, sale, or rescission of the purchase or sale of any Security of the Debtors, the subject matter of, or the transactions or events giving rise to, any Claim or Interest that is treated in the Plan, the business or contractual arrangements between any Debtor and any of the Released Parties, the restructuring of Claims and Interests prior to or in the Chapter 11 Cases, the negotiation, formulation, or preparation of the Plan and Disclosure Statement, or related agreements, instruments, or other documents, upon any other act or omission, transaction, agreement, event, or other occurrence taking place on or before the Effective Date.

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E. Releases by the Debtors of the Rhodes Entities: The Rhodes Entities shall be deemed released from any and all Claims, obligations, rights, suits, damages, Causes of Action, remedies, and liabilities whatsoever arising under chapter 5 of the Bankruptcy Code with respect to transfers made by the Debtors to the Rhodes Entities during the 2 years prior to the Petition Date; provided, however, that such release shall only apply to transfers expressly set forth in the Schedules as Filed with the Bankruptcy Court as of August 1, 2009 or as disclosed in Attachment B to the Mediation Term Sheet. F. Releases by First Lien Lenders of First Lien Lenders: Pursuant to Bankruptcy Rule 9019, and except as otherwise specifically provided in the Plan, to the extent a First Lien Lender elects on its Ballot to release the First Lien Lenders in accordance with this Section VIII.F., for good and valuable consideration, on and after the Effective Date, each of the First Lien Lenders electing to grant this release, shall be deemed to release each of the other First Lien Lenders that has elected to grant this release and each of their affiliates from any and all Claims, obligations, rights, suits, damages, Causes of Action, remedies, and liabilities whatsoever, whether known or unknown, foreseen or unforeseen, existing or hereinafter arising, in law, equity, or otherwise, that such First Lien Lender would have been legally entitled to assert against any other First Lien Lender that elected to grant this release, based on or relating to, or in any manner arising from, in whole or in part, the First Lien Credit Agreement, the First Lien Lender Claims, any other claims arising under or related to the First Lien Credit Agreement, the Debtors, the Chapter 11 Cases, the subject matter of, or the transactions or events giving rise to any First Lien Lender Claim, the restructuring of the First Lien Lender Claims prior to or during the Chapter 11 Cases, the negotiation, formulation, or preparation of the Plan and Disclosure Statement, or related agreements, instruments, or other documents, upon any other act or omission, transaction, agreement, event, or other occurrence taking place on or before the Effective Date; with such releases constituting an express waiver and relinquishment by each First Lien Lender electing to grant this release of any claims, whether known or unknown that such First Lien Lender may have under Section 1542 of the California Civil code or other analogous state or federal law related to the matters being released; provided, however, that Claims or liabilities arising out of or relating to any act or omission of any First Lien Lender or any of its affiliates that constitutes gross negligence or willful misconduct shall not be released. G. Exculpation: Except as otherwise specifically provided in the Plan, no Exculpated Party shall have or incur, and each Exculpated Party is hereby released and exculpated from any Claim, obligation, Cause of Action, or liability to one another or to any Exculpating Party for any Exculpated Claim, except for gross negligence, willful misconduct or fraud, but in all respects such Entities shall be entitled to reasonably rely upon the advice of counsel with respect to their duties and responsibilities pursuant to the Plan. The Debtors, the First Lien Steering Committee and the Reorganized Debtors (and each of their respective agents, members, directors, officers, employees, advisors, and attorneys) have, and upon Confirmation of the Plan shall be deemed to have, participated in good faith and in compliance with the applicable provisions of the Bankruptcy Code with regard to the distributions of the Securities pursuant to the Plan, and therefore are not, and on account of such 50

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distributions shall not be, liable at any time for the violation of any applicable law, rule, or regulation governing the solicitation of acceptances or rejections of the Plan or such distributions made pursuant to the Plan. H. Injunction Except as otherwise expressly provided in the Plan or for obligations issued pursuant to the Plan, all Entities who have held, hold, or may hold Claims against the Debtors, and all Entities holding Interests, are permanently enjoined, from and after the Effective Date, from: (1) commencing or continuing in any manner any action or other proceeding of any kind against the Debtors or Reorganized Debtors on account of or in connection with or with respect to any such Claims or Interests; (2) enforcing, attaching, collecting, or recovering by any manner or means any judgment, award, decree or order against the Debtors or Reorganized Debtors on account of or in connection with or with respect to any such Claims or Interests; (3) creating, perfecting, or enforcing any encumbrance of any kind against the Debtors or Reorganized Debtors or the property or estates of the Debtors or Reorganized Debtors on account of or in connection with or with respect to any such Claims or Interests; (4) asserting any right of setoff, subrogation, or recoupment of any kind against any obligation due from the Debtors or Reorganized Debtors or against the property or Estates of the Debtors or Reorganized Debtors on account of or in connection with or with respect to any such Claims or Interests unless such Holder has Filed a motion requesting the right to perform such setoff on or before the Confirmation Date, and notwithstanding an indication in a Proof of Claim or Interest or otherwise that such Holder asserts, has, or intends to preserve any right of setoff pursuant to section 553 of the Bankruptcy Code or otherwise (provided, that, to the extent the Rhodes Entities Claims are Allowed, the Rhodes Entities, without the need to file any such motion, shall retain the right to assert a setoff against any Claims or Causes of Action that the Reorganized Debtors or Litigation Trust may assert against the Rhodes Entities, with the Reorganized Debtors and Litigation Trust, as applicable, reserving the right to challenge the propriety of any such attempted setoff, with any such challenge to be resolved by the Bankruptcy Court); and (5) commencing or continuing in any manner any action or other proceeding of any kind on account of or in connection with or with respect to any such Claims or Interests released or settled pursuant to the Plan. I. Protection Against Discriminatory Treatment: Consistent with section 525 of the Bankruptcy Code and the Supremacy Clause of the U.S. Constitution, all Entities, including Governmental Units, shall not discriminate against the Reorganized Debtors or deny, revoke, suspend, or refuse to renew a license, permit, charter, franchise, or other similar grant to, condition such a grant to, discriminate with respect to such a grant against, the Reorganized Debtors, or another Entity with whom such Reorganized Debtors have been associated, solely because one of the Debtors has been a debtor under chapter 11, has been insolvent before the commencement of the Chapter 11 Cases (or during the Chapter 11 Cases but before the Debtor is granted or denied a discharge) or has not paid a debt that is dischargeable in the Chapter 11 Cases. J. Setoffs: Except as otherwise expressly provided for in the Plan, each Reorganized Debtor, pursuant to the Bankruptcy Code (including section 553 of the 51

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Bankruptcy Code), applicable non-bankruptcy law, or as may be agreed to by the Holder of a Claim, may setoff against any Allowed Claim and the distributions to be made pursuant to the Plan on account of such Allowed Claim (before any distribution is made on account of such Allowed Claim), any Claims, rights, and Causes of Action of any nature that such Debtor, Reorganized Debtor or the Litigation Trust, as applicable, may hold against the Holder of such Allowed Claim, to the extent such Claims, rights, or Causes of Action against such Holder have not been otherwise compromised or settled on or prior to the Effective Date (whether pursuant to the Plan or otherwise); provided, however, that neither the failure to effect such a setoff nor the allowance of any Claim pursuant to the Plan shall constitute a waiver or release by such Reorganized Debtor or the Litigation Trust of any such Claims, rights, and Causes of Action that such Reorganized Debtor or the Litigation Trust may possess against such Holder. In no event shall any Holder of Claims be entitled to setoff any Claim against any Claim, right, or Cause of Action of the Debtor or Reorganized Debtor, as applicable, unless such Holder has Filed a motion with the Bankruptcy Court requesting the authority to perform such setoff on or before the Confirmation Date, and notwithstanding any indication in any Proof of Claim or otherwise that such Holder asserts, has, or intends to preserve any right of setoff pursuant to section 553 or otherwise; provided, however, that, to the extent the Rhodes Entities Claims are Allowed, the Rhodes Entities, without the need to file any such motion, shall retain the right to assert a setoff against any Claims or Causes of Action that the Reorganized Debtors or Litigation Trust may assert against the Rhodes Entities, with the Reorganized Debtors and Litigation Trust, as applicable, reserving the right to challenge the propriety of any such attempted setoff, with any such challenge to be resolved by the Bankruptcy Court. K. Recoupment: In no event shall any Holder of Claims or Interests be entitled to recoup any Claim or Interest against any Claim, right, or Cause of Action of the Debtors or the Reorganized Debtors, as applicable, unless such Holder actually has performed such recoupment and provided notice thereof in writing to the Debtors and the First Lien Steering Committee on or before the Confirmation Date, notwithstanding any indication in any Proof of Claim or Interest or otherwise that such Holder asserts, has, or intends to preserve any right of recoupment. L. Release of Liens: Except as otherwise provided in the Plan or in any contract, instrument, release, or other agreement or document created pursuant to the Plan, on the Effective Date and concurrently with the applicable distributions made pursuant to the Plan, all mortgages, deeds of trust, Liens, pledges, or other security interests against any property of the Estates shall be fully released, and discharged, and all of the right, title, and interest of any Holder of such mortgages, deeds of trust, Liens, pledges, or other security interests shall revert to the Reorganized Debtors and their successors and assigns. Upon the Effective Date, the Confirmation Order shall be binding upon and govern the acts of all entities, including, without limitation, all filing agents, filing officers, title agents, title companies, recorders of mortgages, recorders of deeds, registrars of deeds, administrative agencies, governmental departments, secretaries of state, federal and local officials, and all other persons and entities who may be required by operation of law, the duties of their office, or contract, to release any mortgages, deeds of trust, Liens, pledges or other security interests 52

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against any property of the Estates; and each of the foregoing persons and entities is hereby directed to accept for filing the Confirmation Order any and all of the documents and instruments necessary and appropriate to effectuate the discharge. M. Document Retention: On and after the Effective Date, the Reorganized Debtors may maintain documents in accordance with their current document retention policy, as may be altered, amended, modified, or supplemented by the Reorganized Debtors in the ordinary course of business. Copies of all Debtors books and records shall be delivered to the Rhodes Entities at no cost to the Rhodes Entities on or prior to the Effective Date. N. Reimbursement or Contribution: If the Bankruptcy Court disallows a Claim for reimbursement or contribution of an Entity pursuant to section 502(e)(1)(B) of the Bankruptcy Code, then to the extent that such Claim is contingent as of the time of allowance or disallowance, such Claim shall be forever disallowed notwithstanding section 502(j) of the Bankruptcy Code, unless prior to the Effective Date: (1) such Claim has been adjudicated as noncontingent or (2) the relevant Holder of a Claim has Filed a noncontingent Proof of Claim on account of such Claim and a Final Order has been entered determining such Claim as no longer contingent. ARTICLE IX. ALLOWANCE AND PAYMENT OF CERTAIN ADMINISTRATIVE CLAIMS A. Professional Claims:

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1. Final Fee Applications: All final requests for payment of Claims of a Professional shall be Filed no later than forty-five days after the Effective Date. After notice and a hearing in accordance with the procedures established by the Bankruptcy Code and prior Bankruptcy Court orders, the Allowed amounts of such Professional Claims shall be determined by the Bankruptcy Court. 2. Payment of Interim Amounts: Except as otherwise provided in the Plan, Professionals shall be paid pursuant to the Interim Compensation Order. 3. Reimbursable Expenses: The reasonable fees and expenses incurred by (i) the First Lien Agent, including its professionals, to the extent provided by the First Lien Credit Agreement, (ii) the Second Lien Agent, including its professionals, to the extent provided by the Second Lien Credit Agreement (only to the extent the Class of Second Lien Lender Secured Claims votes in favor of the Plan), and (iii) the First Lien Steering Committee, including its professionals, in connection with the Chapter 11 Cases shall be paid by the Debtors or Reorganized Debtors, as applicable, within 15 days of receipt of an invoice from such parties or their advisors. 4. Post-Effective Date Fees and Expenses: Except as otherwise specifically provided in the Plan, from and after the Effective Date, the Reorganized Debtors shall, in the ordinary course of business and without any further notice to or action, order, or approval of the Bankruptcy Court, pay in Cash the reasonable legal, professional, or other fees and expenses related to implementation and Consummation incurred by the Reorganized Debtors and First Lien Steering Committee. Upon the Effective Date, any requirement that 53

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Professionals comply with sections 327 through 331 and 1103 of the Bankruptcy Code in seeking retention or compensation for services rendered after such date shall terminate, and the Reorganized Debtors may employ and pay any Professional in the ordinary course of business without any further notice to or action, order, or approval of the Bankruptcy Court. 5. Substantial Contribution Compensation and Expenses: Except as otherwise specifically provided in the Plan, any Entity who requests compensation or expense reimbursement for making a substantial contribution in the Chapter 11 Cases pursuant to sections 503(b)(3), (4), and (5) of the Bankruptcy Code must File an application and serve such application on counsel for the Debtors or Reorganized Debtors, as applicable, and the First Lien Steering Committee and the Creditors Committee, and as otherwise required by the Bankruptcy Court and the Bankruptcy Code on or before the Administrative Claim Bar Date or be forever barred from seeking such compensation or expense reimbursement. B. Other Administrative Claims: All requests for payment of an Administrative Claim must be Filed with the Claims and Solicitation Agent and served upon counsel to the Debtors or Reorganized Debtors, as applicable, and the First Lien Steering Committee on or before the Administrative Claim Bar Date. Any request for payment of an Administrative Claim that is not timely Filed and served shall be disallowed automatically without the need for any objection by the Debtors, Reorganized Debtors, or the First Lien Steering Committee. The Reorganized Debtors may settle and pay any Administrative Claim in the ordinary course of business without any further notice to or action, order, or approval of the Bankruptcy Court. In the event that any party with standing objects to an Administrative Claim, the Bankruptcy Court shall determine the Allowed amount of such Administrative Claim. Notwithstanding the foregoing, no request for payment of an Administrative Claim need be Filed with respect to an Administrative Claim previously Allowed by Final Order. ARTICLE X. CONDITIONS PRECEDENT TO CONFIRMATION AND CONSUMMATION OF THE PLAN The following are conditions precedent to A. Conditions to Confirmation: Confirmation that must be satisfied or waived in accordance with Article X.C: 1. The Bankruptcy Court shall have approved the Disclosure Statement, in a manner acceptable to the Plan Proponent, as containing adequate information with respect to the Plan within the meaning of section 1125 of the Bankruptcy Code. 2. Proponent. The Confirmation Order shall be in form and substance acceptable to the Plan

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5. All of the schedules, documents, and exhibits ancillary to the Plan and Disclosure Statement including, but not limited to, (i) the Claim Purchase Schedule, (ii) the Litigation Trust Agreement, (iii) the Newco LLC Operating Agreement, (iv) the New First Lien Notes credit agreement, (v) the Schedule of Causes of Action, (vi) the Asset and Stock Transfer Agreement, and (vii) the Schedule of Assumed Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases shall be in form and substance acceptable to the Plan Proponent. B. Conditions Precedent to the Effective Date: The following are conditions precedent to Consummation that must be satisfied or waived in accordance with Article X.C: 1. The Bankruptcy Court shall have authorized the assumption and rejection of executory contracts and unexpired leases by the Debtors as contemplated by Article V. 2. The Confirmation Order shall have become a Final Order in form and substance acceptable to the Plan Proponent. 3. All of the schedules, documents, and exhibits ancillary to the Plan and Disclosure Statement including, but not limited to, (i) the Claim Purchase Schedule, (ii) the Litigation Trust Agreement, (iii) the Newco LLC Operating Agreement, (iv) the New First Lien Notes credit agreement, (v) the Schedule of Causes of Action, (vi) the Asset and Stock Transfer Agreement, and (vii) the Schedule of Assumed Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases shall be in form and substance acceptable to the Plan Proponent. 4. The documents governing the New First Lien Notes and the Newco LLC Operating Agreement shall be in form and substance acceptable to the Plan Proponent. 5. The Confirmation Date shall have occurred.

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6. The First Lien Steering Committee shall have designated and replaced each existing Qualified Employee of the Debtors with a new Qualified Employee for the Reorganized Debtors. 7. The debt outstanding on the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course shall be refinanced on terms and conditions acceptable to Rhodes and the First Lien Steering Committee. 8. Copies of all Debtors books and records shall have been delivered to the Rhodes Entities at no cost to the Rhodes Entities. 9. The Arizona Assets shall have been transferred to the Rhodes Entities (or their designee) free and clear of all liens and claims pursuant to section 363(f) of the Bankruptcy Code on the Effective Date; provided, that the non-First Lien Lender/Second Lien Lender liens do not exceed $60,000. 10. The Debtors shall have assumed and assigned all executory contracts and unexpired leases related solely to the Arizona Assets to the Rhodes Entities (or their designee), at no cost to the Debtors or the Reorganized Debtors, with all Cure costs associated therewith to be borne by the Rhodes Entities.

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The tax structure set forth in Article IV.F shall be implemented.

12. The Rhodes Entities and First Lien Steering Committee shall have agreed on the Golf Course Security Property. 13. The Rhodes Entities shall have performed all of their obligations under the Plan including, without limitation, depositing $3.5 million in Cash in an account designated by the Debtors, with the consent of the First Lien Steering Committee, and transferred the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course and related contracts and assets as required by Article IV.S. to the Reorganized Debtors. C. Waiver of Conditions Precedent: The First Lien Steering Committee may waive any of the conditions to the Effective Date at any time, without any notice to parties in interest and without any further notice to or action, order, or approval of the Bankruptcy Court, and without any formal action other than proceeding to confirm or consummate the Plan; provided, that the First Lien Steering Committee will not waive the conditions precedent in items X.B.6 through 12 above if the Rhodes Entities shall have complied with all of their obligations hereunder and in the Plan by the Effective Date (or such earlier date specifically set forth herein). In the event the Rhodes Entities fail to comply with any of their obligations under the Mediation Term Sheet or under the Plan by the Effective Date (or such earlier date specifically set forth herein) and fail to cure such alleged breach within ten (10) days written notice to the Rhodes Entities, then the First Lien Steering Committee shall be entitled to file a motion on at least seven (7) days notice to (i) determine that a breach has occurred (except that the failure of the parties to agree on the refinancing of the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course solely as a result of the First Lien Steering Committee acting unreasonably or in bad faith shall not be deemed a failure of the Rhodes Entities to comply with their obligations hereunder or under the Plan), and the Rhodes Entities reserve their right to object to such motion; (ii) modify the Plan to remove any provisions hereof that were included for the benefit of the Rhodes Entities; and (iii) consummate the Plan, as modified. Upon entry of an order of the Bankruptcy Court finding a breach by the Rhodes Entities and authorizing the modifications to the Plan to remove any provisions that were included for the benefit of the Rhodes Entities, the First Lien Steering shall be authorized to make such modifications and consummate the Plan. D. Effect of Non-Occurrence of Conditions to Consummation: Each of the conditions to Consummation must be satisfied or duly waived pursuant to Article X.C, and Consummation must occur within 180 days of Confirmation, or by such later date established by Bankruptcy Court order. If Consummation has not occurred within 180 days of Confirmation, then upon motion by a party in interest made before Consummation and a hearing, the Confirmation Order may be vacated by the Bankruptcy Court; provided, however, that notwithstanding the Filing of such motion to vacate, the Confirmation Order may not be vacated if Consummation occurs before the Bankruptcy Court enters an order granting such motion. If the Confirmation Order is vacated pursuant to Article X.D. or otherwise, then except as provided in any order of the Bankruptcy Court vacating the Confirmation Order, the Plan will be null and void in all respects, including the discharge of Claims and termination of Interests pursuant to the Plan and section 1141 of the Bankruptcy Code and the assumptions, assignments, or rejections of executory contracts or unexpired

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leases pursuant to Article V, and nothing contained in the Plan or Disclosure Statement shall: (1) constitute a waiver or release of any Claims, Interests, or Causes of Action; (2) prejudice in any manner the rights of the Debtors, the First Lien Steering Committee or any other Entity; or (3) constitute an admission, acknowledgment, offer, or undertaking of any sort by the Debtors, the First Lien Steering Committee or any other Entity. E. Satisfaction of Conditions Precedent to Confirmation: Upon entry of a Confirmation Order acceptable to the Plan Proponent, each of the conditions precedent to Confirmation, as set forth in Article X.A, shall be deemed to have been satisfied or waived in accordance with the Plan. ARTICLE XI. MODIFICATION, REVOCATION, OR WITHDRAWAL OF THE PLAN A. Modification and Amendments: The First Lien Steering Committee shall not modify materially the terms of the Plan without the prior consent of the parties to the Mediation Term Sheet; provided, that in the event the Rhodes Entities fail to comply with any of their obligations under the Mediation Term Sheet or the Plan by the Effective Date (or such other date set forth herein) and fail to cure such alleged breach within ten (10) days written notice to the Rhodes Entities, then the First Lien Steering Committee shall be entitled to file a motion on at least seven (7) days notice to (i) determine that a breach has occurred (except that the failure of the parties to agree on the refinancing of the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course solely as a result of the First Lien Steering Committee acting unreasonably or in bad faith shall not be deemed a failure of the Rhodes Entities to comply with their obligations hereunder or under the Plan), and the Rhodes Entities reserve their right to object to such motion; (ii) modify the Plan to remove any provisions hereof that were included for the benefit of the Rhodes Entities; and (iii) consummate the Plan, as modified. Upon entry of an order of the Bankruptcy Court finding a breach by the Rhodes Entities and authorizing the modifications to the Plan to remove any provisions that were included for the benefit of the Rhodes Entities, the First Lien Steering shall be authorized to make such modifications and consummate the Plan. Except as otherwise specifically provided in the Plan, the Plan Proponent reserves the right to modify the Plan and seek Confirmation consistent with the Bankruptcy Code. Subject to certain restrictions and requirements set forth in section 1127 of the Bankruptcy Code and Bankruptcy Rule 3019 and those restrictions on modifications set forth in the Plan, the Plan Proponent expressly reserves its rights to revoke, withdraw, alter, amend, or modify materially the Plan with respect to any Debtor, one or more times, after Confirmation, and, to the extent necessary, may initiate proceedings in the Bankruptcy Court to so alter, amend, or modify the Plan, or remedy any defect or omission, or reconcile any inconsistencies in the Plan, the Disclosure Statement, or the Confirmation Order, in such matters as may be necessary to carry out the purposes and intent of the Plan. Any such modification or supplement shall be considered a modification of the Plan and shall be made in accordance with Article XI.A. The Plan, Disclosure Statement and all ancillary documents may be inspected in the office of the clerk of the Bankruptcy Court or its designee during normal business hours, at the Bankruptcy Courts website at http://www.nvb.uscourts.gov. All documents to be entered into in connection with the consummation of the Plan as described in the Plan and/or Disclosure

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Statement are integral to the Plan and shall be approved by the Bankruptcy Court pursuant to the Confirmation Order. B. Effect of Confirmation on Modifications: Entry of a Confirmation Order shall mean that all modifications or amendments to the Plan since the solicitation thereof are approved pursuant to section 1127(a) of the Bankruptcy Code and do not require additional disclosure or resolicitation under Bankruptcy Rule 3019. C. Revocation or Withdrawal of Plan: The Plan Proponent reserves the right to revoke or withdraw the Plan prior to the Confirmation Date and to File subsequent plans of reorganization; provided, that, any subsequently filed plan shall be consistent with the Mediation Settlement unless the Rhodes Entities fail to comply with any of their obligations under the Mediation Term Sheet or the Plan by the Effective Date (or such other date set forth herein) and fail to cure such alleged breach within ten (10) days written notice to the Rhodes Entities, in which case the First Lien Steering Committee shall be entitled to file a motion on at least seven (7) days notice to (i) determine that a breach has occurred (except that the failure of the parties to agree on the refinancing of the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course solely as a result of the First Lien Steering Committee acting unreasonably or in bad faith shall not be deemed a failure of the Rhodes Entities to comply with their obligations hereunder or under the Plan), and the Rhodes Entities reserve their right to object to such motion; (ii) revoke or withdraw the Plan as a result of such breach; and (iii) file a subsequent plan that removes the benefits provided to the Rhodes Entities pursuant to the Mediation Term Sheet. If the Plan Proponent revokes or withdraws the Plan, or if Confirmation or Consummation does not occur, then: (1) the Plan shall be null and void in all respects; (2) any settlement or compromise embodied in the Plan (including the fixing or limiting to an amount certain of any Claim or Class of Claims), assumption or rejection of executory contracts or unexpired leases effected by the Plan, and any document or agreement executed pursuant to the Plan, shall be deemed null and void; and (3) nothing contained in the Plan shall: (a) constitute a waiver or release of any Claims or Interests; (b) prejudice in any manner the rights of the Plan Proponent or any other Entity; or (c) constitute an admission, acknowledgement, offer, or undertaking of any sort by the Plan Proponent or any other Entity. ARTICLE XII. RETENTION OF JURISDICTION Notwithstanding the entry of the Confirmation Order and the occurrence of the Effective Date, the Bankruptcy Court shall retain exclusive jurisdiction over all matters arising out of, or related to, the Chapter 11 Cases and the Plan pursuant to sections 105(a) and 1142 of the Bankruptcy Code, including jurisdiction to: 1. Allow, disallow, determine, liquidate, classify, estimate, or establish the priority, Secured or unsecured status, or amount of any Claim or Interest, including the resolution of any request for payment of any Administrative Claim and the resolution of any and all objections to the Secured or unsecured status, priority, amount, or allowance of Claims or Interests;

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2. Decide and resolve all matters related to the granting and denying, in whole or in part, of any applications for allowance of compensation or reimbursement of expenses to Professionals authorized pursuant to the Bankruptcy Code or the Plan; 3. Resolve any matters related to: (a) the assumption, assumption and assignment, or rejection of any executory contract or unexpired lease to which a Debtor is party or with respect to which a Debtor may be liable and to hear, determine, and, if necessary, liquidate, any Cure or Claims arising therefrom, including Cure or Claims pursuant to section 365 of the Bankruptcy Code; (b) any potential contractual obligation under any executory contract or unexpired lease that is assumed; (c) the Reorganized Debtors amending, modifying, or supplementing, after the Effective Date, pursuant to Article V, any executory contracts or unexpired leases to the list of executory contracts and unexpired leases to be assumed or rejected or otherwise; and (d) any dispute regarding whether a contract or lease is or was executory or expired; 4. Ensure that distributions to Holders of Allowed Claims are accomplished pursuant to the provisions of the Plan; 5. Adjudicate, decide, or resolve any motions, adversary proceedings, contested or litigated matters, and any other matters, and grant or deny any applications involving a Debtor that may be pending on the Effective Date; 6. Action; Adjudicate, decide, or resolve any and all matters related to Causes of

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7. Adjudicate, decide, or resolve any and all matters related to section 1141 of the Bankruptcy Code; 8. Enter and implement such orders as may be necessary or appropriate to execute, implement, or consummate the provisions of the Plan and all contracts, instruments, releases, indentures, and other agreements or documents created in connection with the Plan or the Disclosure Statement; 9. Enter and enforce any order for the sale of property pursuant to sections 363, 1123, or 1146(a) of the Bankruptcy Code; 10. Resolve any cases, controversies, suits, disputes, or Causes of Action that may arise in connection with the Consummation, interpretation, or enforcement of the Plan or any Entitys obligations incurred in connection with the Plan; 11. Resolve any disputes with respect to the Debtors or Reorganized Debtors performance bonds guaranteed by the Rhodes Entities or other matters contemplated by Article IV.X. 12. Issue injunctions, enter and implement other orders, or take such other actions as may be necessary or appropriate to restrain interference by any Entity with Consummation or enforcement of the Plan;

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13. Resolve any cases, controversies, suits, disputes, or Causes of Action with respect to the releases, injunctions, and other provisions contained in Article VIII and enter such orders as may be necessary or appropriate to implement such releases, injunctions, and other provisions; 14. Resolve any cases, controversies, suits, disputes, or Causes of Action with respect to the repayment or return of distributions and the recovery of additional amounts owed by the Holder of a Claim for amounts not timely repaid pursuant to Article VII.E; 15. Enter and implement such orders as are necessary or appropriate if the Confirmation Order is for any reason modified, stayed, reversed, revoked, or vacated; 16. Determine any other matters that may arise in connection with or related to the Plan, the Disclosure Statement, the Confirmation Order, or any contract, instrument, release, indenture, or other agreement or document created in connection with the Plan or the Disclosure Statement; 17. 18. the Plan; Enter an order or Final Decree concluding or closing the Chapter 11 Cases; Adjudicate any and all disputes arising from or relating to distributions under

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19. Consider any modifications of the Plan, to cure any defect or omission, or to reconcile any inconsistency in any Bankruptcy Court order, including the Confirmation Order; 20. Determine requests for the payment of Claims entitled to priority pursuant to section 507 of the Bankruptcy Code; 21. Hear and determine disputes arising in connection with the interpretation, implementation, or enforcement of the Plan, or the Confirmation Order, including disputes arising under agreements, documents, or instruments executed in connection with the Plan; 22. Hear and determine matters concerning state, local, and federal taxes in accordance with sections 346, 505, and 1146 of the Bankruptcy Code; 23. Hear and determine all disputes involving the existence, nature, or scope of the Debtors discharge, including any dispute relating to any liability arising out of the termination of employment of any employee, regardless of whether such termination occurred prior to or after the Effective Date; 24. 25. Enforce all orders previously entered by the Bankruptcy Court; and Hear any other matter not inconsistent with the Bankruptcy Code.

