An appellate court said Berkeley should automatically approve a project on the Shellmound landmark site, but the city is pushing back.
Housing groups and legislatures want to narrow the racial wealth and homeownership gap, but do not agree on how.
The meeting drew about 100 people who raised concerns about equity and affordability.
Dorothy Day House will operate the emergency city homeless shelter from July 1 until September 2022.
It is the single largest investment in affordable housing Berkeley has made, the mayor said Tuesday night.
UC Berkeley wants to add 12,000 people to its campus in the next 15 years and build 8 million square feet of housing, research space and parking.
The court ruling, which Berkeley may appeal, is the latest development in a long-running fight about the property.
The cost of Berkeley homes has surged in the past year, and the median price, by at least one measure, has now surpassed that of San Francisco. Why?
The BESS ran from November to April this year, and remained open 24 hours a day with reduced capacity.
While the accessory dwelling unit is legal, these South Berkeley tenants are upset they were not informed it was coming.
The unanimous vote kickstarts a 2-year-long process which would see about 9,000 more housing units at various income levels built over the next several years.
The Berkeley Rent Stablization Board’s seminars offer help to landlords and tenants with security deposits, registering rental properties, the newly-approved Measure MM and more.