Mendonca sits on the Housing Advisory Commission, has been homeless herself and currently resides in Section 8 housing.
She was once homeless, has lived below the poverty line, and recognizes the importance of a right to decent, safe, secure and affordable housing.
Meet Mari Mendonca, one of 13 Rent Stabilization Board candidates in Berkeley’s November 2020 election.
Meet the 12 Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board candidates in Berkeley’s November 2020 election.
It brings a commitment to tenants’ rights while the opposing slate is united by a single trait: a personal financial investment in undermining tenant protections
There is a full slate of five property owner-oriented candidates running for the Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board — and real estate interests are backing them big time.
There are 12 seats at play, including the mayor’s office, four City Council positions, two School Board positions and five on the Rent Stabilization Board.
The slate definitely took four seats and is poised to win the fifth.
The Rent Board wants voters to adopt those and other changes to the rent control ordinance. The City Council must decide whether to put the changes on the Nov. 3 ballot.
We’re keeping track of forums featuring candidates and issues on the Nov. 3 ballot. Watch the recordings here once the events are over.
Meet Xavier Johnson, one of 12 Rent Stabilization Board candidates in Berkeley’s November 2020 election.
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