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ARTICLE XIII. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS A. Immediate Binding Effect: Subject to Article X.B. and notwithstanding Bankruptcy Rules 3020(e), 6004(g), or 7062 or otherwise, upon the occurrence of the Effective Date, the terms of the Plan shall be immediately effective and enforceable and deemed binding upon the Debtors, the Reorganized Debtors, and any and all Holders of Claims or Interests (irrespective of whether such Claims or Interests are deemed to have accepted the Plan), all Entities that are parties to or are subject to the settlements, compromises, releases, discharges, and injunctions described in the Plan or herein, each Entity acquiring property under the Plan, and any and all non-Debtor parties to executory contracts and unexpired leases with the Debtors. B. Additional Documents: On or before the Effective Date, the Plan Proponent may file with the Bankruptcy Court such agreements and other documents as may be necessary or appropriate to effectuate and further evidence the terms and conditions of the Plan. The Debtors or the Reorganized Debtors, as applicable, the First Lien Steering Committee and all Holders of Claims receiving distributions pursuant to the Plan and all other parties in interest shall, from time to time, prepare, execute, and deliver any agreements or documents and take any other actions as may be necessary or advisable to effectuate the provisions and intent of the Plan. C. Payment of Statutory Fees: All fees payable pursuant to section 1930(a) of the Judicial Code, as determined by the Bankruptcy Court at a hearing pursuant to section 1128 of the Bankruptcy Code, shall be paid for each quarter (including any fraction thereof) until the Chapter 11 Cases are converted, dismissed, or closed, whichever occurs first. D. Dissolution of Creditors Committee: Upon the Effective Date, the Creditors Committee shall dissolve automatically (except with respect to the resolution of applications for Professional Claims), and members thereof shall be released and discharged from all rights, duties, responsibilities, and liabilities arising from, or related to, the Chapter 11 Cases and under the Bankruptcy Code. E. Reservation of Rights: Except as expressly set forth in the Plan, the Plan shall have no force or effect unless the Bankruptcy Court shall enter the Confirmation Order. None of the Filing of the Plan, any statement or provision contained in the Plan, or the taking of any action by any Debtor with respect to the Plan, the Disclosure Statement, or any documents ancillary to either the Plan or the Disclosure Statement, shall be deemed to be an admission or waiver of any rights of any Debtor with respect to the Holders of Claims or Interests prior to the Effective Date. F. Successors and Assigns: The rights, benefits, and obligations of any Entity named or referred to in the Plan shall be binding on, and shall inure to the benefit of, any heir, executor, administrator, successor or assign, affiliate, officer, director, agent, representative, attorney, beneficiaries, or guardian, if any, of each Entity.

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Service of Documents:

1. After the Effective Date, any pleading, notice, or other document required by the Plan to be served on or delivered to the Reorganized Debtors shall be served on: Debtors The Rhodes Companies, LLC 4730 South Fort Apache Road Suite 300 Las Vegas, NV 89147 Counsel to the Debtors Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP 10100 Santa Monica Boulevard #1100 Los Angeles, CA 90067 Attn: James I. Stang Shirley S. Cho Werner S. Disse Larson & Stephens 810 S. Casino Center Boulevard Suite 104 Las Vegas, NV 89101 Attn: Zachariah Larson Counsel to the First Lien Steering Committee Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld One Bryant Park New York, NY 10036 Attn: Philip C. Dublin Abid Qureshi Kolesar & Leatham, Chtd. 3320 West Sahara Avenue Suite 380 Las Vegas, NV 89102 Attn: Nile Leatham Counsel to First Lien Agent Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP 300 South Grand Avenue, Suite 3500 Los Angeles, CA 90071 Attn: Van C. Durrer II Ramon M. Naguiat

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After the Effective Date, the Reorganized Debtors are authorized to limit the list of Entities receiving documents pursuant to Bankruptcy Rule 2002 to those Entities who have Filed such renewed requests. 3. In accordance with Bankruptcy Rules 2002 and 3020(c), within ten business days of the date of entry of the Confirmation Order, the Plan Proponent shall serve the Notice of Confirmation by United States mail, first class postage prepaid, by hand, or by overnight courier service to all parties having been served with the Confirmation Hearing Notice; provided, however, that no notice or service of any kind shall be required to be mailed or made upon any Entity to whom the Plan Proponent mailed a Confirmation Hearing Notice, but received such notice returned marked undeliverable as addressed, moved, left no forwarding address or forwarding order expired, or similar reason, unless the Plan Proponent has been informed in writing by such Entity, or is otherwise aware, of that Entitys new address. To supplement the notice described in the preceding sentence, within twenty days of the date of the Confirmation Order, the First Lien Steering Committee shall publish the Notice of Confirmation once in the Vegas Sun. Mailing and publication of the Notice of Confirmation in the time and manner set forth in the this paragraph shall be good and sufficient notice under the particular circumstances and in accordance with the requirements of Bankruptcy Rules 2002 and 3020(c), and no further notice is necessary. H. Term of Injunctions or Stays: Unless otherwise provided in the Plan or in the Confirmation Order, all injunctions or stays in effect in the Chapter 11 Cases pursuant to sections 105 or 362 of the Bankruptcy Code or any order of the Bankruptcy Court, and extant on the Confirmation Date (excluding any injunctions or stays contained in the Plan or the Confirmation Order) shall remain in full force and effect until the Effective Date. All injunctions or stays contained in the Plan or the Confirmation Order shall remain in full force and effect in accordance with their terms. I. Entire Agreement: Except as otherwise indicated, the Plan supersedes all previous and contemporaneous negotiations, promises, covenants, agreements, understandings, and representations on such subjects, all of which have become merged and integrated into the Plan. J. Governing Law: Unless a rule of law or procedure is supplied by federal law (including the Bankruptcy Code and Bankruptcy Rules) or unless otherwise specifically stated, the laws of the State of Nevada, without giving effect to the principles of conflict of laws, shall govern the rights, obligations, construction, and implementation of the Plan, any agreements, documents, instruments, or contracts executed or entered into in connection with the Plan (except as otherwise set forth in those agreements, in which case the governing law of such agreement shall control), and corporate governance matters; provided, however, that corporate governance matters relating to the Debtors or Reorganized Debtors, as applicable, not incorporated or organized in Nevada shall be governed by the laws of the state of incorporation or organization of the applicable Debtor or Reorganized Debtor, as applicable. K. Exhibits: All exhibits and documents ancillary to the Plan and/or the Disclosure Statement are incorporated into and are a part of the Plan as if set forth in full in the Plan.

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Copies of such exhibits and documents are available upon written request to the First Lien Steering Committees counsel at the address above or by downloading such exhibits and documents from the Bankruptcy Courts website at http://www.nvb.uscourts.gov. To the extent any exhibit or document is inconsistent with the terms of the Plan, unless otherwise ordered by the Bankruptcy Court, the non-exhibit or non-document portion of the Plan shall control. L. Nonseverability of Plan Provisions: If, prior to Confirmation, any term or provision of the Plan is held by the Bankruptcy Court to be invalid, void, or unenforceable, the Bankruptcy Court shall have the power to alter and interpret such term or provision to make it valid or enforceable to the maximum extent practicable, consistent with the original purpose of the term or provision held to be invalid, void, or unenforceable, and such term or provision shall then be applicable as altered or interpreted. Notwithstanding any such holding, alteration, or interpretation, the remainder of the terms and provisions of the Plan will remain in full force and effect and will in no way be affected, impaired, or invalidated by such holding, alteration, or interpretation. The Confirmation Order shall constitute a judicial determination and shall provide that each term and provision of the Plan, as it may have been altered or interpreted in accordance with the foregoing, is: (1) valid and enforceable pursuant to its terms; (2) integral to the Plan and may not be deleted or modified without the Plan Proponents consent; and (3) nonseverable and mutually dependent. M. Closing of the Chapter 11 Cases: The Reorganized Debtors shall, promptly after the full administration of the Chapter 11 Cases, File with the Bankruptcy Court all documents required by Bankruptcy Rule 3022 and any applicable order of the Bankruptcy Court to close the Chapter 11 Cases. N. Waiver or Estoppel: Each Holder of a Claim or an Interest shall be deemed to have waived any right to assert any argument, including the right to argue that its Claim or Interest should be Allowed in a certain amount, in a certain priority, Secured or not subordinated by virtue of an agreement made with the Debtors or their counsel, the First Lien Steering Committee or its counsel, or any other Entity, if such agreement was not disclosed in the Plan, the Disclosure Statement, or papers Filed with the Bankruptcy Court prior to the Confirmation Date. O. Conflicts: Except as set forth in the Plan, to the extent that any provision of the Disclosure Statement, the Mediation Term Sheet or any order (other than the Confirmation Order) referenced in the Plan (or any exhibits, schedules, appendices, supplements, or amendments to any of the foregoing), conflict with or are in any way inconsistent with any provision of the Plan, the Plan shall govern and control.

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Las Vegas, Nevada Dated: November 12, 2009

FIRST LIEN STEERING COMMITTEE By: /s/ Philip C. Dublin Nile Leatham (NV Bar No. 002838) KOLESAR & LEATHAM Wells Fargo Financial Center 3320 W. Sahara Ave. Las Vegas, NV 89102 (702) 979-2357 (Telephone) (702) 362-9472 (Facsimile) Nleatham@klnevada.com AKIN GUMP STRAUSS HAUER & FELD LLP Philip C. Dublin (NY Bar No, 2959344) Abid Qureshi (NY Bar No. 2684637) One Bryant Park New York, New York 10036 (212) 872-1000 (Telephone) (212) 872-1002 (Facsimile) pdublin@akingump.com aqureshi@akingump.com Counsel for the First Lien Steering Committee

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RHODES ENTiTlES' MEI)IATlON SETTLEMENT PROPOSAL
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Releases for Rhodes Entities:

"the RJiodes Entities (as set fort on Attachment A) shall receive a full release ~r chapter 5 causes of actio,n with respect to transfers made by the Debtors. to , e Modes Entities during the 2 years prior to the Petition Date provided. t~at, such release shall only apply to transfers expressly set forth in the Debtors' statements offinancIal affairs as fied with the Bankrptcy Cour as

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Releases for Debtors' offcers,
ToO the extent peritted by applicable law, the Plan shall provide that, but for - i

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the Petition Date, and Paul Huygens shall receive a I

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Indemnification:

T~e Plan shall provide for one of the following: (i) those perormance bonds

gUaranteed by the Rhodes Entities in favor of we Debtors to be replaced on a re~ewal date by new performance bonds or, in the altemative, (ii) subject to

the Rhodes Entities being reasonably satisfed with the creditworthiness of th~ Reorganized Debtors, which shan be satisfied solely as of the Effective Date by th Cour finding that the Plan is feasible, the existig performance bopds guaranteed by lie Rhodes Entities and such guarantees to remain in
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place. The applicable Rhodes Entity's agreement to remain a guarntor under

th9 existing pefonnance bonds as such penormance bonds may be renewed


sball be at no cost to the Rhodes Enlties (including, but not limted to, the

payment of bond premiums). In the event the Reorganized Debtors fail to I


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pe,orm their obligations underlying such renewed perfomiance bonds after I

the! Effective Dale, the Reorganzed Debtors wil indemnify the Rhodes
Entites under such outstading performance bonds for damages incurred by

the! Rhodes Entities on account of their guarantee of such perfonnaiice bonds soiiy as a result of the Reorganizd Debtors' failure to perform such obJlgaiions subsequent to the Effective Date. The Reorganized Debtors shall
use~ commercially reasonable effort to replace all outstandig perfonnance

bo~ds backstopped by Rhdes Entities within 30 months of the Effective Dart_ The Bankptcy Cour shall retain jurisdiction to resolve any disputes
aris1ng out of !

this paragrph.

HOA Board Seals:

The Rhodes Entities shan ensure that de.~ignees identified by the Reorganied DeBton; shall replace the Rhodes Entities on any HOA Boards lat in any way are related to the Debtors, Reorganized Debtors or their businesses and
Dec)arant rights or the like shall be transferred to the Reorganized Debtors or their desgnee(s).
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Licensing:
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TheRhOdes Entities shan take commercially reasonable steps and/or enter into any agreement'\ or similar documeniation reasonably necessar to ensure
the .Reorganied Debtors' continued use of all of

the Debtors' applicable

pro~ssional license at no cost to the Rhodes Entities for a period of up to


twelwe months foJ1owing the Effective Date. Additionally, provided that the

paribs have executed this Mediation Settlement Term Sheet, Sagebrush


Entefprises, Inc. shall rescind by Septe~ber 25, 2009 ito. revocatio~ of its
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indemnity of

the Nevada Contractors' license held by Rhodes Design &

Dev~iODment Corporation to the extent such rescisson does not negatively

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ffect the general contractor's licemie held by Rhodes Design & Development

,laim on behalf of any and an claims shall be against to fie an administrative li0rporation provided that Sagebrush asserted entitled Sagebrush as a result of Sagebruh being the indemnitor thaI arose from and aftr the effectiveness of
Sagebrush's recission of

its indemnity through the Effective Date, provided

t the allowance of such adminisirative claim shall be subject 10 resolution

Uie Bankrptcy Court and/or such other court(s) of competent jurisdiction.


: e Reorganize Debtors shall indemnify Sagebrush for any and all claims
alserted againSt Sagebrush as a result of

Sagebrush being the indemntor that

arise from and after the Effective Date. Professional licenses include, but are

nbt limited to the Nevada State Contractor's Board license, and any other

jgs,nerai business or similar licenses inDebtors conduct business or own assets risdiction in which the Reorganized any county~ stale, municipality or other as of-the Effective Date. The Rhodes Entities shall use commercially r9asonable effort to maintain thrd party agreements with their rea estate btokers and sales agents.
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Rhodes Enttie.s' Claim

Treatment:

T? the extent allowed, the Rhodes Entities' Claims shall be treated in the same class as and treated pari passu with General Unseured Claims,
e~cluding Trade Claims. The First Lien Steerig Committee, any First Lien

~nder and/or the Reorganized Debtors shall have until sixty days following

th, Effective Date to object to the proofs of claim fied by the Rhodes Entities
in!the Debtors' chapter 1 i caes (provided, that, such objecton shall not seek
to fubordinate the Rhodes Entities Claim, if allowed). Neither the Litigation

T rpst nOT the Reorganized Debtors shall commence any litigation against the
R~odes: Entities until the Banptcy Court rules on the allowance of the

~odes Entities Claims set forth in such proofs of claim (for the avodance of

do bt, the First Lien Lenders are not bound by this provision). To the extent any statute of limitations to pursue any claims belonging to the Debtors ag4inst the Rhodes Entities would lapse, from executIon ofthis term sheet aml- prior to the Bankptcy Court' oS resolution of the allowance of the Rhodes Entities Clams, as set forth in fied proofs of claim, the Rhodes Entities shall be tleemed to have consented to a tolling of the applicable statute of iin~hations until sixty days following the Bankruptcy Court's ruling on the
allawance of

the Rhodes Entities Claims_

Tax Treatment:

Th~!lan shal be strctured in a tax efficient manner to the Rhodes Entities

to effectuate the benefits set fort in item 4 on Attachment C; provided) that


thef shall be no adverse impact on the Reorganized Debtors or the First Lien

Len;ders. The Rhodes Entities and the First Lien Steering Committee shall agre on the structure necessary to implement the tax treatmem on or before , Sep!ember 25, 2009.
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Effective Date:

ThelPlan Effective Date shall occur no earlier than Januar 4, 20 J 0_


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Rhodes Ranch Golf Course:

The1 term Rhodes Ranch Golf Course, as referred to herein, shall mean the
gOlf! course situated within the Rhodes Ranch master-plaoed community
laca ed in the southwestern Las Vegas valley.

Conditions Precedent to Effective

J. 1le Bankrptcy Court shall have authorized the assumption and rejection

Date:

of e~ecutory contracts and unexpired leases by me Debtors.


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2. the Confirmation Order shall have become a Final Order in fonu and
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substance acceptable to the First LieD Steering Committee. i


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3. The most current version of the Plan Sunnlement and all of the schedules,
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dbcuments. and exhibits contained therein shall have been Fled in form and slbstance acceptable to the First Lien Steering Committee.

4) The documents governing the New First Lien Notes, the Newco Charter,
tle Newco Bylaws and the Stockholders Agreement ghall be in fonn and S1bsiance acceptable to the First Lien Steering Committee.
5' The Confirmation Date shall have occurred,

6.\ The First Lien Steerig Committee shall have de.'tignated and replaced
eith existing Qualified Employee wiih a new Qualified Employee.
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7. The currnt debt outstanding on the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course shall be

refinanced on terms and conditions acceptable to Rhodes and the Firt Lien
Steering Committee.
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8. \ Copies of all Debtors) books and records shall have been delivered to the
iodes Entities at no cost to the Rhodes Entities. 9. \ The Arzona Asset.c: shall have been transferred to the Rhodes Entities (or

thair designee) free and clear of all liens and claims purnuant to section 363(f)

of the Banlptcy Code on the Effective Date provided, that the non-First
LiOD Lender/Second Lien Lender liens do Dot exceed $60,000.
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10.: The Debtors shall have assumed and assigned all executory contrct." and un~xpire leases related solely to the Arizona Assets to ie Rhodes Entities (orter designee), at no cost to Ute Debtors or the Reorganized Debtors. with
an. ure costs associated therwith to be borne by the Rhodes Entities
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11 J The Rhodes Entities and the First Lien Steering Committee shaH have ag~ on the strctue neces.~ry to implement the ta structure benefits set
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fo in Exhibit C.

12. The Rhodes Entities aDd Firt Lien Steering Commitlee shall have agreed
on ~e Golf Course Security Propert.

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13. ! The Rhodes Entities shall have ensured that designees identified by the Reorganized Debtors shall have replaced the Rhodes Entities on any HOA Boards that in any way are related to the Debtors1 Reorganized Debtors or
tbcit busineses and Declarant rights or the like shall be transferred to the Reorganized Debtors or their designce(s)

14. The Rhodes Entities shall have performed all of their obligations. under the Plan including, without limitation, depositing $3.5 millon in Cash.i an the First Lien Steerig acco~nl designat~d by the Debtors, with the consent of

Conimittee and trnsfering the equity in the entity that own the Rhodes Ran~h Golf Cours and related contracts and assets to the Reorganized Debtors pursuant to the terms of a stock transfer agreement in ronn and
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,substance acceptable to the Rhodes Entities and the First Lien Stecrng

Committee,

15. j All other customary Conditions Precdent to the Effective Date as deteirined by and acceptable to the Fjrst Lien Steeg Committee, in its sole
dio;crftion.
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Waiver of Conditions Precedent

The tirst Lien Steering Committee may waive any of the conditions to the
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to the Effective Date
Effective Date at any iime. without any notce to partes in interest and

without any further notice 0 or action, order, or approval of the Bankrptcy Curt, and without any formal action other than proceeding to confirm or

cnsunuate the Plan; provided, that the Firt Lien Steerig Committee wil
nOt waive the conditions precedent in items 6 through 12 above if the Rhodes

Entities shall have complied with all of their obligations hereunder and in the
lJ;an by the Effective Date (or such earlier date specifically set forth herin).

In! the event the Rhodes Entities fail to comply with any of their obligations
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heireunder or under the Plan by the Effective Dale and fail to cure such

al(eged breach wilhin ten (10) days' written notice to the Rhodes Entities, then the First Lien Steering Committee shaH be entitled to fie a moton on at
idst seven (7 days notice to (i) determine that a breach has occured (except

tht the failure of the paries to agree on the refinancing of the Rhodes Ranch

Gqlf Coure solely as a result of the Firt Lien Steering Committee acting unreasonably or in bad faith shall not be deemed a failure of the Rhodes
Eqtities to comply with their obligations hereunder or under the Plan), and the ~odes Entities reerve lheIr right to object to such motion; (ii) modifY tlie Phln to remove any provisions hereof that were included for the benefit of the

~ode.'" Entities; and (ii) consummate the Plan, as modified. Upon entr of an Orde of the Bankptcy Court finding a breach by the Rhodes Entities and
auioriing the modifications to the Plan to remove any provisions that were

i included for the beefit of the Rhodes Entities, the First Lien Steering shall
be ~uthorized to make such modifications and consummate the Plan.
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Modifcation 4)f the Plan

Th First Lien Steering Committee shall not modify materially the tenns of
the! Plan without tiie prior consent of the parties to this tenn sheet so long as

their obligations hereunder and under suc~ parties have complied with all of theiPlan by Januar 4, 2010 (or such other date specifically set fort herein).
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Plan Support:

Th~ Debtors and Rhodes Entities shaH only support a plan of reorganization

file? by th First Lien Steering Conujttee containig all of the provisions of


ths Mediation Settlement Tenn Sheet and consistent with the Plan to wbich

this! tenn sbeet is an exhibt and wiB not file a competing plan of
reoimanization or support any other plan of reorganization filed in the

Deqtors' chapter 11 cases.


