As members of the No on L campaign, we have been clear that we believe investment in our city is important, but it must be done with planning, transparency and accountability.
This measure was poorly and hastily drafted and includes a loophole that would allow the $650 million to be spent on virtually any project.
The group is seeking action to dramatically reduce transportation emissions and improve affordability, through revisions to Berkeley’s housing policy.
Buffy Wicks understands rent stabilization is the only thing that stands between many families and the terrifying prospect of untenable rent hikes or even losing their homes.
While Councilwoman Cheryl Davila says she was elected “to carry out a social-justice platform,” some of her appointments are divisive, which works against the city’s interests.
Why ask, as some longer term Berkeley residents and elected officials do, “housing for whom?” if the answer isn’t obviously “everyone!” as it should be?