The group that plans to build hundreds of apartments at the North Berkeley BART station is led by a nonprofit developer.
Berkeley’s most ambitious homeless housing project ever breaks ground
The project also includes 89 units of affordable housing, at 50%-60% of the area median income, that will be available to the general public on a lottery basis. It is slated to open in 2022.
Downtown Berkeley’s Harold Way saga ain’t over yet
Efforts are afoot at City Hall to see if the 18-story, $150 million mixed-use housing complex planned on Harold Way may still, in fact, be viable — even though the developer told the city that he had scrapped the plans.
Berkeley approves two affordable housing projects in record time under new state law, SB35
One project will serve seniors. The other will serve the homeless, veterans, and low-income residents.
Campaign notebook: Measures O and P bring in the most cash, campaigns get creative
Two Berkeley measures have brought in more than $400,000.
Big money is flowing in to support and oppose measures O and P, AD15 race
Companies that build affordable housing are pouring funds into support of the O and P measures, Realtors are opposing the proposed property transfer tax hike and Wicks is outspending Beckles in the AD15 race.
Officials butt heads over Premier Cru, rethink parking plans at Berkeley Way
Tension was high Tuesday night as the Berkeley City Council debated interim uses for the Premier Cru site and plans to build homeless housing on the Berkeley Way parking lot.
With council ‘all in’ on Berkeley Way homeless housing, Trust Fund ‘at zero’
Berkeley officials voted unanimously Tuesday night to prioritize a plan to build what was described as the city’s largest ever supportive housing development for the homeless.
Report: City lacks money, staff to handle proposed affordable housing
City staff say there are too many referred projects designed to ease Berkeley’s housing affordability crisis, and priorities need to be set.
Ambitious proposal seeks to shake up the way Berkeley handles homelessness
A tent-cabin village and a pet-friendly shelter are included in Mayor Jesse Arreguín and Councilwoman Sophie Hahn’s plan to address Berkeley’s growing homeless population.
Berkeley moves forward on building micro-units for the homeless
City Council has voted to try to find a way to construct buildings made up of tiny stackable units to house those living on Berkeley’s streets.
Real-estate interests spend big to defeat rental tax spike
Real-estate groups have spent more than $786,000 to defeat a measure that would almost double the business tax landlords pay and to support an alternative measure with a lower tax. Photo: William Newton Real-estate groups have spent more than $786,000 in the last few months to defeat a measure that would almost double the business […]