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Golf Course Transfer:

On ~he Effective Date. the applicable Rhodes Entities shall transfer their
equity interests in the entity that own the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course to the

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Reo~ganized Debtors (together with any equipment, golf cart... contrcts or other assets determined by the first Lien Steerig Committee to be necessary Cours) pursuant to the tens of a the Rhodes Ranch Golf for te operation of
stoc transfer agreement in form and substance acceptable to the First Len

SteeTing Committee and Rhodes, subject to any outstanding debt on the

Rhodes Ranch GoJfCourse. The stock transfer agreement shaH contain


reprtsentations by the Rhodes Entities that the entity that owns the Rhodes

Ran6h Golf Course docs not have any liabilities other than ordinary course Course and indemnification liabi)ities related to the Rhodes Rach Golf
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pro\(isions in favor of the Reorganzed Debtors by the Rhodes Entities for any

non-brdinar course liabilities. In addition, prior to the deadlne for fiing


objetons to the Disclosure Statement. the Rhodes Entities shall provide the
FirsiLien Steering Committee with a list of all liabilities of the entity that

own$ the Rhodes Rach Golf Course. a lien analysis and copies of an Cours and to which the entity cont~acts related to the Rhodes Ranch Golf
that ~wns we Rhodes Ranch Golf Course is a pary. each of which mu.'ll be acce~lable to the First Len Steering Commttee.
The 4xistinp" debt outstandinp on tlie Rhodes Ranch GoJfCourse shall be

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r~financed on or before the Effective Date, for a period orno less than twelve (~2) month from the Effective Date, on terms and conditions acceptable to
~odes and the First Lien Steering Committee. The parties wiH work together ii good faith to refinance the existing debt. The Reorganized Debtors shan

pay the resonable costs and expenses associated with the refinancing;
plovided. that the tenns of such refinancing are acceptable to the First Lien Steering Committee. The First Lien Steering Committee acknowledges that th loan documentation may provide 1at, upon the transfer of the Rhodes
R~nch Golf Course to the Reorganize Debtois on the Effective Date, aqdilionaJ collateral from the Reorganized Debtors may be required. The i R.odes Entities shall transfer to the Reorgalzed Debtors on the Effective
I Ol:bt any contrcts related to the operation of and revenue generated by c~l1 towers located on the property of

any the Rhodes Ranch GolfCowse. !'ny fuhds received after July 31, 2009 from the i.. Vegas Valley Water District
orlother similar entity as an incentive for converting the golf course from a gr~en coure to a desert course shaJl be used for operating expenses asSociated with the Rhodes Ranch Golf Coure, with any excess to become
pr~pert of the Reorganized Debtors on the Effective Date.
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Rhodes and/or his designee shall have the absolute right to repurchase the
~odes Ranch Golf Course from the Reorganzed Debtors at eight (8) years from the Effective Date for $5.9 millon in cash. The Reorganzed Debtors

m~y require Rhodes to purchase the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course any lime beIWeen four (4) and eight (8) years from the Effective Date for $5_9 milion in ash provided that the Reorganized Debtors shall provide Rhodes with at Jeast one year advance notice of its intent to sell the Rhodes Ranch Golf
Co~rse back to Rhodes. Such transfer shall occur on the applicable aiirpversary date of the Effective Date. For the avoidance of doubt, if the

Recprganized Debtors put the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course to Rhodes in


accprdace with the terms hereof and Rhodes fails to comply with his

obllgation to purchase the Rhodes Ranch GolrCourel Rhodes shall be deefted to have forfeited his option to purchase the Rhodes Rach Golf
Co~rse_
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On the Effective Date, Rhodes~s obligations to comply with the repurchase


shaD be secured by either (i) $500,000 in ca in an escrow account or (ii)

propert worth at least $2 milion (the HGolfCourse Security Proper"), with the jvalue of such property to be agred to by Rhodes and the Frst Lien Ste~ring Committee or otherwise valued by an independent third party

app~aIsa finn acceptable to both Rhode and the First Lien Steering
Con)mjttee (except Cushman Wakefield). In the event that Rhodes does not meet the repurchase request. provided that the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course is in tlie stadard condition (defined below), then the Reorganized Debtors shall be ~titJed to liquidated damages in the fonn of security pledged (i.e., the
$500,000 or the Golf I

Course Security Property)_

So ibng as Rhodes has nol defaulted on his obligation to repurchase the Rlo~es Ranch Golf Course, Rhodes shaH have the absolute and sole
disctetion 10 repJace U1e Golf Coure Security Propery with $500,000 in cash

oil 30 days wnuen notice to tbe Reorganized Debtors. Upon deposit of the
$5001,000 in cash, the Golf Course Security Property shall be released to

Rho4es or his designee. Noiwithstanding anythig to the contrar contained

herein. if the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course is not maintained with substantially the s4ine perfoffiance and rating criteria at the time of the repurchase request as v4rified by an independent third par rating agency as it was on th EffecJive Date ("Standard Condition"), James Rhodes can (i) require the

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Rleorganized Debtors to cure any conditions to return the Rhodes Ranch Golf

~ure to its Standard Condition (provided, that the cost of such cure does n t exceed $500,000), or (ii) choose not to purchase the Rhodes Ranch Golf
Cpurse. Upon either the repurchase of the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course or ihe

"'itten decison to not repurchase the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course (in
aqcordance with the precedmg sentence). me Golf Course Security Propert 0\ the $500,000 Cash (if not applied to the repurchase of the Rhodes Ranch Gflf Course) shall be returned to Rhodes within 30 days.
Or the Effective Date, the Reorganized Debtors shall record a memorandum
of agreement against the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course to evidence the above.
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Golf Course Audit:

Di\ring the period from September I, 2009 through September 23, 2009. the R.odes Entities shall provide access Lo lhe First Lien Steering Committee or its! designee to undertake a financial and operational audit of the Rhodes R~nch Golf Course. The results of such audit must be acceptable to the First Litn Steering Committee in its sole discretion and evidence, among other thigS~ that (he financial pedonnance of the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course is

su ficient to pay operating expenses and service the debt on the Rhodes
RarCh Golf Course without the need for additional liquidity.

Cash Payment;
Ari7.ona:

Th~ Rhodes Entities shall make a cash payment to the Reorganized Debtors of$3.5 milion in cash on the Effective Date.
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On\the Effective Date, puruant to an asset transfer agreement in form and su~stance acceptable to the First Lien Steering Committee and the Rhodes Entities, the Debtors shan transfer Pravada and the other Arizona assets set
forf on Attchment D hereto, pIns the Golden Val1y Ranch tradename to

thelRJodes Entities free and clear of aUllens. claims and encumbrances


,

r pur~uant to section 363(1) of the Banptcy Code; provided, that the non-

tbaa such assets shall not include assets owned by Pinnacle Grading located in I FirS! IJen Lender/Second Lien Lender liens do not exceed $60,000; provided Ariiona and related contracts asociated with the assets.. Debtors shaH
proirde James Rhodes notice of any proposed sale of the Pinnacle as...ets, and Jarres Rhodes shall be grated a right to bid on the sale of such assets within
i 0 4ays of such notice. Rhodes Entities shall permt storage of Pinnacle

Grafting equipment at current locations at no cost to the Reorganized Debtors

for ~ periOd through six months foHowing the Effective Date.


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All bxecutory contracts and unexpired leases associated solely with Arzona shall be assumed and assigned to the Rhodes Entities (or their designee), at
no ~ost to ie Debtors or the Reorganized Debtors and aU cure costs

assobated therewith shall be borne by the Rhodes Entities.


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lin Filng:

The Debiors, the Rhodes Entities, the Firt Lien Steering Committee. the First Lie~ Agent, the Second Lien Agent and the Creditors Committee shall agree not to fie a plan of reorganization until the earlier of (i) the date the pariies agre~ on the lerms of a plan of reorganiztion (and accompanying disclosure statep,ent) or (ii) September 25, 2009.
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' ._=agred upon budget, though Januar 11, 2010.

Cash CoDateral:

The First Lien Steering Committee, Firt Lien Agent and Second Lien Agent wil Kgree to the continued use of cash collateral on exisLng terms and subject
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j Trdem9rks Rnd Trode N~mes
'\yi1n the earHer ofibiny (30) days following: () upon completion orthe i.uildoui of all of IlieReorgnnizcd DebtorS? homebuilding asS,Cls and
iiyen!ory-(icgardlc$;$ of when :l!Jclnlsscts and inventory were acquired), or (i~) l?~lk sale"of'tlie remaining ;nvenlory ofth.Rcrgtlnized Debtors. 1C '~orgCtnit;d Debtors ;;hnll tmii.tfer fo JafJe.i:Rhtdc... (or his de~ignc)lh
trdeniarks and trdcnamcs set runh on

Auadmient E.

Trade Claims Aniilysi,s


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,,~U agrec:, prior to the hearing 011 the

The Finn Lien Steering Committee; the -Debtois and the Creditors Committe Disclmmre Sticmcnt, (i) which fied or !!qhedu1ed c1aiii1:s:shnll be c1;iificd a1i Trade Clajmsand (ii) on a.prCKdure

fot,th~,rcc.oncmatioJ) uf1'ridc Clajni~ rOhepnics arc Unahle to agr on ()


o((ii)a.vc in a.dvnce of

the DisclosurStat,ennt hci.ngi1he BMkptcy

Ciun shall resolYt any disputCS11l tlic'OisclosureSlalement hearing.

I ""~~a..,,.,
I Holtlers of AUo:wed Trade Cll1lrS
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TIie Reorganized Dcbtorsshall'no\ seekio avoid prcpetition trnsfei'to ._h~ldcts nfnllowd Trade Claims under BaDkruplcy Code section S~-7 to the exien.t ihe reslting claim from the avoidaiiccof'$uh.ca profeicniialtramfer

WiJld likewis be an allowed Tradc'Cla'm.. .

hi:thoevcni"thc-Siiinlcy Engineeng: Liiigitionjstcsolv~d 'either by judgment or~~~i:mtnt in a manner'favorable to th Reorgnm:i.e Debtors -and s~h

I Stnole)' Englnoerlrig
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r~~Qluiion doC$ nol provide for iish considertuion 10 be T~~jved by the

R~rgnized Debtoni and Second Liei Lenders.. tbe Reorgnnv.e Debtors-an~ tlt! S~nd U~nAgen( sliall engage "good faith'n~.gotiations lo'ensure thai
i~'Secoud Lien lenderS reivc co:~idcrtion eauh:lent to 50% of the net

vlllue of such .reilution nod to -determine .ihetiming, of paymerl o(atty:such

coisiderntion;. lntbe eyem the .Reotgnizd Debtors _ithe S,econd Lien


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Agent arc uru~ic toagrc on lIiC.8J1lOuni or foin,or~iich-considenltion,'lhc .plit~s willsubi-nii the maIler to binding nrblition with th~ costs thcrofto_ _iie split evenly among-the Rcorgani1.ed Dtb.lors:ttnd thc"Secorid-L~n Agci:i (.w(tli the ~osts'of-tbe Second liCt Agem _to t)_e:~imbwsd from ibe .
comdcrationto be dstdbiucd .to the Scood l~ieJ) Lenders n)lcCOUTl f ihe

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StnIloy:EnRnering Lii~a(jori)
Dalc-d: September 2S~ 2009
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Y. ~ "-ll"V.A: ' . ___~__ N -4~;"lJi~vilrlf/l...JL. it ft t(? Title:


,Coi-nsd io the-!''r.i Lie/I S(~.eri1rg'C9l1mlilrt'(.'i 11'/11,

l1rllmil)'fro11 el.lch ofihl! mt:1lbersllif?rp,f

,~PPROVED
By; Namc; Tide: '("'l/Jse11O Wells Fargo. N.A~, as Agcmfor'.iJw Sei:imi
Licn Leni/i!r.! .

APPROVED
Nwne: Title:

lly:____

COHw;el mtlu.' O.uiCial Commiu(!e of Uml:CU1'i.'dOwliors

;:PROVD % l
-.Na; . J c~ M.RhQdes' .
Title .l, sidesii

Al)PROVED
By;

Niiiic: es M. Rliods

'h.~

Tiile B e...ideni
Debi 'sl1nd-Dl.)!Jtors.jn.Po.'esion

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Trademarks and Trade Names

Withn the ealier of thy (30) days followli:

binldoui of all of th Rerg Debtors' hoinbuildli asts an


iivcnry (regarless of when sncb ostsand iiventory were acq),or

(i) upn completon of

th

Roized Debtors shall trfer 10 JiiRldes (or his degnee) the


irdar andirdenames set fort on Altclt E.

(ii) bulk sae of the remaining inventory of th .Reorgan DeblOrs, th

Trade Claims Ansly8

will

FilSt Lien Steng.Commit~e, the Dltor an the Credito ConiiUee agre, prior to the heng on the Disciosue Sta~enl; (i)wlch filed or schedied claim shan be classified as Ti:'Cla and () on a procere
The

for threuciliation ofTi: Cl. If th panes ar Wible to age on (i)

or() bove in advance of the Diselosure Stawient~ th Bantcy


Cour shall reolve any disputes al theDisclos Statement li.

lIolders. of

Preforenae Claims Against Alowed Trade Claims

Tb Reorganed Debtors shall not$0toaVQidpreptition trfi to


iildlT of

allowed Trsde Clais iideB:aoknipicCode setion 547 to lhe

. exteiitb re\tig claim from the avoidaci ohuch a prfetl iisfer

Stanley Engineerig
.

would likeise be an allowed Trae Cli hitheevent.i1i Staey Engieerig Liiigaton is .resolved eitlerby judgnl
.or.'seeii in a iRerfavorable to th Ileorganed Deblorsad mch
relntiondoe. nitprovide for Ciih coide:tionto bei:ve by the

Reorgan Debtors im .Send Lien Lel, ile Reorgan Debtors and


the Secnd UenAgent shall engage ingQOd fath negotitions to eltii thi
thSeoond Uen 4Dder reive cosidetion eq\!leil to 50% of

th net

value of such reSlution and 10 determin tl1lg of paymen fany such


condelion Ji tle eVent ile ReorganzepebtolS ana

the SecondLien

Aerit are \Ub1e"to agr on the amunt or fOni ofsucb.- co~idertion,;th

partieS willsubIii the mattr to binin aritrtioiiwi th cOS _fio be split evenly among the Reorg Debfu an th Sec Lien Agen
(with the costs of the Secon Lien. Agent to coiiiderti to be disbuted to the Sec

be Ilimbu frm the


Lien Lendor on

acunt of the

Datoo: Selember 25;.2009


APPROVED
By: Name:
T~e:

Staiev.EnJtnce~ Liti~tcII. .

Counsel to the FIr~t Lie'l S(eGr/'g :Dmmittee~ with

authority from eoeli of/he member. thereof

APPROVED

Nain: J.

By:

Ti~e: ~yV
Counl

By: Name;

to WelisPargo,N.A" os Agenfor ile Second

Title: Coun.el to the Offial Commitee of


Unsecured Credltor

Lien Lenders

APPROVED
By: Name: James.M. Rhodes

APPRVED
By:
Name: James M. Rlio
Title: Presdent.

Title: Prsidcnt
Th Rhodes Enties

Debtors tu,d Debiors.;in.:Po~fQn-

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Trademarks aDd Trade Name,

Wtl 111e eaer of lhirt (30) day following: (i) upon completon of1he
pFidout of aU of

the Reorganze Debto' homcbldig a.~ and

inventory (rerdles ofwben such nsselS an inventor were acquired), or


(~) bulk Sale orthe remainng inventory of th Rergani.zed Detors, le

Rfrgaize DebtorS 5h11 trfer to Jam Rhod (or his des~iee) th trrdein Dd treiames set fort on Attchmen E,
Trade Claims Anaysis

Th First L,en Steerin Committee, th Debtors an(i the Creditors Coriiuee wl agr, prior ki Uie heag on the Disclos StateeIL () which filed or
sceduled clas shall be clased as Trade Clais and'(ii) on a procedure
flt the reconcilation of Trae Clams. If

the pares ar unble to agr on (i)


hear, the BanJcptcy

o.() above in advace oflhe Disclosur Statement

C?urshall relve any disputes at the Disclosure Stateent hearg.


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Preferenc~ Clais Against

The ReOrgnize DebLoIS shall not seek ro avoid prcpttion trnsfer to


hqlde. of allowe Trade Claim under Bantcy

Holders of AUOlVt'd Trade Claims

Code seon 547 to tbt

CXteDt the resltig claim from the avoidace of such a preferal trsfer

wuld likewise be an allowed Trae Claim

Stanley Engieering

In,~hc evt the Staey Enginee Litigation is resolvd either by judgment

or~ettle'met in a maer favorable 10 th Reorganiz De and such


rdoiution doe not provide for Cash considertion'to be,recive"by th
Re6rganize Debtors an Second Lien Lede. lh Reorgaize Debtors an
th Se:nd lien Agent shal engage in goo faith negonatins to ei tht

thJ, Se.eod Lien Lender recive considertionequ~ to 50% of1h 'O"et

value of su:eh reslution aDd to detein th tiing ofpay,en of any such


co~ideralion. In the event ~ Reorgan Debtors and ,th Seond Lien
A&ctare wiabc to agree on the amout or form of ~cl coderation th

p~ wil subm ~e i:Elttf: to ti.ang arbittion with the osts thereo ro be $plit Vly amng th Rerganized Debtors an the Sec Lien Agent

(wl the costs ofihe Secnd Lien AgeOl to be ~nibur frm th ~~~ertion to be distributd to the Secnd Lien L:ndm on accunt oftbe S cv Enginring Uligaiion)
.Dated Senteniber 25. 2009

~PPIlOV!:f//L?..~ !

~J . -: - .,.i Vr; \
Tite:' qA.. ilc~(id.q+o'"J l~ 4 fil :
CoulJselio he i-irst Lien Steering Committee, with aut/lOri!)' from each of the members theregf

V'~~~ l

APPROVED
By:

Na'e:

Title:
Lien I.enders :
The

AP~~By:
APROVED
By: _

Name: ::--~ i;llll ?..o"l~ 1i1e:~_""Ib.. """ Counsel to ihe Official ComiiJee IJI UnsecunuJ Creditors

COU1se! to Wells Fargo. N.A., asAgenlforjheSecond

APPROVED
By: Name: James M. Rhodes
Title: President

Name: James M. Rhodes

Title: Prdent
Deb/ars an Debiors'-in-Pos~e.siol'

Rlodes Enii,ies

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ATllACHMENT A - RHODES ENTITlES
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James M. RJiodes

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Glynda Rhodes

John Rhodes
James M. Rhodes Dyna8ty Trut r

James M. Rhodes Dyna.'ty Trust II


i i JMR Children's Irrevocable Educational lIiust ,

Truckee Springs Holdings, Inc.

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Sedora Holdings LLC

Gypswn Resources, LLC


Tulare Springs Holdings, Inc.

Escalante-Zion Investments. LLC


llH Trust

Harony Homes, liC


T ock, LP
Tapemeasure, LP

Joshua Choya, LLC


American Land Management, LLC

South Dakota Conservancy. LLC

Meridiau Land Company, LLC


Yucca Lad Company, LLC
Sagebrush Enterprises, Inc.

Rhodes Ranch, LLC


Westward Crossing, LLC

Pinacle Equipment Rental, LLC


Desert Communities, IDC.

Spirit Underground, LLC

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Tropicana Durango Investments,

Inc.

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Tropicana Durango, Ltd. I

Dirt Investments, LLC I

Underground T echnologics, LLC I


South Dakota Aggregate and Engineeri+, LLC

Jerico Trust
Canberra Holdings, LLC

Freedom Underground, LLC I


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Custom Quality Homes, LLC


!

Rhodes Ranch Golf,lnc.


lD Interior Design, LLC

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ATTACHMENT B

t. The foIlowng distributions teTe made and permitted pursuant to terms of Credit Agreement:

Date
4ii 7/2007

Amount i
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Distribution Comments
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$\2,705
$, 07,295
$ti6,939
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Hentage -? Sedora

4/17/2007
5/412007
f-5i42007

Heritage -? Sagebrush
Hentage -? Sedor.

$?43,06 i
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Hentage -? Sagebrush

TOTAL

$),750,000

2. Trasactions with Spint UndJrground and Freedom Underground (as set fort below):
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! ATIACHMENTC
1. The lenders would form a new Jitity (UNewco'j. Newco would be either a corporation OT a limited

liability company. The First Lien loans J,ould be deemed contbuted to Newco.
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2. Newco would purchas all Oflht interesls in Heritage fim its members for $10.00.
3. Revenue Ruling 99-6 provides t~1 on a sale of all of

the interests of a parerhip for tax puroses (which

would nclude a limited liabilty company), the sellers are treate as sellng 4'parersbip interests". On the other
hand, the buyer is deemed to be buying tle assets of the partnership. As a resull., from the Heritage members' perspective they would be treate as sell~g an of the interests in Heritage. Newco would be treated for federal

income tax purposes as purchasing the 99% partership interesls in each of the limited parerhips held by Heritage
and the 1 % partership interest held bY~Ckee Springs. Furter, asi;urning that the general partner of ea of the

limited parerships in turn sens its gener I parership interests to Newco. Newco would be deemed to have owned
the real estate owned by the liited pa cships (since each of

the parerships would have terminated for federal

income la purposes). At that point New 0 would own all oftbe real estate.
~. ... For fed~ral income tax purpses.

leach Heri~ge member w.ould h~ve liabilities of Rentage allocable to such mt1ber (which the trsaction reheves a gain equalof) minus the member's the member to th ~xcess of the .
ta basis in its Heritage interet. This gairt would be treated as long-term capita gain (except to the extent Heritage
holds, directly or indirectly, assets subject !to Section 751 of i 5. Therefore, contemporaeous WjtJ or subsequent to Newco's purchase of interess, The Rhodes Companies, LLC - 1e general parner of each of

the Code, generally inventory or receivables arising

from the sale of inventory). i

the Heritage membership


Tick, LP; Glynda, LP; Jackkife, LP; LP;

Batcave, LP; Overflow, LP; Wallboard, L~; and Chalkline, LP, - shall selI its genel parership interests in such entities to Newco for $1.00. AlternativelYi the membership interest in The Rhodes Companie.c;, LLC may be acquired from its sole member - Sagebn Enterprises. Inc. - in consideration for releae of its obligations under

the First Lien Lender Claims. !

after the Effective Date. !

6. Newco's members may agree to ~ntinue Newco as an LLC, fie a check the box election effective the day after the Effective Date to treat Newco as ~ corpration for ta puroses. or convert inlo a corporation as of the day

7. The holders of the Heritage memBership interests and Newco win report the sale and purchase of the

Heritage membership interests in accordan~e with Revenue Ruling 99~6, 1999. i CB 432,
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IATT ACHMENT D - ARIZONA


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1825 S AZTEC

RHODES ARIZONA PROPERTIES LC RHODES ARIZONA PROPERTIES LC


RHODES ARIZONA PROPERTIES LiC RHODES ARIZONA PROPERTIES LiC
RHODES ARIZONA PROPERTIES ~LC RHODES ARIZONA PROPERTIES ~LC

306-24-115 306-24-116 306-63-017

20.25 RD 20.24 1807 AZEC RD 7.35 4536 W DORA DR

Model Home
Model Home

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306-63-018
306-42-008A
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6.83
19.92

4528 W DORA DR 1156 S AZTEC RD

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114.59
RD

Total Acreage

Inside Pravada
Pravada and all parts of Pravada 'yin6 within Sections 2, 3, 4, 9 and 10, all in Township 20 North, Range 18 West of the Gila and Salt River Base and Meridian, Mohave County, Arizona and within the follOWing APN

numbers: I

Partially

Rhodes Arizona Pro ertes


Rhodes Arizona Pro erties

215-1-116
215-01-113

Graded
Partially

Graded
Partially

Rhodes Arizona Pro rties Rhodes Arizona Pro rties

215-1-114
215-01-111

Graded
Partially

Graded

Total Acreage 1,306:!

Arizona ersonal Property


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HPNX6125 HPNX9600

CND5403L Y CNF6071GBR

Printers HPlaser Jet 4250


HPLaser Jet 4101

HPLaser Jel.41 00
HPLaser Jet 1320 HP color Laser Jet 2600 HP color Laser Jet 2804 HP color Laser Jet 5550

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JPBG532058 JPDC4D2072
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Dell Power Edge Server 2850
HP Design Jet

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4 calculators i
14 telephone owned by Rhodes !

10 Battery Surge boxes and 10 powef strips 11 -computer monitors 20" flat scree~

Offce Furniture I
2 - 5 drawer 63 x 18
1 - 3 drawer 36 x 20 7 - 4 drawer 18 x 48 2 - 4 drawer 20 x 48

2 - drafting tables I
3 - work tables with open shelves for ~Ians

12 - file cabinets !

4 - 4 shelf bookcases: (2) metal (2) w90d

2 - 3 shelf wood bookcases 1i

1 - hanging file for plans I


11-desks: (1) metal (10)

1 - metal storage cabinet, 2-door, 4 s~elves 2- wooden storage cabinets 2-door, 1 ~helf

12 - desk chairs :
12 - guest chairs 5 - stacking chairs 1 - 4 x 6 rotating white board 1 - garbage can

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3 - 6 foollables
2 - melal sforage shelves- dimensiobs S'h x 3'w x 18.S"d 2 - plastic storage shelves- dimenlbns 6'h x 3'W x 18" d
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To be provided by Plan Supplement: ate but shall include, bul nol


limited to all development agreements and subcontractor

be iI agreements
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Executa. Contracts and Unex ired Leases

Trademarks and Tradenames


Rhodes Arizona Properties Rhodes Anzona Golden Valley Ranch

Pravada

All architectural and engineering dra'Yings, plus work product associated with Pravada and Golden Valley Ranph.

Intaniiibles I

All agreements with municipalities anti utillies with respect 10 Pravada and Golden Valley Ranch. ,
Arizona general contractots license. \

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EXHIBIT 2

EXHIBIT 2

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EXHIBIT 2
Summary of

Terms and Conditions ("Term Sheet'') for

$50 Milon New First Lien Notes ("New First Lien Notes")
TERMS

Borrowers:

Newco, Heritage Land Company, LLC; The Rhodes Companies, LLC; Rhodes Ranch General Partnership; Tick, LP; Glynda, LP; Chalkline, LP; Batcave, LP; Jackknife, LP; Wallboard, LP; Overfow, LP; Rhodes Ranch Golf and Country

Club; Tuscany Acquisitions, LLC; Tuscany Acquisitions II, LLC; Tuscany Acquisitions II, LLC; Tuscany Acquisitions IV, LLC; Parcel 20 LLC; Rhodes Design and Development Corp.; C&J Holdings, Inc.; Rhodes Realty, Inc.; Jarupa LLC; Elkhorn Investments, Inc.; Rhodes Homes Arzona, LLC; Rhodes Arizona Properties, LLC; Tribes Holdings LLC; Six Feathers Holdings, LLC; Elkhorn
Parners, A Nevada Limited Partnership; Bravo Inc.; Gung-Ho Concrete, LLC;
Geronimo Plumbing, LLC; Apache Framing, LLC; Tuscany Golf Countr Club,
plan of

LLC; and Pinnacle Grading, LLC, each as may be reorganized pursuant to a joint reorganization to be proposed by the First Lien Steerig Committee.

New First Lien Notes:

$50 milion in first lien secured notes. Once repaid, the New First Lien Notes
may not be reborrowed.
the Borrowers.

Guarantors:
Agent:

All of

To be determined ("Agent").

Lenders:

The lenders ("Lenders") under the first lien Credit Agreement dated as of November 21, 2005 (as may have been amended from time to time) among
Heritage Land Company, LLC, The Rhodes Companies, LLC, and Rhodes Ranch
General Parnership, as the Borrowers, the Lenders Listed Therein as Lenders,

and Credit Suisse, Cayman Islands Branch, as Administrative Agent, Collateral

Agent, Syndication Agent, Sole Bookrner and Sole Lead Arranger, and the other loan documents (as defined in the First Lien Credit Agreement) (as may
have been amended from time to time, the "Existing Credit Facilty").
Maturity Date:
The date that is the sixth aniversar of

the Effective Date ("Maturity Date").

