The 13-unit Solano Avenue building was subject to an Ellis Act eviction nearly three years ago.
Bay Area Community Land Trust
They’ve been evicted from a North Berkeley building. Now they want to buy it, with help from a land trust
Owners of a 13-unit property have evicted all their tenants in order to sell the property. Community groups are trying to put pressure on the landlords so they sell it to the tenants.
Berkeley church launches housing project, with $1M city loan
The 101-year-old McGee Avenue Baptist Church is finally able to restore eight vacant apartments.
100-year-old church wants to turn neglected complex into affordable housing
The McGee Avenue Baptist Church is using a land trust model that could become more popular as a way to create affordable housing.