One resident at Harriet Tubman Terrace chose to sleep in his van overnight because he was worried he’d be isolated from resources.
South Berkeley seniors live with lack of heat, shoddy repairs under new management
A nonprofit purchased Harriet Tubman Terrace in the fall of 2021 and tenants are still organizing around dozens of grievances two years later.
After initial rejection, state approves Berkeley’s housing plan
The city said it made “non-substantive” changes to gain the state’s approval of its plan to build 9,000 new homes by 2031.
Appeals court decision halts People’s Park construction indefinitely
UC Berkeley said it still has an “unwavering” commitment to building student housing in the park.
Moms 4 Housing protesters shut down Alameda County board meeting over renter protections
Activists, including Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board commissioner Dominique Walker, were arrested and cited Tuesday after disrupting the Board of Supervisors meeting.
Why doesn’t Berkeley have more condos?
Officials hope building more will make it easier for first-time buyers and those looking to downsize.
Legal battle over People’s Park continues as court hears oral arguments
A final ruling from the court on whether UC Berkeley can resume construction of a student housing project is expected soon, but the decision will likely be appealed.
What’s next for Berkeley’s streets and affordable housing after Measure L failed?
Supporters, and even some leading opponents, of the unsuccessful bond say they want to ask Berkeley voters to approve another tax for street paving in two years.
What will Adeline Street look like in the next decade?
The changes are part of ongoing talks to create a new plaza and hundreds of housing units at Ashby BART, while restoring the heart of South Berkeley.
Opinion: It’s time to pass Berkeley’s Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act
TOPA would provide tenants an opportunity to remain in their homes, build generational wealth, and keep Berkeley diverse and vibrant.
Berkeley election 2022: $650M bond falls short of 2/3 margin
The measure, Berkeley’s biggest-ever bond, would have provided money to repair local infrastructure and build affordable housing.
A place to call home: Berkeley Way and the Hope Center open
The joint affordable housing and homeless services center project was developed by the Berkeley Food & Housing Project and BRIDGE Housing.