Purpose:
Security:

To refinance a portion of the Existing Credit Facility and satisfy a portion of the Lenders' claims under the Existing Credit Facility.

The New First Lien Notes and all guarantees thereof wil be secured by first
priority perfected liens on substantially all existing and after acquired property of
the Borrowers.

Interest Rate:

"Cash Pav Rate": LIBOR plus 2.00% per annum; or

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"PIK Rate"; LIBOR plus 5.00% per annum.

Interest Payments:

Interest on the New First Lien Notes shall be payable in Cash quarterly in aJTears
at the Cash pay rate of LIB

OR +2%; provided that if the average of the

Reorganized Debtors' unrestricted consolidated Cash as of the last day of each of the two immediately preceding consecutive quarters is less than $15 milion or if
the unrestrcted consolidated Cash as of the last day of the immediately preceding

quarer is Jess than $ 15 mi\1on (collectively, the "Cash Interest Threshold"), then the Reorganized Debtors shall have the option to capitalize the amount of interest
due in excess of LIB

OR for the immediately preceding quarter, with such

capitalized interest to be capitalized on such interest payment date, and all such capitalized interest shall be due on the next interest payment date to the extent the Cash Interest Threshold is met after giving effect to the payment of interest and capitalized interest or as the Reorganized Debtors otherwise elect. All capitalized interest not previously paid shall be paid on the Maturity Date. LIBOR shall be subject to a cap of 2%.

Mandatory Prepayments:

Mandatory prepayments of

principal shall be made by the Reorganized Debtors if

the average of the Reorganized Debtors' unrestricted consolidated Cash as of the

last day of each of the two immediately preceding consecutive quarers is greater than $15 mi\1on or if the unrestrcted consolidated Cash as of the last day of the immediately preceding quarer is greater than $15 million, in each case, after the payment of interest due on the New First Lien Notes.

Covenants:

Customar affrmative and negative covenants for facilities of

this type, including

but not limited to financial covenants and covenants limiting other indebtedness,

off-balance sheet financing, liens, investments, guaranties, restricted junior


payments (dividends, redemptions, and payments on subordinated debt), mergers and acquisitions, sales of assets, capital expenditures, transactions with affliates and conduct of business, subject to exceptions and baskets to be mutually agreed
by the paries.

Senior Revolving

Loan and Letter of


Credit Facilty:

The New First Lien Notes shall contain provisions permitting the Borrowers to incur up to $10 million in secured indebtedness senior to the New First Lien
Notes in the form of a working capital revolving loan and letter of credit facility,

subject to the satisfaction of the terms and conditions set forth in the New First Lien Notes Documentation.
Events of Default:
Customary for cilities of this type, including but not limited to failure to make
payments when due, defaults under other agreeents or instrments of

indebtedness, noncompliance with covenants, breaches of representations and

waranties, bankrptcy, judgments, invalidity of guaranties, impairment of


security interests, and change of ownership.

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Other Terms:

The New First lien Notes shaH include without limitation a default rate of

interest,

optional, increased costs or reduced returns, conditions precedent to closing, representations and waranties, assignments/participations, amendment, waiver, this type. and required lender provisions, in each case, customary for facilities of

Documentation:

The New First Lien Notes Documentation shaH be in form and substance
acceptable to the First Lien Steering Committee.

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EXHIBIT D

Going Concern Analysis

The First lien Steering Committee believes that the Plan meets the feasibilty requirement set forth in section 1129(a)(11) of the Bankruptcy Code, as confirmation is not likely to be followed by liquidation or the need for further financial reorganization of the Debtors or any successor under the Plan. In connection with the development of the Plan and for the purposes of determining whether the Plan satisfies this feasibility standard, the First lien Steering Committee analyzed the Debtors' abilty to
satisfy their financial obligations while maintaining sufficient liquidity and capital resources. The First

lien Steering Committee, through its financial advisor, Winchester Carlisle Partners ("WCP"), and its
valuation consultant, Robert Charles lesser & Company ("RClCO"), developed a business plan and

prepared financial projections (the "Proiections") for the fiscal years 2010 to 2014 (the "Proiection
Period"). The Going Concern Analysis relies principally upon the application of the discounted cash flow

methodology (as further explained below), to arrive at a total enterprise value range of the Reorganized Debtors as of January 1, 2010, of $89.2 millon to $111.5 milion.

The Debtors do not, as a matter of course, publish their business plans or strategies, projections or
anticipated financial position. Accordingly, the First lien Steering Committee does not anticipate that the Debtors will, and disclaims any obligation to, furnish updated business plans or projections to Holders of Claims or other parties in interest after the Confirmation Date, or to include such information

in documents required to be filed with any governmental or regulatory entity or otherwise make such information public.

In connection with the development of the Plan, the Projections were prepared by the First lien Steering Committee to present the anticipated impact of the Plan. The Projections assume that the Plan will be implemented in accordance with its stated terms. The Projections are based on forecasts of key
economic variables and may be significantly impacted by, among other factors, changes in the

competitive environment, regulatory changes and/or a variety of other factors, including those factors
listed in the Plan and Disclosure Statement. Accordingly, the estimates and assumptions underlying the Projections are inherently uncertain and are subject to significant business, economic and competitive uncertainties. Therefore, such Projections, estimates and assumptions are not necessarily indicative of current values or future performance, which may be significantly less or more favorable than set forth herein. The Projections included herein were prepared in September 2009. The First lien Steering Committee and its professionals are unaware of any circumstances as of the date of this Disclosure

Statement that would require the re-forecasting of the Projections due to a material change in the
Debtors' prospects.

The Projections consist of the following unaudited pro forma financial statements: a balance sheet (the "Opening Balance Sheet") projected as of an assumed Effective Date of January I, 2010; a projected balance sheet (the "Balance Sheet") as of each year end from December 31, 2010 through December 31, 2014; a projected income statement (the "Income Statement") for January 1, 2010 through December 31,2014; and a projected cash flow statement (the "Cash Flow Statement") for January 1, 2010 through

December 31, 2014. The Projections should be read in conjunction with the significant assumptions and qualifications set forth in the notes below, and elsewhere in the Disclosure Statement, which comprise
an integral part of the Projections and should be referenced in connection with any review of the

Projections.

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THE FIRST LIEN STEERING COMMITTEE PREPARED THE PROJECTIONS WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF ITS PROFESSIONALS. THE FIRST LIEN STEERING COMMITTEE DID NOT PREPARE SUCH PROJECTIONS TO COMPLY, OR ALLOW THE DEBTORS TO COMPLY, WITH THE GUIDELINES FOR PROSPECTIVE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS PUBLISHED BYTHE AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS OR THE RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION. THE DEBTORS' INDEPENDENT ACCOUNTANTS HAVE NEITHER EXAMINED NOR COMPILED THE PROJECTIONS THAT ACCOMPANY THE DISClOSURE STATEMENT AND, ACCORDINGLY, DO NOT EXPRESS ANY OPINION

TO THE PROJECTIONS, ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE PROJECTIONS, AND DISCLAIM ANY ASSOCIATION WITH THE PROJECTIONS.
OR ANY OTHER FORM OF ASSURANCE WITH RESPECT

EXCEPT FOR PURPOSES OFTHE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT, THE DEBTORS DO NOT PUBLISH PROJECTIONS OF THEIR ANTICIPATED FINANCIAL POSITION OR RESULTS OF OPERATIONS. THE PROJECTIONS ARE
QUALIFIED IN THEIR ENTIRETY BY THE DESCRIPTION THEREOF CONTAINED IN ARTIClE V OF THE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT.

MOREOVER, THE PROJECTIONS CONTAIN CERTAIN STATEMENTS THAT ARE "FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS" WITHIN THE MEANING OF THE PRIVATE SECURITES LITIGATION REFORM ACT OF 1995. THESE STATEMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO A NUMBER OF ASSUMPTIONS, RISKS, AND UNCERTAINTIES, MANY
OF WHICH ARE BEYOND THE CONTROL OF THE DEBTORS AND THE FIRST LIEN STEERING COMMITTEE,

INCLUDING THE CONSUMMATION AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PLAN, THE CONTINUING AVAILABILITY OF SUFFICIENT BORROWING CAPACITY OR OTHER FINANCING TO FUND OPERATIONS, ACHIEVING OPERATING EFFICIENCIES, COMMODITY PRICE FLUCTUATIONS, CURRENCY EXCHANGE RATE FLUCTUATIONS, MAINTENANCE OF GOOD EMPLOYEE RELATIONS, EXISTING AND FUTURE GOVERNMENTAL REGULATIONS AND ACTIONS OF GOVERNMENT BODIES, NATURAL DISASTERS AND UNUSUAL WEATHER CONDITIONS, ACTS OF TERRORISM OR WAR, INDUSTRY-SPECIFIC RISK FACTORS (AS DETAILED IN ARTIClE VI OF THE DISClOSURE STATEMENT ENTITLED "CERTAIN FACTORS TO BE CONSIDERED PRIOR TO VOTING"), AND OTHER MARKET AND COMPETITIVE CONDITIONS. HOLDERS OF CLAIMS ARE CAUTIONED THAT THE FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS SPEAK AS OF THE DATE MADE AND ARE NOT GUARANTEES OF FUTURE PERFORMANCE. ACTUAL RESULTS OR DEVELOPMENTS MAY DIFFER MATERIALLY FROM THE EXPECTATIONS EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED IN THE FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS, AND THE DEBTORS UNDERTAKE NO OBLIGATION TO UPDATE ANY SUCH STATEMENTS.
THE PROJECTIONS, WHILE PRESENTED WITH NUMERICAL SPECIFICITY, ARE NECESSARILY BASED ON A

VARIETY OF ESTIMATES AND ASSUMPTIONS WHICH, THOUGH CONSIDERED REASONABLE BY THE FIRST
LIEN STEERING COMMITTEE, MAY NOT BE REALIZED AND ARE INHERENTLY SUBJECT

TO SIGNIFICANT

BUSINESS, ECONOMIC, COMPETITIVE, INDUSTRY, REGULATORY, MARKET, AND FINANCIAL UNCERTAINTIES AND CONTINGENCIES, MANY OF WHICH ARE BEYOND THE REORGANIZED DEBTORS' CONTROL. THE FIRST LIEN STEERING COMMITTEE CAUTIONS THAT NO REPRESENTATIONS CAN BE MADE OR ARE MADE AS TO THE ACCURACY OF THE PROJECTIONS OR TO THE REORGANIZED DEBTORS'
ABILITY TO ACHIEVE THE PROJECTED RESULTS. SOME ASSUMPTIONS INEVITABLY

WILL BE INCORRECT. MOREOVER, EVENTS AND CIRCUMSTANCES OCCURRING SUBSEQUENT TO THE DATE ON WHICH THE FIRST LIEN STEERING COMMITTEE PREPARED THESE PROJECTIONS MAY BE DIFFERENT FROM THOSE ASSUMED, OR, ALTERNATIVELY, MAY HAVE BEEN UNANTICIPATED, AND THUS THE OCCURRENCE OF THESE EVENTS MAY AFFECT FINANCIAL RESULTS IN A MATERIALLY ADVERSE OR MATERIAllY BENEFICIAL MANNER. THE FIRST LIEN STEERING COMMITTEE, DEBTORS AND REORGANIZED DEBTORS, AS APPLICABLE, DO NOT INTEND AND UNDERTAKE NO OBLIGATION TO UPDATE OR OTHERWISE REVISE THE PROJECTIONS TO REFLECT EVENTS OR CIRCUMSTANCES EXISTING OR ARISING AFTER THE DATE THE
DISClOSURE STATEMENT IS INITALLY FILED OR TO REFLECT

THE OCCURRENCE OF UNANTICIPATED EVENTS. THEREFORE, THE PROJECTIONS MAY NOT BE RELIED UPON AS A GUARANTY OR OTHER

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WILL OCCUR. IN DECIDING WHETHER TO VOTE TO ACCEPT OR REJECT THE PLAN, HOLDERS OF CLAIMS ENTITlED TO VOTE ON THE PLAN MUST MAKE THEIR OWN DETERMINATIONS AS TO THE REASONABLENESS OF SUCH ASSUMPTIONS AND THE RELIABILITY OF THE PROJECTIONS AND SHOULD CONSULT WITH THEIR OWN ADVISORS.
ASSURANCE OF THE ACTUAL RESULTS THAT

Pro Forma Balance Sheet


Esimated
Pre-Effective Date
(12131'0~)_
Balance

Pro Fonna
-Efective Date Accounting
Balance Sheet of

Sheet
823,099 160,368
678,6_97

Adjustents

Reorganized Debtors

ASSETS

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Accounts receivable-net

Due from related p:rtes

Inventories
Land Held for Investment

162,4:9,?:4!.
13,7&i~478
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Propert, plant, and equipment-net Deposits,f ou'er asstsnet


TOTAL ASSETS
LIABILITIES

1,625,000 (160,368) (678,697) (53,745,10~) 73,488,575

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(b) (c)

2,448,099

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108,704,6~8,
87,253,O5~,: ~,7~?,~.~!_:
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9,584,063
191,168,449

(6,301,039), (oj

14,228,362

205,396,811

Notes payable - Wells Fargo Notes payable - Credit SuhiS! Inlerest rate hedge ~ Credit Suiss
Notes payable ~ Pre-iffectve dale

,,72,868,346 305,752,225 20,195,341


5,256,547 10,753,010 231,439

(72,868,346) en (305,752,225) en (20,195,341) (n

Notes payable - New Firs Lien Accounts payable and accrued liabilities
Customer deposits
TOTAL UABILITIES
'lVi.n_Ority Partners

()ue to related partes

50,000,000 (.) (1,580,061) (h) (10,753,010) (0)


(361,148,983)
(240,690) ,oj 375,618,035 (i) 14,228,362

50,000,000 3,676,486
231,439

415,056,908
240,690 (224,129,149) 191,168,449

53,907,925
151,488,886 205,396,811

Equ!ty
TOTAL UABLIUTIES AND EQUITY

NOTES TO PRO FORMA PROJECTED BALANCE SHEET

(al Reflects cash disbursements made pursuant to the Plan at closing and includes $400,000 payment on emergence to Holders of First lien Lender Claims consistent with the terms of the Plan (with additional payments anticipated in the amount of $220,000 per quarter for the next five quarters), $600,000 payment on emergence to Secured Creditors holding Other Secured Claims, and $3.5 milion to be received from the Rhodes Entities consistent with the terms of the

Mediation Settlement. Additionally, this balance reflects $875,000 paid to satisfy Administrative and Priority Claims related to the Chapter 11 cases.

(b) Reflects the elimination of remaining miscellaneous accounts receivable balances determined to be uncollectible. No accounts receivable balances were assumed going forward as the nature of the Reorganized Debtors' business wil be exclusively homebuilding and wil generate only short term (typically less than 5 days) receivables from title companies on home closings. As such,
these funds were included in cash in future years.

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(c) Reflects the elimination of all pre-Effective Date related party receivable and payable balances
(intercompany). These amounts may be disputed by the Reorganized Debtors, but solely for purposes of this analysis are presumed to have been paid.

(d) Reflects the "fresh start" accounting adjustment to revalue the inventory assets to market value
at the Effective Date.

(e) Represents adjustments to the Deposits and Other Assets to (1) eliminate $5.7 millon in unamortized loan fees on the pre-Effective Date debt that is being restructured, and (2)

eliminate $645,000 in capitalized costs on land held for investment, which is being revalued at the Effective Date and included in Inventory (see d).
(f) This amount reflects restructuring and/or forgiveness of debt of (i) $305.8 milion of first lien debt, (ii) $20.2 millon interest rate hedge on first lien debt, and (iii) $72.9 millon of second lien

debt.
(g) Represents the New First Lien Notes of $50 millon.

(h) Reflects the adjustment to reduce warranty accrual to $360,000 based on recent historical
warranty expenses and number of homes under warranty at the Effective Date.

(i) Reflects the net effect of the above changes, which are adjustments to the equity value of the Reorganized Debtors.

PROJECTIONS

The First Lien Steering Committee prepared the Projections for the Projection Period. The Projections are based on a number of assumptions made by the First Lien Steering Committee with respect to the future performance of the Reorganized Debtors' operations. Although the First Lien Steering Committee has prepared the Projections in good faith and believes the assumptions to be reasonable, it is

important to note that the First Lien Steering Committee can provide no assurance that such
assumptions wil be realized. As described in detail in the Disclosure Statement, a variety of risk factors

could affect the Reorganized Debtors' financial results and must be considered. The Projections should be reviewed in conjunction with a review of these assumptions, including the qualifications and footnotes set forth herein.

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Projected Balance Sheet


2010 PI~n
2011

Pl~n
15,000.000 175,751,785

2012 PI~n

2013 'pj;in

~"
PI~n
66,386,990 103.910,082
3,4.1,638

ASSETS

c,~

9.626,43
"

16.000,000
1GO,982,565

Invcmto.os~nill~nil

P,oport,pl~nt.aniloquipmont_not

__ Oo_P:~_tsani: ;'lIO'_~SSls"-t

186,731,264 953,546 4,221,092 201,542,724

16,000,000 144,940,855

3,470,638

2,720,183

4,221,092
154,161,957

TOTAL ASSET
UABIUTIES

194,222,423

178,702,748

173.767,709

Notospayablo_NowFirsLion Accountspayabloandacc,uodll"bilitlos Custmordoposits


TOTALLlABlLmES
_Eqity TOTAL LIABULlnES AND EQUITY

53,199,008 4,5a-Z;i:i-

26i,089
5l,046,O01

48,6~2.~7z 3,749,369 346.169


62,788.111

3:0,28,158
2,112,425 482,669

2,2_28,098

4,280,253
5G5,7oW

3.430,893

~,~

33.629,252
145,073.496 178.702,748

7,074,092
157,087,865 154,161,957

4.095,639
169,672,171

143,497,123

141,43.312
194,222.423

201.542,724

173,767,709

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Projected Statement of Cash Flows

2010

2011

Pion
CASH FLOWS FROM OPERATING ACTIVITES:

PIon

Pion
3,63~,111

ro"

rou
Pion
12,014,36~

2014

PIon
12,684,306

Adju..cntslO,cccncllcnc.lnccinoionclcoslprcvldcdby
(uscdln)epe..llnoactlvltlco:

Ne'lnceme

17,111,163)

l1.43,411)
~G3,~46

rnlo.c.lupcnsc Chongnlnopcrollngosstsondliobiiiics:
Invenlorluondlond
r..ci.co5iprovidid;':d)byepcrollniiacllvillc&
CASH FLOWS FROM INVESTING ACTIVITES:

Dop.cclollonondoinoni%ollon

2,744062
3,199,008

2.118,630
lG,919,469 12,218,633

1,374,11

.38,274

18,103

9,22,437
8,068,336

14,169,220 19,182,666

16,041,10G

41,030,163
63,33,192

28,94,344

Netcosl

provided

(\lscd)

by rnveOing

acllvitles

CASH FLOWS FROM FINANCING ACTIVlTlES:

OOblpayronts
P~ymcni:-iOG'nc.on,,c\lr'; Credlter"
-- N'c~5ip;'Yi;;d .:;iby r,n;;nclng NET INCREASEI(OECREASEI IN CASH

i6;6:i(96il:
(880,001
l22G,OOOI

l19,i82,~6f.

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activities

(880,001

(i,Il,9'I
G,373,6ii
9,S7i,434
16,000,000

In,Tal,6iG)

(28,G94,341

l2,l4i,20l)
Gl,38i,990

7,178,33
2,448,099

CASH_BcglnningoIPo'lod

16,OO,OOO

16,000,00

16,00,000

CASH.EndolPcrlod

9,626,43

16,000.000

16,000,00

66,3l,~90

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Pro Forma Statement of Operations

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

Plan
HomoCloslngs
RC\vC\nuos

Plan

Plan

Plan

Plan

m
28,655,038

'"
41,378,058
8,472,839

~
62,000,761 1,365,9D9 8,732,154

'"
82,815,340
8,999,610

'"
104,006,797 14,783,628 9,276,261 128.066.686

Salosolinvontory

Salosofland
G.C\C\nfC\osandothC\rgollrovonuos

8,221,4G
36,876,442
14,588,377 8,541,260 3,837,774
3,681,880 2,744,052

Conlr.i:salos
Total.C\vonuos
49,850,897
19,758,075 11,238,500

72,098,824

'---91.j14,950
33,968,084 18,366,920 8,259,250
10,35.1,.918

CostandoxptnSCS:
Cost Land ofsalC\s-lnvC\ntory cost 01 salC\s.;nvontory (homC\s) (homC\s)

21,64,029
15,669,680 7,118,557 1,037,337 7,750,095
7,961,781 67,885,479 5,013,345
1,374,161

41,189,916

21,sn,92G
9,963,269 21,273,300 13,0(1,860

Costofsalos-landdovolopmont Costolsalos_landsalos Solllng,gonor.l.andadminlsttivo OCproclationandamortzatlon


Golfcourn cost and C\x.ponSCs

4-,!18,ci~;
5,172,251 963,945 7,724,904 49,515,778
275,119

7,495,25
40,788,596
(3,912,155)
3,199,.008
(7,111,1631'

TotalcostandC\xpC\n:s.s
OporatinglncornolLossj
Oior (lncomo) C\xponSC

8,206,125 19,162,301

ii,m,'B7i' 116.463.277:
12.602.409
18,103

---'2,652,64
638,214

IntorostoxponSl
NotlncomC\IILoss)

2,118,530

(1,84,411)

3,639,164

12,014,369

12,68,30

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KEY ASSUMPTIONS
A. General

1. Methodology: The Projections were developed based on inputs from the Debtors, wep,
and RCLCQ. The Projections are based on assumptions and initiatives, including

expectations on market stabilzation. The key drivers are: (1) average sales price; (2) average cost of construction; (3) average lot cost and; (4) annual home sales and
closings. These key drivers were utilized to forecast the operational plan reflected in the income statement, balance sheet, and statement of cash flows. Furthermore, a discounted cash flow ("DCF") methodology was utilized to arrive at a value for the

Debtors' real estate assets by discounting unlevered projected free cash flows to a net present value as of the Effective Date. Revenue is derived from the construction and sale of single famify homes on all single family lots currently in inventory, as well as certain multi-family lots and commercial parcels where it was determine that single
family homes were the highest and best use. Pricing and sales velocity for these homes
were projected to recover from their currently depressed levels as determined by

an

analysis of recent and historical sales data, to more sustainable levels of growth by

2011. Additional revenue is derived from the sale of certain land parcels at prices and dates supportable by market conditions, as well as operation and sale of the Tuscany
Golf Course and the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course.

A discount rate range of 20%-25% was used in the Going Concern Analysis, reflecting the

prevailing capital market requirements of similar transactions. Based on the methodologies described above and further review, discussions, considerations and assumptions, the value of the Debtors' real estate assets as of January 1, 2010 under a Going Concern analysis ranges from $89.2 milion to $111.5 million with a midpoint of $99.6 milion.

2. Plan Consummation: The operating assumptions assume that the Plan will have an
Effective Date of January 1, 2010.
3. Projected Subsidiaries: The Projections include the assets of all the Debtor entities. Pinnacle Grading, lLC and the entities under Tribes Holdings, lLC will be phased out and operations ended by the Effective Date.
B. Projected Balance Sheets and Statements of Cash Flow

1. Cash: The Projections assume the Reorganized Debtors wil maintain a minimum cash

balance of $15 million after debt service in 2011 and forward, in accordance with the anticipated New First Lien Notes.

2. Working Capital: Capital expenditures for inventory were forecast based on the assumptions for sales absorptions. Inventory days are projected to remain static
throughout the Projection Period.
3. Property, Plant, and Equipment: The equipment and fixed assets of the company are

forecast to be fully depreciated by the end of 2011. As the Debtors currently have
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excess PP&E for the go forward operation, it is not anticipated that any substantial purchases in the future will be required.
4. Deposits and Other Assets: As insurance policies are renewed, premiums are prepaid

and amortized over the life of the policy periods.

5. Borrowing (Repayment) of Debt: The first lien debt at the Effective Date is projected to

be $50 milion. Interest on the New First lien Notes shall be payable in Cash quarterly in arrears at the Cash pay rate of USOR +2%; provided that if the average of the Reorganized Debtors' unrestricted consolidated Cash as of the last day of each of the two immediately preceding consecutive quarters is less than $15 millon or if the unrestricted consolidated Cash as of the last day of the immediately preceding quarter is less than $15 milion (collectively, the "Cash Interest Threshold"), then the Reorganized Debtors shall have the option to capitalize the amount of interest due in excess of USOR for the immediately preceding quarter, with such capitalized interest to
be capitalized on such interest payment date, and all such capitalized interest shall be
due on the next interest payment date to the extent the Cash Interest Threshold is met

after giving effect to the payment of interest and capitalized interest or as the
Reorganized Debtors otherwise elect. All capitalized interest not previously paid shall

be paid on the Maturity Date. USOR shall be subject to a cap of 2%.


C. Projected Statements of Operations

1. Total Revenue: Consolidated Revenues consist of Homebuilding Revenue, Land Sales,

Course Revenue. Home sales absorptions are projected to remain static in 2010 and 2011 and increase slowly throughout the remaining forecast period. Average
and Golf

sales price is expected to decrease 9.3% in 2010 and then increase 9.8%, 9.1%, 11.3%,

and 4.0% in years 2011 through 2014, respectively. The Company's land assets are forecast to be monetized at prices and dates supportable by market conditions. The revenues of the Tuscany Golf Course and the Rhodes Ranch Golf Course are forecast
based on historical sales and operations.

2. Cost of Sales: The Company's vertical construction costs are estimated to remain flat on

average throughout the projection period. Lot costs are based on the allocation of the
lots, and the projected land development costs to be incurred throughout the projection period. While it is anticipated that costs wrl generally rise toward the latter half of the Projection Period,
land basis, valued at the Effective Date, to the individual

the Reorganized Debtors anticipate that they can achieve design and other cost efficiencies to offset any market increases.
3. Selling, General, and Administrative Expenses: Overhead operating expenses are

projected based on historical averages as a percentage of home sales revenue, which


percentages are projected to remain static throughout the Projection Period.
4. Golf Course Expenses: The Tuscany Golf Course and Rhodes Ranch Golf Course

expenses are forecast based on historical profit margins and operations.

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5. Interest Expense: Interest expense is based on the New First Lien Notes of $50 milion.

Interest on the New First Lien Notes shall be payable in Cash quarterly in arrears at the Cash pay rate of lIBOR +2%; provided that if the average of the Reorganized Debtors'

unrestricted consolidated Cash as of the last day of each of the two immediately preceding consecutive quarters is less than $15 milion or if the unrestricted consolidated Cash as of the last day of the immediately preceding quarter is less than
$15 million (collectively, the "Cash Interest Threshold"), then the Reorganized Debtors shall have the option to capitalize the amount of interest due in excess of lIBOR for the

immediately preceding quarter, with such capitalized interest to be capitalized on such


interest payment date, and all such capitalized interest shall be due on the next interest payment date to the extent the Cash Interest Threshold is met after giving effect to the

payment of interest and capitalized interest or as the Reorganized Debtors otherwise


elect. All capitalized interest not previously paid shall be paid on the Maturity Date. lIBOR shall be subject to a cap of 2%.

6. Taxes: The Projections assume the Reorganized Debtor wil not have income tax liability

throughout the projection period based on the utilzation of net operating losses. Property taxes are capitalized and are included in the lot cost of sales. Sales taxes on the golf course operations are included in the Tuscany Golf Course and Rhodes Ranch
Golf Course expenses.

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EXHIBIT E

EXHIBIT E

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EXHIBIT E
liquidation Analysis

Under the "best interests" of creditors test set forth in section 1129(a)(7) of the Bankruptcy Code, the Bankruptcy Court may not confirm a plan of reorganization unless the plan provides each holder of a claim or interest who does not otherwise vote in favor of the plan with propert of value, as of the effective date of the plan, that is not less than the amount that such holder would receive or retain if

the debtor was liquidated under chapter 7 of the Bankruptcy Code. To demonstrate that the Plan
satisfies the "best interests" of creditors test, the First Lien Steering Committee has prepared the following hypothetical Liquidation Analysis, which is based upon certain assumptions discussed in the Disclosure Statement, and in the accompanying Liquidation Analysis notes. The conclusion of the

Liquidation Analysis, as set forth below, is a value range of $44.2 million to $55.0 millon.
The Liquidation Analysis was prepared by the First Lien Steering Committee through its financial

advisors, Winchester Carlisle Partners ("WCP"), and its valuation consultants, Robert Charles Lesser &
Company ("RCLCO"). The Liquidation Analysis estimates the potential cash distributions available to Holders of Allowed Claims in a hypothetical chapter 7 liquidation of the Debtors' assets. The preparation of this Liquidation Analysis involved extensive use of estimates and assumptions that, although considered reasonable by the First Lien Steering Committee and its professionals, are

inherently subject to significant business, economic and competitive uncertainties beyond the control of
the Debtors and the First Lien Steering Committee. The First Lien Steering Committee and its professionals undertake no obligation to update or revise the Liquidation Analysis.

The following notes present the general assumptions that were relied upon in preparing the Liquidation Analysis, comprise an integral part of the Liquidation Analysis, and should be referenced in connection with any review of the Liquidation Analysis.
THE FIRST LIEN STEERING COMMITTEE AND ITS ADVISORS MAKE NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRAN1Y THAT, IF THE DEBTORS WERE IN FACT TO UNDERGO A CHAPTER 7 LIQUIDATION, THE ACTUAL RESULTS WOULD OR WOULD NOT APPROXIMATE THE ESTIMATES AND ASSUMPTIONS REPRESENTED IN THE
LIQUIDATION ANALYSIS. ACTUAL RESULTS COULD VARY MATERIALLY.

NOTES

Basis of Presentation

(1) The Liquidation Analysis presents high, low, and average recovery scenarios, based upon a range of assumptions relating to the costs incurred during a liquidation and the proceeds realized
therefrom. It is assumed that under a liquidation scenario, certain distinctive factors would limit recoveries from the sale of the Debtors' operations and other land assets. The Liquidation

Analysis assumes that a chapter 7 trustee will attempt to maximize recoveries by selling the Debtors' assets on an orderly basis over a period of twelve months commencing on January 1, 2010. It is assumed that homes under construction as of this commencement date wil be sold as is in their then current state of construction. Given the current depressed state of the homebuilding and real estate markets, as well as the limited availability of credit, this expedited sale process could materially reduce recoveries from the Debtors' assets.

(2) Recovery values are estimated on a consolidated basis for all of the Debtors' entities.

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(3) Asset liquidation ranges are assumed to be estimated recovery amounts before deduction of any commissions or chapter 7 trustee fees, but net of property taxes, association dues, bond fees, and other operating costs specific to each asset.
Assets
(1) Cash. The cash balance is the actual cash balance as of June 30, 2009, with certain roll~forward

adjustments to estimate the cash balance as of 12/31/09.


(2) Accounts Receivable - Pinnacle Grading. This accounts receivable balance represents

receivables from grading contract work completed, and is assumed to have cash recovery ranging from 80% to 100% of book value.

(3) Accounts Receivable - Other. This account represents miscellaneous receivables in the
ordinary course of business and is assumed to have a cash recovery ranging from 0% to 20% of

book value.

(4) Due from Related Parties. This account represents related party receivables and is assumed to have zero value in liquidation.

(5) Inventories. This account represents all real estate holdings, including homes under construction, completed homes and model homes, and developed and undeveloped land and is net of overhead costs incurred to operate the Debtors during the liquidation phase. The cash
recovery for these assets ranges from 20.5% to 25.7% of book value.

(6) Property. Plant & Equipment. This includes furniture and fixtures, leasehold improvements, offce equipment, vehicles, and the construction equipment of the grading company, Pinnacle
Grading, LLC. The grading equipment is assumed to have a liquidation value, net of the notes on

the equipment, of approximately $450,000. Inclusive of the remaining assets, the total
liquidation value is assumed to range from 16.2% to 31.4% of book value.

(7) Deposits and Other Assets. This category of assets includes various prepaid expenses, utilty

deposits, and debt issuance costs, and is assumed to have zero value in a chapter 7 liquidation.
Liabilities and Wind-down Expenses
(1) Bond Release Costs. During the pre

petition period, the Debtors routinely used performance and improvement bonds to provide assurance to municipalities that certain infrastructure work would be completed in conjunction with development orders tied to the Debtors' real estate
developments. The projects associated with these bonds include projects for "onsite" improvements (Le., within the Debtors' developments) and "offsite" improvements (i.e., within the municipality but outside of the Debtors' development). In a hypothetical liquidation, it is assumed that the Debtors proceed only with onsite improvements that have a direct impact on the value of the real estate assets and the ability to sell such real estate assets. It is assumed that the cost to complete such onsite projects is treated as an Administrative Claim (by

expending cash to complete) and that no prepetition Claims from the bond issuers arise given
that these projects are completed. It is assumed the onste projects are not completed by the

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Debtors and therefore give rise to General Unsecured Claims from the bond issuers against the Debtors. Any costs to be incurred are expected to be minimal as most assets wil be sold in an
"as is" state.

(2) Wind-down Expenses. In addition to Administrative and Priority Claims, the wind-down

expenses include expenses directly related to liquidation of the assets, such as commissions to real estate brokers of an average of 4% of estimated liquidation proceeds, and fees paid to a
chapter 7 trustee and its professionals totaling approximately 2% of liquidation proceeds.
(3) Secured Claims - Pre

petition Secured Debt. These liabilities include the first and second lien

outstanding debt, accrued interest and certain fees, as well as secured hedging agreements.
(4) Other Secured Claims. This group of liabilities represents mechanics lien claims and claims by

equipment lenders.
(5) General Unsecured Claims. This group of liabilties includes pre

petition claims by vendors and

subcontractors, in addition to other unsecured claims, including anticipated claims by issuers of performance bonds due to the anticipated non-performance of the related work.

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Rhodes Homes

t!9.~idation Analysis
,Claims Reco.l,_~iy Schedule

Amount
Total Assets Available to Creditors
Total Wind Down_~)(p.e:i:~_~:s,- ,,_

49,318.665
2,450,000 750,000 125,000

Total Administrative Claims --otal Priority Claims


Estimated R~cove:!YtA~,,n1_inistrative and Priority Claims) Net Estimated Recovery
Assets Available to Cre~i~~_~..!!?"I_~~.n_gther Secured Claims

3,325,00
100.0%

45,993,665
2,300,000 2,300,000
100.0%

Total Other Secured Claims


~_st!mated Recovery (Other Secured Claims_)

Net Estimated Recovery

:Assets Available to Secured Creditors

43,693,665

Secured Claims - First lien


Estimated Recovery (Secured Claims ~ First lien)
Net Estimated Recovery
,

325,947,566
43,693,665
13.4%

:Assets Available to Secured Creditors

Secured Claims - Second lien


Estii:~t~d__Recovery (Secured Claims - Second lienL
Net Estimated Recovery

72,868,347

0.0%

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Total Unsecured Claims
Estimated Recovery (Unsecured Claims)

15,000,000

Net Estimated Recovery

0.0%

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EXHIBIT F

EXHIBIT F

CLAIMS AND AU PENDING CASES SEPTEMBER 18, 2009

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NON.EXCLUSIVE LIST OF LITIGATION TRUST ASSETS

ARTICLE IV.O OF THE PLAN PROVIDES THAT, ON THE EFFECTIVE DATE, THE DEBTORS SHALL TRANSFER THE LITIGATION TRUST ASSETS TO THE LITIGATION TRUST FOR AND ON BEHALF OF THE LITIGATION TRUST BENEFICIARIES. SET FORTH BELOW IS A NON-EXCLUSIVE LIST OF THOSE CAUSES OF ACTION TO BE TRANSFERRED TO THE LITIGATION TRUST PURSUANT TO ARTICLE IV.O OF THE PLAN. SUCH CAUSES OF ACTION INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, CAUSES OF ACTION HELD BY THE ESTATES AGAINST THE RHODES ENTITIES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION THAT ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THE FIRST LIEN LENDERS' COLLATERAL.

THE PLAN OR A FINAL

TO ORDER IN THEIR CAPACITIES AS SUCH, ENTITIES NOT LISTED ON THE ATTACHED LIST ARE NOT RELEASED AND THE DEBTORS AND THE LITIGATION TRUST OR REORGANIZED DEBTORS, AS APPLICABLE, EXPRESSLY RETAIN ALL CAUSES OF ACTION OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER AGAINST ALL SUCH ENTITIES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE CAUSES OF ACTION SET FORTH BELOW.
FOR AVOIDANCE OF DOUBT, UNLESS EXPRESSLY RELEASED PURSUANT

FAILURE TO ATTIBUTE ANY SPECIFIC CAUSE OF ACTION TO A PARTICULAR ENTITY ON THE ATTACHED LIST SHALL NOT UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES BE INTERPRETED TO MEAN THAT SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION IS NOT RETAINED AGAINST SUCH ENTITY. ALL POSSIBLE CAUSES OF ACTION, INCLUDING CAUSES OF ACTION NOT LISTED BELOW, ARE RETAINED AGAINST ALL ENTITIES NOT EXPRESSLY RELEASED PURSUANT TO THE PLAN OR A FINAL ORDER IN THEIR CAPACITIES AS SUCH,
IN THE EVENT OF ANY APPARENT INCONSISTENCY BETWEEN THE RELEASES OF ENTITIES IN THEIR CAPACITIES AS SUCH PURSUANT TO THE PLAN OR A BANKRUPTCY COURT ORDER AND THE ATTACHED LIST, SUCH RELEASES ORDER SHALL GOVERN. GRANTED PURSUANT TO THE PLAN OR FINAL

The Litigation Trust Assets shan include. but are not limited to. the following:
1. Claims and Causes of Action held by the Estates against the Rhodes Entities, including:
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e. Claims for rraudulent transfers (to the extent not expressly released under the
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2. Claims and Causes of Action that are not included in the First Lien Lenders' CollateraL.

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PRELIMINARY DRAFT SUBJECT TO MODIFICATION FINAL VERSION MUST BE ACCEPTABLE TO FIRST LIEN STEERING COMMITTEE

LITIGATION TRUST AGREEMENT


This LITIGATION TRUST AGREEMENT, dated as of January U, 2010 (this "Agreement"), is hereby entered into by and among The Rhodes Companies, LLC and its
subsidiares and affiiates signatory hereto and any successors in interest (collectively, the

"Debtors")! as settlors in their capacities as debtors in the Chapter 11 Cases (as defined below) and as reorganized debtors as of the Effective Date (as defined in the Plan (as defined below)) (in such capacities, the "Reorganzed Debtors"), and r 1, as trstee of the Litigation Trust referred to herein (in such capacity, the "Litigation Trustee"). Capitalized terms used herein and not otherwise defined herein shall have the meanings ascribed to such terms in the Second Amended Plan of Reorganization pursuant to Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code for the Rhodes Companes, LLC et a!. dated November 12, 2009 (including all exhibits attched thereto or referenced therein, as the same may be amended, modified, or supplemented, the "Plan").

Background
A. On either March 31, 2009 or April 1,2009, each of petition for relief Court for the District of under chapter 11 of

the Debtors fied a voluntar the Banruptcy Code in the United States Banptcy Nevada (the "Banuptcy Cour"), commencing their chapter 11 cases

(the "Chapter 11 Cases"). the Mediation Settlement. the Litigation Trust for the benefit of the Holders of Allowed Claims in Classes C-L, C-2, and C-3, or as otherwise provided for the benefit of the Reorganized Debtors in Article VII.C.3. of the Plan (collectively, the "Litigation Trust Beneficiaries").
B. The Plan incorporates, among other things, the terms of The Plan and the Confirmation Order also provide for the establishment of

C. The Plan and the Confirmation Order further provide that, on the Effective Date, the Debtors shall transfer the Litigation Trust Funding Amount and shall grant, assign, transfer, convey, and deliver all of their right, title, and interest in and to all of the Litigation Trust Assets

including, without limitation, interest eared thereon (together with any and all other earnings, other income, or other assets of or comprising the Litigation Trust Assets) to the Litigation Trust
on behalf and for the benefit of

the Litigation Trust Beneficiaries.

D. On
Plan (the "Confirmation Order").

. the Banptcy Court entered an order confirming the

l The Debtors are: Apache Framing, LLC; Batcave, LP; Bravo Inc.; C&J Holdings, Inc.; Chalkline, LP; Elkhorn

Investments, Inc.; Elkhorn Partners, A Nevada Limited Partership; Geronimo Plumbing, LLC; Glynda, LP; Gung~ Ho Concrete, LLC; Heritage Land Company, LLC; Jackknife, LP; Jarupa LLC; Overflow, LP; Parcel 20 LLC; Pinnacle Grading, LLC; Rhodes Arizona Properties, LLC; Rhodes Companies, LLC; Rhodes Design and Development Corp.; Rhodes Homes Arizona, LLC; Rhodes Ranch General Partnership; Rhodes Ranch Golfand Countr Club; Rhodes Realty, Inc.; Six Feathers Holdings, LLC; Tick, LP; Tribes Holdings LLC; Tuscany Acquisitions, LLC; Tuscany Acquisitions II, LLC; Tuscany Acquisitions Il, LLC; Tuscany Acquisitions iv, LLC; Tuscany Golf Countr Club, LLC; Wallboard, LP.

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PRELIMINARY DRAFT SUBJECT TO MODIFICATION FINAL VERSION MUST BE ACCEPTABLE TO FIRST LIEN STEERING COMMITTEE

E. On the date hereof, the Effective Date ofthe Plan occurred.


F. The Litigation Trust is being created pursuant to this Agreement for the purposes
of liquidating the Litigation Trust Assets and distributing or utilizing the proceeds thereof

to or

for the benefit oftlie Litigation Trust Beneficiaries, as described in Articles IV.a. and VII.C.3.
ofthe Plan.

G. The Litigation Trustee shall have all powers necessary to implement the
provisions of

this Agreement and administer the Litigation Trust as provided herein.

Agreement
the premises and the mutual covenants contained herein, the Debtors and the Litigation Trustee agree as follows:
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of

ARTICLE I DECLARTION OF LITIGATION TRUST


Litigation Trust. The Debtors and the Litigation Trustee, pursuant to the Plan and the Confirmation Order and in accordance with the applicable provisions of the Banptcy Code, hereby constitute and create the Litigation Trust on the terms set forth herein.
1.1 Creation of

1.2 Litigation Trust Interests. The Litigation Trust Interests shall be distributed to

certain Holders of Allowed Claims as follows:

the Holders of (a) Holders of Allowed General Unsecured Claims. Each of Allowed General Unsecured Claims (including any Allowed Rhodes Entities Claims) shall receive a pro rata share of the Litigation Trust Interests based on a percentage equal to the total amount of the applicable Holder's Allowed General Unsecured Claim (including any Allowed Rhodes Entities Claim) divided by the aggregate total amount of all Allowed Claims of holders of Litigation Trust Interests.
(b) Holders of Allowed First Lien Lender Deficiency Claims. Each of the

the the applicable Holder's Allowed First Lien Lender Deficiency Claim divided by the aggregate total amount of all Allowed Claims of holders of Litigation Trust Interests.
Holders of Allowed First Lien Lender Deficiency Claims shall receive a pro rata share of Litigation Trust Interests based on a percentage equal to the total amount of (c) Holders of Allowed Second Lien Lender Deficiency Claims. Each of Holders of Allowed Second Lien Lender Deficiency Claims shall receive a pro rata share of Litigation Trust Interests based on a percentage equal to the total amount of

the the
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Holder's Allowed Second Lien Lender Deficiency Claim divided by the aggregate total amount of all Allowed Claims of holders of Litigation Trust Interests. Distributions to Holders of their Litigation Trust Interests Allowed Second Lien Lender Deficiency Claims on account of shall be made to the Second Lien Agent for distribution to such holders.

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PRELIMINARY DRAFT SUBJECT TO MODIFICATION FINAL VERSION MUST BE ACCEPTABLE TO FIRST LIEN STEERING COMMITTEE

this Agreement is to implement the the Litigation Trust Beneficiaries, and to serve as a mechanism for prosecuting all Causes of Action in respect of the Litigation Trust Assets and distrbuting the proceeds thereof to or for the benefit of the Litigation Trust Beneficiaries in accordance with this Agreement, the Plan, and the Confirmation Order. The Litigation Trust Assets shall be liquidated in accordance with Treasur Regulation Section 301.7701-4(d), with no objective to continue or engage in the conduct of a trade or business, except to the extent reasonably necessar to, and consistent with, the liquidating purose of the Litigation Trust. The Litigation Trust shall not be deemed a successor-in-interest of the Debtors or the Reorganized Debtors for any purpose other than as specifically set forth herein or in the Plan and the Confirmation Order. The Litigation Trust is intended to qualify as a "grantor trust" for federal income tax purposes with the holders of Litigation Trust Interests treated as grantors and owners of the Litigation Trust.
1.3 Purpose of Litigation Trust. The purose of Plan on behalf, and for the benefit, of

1.4 Transfer of Litigation Trust Assets.

(a) In full saiisfaction of all Allowed Claims in Classes C-1, C-2, and C-3, as
applicable, the Debtors hereby transfer as of

the 123(a)(5)(B) and 1 123(b)(3)(B) and in accordance with the Plan and the Confrmation Order, the Litigation Trust Assets to the Litigation Trust, free and clear of any and all liens, claIms, encumbrances, and interests (legal, beneficial, or otherwse) of all other entities to the maximum extent
the Effective Date, for the sole benefit of Litigation Trust Beneficiaries, pursuant to Banuptcy Code sections 1

contemplated by and permissible under Bankptcy Code section 1141(c). Nothing in this Agreement is intended to, or shall be construed to, effect a release, extinguishment, or compromise of any Litigation Trust Asset transferred to the Litigation Trust pursuant to this Agreement. The Litigation Trust Assets are to be held and utilized or distrbuted, as applicable,
by the Litigation Trustee in accordance with the terms hereof for the benefit of

the Litigation

Trust Beneficiaries, and for no other part, subject to the further covenants, conditions, and terms hereinafter set forth.
the Debtors ("Restricted Assets") cannot be (b) To the extent any assets of transferred to the Litigation Trust because of a restrction on transferabilty under applicable nonbankptcy law that is not superseded by Banptcy Code section 1123 or any other provision of the Bankruptcy Code, such Restricted Assets shall be retained by the applicable
Debtors and Estates. The proceeds of any such Restricted Asset retained by the Debtors and the

Estates shall be allocated to the Litigation Trust pursuant to the Plan as if such transfer had not been restricted under applicable nonbankptcy law. The Litigation Trustee may commence an action in the Banruptcy Court to resolve any dispute regarding the allocation of the proceeds of
any Restricted Assets retained by the Debtors. To the extent necessar or appropriate, the

the Estates pursuant to Bankptcy Code section 1123(b)(3)(B) to enforce or pursue any rights, claims, or Causes of Action that remain propert of the Estates after the Effective Date.
Litigation Trustee may be designated as a representative of one or more of

(c) For all federal, state, and local income tax purposes, each holder ofan
Allowed Claim in Classes C-1, C-2, and C-3 shall be treated as transferring all of

such Allowed

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Claim to the applicable Debtors in exchange for the holder's pro rata share of Assets, and then transferring the holder's pro rata share of such liabilities) to the Litigation Trust in exchange for such holder's pro rata share of Litigation Trust Interests in accordance with the terms of Section 4.3(a) of

the Litigation Trust the Litigation Trust Assets (subject to


the this Agreement.

(d) As soon as practicable after the Effective Date, but no later than 180 days
following the Effective Date, the Litigation Trustee (to the extent that the Litigation Trustee deems it necessary or appropriate in his or her sole discretion) shall make a good faith determination of the value of Litigation Trust Assets as of the Effective Date and shall provide such valuation in writing to each Litigation Trust Beneficiary. The valuation shall be used consistently by all paries for all federal and other income tax purposes. The Banruptcy Cour
shall resolve any dispute regarding such valuation.

expeditious but orderly maner and subject to the other provisions of

Litigation Trust Assets. The Litigation Trustee shall, in an the Plan, the Confirmation Order and this Agreement, liquidate and convert the Litigation Trust Assets to Cash, make timely
1.5 Liquidation of distributions in accordance with the terms hereof and not unduly prolong the existence of

the

Litigation Trust. The Litigation Trustee shall exercise reasonable business judgment and liquidate the Litigation Trust Assets to maximize net recoveries to the Litigation Trust Beneficiares; provided that the Litigation Trustee shall be entitled to take into consideration the risks, timing, and costs of potential actions in making determinations as to the maximization of such recoveries. Such liquidations may be accomplished through the prosecution, compromise and settlement, abandonment, or dismissal of any or all Causes of Action in respect of the Litigation Trust Assets or otherwise or through the sale or other disposition of the Litigation Trust Assets (in whole or in combination, and including the sale of any or all Litigation Trust Assets). Pursuant to an agreed upon budget in accordance with Section 4.5 of this Agreement, the Litigation Trustee may incur any reasonable and necessary expenses in connection with the the proceeds thereof. liquidation of the Litigation Trust Assets and distribution of
1.6 Apoointment and Acceotance of Litigation Trustee. The Litigation Trustee shall be deemed to be appointed pursuant to Bankruptcy Code section 1123(b)(3)(B), The Litigation Trustee accepts the Litigation Trust created by this Agreement and the grant,

assignent, transfer, conveyance, and delivery to the Litigation Trust and the Litigation Trustee,
on behalf, and for the benefit of, the Litigation Trust Beneficiaries, by the Debtors of all of

their respective right, title, and interest in the Litigation Trust Assets, upon and subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, in the Plan, and in the Confirmation Order.
1.7 Reversion to Reorganized Debtors. The Litigation Trust Funding Amount, which

the Debtors will transfer to the Litigation Trust on the Effective Date pursuant to the Plan and Section 4.2 hereof, wil be repaid to the Reorganzed Debtors from the first proceeds received by the Litigation Trust. In no event shall any other Litigation Trust Assets revert to or be distributed
to any of the Reorganzed Debtors.

1.8 Incidents of Ownership. The Litigation Trust Beneficiaries shall be the sale beneficiaries of the Litigation Trust and the Litigation Trust Assets, and the Litigation Trustee
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shall retain only such incidents of ownership as are necessary to undertake the actions and transactions authorized herein, in the Plan and in the Confirmation Order, including, but not limited to, those powers set forth in Section 6.1 hereof.
1.9 Intervention. On the Effective Date, and without having to obtain any further

order of the Bankptcy Court, the Litigation Trustee shall be deemed to have intervened as plaintiff, movant, or additional par, as appropriate, in any applicable Causes of Action in respect of the Litigation Trust Asset, including adversary proceedings, contested matters, avoidance actions, motions, and other actions, in each case filed by any Debtor, Creditors' Committee, or any other Estate representative prior to the Effective Date. Without limiting the foregoing, the Litigation Trustee shall take any and all actions necessary or prudent to intervene in Causes of Action in respect of the Litigation Trust Assets in a timely manner.

ARTICLE II LITIGATION TRUST BENEFICIARIES


2.1 Conflcting Claims. If any conflcting claims or demands are made or asserted

with respect to a Litigation Trust Interest, the Litigation Trustee shall be entitled, at its sole election, to refuse to comply with any such conflicting claims or demands. In so refusing, the Litigation Trustee may elect to make no payment or distribution with respect to the Litigation Trust Interest represented by the claims or demands involved, or any part thereof, and the Litigation Trustee shall refer such conficting claims or demands to the Bankptcy Court, which shall have exclusive jurisdiction over resolution of such conflicting claims or demands. In so doing, the Litigation Trustee shall not be or become liable to any par for its refusal to comply with any of such conflicting claims or demands. The Litigation Trustee shall be entitled to refuse to act until either (a) the rights ofthe adverse claimants have been adjudicated by a Final the Banptcy Court or (b) all differences have been resolved by a written agreement Order of among all of such paries and the Litigation Trustee, which agreement shall include a complete release of the Litigation Trust and the Litigation Trustee with respect to the subject matter of the dispute (the occurrence of either (a) or (b) being referred to as a "Dispute Resolution"). Until a Dispute Resolution is reached with respect to such conflcting claims or demands, the Litigation Trustee shall hold in a segregated interest-bearing account with an Approved Financial Institution (as defined below) any payments or distributions from the Litigation Trust to be made with respect to the Litigation Trust Interest(s) at issue. Promptly after a Dispute Resolution is reached, the Litigation Trustee shall transfer the payments and distributions, if any, held in the segregated account, together with any interest and income generated thereon, in accordance with the terms of such Dispute Resolution.
"Approved Financial Institution" means a commercial ban, savings ban, or savings and
loan association organized under the laws of combined capital and surplus of

the United States, or any state thereof, and having a


at least $1,000,000,000.

2.2 Rights of

Litigation Trust Beneficiaries. Each Litigation Trust Beneficiary shall

be entitled to paricipate in the rights and benefits due to a Litigation Trust Beneficiary hereunder according to the terms of its Litigation Trust Interest. Each Litigation Trust Beneficiar shall
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take and hold the same, subject to all the terms and conditions of this Agreement, the Plan, and the Confirmation Order. The interest of a Litigation Trust Beneficiar is hereby declared and shall be in all respects personal property. Except as expressly provided hereunder, a Litigation Trust Beneficiary shall have no title to, right to, possession of, management of, or control of the Litigation Trust or the Litigation Trust Assets.

2.3 Litigation Trust Interest Only. The ownership ora Litigation Trust Interest in the

Litigation Trust shall not entitle any Litigation Trust Beneficiary to any title in or to the Litigation Trust Assets or to any right to call for a parition or division of such assets or to require an accounting, except as specifically provided herein.
2.4 Evidence of Litigation Trust Interest. Ownership ofa Litigation Trust Interest in the Litigation Trust shall not be evidenced by any certificate, security, or receipt or in any other form or maner whatsoever, except as maintained on the books and records of the Litigation Trust by the Litigation Trustee Cor any agent appointed by the Litigation Trustee for purposes of maintaining a record of the Litigation Trust Beneficiaries and their respective Litigation Trust Interests in the Litigation Trust). The Litigation Trustee shall, upon written request of a holder of a Litigation Trust Interest, provide reasonably adequate documentary evidence of such holder's Litigation Trust Interest, as indicated in the books and records of The expense of

the Litigation Trust.

providing such documentation shall be borne by the requesting Litigation Trust

Beneficiary.

Litigation Trust Interests. The Litigation Trust Interests shall not be assignable or transferable, except by wil, intestate succession, or operation of law.
2.5 No Transfers of

this Agreement, the Plan, or the Confirmation Order, and no mere enumeration herein of the rights or privileges of any Litigation Trust Interest holder, shall give rise to any liability of such Litigation Trust Interest holder solely in its capacity as such, whether such liability is asserted by the Reorganzed Debtors, by creditors, or employees of the Reorganized Debtors, or by any other Person. Litigation Trust Interest holders are deemed to receive the Litigation Trust Assets in accordance with the provisions of this Agreement, the Plan, and the Confirmation Order in full satisfaction of their Allowed Claims, as applicable, without furter obligation or liability of any kind, but subject to the provisions of this Agreement.
2.6 Limited Liability. No provision of

ARTICLE II

DURATION AN TERMATION OF LITIGATION TRUST


3.1 Duration. The Litigation Trust shall be deemed effective upon the Effective Date and shall remain and continue in full force and effect until terminated as provided herein. The
Litigation Trust shall terminate (the "Termination Date") upon the occurrence of the full liquidation, administration, and distribution of

the earlier ofCa)

the Litigation Trust Assets in accordance with the Plan, the Confirmation Order, and this Agreement and the full performance of all other duties and functions of the Litigation Trustee set forth in the Plan, the Confirmation Order and

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the Effective Date, subject to one or more finite extensions, which must be approved by the Banuptcy Court pursuant to the terms set forth in the Plan within six months prior to the then~curent Termination Date and provided that the Litigation Trustee receives a favorable ruling from the Internal Revenue Service to the effect that any such extension would not adversely affect the status of the Litigation Trust as a grantor trust
this Agreement or (b) the fift aniversary of

for federal income tax purposes. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Agreement, in

the Litigation Trust, and the Litigation Trustee shall, in the exercise of its reasonable business judgment and in the interests of the Litigation Trust Beneficiaries, at all times prosecute the Causes of Action in respect of the Litigation Trust Assets in a manner reasonably calculated to maximize net recoveries to the Litigation Trust Beneficiaries.
no event shall the Litigation Trustee unduly prolong the duration of 3.2 Continuance of Litigation Trust for Winding Uo. After the termination of

Litigation Trust and solely for the purpose of liquidating and winding up the affairs of

the the

Litigation Trust, the Litigation Trustee shall continue to act as such until its duties have been fully performed. Upon distribution of all the Litigation Trust Assets, the Litigation Trustee shall retain the books, records, and fies that shall have been delivered to or created by the Litigation Trustee. At the Litigation Trustee's discretion, all of such records and documents may be destroyed at any time following the date that is six years after the final distribution of Litigation Trust Assets (unless such records and documents are necessary to fulfill the Litigation Trustee's obligations pursuant to Sections 4.8(a) and 6.1 hereof) subject to the terms of any joint prosecution and common interests agreement(s) to which the Litigation Trustee may
be a par. Except as otherwise specifically provided herein, upon the final distribution of

Litigation Trust Assets, the Litigation Trustee shall be deemed discharged and have no further duties or obligations hereunder, except to account to the Litigation Trust Beneficiares as
provided in Section 4.5 hereof and as may be imposed on the Litigation Trustee by virte of

Section 6. I hereof, the Litigation Trust Interests shall be cancelled, and the Litigation Trust shall be deemed to have been dissolved.
ARTICLE iv

ADMINISTRATION OF LITIGATION TRUST


4. i Payment of Claims. Expenses. and Liabilities. Subject to the budget agreed upon

this Agreement, the the Litigation Trust: (a) to pay reasonable administrative expenses of the Litigation Trust that are incurred (including, but not limited to, any taxes imposed on the Litigation Trust or professional fees and expenses in connection with
by the Litigation Trust Advisory Board in accordance with Section 4.5 of Litigation Trustee shall expend the Cash of the administration and liquidation of the Litigation Trust Assets and preservation of

books and

records as provided in Section 3.2 hereof); (b) to satisfy other obligations or other liabilities incurred or assumed by the Litigation Trust (or to which the Litigation Trust Assets are otherwise subject) in accordance with the Plan, the Confirmation Order, this Agreement and applicable United States and non United States law or regulation (it being understood that the Litigation Trust has not assumed any obligations or liabilities of the Debtors), including fees and costs incurred in connection with the protection, preservation, liquidation, and distribution of the

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Litigation Trust Assets, the reasonable, documented out-or-pocket expenses of

the Litigation

Trust Advisory Board members, and the costs of investigating, prosecuting, and resolving the the Litigation Trust Assets; and (c) to satisfy any other obligations Causes of Action in respect of of the Litigation Trust expressly set forth in the Plan, the Confrmation Order, or this Agreement.
4.2 Funding of the Litigation Trust. On the Effective Date, (i) the Debtors shall transfer, and shall be deemed to have automatically transferred, the Litigation Trust Funding Amount and (ii) the Debtors shall transfer, and shall be deemed to have automatically transferred, the Litigation Trust Assets in accordance with Section 1.3 hereof, in each case, to the the Litigation Trust Beneficiaries. No furter amounts shall Litigation Trust for and on behalf of be paid or payable by the Debtors for any purose whatsoever. The Litigation Trust Funding Amount shall be repaid to the Reorganized Debtors from the first proceeds received by the

Litigation Trust.

4.3 Distrbutions.

(a) Generally. On the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in this Section 4.3, from the Effective Date through the Termination Date on each Distribution Date (as defined below), each holder of Litigation Trust Interests shall receive pro rata distributions of Litigation Trust Assets distributed on such Distribution Date.

Distributions. The Litigation Trustee shall make the Litigation Trust Assets Available for Distribution (as defined below) on each Periodic Distribution Date (as defined below) and on such additional dates that the Litigation Trustee, in consultation with the Litigation Trust Advisory Board, determines are appropriate from time to time (each Periodic Distrbution Date and any such additional date, a "Distribution
(b) Timing and Amount of distributions of Date"); provided, however, that the Litigation Trustee shall be entitled, with the consent of

the

Litigation Trust Advisory Board, to defer any such distribution to the next Distribution Date if Litigation Trust Assets Available for the Litigation Trustee determines that the amount of Distribution at such time is insufficient to justify the cost f effecting the distribution.
"Periodic Distribution Date" means, as applicable, (a) the first Business Day that is as soon as reasonably practicable occurring approximately ninety days after the Distribution Date, and (b) thereafter, the first Business Day that is as soon as reasonably practicable occurring
approximately ninety days afer the immediately preceding Periodic Distribution Date.
(c) Litigation Trust Assets Available for Distribution. Notwithstanding

anything in this Agreement to the contrary, the Litigation Trustee shall cause the Litigation Trust at all times to retain suffcient funds (the "Expense Reserve") as the Litigation Trustee shall determine, in consultation with the Litigation Trust Advisory Board and subject to the budget this agreed upon by the Litigation Trust Advisory Board in accordance with Section 4.5 of Agreement, are reasonably necessar for the Litigation Trust to: (i) meet contingent liabilties the Liquidation Trust Assets; (ii) make the payments and satisfy the and maintain the value of obligations and liabilities described in Section 4.1 as well as satisfy all obligations to remit amounts pursuant to applicable United States and non United States laws relating to taxes; and
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(iii) fund any other amounts as required under the Plan and as identified in the Litigation Trust budget. and fund the reasonable, documented out-or-pocket fees and expenses of the Litigation Trustee, the Litigation Trust Professionals (as defined below), and the Litigation Trust, and the reasonable, documented out-or-pocket expenses of the Litigation Trust Advisory Board members. The Litigation Trustee shall not be deemed to be an "underwiter" in connection with
its distrbution of any Litigation Trust Assets. as such term is defined in section 1145(b) of

the

Banptcy Code, and no employees, agents, or representatives of

the Litigation Trustee shall be

deemed to be a '''broker-dealer'' as such term is defined In the Securities Exchange Act of 1934,

as amended, or any rules promulgated thereunder.


"Litigation Trust Assets Available for Distribution" means the portion of Litigation Trust Assets calculated by subtracting the Expense Reserve from the then available proceeds of the Litigation Trust Assets, as determined by the Litigation Trustee in advance of each Distribution Date in consultation with the Litigation Trust Advisory Board.

Distribution of Proceeds ofthe Litigation Trust. Any Litigation (d) Priority of Trust Assets Available for Distribution shall be applied (a) first, to payor reimburse, as applicable, the reasonable, documented out-of-pocket fees, costs, expenses, and liabilities of the Litigation Trust and the Litigation Trustee, and the reasonable, documented out-of-pocket expenses of the Litigation Trust Advisory Board members as provided in Section 4.1; (b) second, to repay the Litigation Trust Funding Amount to the Reorganized Debtors and (c) third, to distributions to Litigation Trust Beneficiaries, in accordance with Section 4.3(a) of this Agreement.

the Litigation Trust Upon Termination. the Litigation Trust, the Litigation Trustee shall distribute any Litigation Trust Assets A vaIlable for Distribution not yet distrbuted from the Litigation Trust to the Litigation Trust Beneficiaries in accordance with the terms of this Agreement, the Plan, and the Confirmation Order.
(e) Distribution of Proceeds of Promptly following the termination of

(t) Location for Distributions: Notice of Change of Address. Distributions to

the Litigation Trust Beneficiaries shall be made by the Litigation Trustee to the Litigation Trust the applicable Distribution Date (a) at the addresses set forth on the Proofs of Beneficiaries as of Claim fied by such holders of Claims (or at the last known addresses of such holders of Claims ifno Proof of Claim is fied or if the Reorganized Debtors have been notified in writing ofa change of address), (b) at the addresses set forth in any written notices of address changes any related Proof of Claim, or (c) in the case delivered to the Litigation Trustee after the date of of Holders of Allowed Second Lien Lender Deficiency Claims, to the Second Lien Agent. Each Litigation Trust Beneficiary shall be responsible for providing the Litigation Trustee with timely written notice of any change in address. The Litigation Trustee is not obligated to make any effort to determne the correct address of any Litigation Trust Beneficiary.
4.4 Undeliverable Propert.

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any distribution of proceeds of

(a) If

the Litigation Trust or other Litigation

Trust Assets to a Litigation Trust Beneficiary is retued to the Litigation Trustee as

undeliverable, no fuher distribution to such Litigation Trust Beneficiary shall be made unless and until the Litigation Trustee is notified in writing of such Litigation Trust Beneficiary's thencurent address, at which time all missed distributions shall be made to such Litigation Trust

this Agreement, undeliverable distributions shall include checks sent to a Litigation Trust Beneficiary, respecting distributions to such Litigation Trust Beneficiar, which checks have not been cashed within six months following the date of issuance of such checks. Undeliverable distributions shall remain in the possession of the Litigation Trustee until the next Distribution Date that the relevant distribution becomes deliverable (in which event it shall be distributed to such Litigation Trust Beneficiary), subject to Section 4.3(b) hereof.
Beneficiar without interest. For purposes of

(b) Any Litigation Trust Beneficiary that does not assert a claim for an
the Litigation Trust or other Litigation Trust Assets the Distribution Date on which such distribution was made shall no longer have any further claim to or interest in the funds represented by such undeliverable distribution and all title to and all Litigation Trust Interests related thereto shall revert to or remain in the Litigation Trust and shall be redistributed to the remaining holders of Litigation Trust Interests in accordance with Section 4.3 hereof.
undeliverable distribution of proceeds of held by the Litigation Trust at least U days prior to the first anniversary of

4.5 Reports.

the (a) The Litigation Trustee shall deliver reports ("Reports") to members of Litigation Trust Advisory Board not later than r-i days prior to each fiscal quarer. Such Reports shall specify in reasonable detail (i) the status of the Litigation Trust Assets, including any settlements entered into by the Litigation Trust, (i) the fees and expenses of the Litigation Trust, the Litigation Trustee, and the Litigation Trust Professionals incurred and/or eared during the prior fiscal quarter, (iii) the aggregate fees and expenses of the Litigation Trust, the Litigation Trustee, and the Litigation Trust Professionals incurred and/or eared since the date of this Agreement, (iv) the amount of proceeds of the Litigation Trust

received by the Litigation Trust during the prior fiscal quarer, (v) the aggregate amount of proceeds of the Litigation Trust received by the Litigation Trust since the date of this Agreement, the Litigation Trust Assets Available for Distribution for the next (vi) the calculation of Distribution Date, including the amounts ofavaIlable proceeds of the Litigation Trust and the Expense Reserve, (vii) the aggregate amount of distributions from the Litigation Trust to Litigation Trust Beneficiaries since the date of this Agreement, and (viii) such other information as the Litigation Trust Advisory Board may reasonably request from time to time. The Litigation Trustee shall also timely prepare, fie, and distribute such additional statements, reports, and submissions (A) as may be necessary to cause the Litigation Trust and the Litigation Trustee to be in compliance with applicable law or (B) as may be otherwise reasonably requested from time to time by the Litigation Trust Advisory Board.

(b) The Litigation Trustee shall prepare and submit to the Litigation Trust Advisory Board for approval an amual plan and budget at least r-i days prior to the
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commencement of each fiscal year of

the Litigation Trust; provided, however, that the first such

report shall be submitted no later than 90 days after the Effective Date of

the Plan. Such anual

plan and budget shall set forth in reasonable detail: (i) the Litigation Trustee's anticipated actions to administer and liquidate the Litigation Trust Assets; and (ii) the anticipated expenses, including professional fees, associated with conducting the affairs of the Litigation Trust. Such
anual plan and budget shall be updated and submitted to the Litigation Trust Advisory Board

for review and approval on a quarerly basis, and each such quarerly update shall reflect the differences between the anticipated actions described in the anual report and actual operations of the Litigation Trust to date. All actions by the Litigation Trustee must be substantially consistent with the plan and budget, as updated on a quarerly basis and approved by the Litigation Trust Advisory Board; provided, however, that the Litigation Trustee may take action outside of the plan and budget with the prior approval of the Litigation Trust Advisory Board.
(c) The Litigation Trustee shall provide the Litigation Trust Advisory Board

with such other information as may be reasonably requested from time to time or on a regular basis by the Litigation Trust Advisory Board.
(d) The Litigation Truslee shall make available by delivery, by posting on a

website, or otherwise, to all Litigation Trust Beneficiaries, the Reports set forth in Section 4.5(a) above, in such form and in such detail as the Litigation Trustee deems appropriate in consultation with the Litigation Trust Advisory Board.
4.6 Exchange Act. In addition to certain requirements set forth in this Agreement, the Litigation Trust shall take such precautions as the Litigation Trustee shall deem necessary or appropriate for the Litigation Trust to avoid becoming subject to the registration requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of i 934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"); provided, however, that if the Litigation Trust becomes subject to such registration requirements, the Litigation Trustee shall cause the Litigation Trust to register pursuant to, and comply with, the applicable reporting requirements of the Exchange Act.
4.7 Fiscal Year. Except for the first and last years of year of the Litigation Trust shall be the calendar year. For the first and last years of the Litigation Trust shall be such portion of

the Litigation Trust, the fiscal the


the calendar year

Litigation Trust, the fiscal year of

that the Litigation Trust is in existence.


4.8 Books and Records. (a) The Debtors and/or Reorganzed Debtors shall deliver to and/or make available to the Litigation Trustee, and the Litigation Trustee shall retain and preserve, copies of the Debtors' and Reorganized Debtors' books, records, and fies related to the Litigation Trust Assets, including all such books, records, and fies as may be needed to investigate, prosecute, and resolve the Litigation Trust Assets held by the Litigation Trust and otherwise liquidate the Litigation Trust Assets. The Litigation Trustee shall cause the Litigation Trust to perform its obligations under any non-prosecution agreement and/or joint prosecution and common interest agreement to which the Litigation Trust has succeeded or the Litigation Trustee is a party, and shall retain or destroy copies of any information that was provided or received pursuant to the terms of any such agreement.

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the Litigation Trust and the holders of Litigation Trust Interests, books and records relating to the assets and the income of the Litigation Trust and the payment of expenses of the Litigation Trust and the Litigation Trustee, in such detail and for such period of time as may be necessary to enable it to make full and proper reports in respect thereof in accordance with the provisions of this Agreement and the Litigation applicable provisions of law. The Litigation Trustee shall provide any member of Trust Advisory Board or, at its expense, any other Litigation Trust Beneficiar, with access to such books and records during normal business hours as may be reasonably requested with advance notice.
(b) The Litigation Trustee shall maintain, in respect of

4.9 Cash Payments. All distributions required to be made by the Litigation Trustee to the holders of Litigation Trust Interests shall be made in Cash denominated in United States

dollars by checks drawn on a United States domestic ban selected by the Litigation Trustee or,
at the option of

the Litigation Trustee, by wire transfer from a United States domestic ban

selected by the Litigation Trustee; provided, however, that Cash payments to foreign holders of the Litigation Trustee, in such funds and Litigation Trust Interests may be made, at the option of the jurisdiction. All Cash of by such means as are necessary or customar in a paricular foreign Litigation Trust shall be maintained in an Approved Financial Institution.
4.10 Insurance. The Litigation Trust shall maintain customar insurance coverage for the Litigation Trust Advisory Board, and the Litigation Trustee, the members of the Litigation Trust on and any such other Person serving as an adminstrator and overseer of after the Effective Date as the Litigation Trustee determines to be reasonably appropriate in consultation with the Litigation Trust Advisory Board.

the protection of

TAX

ARTICLE V MATTERS

5.1 Tax Treatment. The Debtors, the Reorganized Debtors, the Litigation Trustee, Litigation Trust Interests will treat the Litigation Trust as a "liquidating trust" and the holders of
withn the meanng of of

Treasur Regulation Section 301.7701-4(d) and any comparable provision

state or local law. The Litigation Trust shall be considered a "grantor" trust and is intended to comply with the requirements of a liquidating trust, which is a grantor trust, as set forth in Revenue Procedure 94-45, 1994-2 C.B. 684. Consistent with this treatment, for all federal, state, and local income tax purposes, each holder of an Allowed Claim in Classes C- 1, C-2, and C-3, as applicable, shall be treated as transferring all of such Claim to the Debtors in exchange for such the holder's share of the Litigation Trust Assets and then as transferring the holder's share of Litigation Trust Assets (subject to such liabilities) to the Litigation Trust in exchange for the Litigation Trust Interests in the Litigation Trust holder's Litigation Trust Interest. The holders of the Litigation Trust, wil be treated solely for tax purposes as the grantors and deemed owners of and the Debtors, the Reorganized Debtors, the Litigation Trustee, and the Litigation Trust the Litigation Trust Assets (and liabilities) as of Beneficiaries wil use consistent valuations of the Effective Date in accordance with Section l.3(d) hereof. The Litigation Trustee shall be authorized to take any action necessary to maintain compliance with this Treasury Regulation or its successor that does not contradict the terms of this Agreement, the Plan, or the Confirmation
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Order. In the event the Litigation Trust shall fail or cease to qualify as a liquidating trust in accordance with Treasury Regulations Section 301.7701-4(d), the Litigation Trustee shall take such action as it shall deem appropriate to have the Litigation Trust classified as a partnership for
federal tax puroses under Treasury Regulations Section 301.7701-3 (but not a "publicly traded
parership" subject to Section 7704(a) orthe Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the

necessary, creating or converting it into a Delaware limited liabilty parership or limited liability company that is so classified.
"Tax Code")), including, if 5.2 Tax Reporting, The "taxable year" of year" as those terms are defined in Section 441 of

the Litigation Trust shall be the "calendar

the Tax Code. The Ltigation Trustee shall file statements for the Litigation Trust as a grantor trust pursuant to Treasur Regulation Section

1.671 -4(a). The Litigation Trustee shall anually, within 75 days after the end of each calendar year, send to each record holder of a Litigation Trust Interest a separate statement setting forth the holder's share or items of income, gain, loss, deduction, or credit for such year and wil instruct all such holders to report such items on their federal income tax returns for such year. Such reporting shall also occur within 75 days of the dissolution of the Litigation Trust. The Litigation Trust's taxable income, gain, loss, deduction, or credit wil be allocated (subject to provisions of the Plan relating to Disputed Claims and Section 5.4 hereof) to the Litigation Trust
Beneficiares in accordance with their relative Litigation Trust Interests in the Litigation Trust.

5.3 Tax Withholdings. The Litigation Trustee may withhold and pay to the appropriate taxing authority all amounts required to be witheld pursuant to the Tax Code, or any provision of any foreign, state, or local tax law with respect to any payment or distribution to the Litigation Trust Beneficiaries. All such amounts withheld, and paid to the appropriate taxing authority, shall be treated as amounts distributed to such Litigation Trust Beneficiaries for all purposes of this Agreement. The Litigation Trustee shall be authorized to collect such tax information from the Litigation Trust Beneficiaries (including, without limitation, social security numbers or other tax identification numbers) as it in its sole discretion deems necessary to effectuate the Plan, the Confrmation Order, and this Agreement, prior to making any distribution. The Litigation Trustee may refuse to make a distribution to any Litigation Trust Beneficiar that fails to furnish such information in a timely fashion, until such information is delivered; provided, however, that upon the Litigation Trust Beneficiary's delivery of such information, the Litigation Trustee shall make such distribution to which the Litigation Trust Beneficiar is entitled, without any interest or income earned thereon.

Litigation Trust Assets and any other income or gain of the Litigation Trust allocable to Disputed Claims, the Litigation Trustee shall cause the Litigation Trust to pay any taxes imposed on the Litigation Trust by any United States federal, state, or local, or any non United States taxing authority. The amount of such taxes paid by the Litigation Trust with respect to a Disputed Claim, (i) wil reduce the amount distributed with respect to such Disputed Claim to the extent it becomes an Allowed Claim, and (ii) to the extent such Disputed Claim does not become an Allowed Claim, will reduce distributions ratably to aU Holders in the same Class as such Disputed Claim; provided, however, that any taxes that reduce distributions pursuant to the foregoing clauses (i)
5.4 Disputed Claims Tax Matters. With respect to any proceeds of

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this Agreement, be treated as amounts distributed to those Holders of Claims whose distributions are so reduced.
and (ii) shall, for all purposes of

5.5 Foreign Tax Matters. The Litigation Trustee shall take all reasonable steps, including the filing of any necessary documentation or elections with any non United States tax authority, to minimize, under non United States law: (i) the liabilities of the Litigation Trust and the Litigation Trust Beneficiaries for non United States taxes, interest, penalties, and other amounts; (ii) the obligations of the Litigation Trust to file non United States tax or information returns or other documentation; and (ii) the obligations of the Litigation Trust to withhold and remit amounts to any non United States taxing authority in respect of payments or distributions of income or propert by the Litigation Trust. The Litigation Trustee shall duly comply on a timely basis with all obligations, and satisfy all liabilities, imposed on the Litigation Trustee or the Litigation Trust under non United States law relating to taxes. Without the consent of the members of the Litigation Trust Advisory Board, the Litigation Trustee, or any other legal representative of the Litigation Trust, shall not distribute Litigation Trust Assets or proceeds thereof without having first obtained all certificates required to have been obtained under applicable non United States law relating to taxes.

ARTICLE VI POWERS OF AND LIMITATIONS ON THE LITIGATION TRUSTEE


the Litigation Trustee. The Litigation Trustee shall have only such rights, powers, and privileges expressly set forth in the Plan and this Agreement, and such other powers reasonably incident thereto, and as otherwise provided by applicable law. Subject to the other provisions herein, including, without limitation, the provisions relating to the Litigation
6.1 Powers of Trust Advisory Board in Section 6.3, and subject to Article IV.P. of

the Plan, the Litigation

Trustee shall be expressly authorized to undertake the following actions, in the Litigation judgment, in the best interests of Trustee's good faith the Litigation Trust Beneficiaries and to maximize net recoveries therefor:
(a) Hold, administer, prosecute, settle, or otherwse compromise or abandon

Litigation Trust Assets, including, without limitation, take any action with respect to appeals, counterclaims, and defenses of, or with respect to, such Causes of Action or otherwise in respect of the Litigation Trust Assets;
Causes of Action in respect of

(b) Liquidate the Litigation Trust Assets;

connection with, the liquidation of

(c) Execute any documents and take any other actions related to, or in the Litigation Trust Assets and the exercise ofthe Litigation

Trustee's powers granted herein;

Cd) Hold legal title to any and all rights ofthe Litigation Trust Beneficiaries in, to or arsing from the Litigation Trust Assets;

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(e) Protect and enforce the rights to the Litigation Trust Assets vested in the

Litigation Trustee by this Agreement by any method deemed reasonably appropriate, including, without limitation, by judicial proceedings or pursuant to any applicable bankruptcy, insolvency, moratorium, or similar law and general principles of equity;
the Litigation Trust Assets to the appropriate (f) Make distributions of Litigation Trust Beneficiaries in accordance with this Agreement, the Plan, and the Confirmation
Order;

(g) Prepare and file, if necessar, any and all tax returns with respect to the
Litigation Trust and pay taxes properly payable by the Litigation Trust, if any;

(h) Prepare and make all necessary filings in accordance with any applicable
law, statute, or regulation, including, but not limited to, the Exchange Act;
(i) Determine and satisfy from the Litigation Trust Assets any and all taxes

and ordinary course liabilities, including reasonable professional fees and expenses, created, incurred or assumed by the Litigation Trust;
u) Retain, as an expense of Professionals as may be appropriate to perform the duties required of

the Litigation Trust, Litigation Trust the Litigation Trustee

hereunder or in the Plan;


(k) Invest monies received by the Litigation Trust or Litigation Trustee or

otherwise held by the Litigation Trust or Litigation Trustee in accordance with Section 6.6 hereof, limited, however, to such investments that are consistent with the Litigation Trust's status
as a liquidating trust within the meaning of

Treasury Regulation Section 30L.7701-4(d);

(1) In the event that the Litigation Trustee determines that the Litigation Trust

Beneficiaries or the Litigation Trust may, wil or have become subject to adverse tax consequences, take such actions that wil, or are intended to, alleviate such adverse tax consequences;

liquidating trust within the meaning of

(m) In the event that the Litigation Trust shall fail or cease to qualify as a Treasury Regulations Section 301.7701-4(d), take any

and all necessar actions as it shall deem appropriate to have the Litigation Trust classified as a
parership for federal tax purposes under Treasury Regulations Section 301.7701-3 (but not a

"publicly traded parnership" subject to Section 7704(a) ofthe Tax Code), including, if necessary, creating or converting the Litigation Trust into a Delaware limited liabilty parnership or limited liability company that is so classified;
which the Litigation Trust or the Litigation Trust Beneficiaries hold the beneficial or ownership interests, as applicable;
(n) Create sub-trusts or title vehicles of

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(0) Provide periodic reports and updates regarding the status of the
adminstration of

the Litigation Trust in accordance with Section 4.5;


(P) Purchase customary insurance coverage in accordance with Section 4.10

hereof;

(q) Perform such functions and take such actions with respect to the Litigation Trust as are provided for or permitted in the Plan, the Confirmation Order, this Agreement or any
other agreement executed pursuant to the Plan;

the forgoing actions, and execute any documents relating the Litigation Trust; and thereto, in the Litigation Trustee's own name, on behalf of
(r) Take any of

(s) Take any other actions that the Litigation Trustee, in consultation with the Litigation Trust Advisory Board, deems necessary and appropriate to carr out the purposes of

this Agreement.

the Plan, neither the Litigation Trust nor the Litigation Trustee shall have the right to commence any litigation against the Rhodes Entities until the Bankrptcy Court rules on the allowance of the Rhodes Entities Claims set forth in Proofs of Claim, included in the Debtors' Schedules or otherwise set forth in the Mediation Tenu Sheet. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary set forth herein or in the Plan,
For the avoidance of doubt, in accordance with Aricle IV.P. of

the Reorganzed Debtors shall not pursue Claims under Bankruptcy Code section 547 against

any Creditor whose Claim is purchased in accordance with Article VII.G.


6.2 Establishment of

the Litigation Trust Advisory Board.

(a) The Litigation Trust Advisory Board shall have I 1 members and be
comprised of

the Persons identified on, and in accordance with the tenus of, Annex (-i hereto.
(b) As soon as practicable after the creation of

the Litigation Trust, the

Litigation Trust Advisory Board shall adopt bylaws approved by all of consistent with the tenus and conditions of

the members that are this Agreement and include such other provisions as

the Litigation Trust Advisory Board deems necessar or appropriate. Such bylaws may include,

but shall not necessarly be limited to, guidelines for. among other matters, paricipation by Litigation Trust Advisory Board members in meetings and for removal of Litigation Trust Advisory Board members.
(c) Each Litigation Trust Advisory Board member shall designate (i) one or
more representatives who shall attend meetings of and paricipate in other activities of

the

paricipate in other activities of

Litigation Trust Advisory Board and (ii) an alternate representative to attend meetings and the Litigation Trust Advisory Board when the representatives designated pursuant to clause (i) above are unavailable to paricipate in such meetings and activities.

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(d) The purose of liquidation and distribution of accordance with the terms of

the Litigation Trust Advisory Board shan be to oversee the the Litigation Trust Assets by the Litigation Trustee, in this Agreement, the Plan, and the Confrmation Order.

the Litigation Trust Advisory Board shall the non~recused members of the Litigation Trust Advisory Board then consist ora majority of serving; provided, however, that, for purposes of determining whether a quorum is present at such a meeting, a member of the Litigation Trust Advisory Board shall be deemed present fa representative of the member is attending in person, by telephone, or by proxy.
(e) A quorum for meetings of

(f) Except as expressly provided herein, the affrmative vote of a majority of

the Litigation Trust Advisory Board with respect to any matter that requires the determination, consent, approval, or agreement of the Litigation Trust Advisory Board. In all matters submitted to a vote of the Litigation Trust Advisory Board, each Litigation Trust Advisory Board member shall be entitled to cast one vote, which vote shall be cast personally by such Litigation Trust Advisory Board member or by proxy. In a matter in which the Litigation Trustee canot obtain direction or authority from the Litigation Trust Advisory Board, the Litigation Trustee may file a motion, on notice to the Litigation Trust Advisory Board members, requesting such direction or authority from the Banuptcy Court.
the non-recused members of the Litigation Trust Advisory Board shall be the act of

(g) A Litigation Trust Advisory Board member and its representative shall be recused from the Litigation Trust Advisory Boards deliberations and votes on any matters as to which such member has a conflicting interest. If a Litigation Trust Advisory Board member or its representative does not recuse itself from any such matter, that Litigation Trust Advisory Board member and its representative may be recused from such matter by the majority vote of the remainig members of the Litigation Trust Advisory Board that are not recused from the matter. In such event, such recused member of the Litigation Trust Advisory Board can the Litigation Trust Advisory Board with challenge such decision of the non-recused members of the Banuptcy Cour, which shall have jurisdiction under the Plan to adjudicate such matter.
(h) Litigation Trust Advisory Board members shall be reimbursed by the

Litigation Trust for reasonable, documented out-of-pocket business expenses, other than attorneys' and other professionals' fees, incured in connection with their service on the Litigation Trust Advisory Board. Litigation Trust Advisory Board members shall not receive any other compensation from the Litigation Trust for their services as Litigation Trust Advisory Board members.
6.3 Approval of

the Litigation Trust Advisory Board. Notwithstanding anything in

ths Agreement to the contrar, the Litigation Trustee shall submit to the Litigation Trust

Advisory Board for its review and prior approval the following matters and any other matters that the Litigation Trust Advisory Board may direct the Litigation Trustee to submit for its the Litigation Trust Advisory Board pursuant approval or that expressly require the approval of to the terms of this Agreement:

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(a) Any proposed final settlement or disposition in connection with a greater than $1,000,000; provided, that the Litigation Trustee will be authorized and empowered to take such action without any further (i)
Litigation Trust Asset that has an asserted value of action by the Litigation Trust Advisory Board or (ii) order of (10) Business Days written notice to the members of

the Banptcy Court, after at least

either (A) no objection is received from any member of

the Litigation Trust Advisory Board and the Litigation Trust Advisory Board or (B) subject to a further written agreement between the Litigation Trustee and the Litigation Trust

Advisory Board;

(b) Any transaction to sell, assign, transfer, or abandon any other Litigation
Trust Assets in which the amount of the transaction exceeds such amount as may be determined from time to time by the Litigation Trust Advisory Board;
(c) Determinations of the amounts of the Expense Reserve and the Litigation

Trust Assets Available for Distribution;


the date and amount of all distributions made on dates (d) Determinations of other than a Distribution Date and determinations to defer distributions otherwse required on a Distribution Date;

(e) Any determinations to retain Litigation Trust Professionals (as defined


beiow);

(f) Any detennnations to initiate lawsuits or proceedings;


(g) Any actions that would give rise to or alleviate adverse ta consequences
to the Litigation Trust or the Litigation Trust Beneficiaries; and
(h) The reports and budgets described in Section 4.5(a), (b) and (d).

the Litigation Trust Advisory Board to any proposed action ofthe Litigation Trustee with respect to the Litigation Trust Assets within the time periods prescribed herein, and the Litigation Trustee is not authorized to settle as a result of such objection, then (i) if the Litigation Trust Advisory Board member(s) withdraws for any reason its objection to the proposed action, the Litigation Trustee may pursue the proposed the Litigation Trust Advisory action in accordance with the procedures outlined above or (ii) if Board member(s) does not withdraw its objection, the Litigation Trustee will have the option of the Litigation Trust Advisory (A) foregoing the proposed course of action that is the subject of Board member(s)' objection, (B) modifying the proposed course of action in a way that results in the Litigation Trust Advisory Board member(s) withdrawing its objection, or (C) following five
If any objection is interposed by a member of Business Days' written notice to the Litigation Trust Advisory Board, seeking an order of

the

Bankrptcy Court authorizing the Litigation Trustee to pursue the proposed course of action over the Litigation Trust Advisory Board member(s)' objection.

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6.4 Limitations on Litigation Trustee. No par of the Litigation Trust Assets shall he used or disposed of by the Litigation Trustee in furterance of any trade or business. The Litigation Trustee shall, on hehalfoftbe Litigation Trust, hold the Litigation Trust out as a trust in the process ofliquidation and not as an investment company. The Litigation Trustee shall not engage in any investments or activities inconsistent with the treatment of the Litigation Trust as a liquidating trst within the meaning of Treasury Regulations Section 301.7701-4(d) while the Litigation Trust qualifies as a liquidating trust; provided, however, that if the Litigation Trust (or a Delaware limited liabilty or limited liability parnership into which it shall he converted) shall

be classified as a parership for federal tax purposes under Treasury Regulations 301.7701-3

the Tax Code), the foregoing restrictions shall not apply. The Litigation Trustee shall be restricted to the liquidation of the Litigation Trust Assets on behalf, and for the benefit, of the Litigation Trust Beneficiaries and the distribution and application of Litigation Trust Assets for the purposes set forth in this
(but not a "publicly traded parnership" subject to Section 7704(a) of Agreement, the Plan, and the Confirmation Order, and the conservation and protection of Litigation Trust Assets and the administration thereof in accordance with the provisions of

the this

Agreement, the Plan, and the Confrmation Order.


6.5 Agents and Professionals: Employees. The Litigation Trust may, but shall not be required to, from time to time enter into contracts with, consult with and retain, as approved by the Litigation Trust Advisory Board, independent contractors, including attorneys, accountants,

appraisers, disbursing agents or other paries deemed by the Litigation Trustee to have qualifications necessary or desirable to assist in the proper administration of the Litigation Trust, including any estate professionals retained during the bankptcy cases as may be appropriate in the circumstances (collectively, "Litigation Trust Professionals"). The Litigation Trustee shall pay the reasonable fees and expenses of the Litigation Trust Professionals out of the Litigation
Trust Assets in the ordinary course of business without the need for approval of

the Bankruptcy

Court. The Litigation Trust may, but shall not be required to, from time to time, employ Litigation Trust Professionals in such capacities as may be approved by the Litigation Trust Advisory Board. In addition, the Litigation Trust may enter into an agreement with the Debtors to utilize the services of one or more employees of the Debtors.

Litigation Trust Monies. The Litigation Trustee shall, as approved by the Litigation Trust Advisory Board, invest the proceeds of the Litigation Trust received by the Litigation Trustee or otherwise held by the Litigation Trustee in highly-rated short-term investments of which the length of term shall be consistent with the obligations to pay costs, expenses, and other obligations and make distributions under Article iv ofthIs Agreement, which investments shall consist of (a) short-term investments issued or guaranteed by the United States or by a deparment, agency, or instrmentality of the United States, (b) other short-term instruments of the highest credit rating available of two nationally recognized rating agencies, or (c) other short-term investments approved by the Litigation Trust Advisory Board.
6.6 Investment of

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ARTICLE VII LITIGATION TRUSTEE I LITIGATION TRUST ADVISORY BOARD


7. i Generallv. The Litigation Trustee shall exercise such of the rights and powers

vested in it by this Agreement, the Plan and the Confirmation Order, and use the same degree of care and skil in its exercise as a prudent person would exercise or use under the circumstances in the conduct of its own affairs. No provision of this Agreement, the Plan or the Confinnation Order shall be construed to relieve the Litigation Trustee from liabilty for its own gross negligence, fraud, or wilful misconduct, except that the Litigation Trustee shall not be liable for any error of judgment or any action taken in good faith in reliance upon the advice of professionals retained by the Litigation Trustee in accordance with this Agreement.
7.2 Reliance bv Litigation Trustee. Except as otherwise provided in this Agreement,

the Plan or the Confirmation Order:


(a) The Litigation Trustee may rely and shall be protected in acting upon any

resolution, statement, instrument, opinion, report, notice, request, consent, order, or other paper or document reasonably believed by the Ltigation Trustee to be genuine and to have been signed
or presented by the proper pary or paries; and

(b) The Litigation Trustee may absolutely and uncondtiona1ly presume that any
other paries purorting to give any notice of instrctions in wrting has been duly authorized to do

so, and may rely on such notice; and


(c) Persons (including any Litigation Trust Professionals retained in
accordance with ths Agreement) engaged in transactions with the Litigation Trustee shall

look only to the Litigation Trust Assets to satisfy any liability incurred by the Litigation Trustee to such person in carrying out the terms of this Agreement, the Plan, or the Confrmation Order, and the Litigation Trustee shall have no personal or individual obligation to satisfy any such liability.
7.3 Liability to Third Persons. No Litigation Trust Beneficiary shall be subject to any

personal liability whatsoever, in tort, contract, or otherwise, to any person in connection with the Litigation Trust Assets or the affairs of the Litigation Trustee. The Litigation Trustee, the Litigation Trust Professionals, and the members of the Litigation Trust Advisory Board shall not be subject to any personal liabilty whatsoever, in tort, contract, or otherwise, to any person in connection with the Litigation Trust Assets or the affairs of the Litigation Trust, except for its own gross negligence, fraud, or willful misconduct, and all such persons shall look solely to the Litigation Trust Assets for satisfaction of claims of any nature arising in connection with affairs the Litigation Trust. Other than as set forth in the Plan or in the Confirmation Order, nothing of in this Section 7.3 shall be deemed to release any Litigation Trust Beneficiary from any actions or omissions occurring prior to the Effective Date.
7.4 Nonliabilty of Litigation Trustee for Acts of

Others. Nothing contained in this

Agreement, the Plan, or the Confination Order shall be deemed to be an assumption by the

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Litigation Trustee of any of the liabilities, obligations, or duties of the Debtors or Litigation Trust Beneficiaries and shall not be deemed to be or contain a covenant or agreement by the Litigation Trustee to assume or accept any such liability, obligation, or duty. Any successor Litigation Trustee may accept and rely upon any accounting made by or on behalf of any predecessor Litigation Trustee hereunder, and any statement or representation made as to the assets comprising the Litigation Trust Assets or as to any other fact bearing upon the prior administration of the Litigation Trust, so long as it has a good faith basis to do so. A Litigation Trustee shall not be liable for having accepted and relied in good faith upon any such accounting, statement, or representation if it is later proved to be incomplete, inaccurate, or untrue. A Litigation Trustee or successor Litigation Trustee shall not be liable for any act or omission of any predecessor Litigation Trustee, nor have a duty to enforce any claims against any predecessor Litigation Trustee on account of any such act or omission, unless directed to do so by ihe Litigation Trust Advisory Board.

7.5 Indemntv. The Litigation Trustee, the members of the Litigation Trust Advisory Board, and their respective agents, employees, offcers, directors, professionals, attorneys, accountants, advisors, representatives, and principals (collectively, the "Indemnified Paries")

shall be indemnified and held harless by the Litigation Trust, to the fullest extent permitted by

law, solely from the Litigation Trust Assets, including any insurance obtained by the Litigation Trust for such purposes, for any losses, claims, damages, liabilities, and expenses, including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys' fees, disbursements, and related expenses which the Indemnified Parties may incur or to which the Indemnified Paries may become subject in connection with any action, suit, proceeding, or investigation brought or threatened against one the Litigation Trustee or more of the Indemnified Parties on account of the acts or omissions of or the members of the Litigation Trust Advisory Board solely in their capacity as such; orovided,
however, that the Litigation Trust shall not be liable to indemnify any Indemnified Part for any

act or omission constituting gross negligence, fraud, or wilful misconduct. Notwithstanding any provision herein to the contrary, the Indemnified Paries shall be entitled to obtain advances from the Litigation Trust to cover their reasonable expenses of defending themselves in any action brought against them as a result of the acts or omissions, actual, or alleged, of an Indemnified
Par in its capacity as such; provided, however, that the Indemnifed Paries receiving such

advances shall repay the amounts so advanced to the Litigation Trust upon the entry of a Final Order finding that such Indemnified Paries were not entitled to any indemnity under the provisions of this Section 7.5. The foregoing indemnity in respect of any Indemnified Pary shall survive the termination of such Indemnified Part from the capacity for which they are indemnfied.
7.6 Compensation and Expenses. The Litigation Trustee shall receive fair and reasonable compensation for its services in accordance with the compensation schedule attached
as ( ) hereto. The Litigation Trustee shall be entitled to reimburse itself and the

Litigation Trust Professionals from the Litigation Trust Assets on a monthly basis for all
reasonable out-of-pocket expenses actually incurred by it in the performance of

its duties in

accordance with this Agreement, and, when due, professionals' fees in accordance with the terms of such Litigation Trust Professionals' retention.

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ARTICLE VII SUCCESSOR LITIGATION TRUSTEES


8.1 Resignation. The Litigation Trustee may resign from the Litigation Trust by to each member of the Litigation Trust Advisory Board. Such resignation shall become effective on the later to occur of (a) the date specified in such written notice or (b) the effective date of the appointment of a successor Litigation Trustee in accordance with Section 8.4 hereof and such successor's acceptance of such appointment in accordance with Section 8.5 hereof.
8.2 RemovaL. The Litigation Trustee may be removed, with or without cause, by an
afrmative vote of66.66% of the members of the Litigation Trust Advisory Board. Such removal shall become effective on the date specified in such action by the Litigation Trust

giving at least 30 days prior wrtten notice thereof

Advisory Board.

Resignation or RemovaL. The resignation, removal, incompetency, bankruptcy, or insolvency of the Litigation Trustee shall not operate to terminate the Litigation Trust or to revoke any existing agency created pursuant to the terms of this Agreement, the Plan, or the Confirmation Order or invalidate any action theretofore taken by the Litigation Trustee. All fees and expenses incurred by the Litigation Trustee prior to the resignation, incompetency, or removal of the Litigation Trustee shall be paid from the Litigation Trust Assets, unless such fees and expenses are disputed by (a) the Litigation Trust Advisory Board or (b) the successor Litigation Trustee, in which case the Bankrptcy Court shall resolve the dispute and any disputed fees and expenses of the predecessor Litigation Trustee that are subsequently allowed by the Banuptcy Court shall be paid from the Litigation Trust Assets. In the event of the resignation or removal of the Litigation Trustee, such Litigation Trustee shall: (i) promptly execute and deliver such documents, instruments, and other writings as may be reasonably requested by the successor Litigation Trustee or directed by the Bankptcy Court to effect the termination of such Litigation Trustee's capacity under this Agreement; (ii) promptly deliver to the successor Litigation Trustee all documents, instruments, records, and other writings related to the Litigation Trust as may be in the possession of such Litigation Trustee; provided, however, that such Litigation Trustee may retain one copy of each of such documents for its purposes, subject to the terms of any joint prosecution and common interest agreement to which the Litigation Trustee is a pary; and (iii) otheiwise assist and cooperate in effecting the assumption of its obligations and fuctions by such successor Litigation Trustee.
8.3 Effect of 8.4 Appointment of incompetency, bankruptcy, or insolvency of Successor. In the event of

the resignation, removal,

the Litigation Trustee, a vacancy shall be deemed to the Litigation Trust Advisory Board. In the event that a successor Litigation Trustee is not appointed within 30 days after the date of such vacancy, the Bankruptcy Court, upon its own motion or the motion of a the Litigation Trust Advisory Board, shall appoint a Litigation Trust Beneficiar or member of successor Litigation Trustee.
exist and a successor shall be appointed by the affrmative vote of 66.66% of

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8.5 Acceptance of Appointment by Successor Litigation Trustee. Any successor

Litigation Trustee appointed hereunder shall execute an instrument accepting its appointment
and shall deliver one counterpar thereof to the Bankruptcy Court for filing and, in case of

the

Litigation Trustee's resignation, to the resigning Litigation Trustee. Thereupon, such successor Litigation Trustee shall, without any further act, become vested with all the liabilties, duties, powers, rights, title, discretion, and privileges of its predecessor in the Litigation Trust with like effect as if originally named Litigation Trustee and shall be deemed appointed pursuant to Banplcy Code section 1l23(b)(3)(B). The resignng or removed Litigation Trustee shall duly assign, transfer, and deliver to such successor Litigation Trustee all propert and money held by such retiring Litigation Trustee hereunder and shall, as directed by the Bankruptcy Court or reasonably requested by such successor Litigation Trustee, execute and deliver an instrument or instruments conveying and transferring to such successor Litigation Trustee upon the Litigation Trust herein expressed, all the liabilties, duties, powers, rights, title, discretion, and privileges of such resigning or removed Litigation Trustee.
ARTICLE ix

MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

accordance with the laws of

9.1 Governing Law. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in New York (without reference to conflcts oflaw).
the State of

9.2 Jurisdiction. Subject to the proviso below, the parties agree that the Bankrptcy

Court shall have exclusive jurisdiction over the Litigation Trust and the Litigation Trustee, including, without limitation, the administration and activities of the Litigation Trust and the Litigation Trustee; provided, however, that notwithstanding the foregoing, the Litigation Trustee shall have power and authority to bring any action in any court of competent jurisdiction to prosecute any Causes of Action in respect of the Litigation Trusts Assets.
9.3 Severability. In the event any provision of thereof

this Agreement or the application

to any person or circumstances shall be determined by Final Order to be invalid or unenforceable to any extent, the remainder of this Agreement or the application of such provision to persons or circumstances or in jurisdictions other than those as to or in which it is held invalid or unenforceable, shall not be affected thereby, and each provision of this Agreement shall be valid and enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law.
9.4 Notices. Any notice or other communication required or permitted to be made

under this Agreement shall be in writing and shall be deemed to have been suffciently given, for all puroses, if delivered personally or by telex, facsimile, or other telegraphic means, sent by nationally recognzed overnight delivery service, or mailed by first-class maiL. The date of
receipt of such notice shall be the earliest of (a) the date of actual receipt by the receiving par,

the personal delivery (or refusal upon presenlation for delivery), (c) the date of (b) the date of transmission confirmation, or (d) three Business Days after service by first class mail, to the receiving party's below addressees):
(i) fto the Litigation Trustee, to:

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r
(ii) fto a member of

the Litigation Trust Advisory Board, to the

address set fort on r 1, or such other address as may be

provided to the Litigation Trustee by such member of the Litigation Trust Advisory Board.
(iIi) if

to any Litigation Trust Beneficiary, to the last known address of such Litigation Trust Beneficiar according to the Litigation Trustee's records; and
to the Reorganized Debtors, to:
r
1

(iv) if

with copy to:


r
1

9.5 Headings. The headings contained in ths Agreement are solely for convenience of reference and shall not affect the meaning or interpretation of this Agreement or of any term or provision hereof.

this Agreement are intended to supplement the terms provided by the Plan and the Confirmation Order. Accordingly, in the this Agreement, on the one event of any direct conflct or inconsistency between any provision of the Plan and the Confirmation Order, on the other hand, the hand, and the provisions of
9.6 Plan and Confrmation Order. The terms of provisions of

the Plan and the Confrmation Order, as applicable, shall govern and control.

9.7 Cooperation. The Debtors and/or the Reorganzed Debtors shall turn over or

otherwse make available to the Litigation Trustee at no cost to the Litigation Trust or the

Litigation Trustee, copies of all books and records reasonably required by the Litigation Trustee
to car out its duties hereunder, and agree to otherwise reasonably cooperate with the Litigation

Trustee in carrying out its duties hereunder.


9.8 Entire Agreement. This Agreement and the Exhbits and Annexes attached hereto

contain the entire agreement between the paries and supersede all prior and contemporaneous agreements or understandings between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof. To the extent there is inconsistency between this Agreement and the Plan, the Plan shall control; provided, however, that the Confirmation Order shall control over the Plan.
9.9 Amendment. This Agreement may be amended by (a) order of Cour or (b) approval by the Litigation Trustee and all members of Board; provided, however, that the approval of

the Bankruptcy the Litigation Trust Advisory the Banptcy Court shall be required for any
the Plan or the

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Confirmation Order. In the event that the Litigation Trust shall fail or cease to qualify as a liquidating trust in accordance with Treasury Regulations Section 301.7701-4(d), this Agreement may be amended by the Litigation Trustee to the extent necessar for the Litigation Trustee to take such action as it shall deem appropriate to have the Litigation Trust classified as a partnership for federal tax purposes under Treasury Regulations Section 301.7701-3 (but not a "publicly traded parnership" subject to Section 7704(a) of the Tax Code), including, if necessary, creating or converting it into a Delaware limited liability partnership or limited liability company that is so classified.
9.10 Meanings of Other Terms. Except where the context otherwise requires, words

importing the masculine gender include the feminine and the neuter, if appropriate, words importing the singular number shall include the plural number and vice versa and words importing persons shall include firms, associations, corporations, and other entities. All references herein to Aricles, Sections, and other subdivisions, unless referring specifically to the
Plan or provisions of

the Banuptcy Code, the Bankptcy Rules, or other law, statute or

regulation, refer to the corresponding Aricles, Sections, and other subdivisions of this Agreement, and the words herein and words of similar import refer to this Agreement as a whole and not to any paricular Article, Section, or subdivision of this Agreement. The term "including" shall mean "including, without limitation."

9.1 i Counterpars. This Agreement may be executed in any number of counterpars,


each of

which shall be deemed an original, but such counterpars shall together constitute but one

and the same instruent. A facsimile or electronic mail signature of any par shall be
considered to have the same binding legal effect as an original signature.
(Remainder of Page Blank - Signature Page Follows)

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IN WITNESS WHREOF, the parties hereto have executed this Agreement or caused ths Agreement to be duly executed by their respective offcers, representatives, or agents, effective as of the date first above written.

RHODES COMPANIES LLC, on its own behalf as a Debtor and a Reorganized Entity and on behalf of each other Debtor and Reorganized Entity

1,a5 the

Reorganized Debtor

By: Name: Title:

By:

Name: Title:

1, as Litigation Trustee

By:

Name: Title:

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APACHE FRANUNG, LLC

BATCA VE, LP

By: Name: Title:

By:

Name: Title:

BRAVO INC.

C&J HOLDINGS, INC.

By: By:

Name: Title:

Name: Title:

CHAKLINE, LP

ELKHORN INVSTMENTS, INC.

By:

By:

Name: Title:

Name: Title:

ELKHORN PARTNERS, A NEVADA LINUTED P ARTNERSIDP


By:

GERONIMO PLUMBING, LLC


By:

Name: Title:

Name: Title:

GLYNDA, LP

GUNG-HO CONCRETE, LLC


By:

By:

Name: Title:

Name: Title:

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HERITAGE LAN COMPANY, LLC


By:

JACKKIFE, LP
By:

Name: Title:

Name: Title:

JARUPALLC
By:

OVERFLOW, LP
By:

Name:

Tite:
PARCEL 20 LLC
By:

Name: Title:

PINNACLE GRADING, LLC


By:

Name: Title:

Name: Title:

RHODES ARIZONA PROPERTIES, LLCO RHODES DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT CORP.O o o o o o


By: Name: Title:
By:

Name:
Title: 0

o o
RHODES HOMES ARIZONA, LLC

o o
RHODES RANCH GENERAL PARTNERSIDP

o o o
By:

o o
By: Name: Title:

Name: Title:

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RHODES RANCH GOLF AND COUNTRY RHODES REALTY, INC. CLUB D


D D D D

By: Name: Title:

By:

Name: Title:

six FEATHERS HOLDINGS, LLC


D D

TICK, LPD
D D

By:

Name: Title:

By: Name: Title:

TRIBES HOLDINGS LLCD


D D

TUSCANY ACQUISITIONS, LLCD


D D

By: Name: Title:

By:

Name: Title:

TUSCANY ACQUISITIONS II, LLC


D D

TUSCANY ACQUISITIONS II, LLC


D D

By: Name: Title:

By:

Name: Title:

TUSCANY ACQUISITIONS iv, LLC


By:

TUSCANY GOLF COUNTRY CLUB, LLC


By: Name: Title:

Name: Title:

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WALLBOARD, LP.

By:

Name: Title:

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Annex A
The composition of the Litigation Trust Advisory Board shall be determined by the First Lien Steering Committee and shall be disclosed at or prior to the Plan confirmation hearing.

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EXHIBIT J

EXHIBIT J

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Exhibit J

Newco LLC Operating Agreement

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PRELIMINARY DRAFT AGREEMENT SUBJECT TO CONTINUING AMENDMENT AND REVIEW

(NEWCO), LLC
(A

DELAWARE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY)

LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY OPERATING AGREEMENT

JANUARY ( 1,2010

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Page

Section i.
Section 2.
Section 3. Section 4.

Definitions; Rules of Construction. .........................................................................1


Name; Company History; Bylaws; Schedule of

Members; Capital

Contributions........................................................................................................... .2

Purpose; No Termination. ........................................................................................3

Offces. .....................................................................................................................3
Management of the Company; Board of

Section 5. Section 6.
Section 7. Section 8. Section 9.
Section 10.

Managers. ................................................3

Company Actions Requiring Approvals. .;...............................................................5

Authorized Units; Preemptive Rights. ....................................................................7


Conversion Rights of

Class B Units. .......................................................................9

Voting Rights. ........................................................................................................1 0


Representations by Members Upon Acquisition or Receipt of

Units. ...................10

Section 1 i.
Section 12. Section 13.
Section 14.

Distributions Generally. ........................................................................ .............. ...12

Discretionary and Liquidating Distributions. ........................................................12


Tax Distributions..................................................... .............................................. .12

Distributions In Kind. ........................................................................................... .13


Capital Accounts. .................................................................................................. .13
Book Allocations of

Section 15. Section 16. Section 17. Section 18.


Section 19.

Net Profit and Net Loss. .......................................................13

Special Book Allocations. ......................................................................................14


Tax Allocations. .. .................................................................................................. .15
Liability for Retur of

CapitaL. ..............................................................................15

Section 20. Section 21. Section 22. Section 23.


Section 24.

Tax Reports and Elections. ....................................................................................16


Transfer Restrictions. .............................................................................................18
WithdrawaL. ....... ................ ... .... .... ... ... ... ... ... ... ........... .......... ... ....... ......... ........ ........20

Additional Members. ............................................................................................ .20


Dissolving Events. ................................................................................................ .21

Section 25. Section 26. Section 27.

Dissolution and Winding-Up. ................................................................................21


Distributions in Cash or in Kind Upon Dissolution. ..............................................21
Termination Upon Dissolution.......... ............................. ........ .............................. ..22

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Section 28.

Information Rights; Observer Rights; Confidentiality; Other Restrictive


Covenants...... ... ... ..... .... ........ .... ....... ....... ... ... ......... ........... ........ ....... ... ...... ... ........ ...22

Section 29.
Section 30.

Registration Rights. ... ... ... ... ... ... ........ ....... ...... ........ ... ........ ........ ............. ... .... ........ ..23

Exculpation and Indenmification. ........................................................................ ..23


Insurance. ............. ... ... ... ... ... ... ........ ... .......... ... ... ....... .... ........ ..... ........ ......... .... ....... .25

Section 3 i.
Section 32. Section 33.
Section 34. Section 35. Section 36.

Competitive Opportunity. ......................................................................................25


Notices. .... ... ..... ........ .... ... ......... ... .... ... ....... ................. ... ... ........ ..... ..... ... ... .... .... ..... .26
Amendments. . ... ..... ... ... ... ... ... .... ... ... ........ ... ... ........ ... ... ... ..... ... ............. ...... .... .... ... ..26

Certain Members.... ... .... ..... ... .... ........... ... ...... ........ ... .............. ... ................. .... ...... ..27

Management Members' Services. ..........................................................................27


No Conflicting Agreements. ..................... .......................................................... ...27

Section 37. Section 38.


Section 39. Section 40.

Entire Agreement. ................................................................................................ ..27


Governing Law; Jurisdiction, Waiver of Jury TriaL. ..............................................28

No Third Party Beneficiaries. ................................................................................28


Further Assurances. ............................................................................................... .28

Section 41. Section 42.


Section 43. Section 44. Section 45. Section 46.

Counterparts. ..........................................................................................................2 9

Separabilty of Provisions. ................................................................................... ..29


Spousal Consent..................................................................... .............................. ..29

Recapitalizations, Exchanges, Splits, Etc. .............................................................29


Remedies. ... ..... ..... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ..... ... ...... ............ ... ... ..... ... ..... ...... ..... ... .... ... .... ....30

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Annex. Schedules and Exhibits

Annex

Anex I
Schedules
Schedule I

Definitions

Schedule of

Members and Unit Ownership

Exhibits
Exhibit A
Exhibit B
Bylaws of

the Company

Joinder Agreement
Spousal Consent

Exhibit C

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PRELIMINARY DRAFT AGREEMENT SUBJECT TO CONTINUING AMENDMENT AND REVIEW


LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY OPERATING AGREEMENT, dated as of
( j, 2010 (this "Agreement"), of (Newco J, LLC, a Delaware limited liabilty

company (the "Comoanv"), among the Company and the paries listed on Schedule I hereto from time to time.

WHEREAS, the paries hereto are entering into this Agreement for the purpose of the business of, a limited liability company formed pursuant to the provisions of the Delaware Limited Liabilty Company Act, codified in the Delaware Code Anotated, Title 6, Section 18-101, et seq., as the same may be amended from time to time (the "Delaware Act").
governing the affairs of, and the conduct of

NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration ofthe mutual covenants and agreements contained in this Agreement and other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and suffciency of which are hereby acknowledged, the parties hereto agree as set forth below.
Section 1.
(a)

Definitions: Rules of Construction.


Capitalized terms used in this Agreement are defined in Anex I hereto.

(b) The use herein of the masculine, feminine or neuter forms shall also

denote the other forms, as in each case the context may require.

(c) Except when the context requires otherwise, any reference in this
Agreement to a singular nurber shall include the pluraL.

(d) Whenever the words "include," "includes" or "including" are used in this
Agreement, they shall be deemed to be followed by the words "without limitation," whether or not so followed.
(e) All references to "$" or dollar amounts are to lawful currency of the

United States of America, unless otherwise expressly stated.


(f) Captions contained in this Agreement are inserted only as a matter of
convenience and in no way define, limit, extend or describe the scope or intent of

this Agreement

or of any of its provisions. All references in this Agreement to any numbered Sections are, unless otherwise indicated, references to the Sections of this Agreement which are so numbered.
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All references to the numbered or lettered Exhibits are references to the Exhibits so numbered or lettered which are appended to this Agreement, as such Exhibits may be amended, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time. Such references to Exhibits are to be construed as incorporating by reference the contents of each Exhibit to which such reference is made as though such contents were set out in full at the place in this Agreement where such reference is made.
Section 2.
Name: Company History: Bylaws: Schedule of

Members: Capital

Contributions.
the Company shall be "(NewcoJ, LLC" or such other name as the Board of Managers may from time to time hereafter designate; provided, however, that any such name shall comply with the Delaware Act.
(a) The name of

(b) The Company was formed upon the execution and filing by r 1
(such Person being hereby authorized to take such action) with the Secretary of of Delaware of a certificate off ormation (the "Certificate") of State of

the State

the Company on r 1,

2009. The paries hereto ratify and confirm the filing of the Certificate.
(c) The bylaws of the Company attached hereto as Exhibit A

(as amended,

restated, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time, the "Bvlaws") are hereby adopted and approved by the Members.

(d) This Agreement (including the definitions set forth in Annex I hereto) and the Bylaws are intended to serve as a "limited liabilty company agreement," as such term is
defined in Section 18-101 (7) of the Delaware Act.

(e) The name and business, mailing or residence address of each of the
Members of the Company are set forth on Schedule I hereto. The Board of

Managers shall

amend Schedule I from time to time to accurately reflect the names and business, mailng or residence addresses of each of the Members and each of the Persons who shall become Members after the Effective Date. Any Person (other than a Member on the Effective Date) who holds Units in accordance with the terms hereof shall execute and deliver to the Company a Joinder Agreement, substantially in the form of Exhibit B hereto, pursuant to which such Person wil thereupon become a pary to and be bound by and obligated to comply with all ofthe terms and
provisions of

this Agreement.
(f) Capital Contributions. No Member shall be obligated to make any Capital

the Board of Managers and the other terms ofthis Agreement, the Members may make additional Capital Contributions to the Company from time to time through the purchase of additional Units. Contributions to the Company. Subject to the approval of

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Section 3.

Purpose: No Termination.

the Company shall be to engage in any lawfl business activities that may be engaged in by a limited liability company organized under the Delaware Act, as such business activities may be determined by the Board of Managers from time to time.
(a) The purpose of

(b) No Member's death, status as a debtor in a banuptcy case, disability,


resignation, retirement or other termination of employment with the Company or any Affliate
thereof shall result in the dissolution, winding up or termination of

the Company.

Section 4.

Offces.

the Company, and such additional offces as the (a) The principal offce of Board of Managers may establish, shall be located at such place or places inside or outside the State of Delaware as the Board of Managers may designate from time to time. The initial principal offce of the Company is set forth in Section 33(a)(i.
(b) The registered offce of the Company in the State of Delaware shall be

1209 Orange Street, Wilmington, Delaware 19801 or as hereafter determined by the Board of Managers in accordance with Delaware Act. The registered agent of the Company for service of process at such address shall be The Corporation Trust Company or as hereafter determined by the Board of Managers in accordance with Delaware Act.

Section 5.

Manal!ement of the Company: Board of Manal!ers.

(a) Subject to the delegation ofrights and powers provided for herein and in

the Bylaws, the Board of Managers shall have the sole right to manage the business and affairs of the Company and shall have all powers and rights necessary, appropriate or advisable to effectuate and carr out the purposes and business of the Company. The Board of Managers shall consist initially of five (5) Managers, appointed from time to time in accordance with this Agreement and the Bylaws. Notwithstanding the foregoing, upon the affrmative vote of a majority of the Board of Managers, the chief executive offcer or the senior representative of the Operations Manager, if any, may be appointed as a sixth Manager. Each Manager shall have one vote with respect to any matters that come before the Board of Managers. Each Member agrees to vote all of his Units on matters subject to the vote of such Member and to take all other necessary or desirable actions within his control (whether in such Member's capacity as a Member or otherwise, and including, without limitation, attendance at meetings in person or by proxy for puroses of obtaining a quoru and execution of written consents in lieu of meetings), and the Company wil, as promptly as practicable, take all necessary and desirable actions within
its control (including, without limitation, callng special meetings of the Members), so that each Manager on the Board of the Board of

Managers and

Managers shall be elected from nominees

determined, or removed as directed, as follows:


(i) For so long as the Highland Managed Funds collectively continues
to own at least 15.0% of the outstanding Units (excluding any Securities of

the Company

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issued or granted to Managers, directors, offcers or employees of the Company or its Subsidiaries as incentive compensation for services), the Highland Managed Funds shall be entitled (A) to nominate one individual to the Board of Managers to serve as Manager (the "Highland Manager") until his successor is elected and qualified, (B) to nominate each successor to the Highland Manager and (C) to direct the removal from the Board of Managers of the Highland Manager nominated under the foregoing clauses (A) and (B).
(ii) For so long as Credit Suisse Loan Funding and Credit Suisse

the outstanding Units (excluding any Securities of the Company issued or granted to Managers, directors, offcers or employees of the Company or its Subsidiaries as incentive compensation for
SWAP continue to own, in the aggregate, at least 15.0% of

services), Credit Suisse Loan Funding and Credit Suisse SWAP, collectively, shall be

Managers to serve as Manager (the "Credit Suisse Manager") until his successor is elected and qualified, (B) to nominate each successor to the Credit Suisse Manager and (C) to direct the removal from the Board of Managers of the Credit Suisse Manager nominated under the foregoing clauses (A) and (B).
entitled (A) to nominate one individual to the Board of

(iii) For so long as CSAM and Candlewood continue to own, in the

the Company issued or granted to Managers, directors, offcers or employees of the Company or its Subsidiaries as incentive compensation for services), CSAM and Candlewood, collectively, shall be entitled (A) to nominate one individual to the Board of Managers to serve as Manager (the "CSAM Manager") until his successor is elected and qualified, (B) to nominate each successor to the CSAM Manager and (C) to direct the removal from the Board of Managers of the CSAM Manager nominated under the foregoing clauses (A) and (B).
aggregate, at least 15.0% of the outstanding Units (excluding any Securities of

the (iv) The remaining Managers, and, to the extent that any of Highland Managed Funds, Credit Suisse Loan Funding, Credit Suisse SWAP, CSAM or Candlewood loses its right to appoint a Manager pursuant to the above provisions, the relevant board seat( s), wil thereafter be designated for nomination and election, and such Managers may be removed by an affirmative vote ofthe Members holding at least a majority of the outstanding Class A Units (excluding any Member who has the right to nominate a Manager pursuant to paragraphs (i) through (iii) above for so long as such Member has such right). Any Manager appointed pursuant to this Section 5(a)(iv) shall not be an Affiliate of any Member and the qualifications, experience, integrity, independence and disinterestedness of any such Manager shall be satisfactory to the Members holding at least a majority of the outstanding Class A Units (excluding any Member who has the right to nominate a Manager pursuant to paragraphs (i) through (iii) above for so long as such Member has such right).
(b) Except to the extent any Member loses its rights to nominate a Manager as

set forth in Section 5(a), (i) no Manager elected pursuant to Section 5(a)(i), (ii) or (iii) may be removed without the consent of the Member who is entitled to nominate such individual as a
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Manager pursuant this Agreement, (ii) such Manager may only be removed at the direction of the pary that was entitled to nominate such Manager and (iii) the vacancy created by any former Manager may only be filled by a nominee of the pary that was entitled to nominate such former

Manager.
(c) Subject to the foregoing, in the event a vacancy is created on the Board of

the death, disability, resignation or termination (with cause or without cause) of any Manager, each of the Members hereby agrees that such vacancy shall be filled in accordance with the procedures set forth in this Section 5.
Managers by reason of

(d) The Company shall reimburse each Manager for all necessary and proper
costs and expenses (including reasonable and properly documented travel, lodging and meal expenses) incurred in connection with such Manager's attendance and participation at meetings
of the Board of Managers to the extent not otherwise reimbursed by the Company or any of its

Subsidiaries by virtue of the status of such Manager as an employee or service provider of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries.

(e) The nominees designated in Section 5(a) will be elected as Managers at


any annual or special meeting of the Members (or by written consent in lieu of a meeting of the Members) and wil serve until their successors are duly elected and qualified pursuant to the terms of this Agreement and the Bylaws or until their earlier death, disabilty, resignation, termination (with cause or without cause) or other removaL. The Members wil vote all of their Units in order to elect or remove the Managers as designated pursuant to Section 5(a).
(f) No Member, by reason of such Member's status as a Member, shall have

any authority to act for or bind the Company but shall have only the right to vote on or approve the actions to be voted on or approved by such Member as specified in this Agreement or the Bylaws or as required under the Delaware Act.

the Company shall be elected, removed and perform such (g) The offcers of functions as are provided in the Bylaws. The Board of Managers may delegate to any offcer of the Company or to any such other Person such authority to act on behalf of the Company as the Board of Managers may from time to time deem appropriate in its sole discretion.

Section 6.

Company Actions Reauirinl! Approyals.


(x) the Board of

(a) Without the affrmative vote of

Managers and

the then outstanding Units, voting together as a single (y) Members owning at least a majority of class, the Company shall not, and shall cause each of its Subsidiaries not to, take any of the following actions:
(i) sell, transfer or otherwise dispose of any asset of

the Company or

any of its Subsidiaries for consideration in excess of $20,000,000;

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(ii) sell, transfer or otherwse dispose of the Rhodes Ranch master

planed community for consideration in excess of $(60,000,000) (such amount to be reduced by any net cash proceeds received by the Company for any prior sales of assets associated with the Rhodes Ranch master planed community);
(iii) sell, transfer or otherwise dispose of the Tuscany master planed

$(40,000,000) (such amount to be reduced by any net cash proceeds received by the Company for any prior sales of assets associated with the Tuscany master planed community);
community for consideration in excess of

(iv) enter into any recapitalization, reorganization, consolidation or


the consolidated assets of the Company, in each case, for consideration in excess of$(100,000,000) (such amount to be reduced by any net cash proceeds received by the Company for any prior recapitalizations, reorganizations, consolidations or asset sales); or merger of the Company or sell all or substantially all of

(v) agree to any of

the foregoing.

(b) Without the prior approval of (x) the Board of Managers and (y) Members
owning at least 66.66% of Company shall not, and shall cause each of

the then outstanding Units, voting together as a single class, the its Subsidiaries not to, take any of the following

actions:
(i) except as otherwise set forth in Section 5( a ), increase or decrease

the size ofthe Board of Managers;


(ii) except for transactions between the Company and its Subsidiaries,

enter into any transaction with any Affliate of a Member or any Affliate of an offcer or manager of the Company or its Subsidiaries (other than in the ordinary course of business on commercially reasonable terms no less favorable to the Company and its Subsidiaries than what a third-party negotiating on an arms-length basis could reasonably expect);
(iii) change the nature of

the Company's or its Subsidiaries' primary

business;
(iv) incur any indebtedness other than (A) in the ordinary course of

business, (B) the New First Lien Notes and (C) indebtedness permitted to be incured under the New First Lien Notes;
(v) create, authorize or issue, or grant any options, warrants, or other
rights to purchase or obtain any Units of

to the Units as to dividends or liquidation preference, or modifying any of

the Company raning pari passu with or senior the rights of

any class or series of Units;

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(vi) enter into any transaction or series of liquidation, dissolution or winding up of

transactions to effect the

the Company;

(vii) enter into a transaction providing for the use of any parcel of real

property owned by the Company, other than for the development of residential homes and
communities and commercial development currently contemplated by the Company's

business plan as of the Effective Date;


(viii) sell, transfer or otherwise dispose of

the Rhodes Ranch master

planed community for consideration less than $(60,000,000) (such amount to be reduced by any net cash proceeds received by the Company for any prior sales of assets associated with the Rhodes Ranch master planed community);
the Tuscany master planned communty for consideration less than $(40,000,000) (such amount to be reduced by any net cash proceeds received by the Company for any prior sales of assets associated with the Tuscany master planned community);
(ix) sell, transfer or otherwise dispose of

(x) enter into any recapitalization, reorganization, consolidation or


the assets of the Company, in each case for consideration less than $(100,000,000) (such amount to be reduced by any net cash proceeds received by the Company for any prior recapitalizations, reorganizations, consolidations or asset sales); merger or sell all or substantially all of

(other than wholly-owned Subsidiaries of

(xi) make any investments in, or acquire the Securities of, any Person the Company having no material assets);

(xii) purchase, redeem or otherwse acquire for value (or pay into or set
aside a sinkng fud for such purpose) Securities of the Company (other than any
Securities owned by any employee of

the Company upon such employee's termination of

employment);
(xiii) agree to become liable for any indemnification obligation that is
out of

business, including without limitation, any indemnification obligation in connection with the environmental condition of any parcel of real property owned by the Company or any of its Subsidiaries and sold out ofthe ordinary course of
the ordinary course of

business; or

(xiv) agree to any of

the foregoing.

Section 7.

Authorized Units; Preemptive Ril!hts.

(a) Authorized Units. The Company shall be authorized to issue from time to
time up to an aggregate of 125,000 Units, consisting of

Units, as follows: (i) 100,000 Class A Units and (ii) 25,000 Class B Units. Each authorized Unit may be issued
two classes of

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pursuant to such agreements and on such terms (including valuation and pricing) as the Board of Managers shall approve. In addition, the Company may reissue any Units that have been repurchased by the Company. The Board of Managers shall have the right to increase the number of authorized Units from time to time. Fractional Units may be issued.
(b) Preemptive Rights. After the Effective Date and prior to any IPO or Sale

of the Company, other than in the case of issuances or grants of any Excluded Securities, the Company shall not (x) issue additional Units, warants and/or any other Securities of the
Company convertible into or exchangeable for Units to any Person or (y) issue any debt to any
Member of

its Affliates ((x) and (y) hereinafter referred to as "New Securities"), in each case, other than in accordance with the following terms:
the Company or any of

(i) The Company shall not issue any New Securities unless it first
delivers to each Member who holds Units and is an "accredited investor" (as defined in Rule 501(a) of Regulation D promulgated under the Securities Act) (each such Person, a "Buver"), a written notice ("Notice of Proposed Issuance") specifying the type, total number and all the material terms of such New Securities that the Company then intends to issue, and stating that the Buyer shall have the right to purchase the New Securities in
the maner specified in this Section 7(b) for the same price per New Security and in
accordance with the same terms and conditions specified in such Notice of

Proposed

Issuance.
(ii) During the ten Business Day period commencing on the date the

Proposed Issuance ("Exercise Period") in accordance with Section 7(b )(i), the Buyers shall have the right (but not the obligation), to purchase New Securities at the same price per New Security and upon the same terms
Company delivers to the Buyers the Notice of and conditions specified in the Notice of

Proposed Issuance. Each Buyer electing to

purchase New Securities must give irrevocable written notice of its election to the Company prior to the expiration of the Exercise Period, and if a Buyer has not provided such irrevocable notice within the Exercise Period, such Buyer shall be deemed to have waived and rejected its right to purchase New Securities. If the New Securities are being
offered as par of an investment unit together with debt or other instruments, any election

by a Buyer to purchase New Securities shall also constitute an election to purchase a like
portion of such debt or other instruments.

(iii) Each Buyer shall have the right to purchase its Pro Rata Portion of

New Securities.

the New Securities have not been purchased by this Section 7(b), then the Company shall the Buyers who have exercised their right offer such remaining New Securities to any of to purchase their respective full Pro Rata Portion of the New Securities and have the indicated a desire to purchase any unsubscribed New Securities. If some or all of New Securities have not been purchased by the Buyers pursuant to paragraphs (i) - (iii) ofthis Section 7(b) and the immediately prior sentence, then the Company shall have the
(iv) If some or all of the Buyers pursuant to paragraphs (i)-(iii) of

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right to issue such remaining New Securities to one or more paries at not less than, and on terms no more favorable to the buyers thereof than, the price and other terms specified in the Notice of Proposed Issuance. If such issuance or sale is not closed within 90 days after the expiration of the Exercise Period the Company shall not thereafter issue or sell any New Securities, without first again offering such New Securities to the Members in the maner provided in this