A seven-bedroom house on Haste Street will offer a bridge between encampment or street living and permanent housing.
The future of the Grayson shelter is still undecided, but residents say it helped them get back on their feet.
UC Berkeley had long planned to begin construction at the park this summer, but has been blocked repeatedly by lawsuits and activists.
People who knew her said she was incredibly kind and a “force to be reckoned with.”
UC Berkeley and the city funded the amenities hub in ongoing efforts to clear People’s Park and make way for construction of student housing.
People are moving into temporary housing as UC Berkeley prepares to build student housing at the park this summer.
Preservationists are hoping the listing might persuade UC Berkeley to build housing elsewhere but Cal says it won’t.
There are about 50 fewer homeless people in the city than in 2019, even as Alameda County’s homeless population rose 22%.
Tenants began moving into the 34-unit affordable senior housing project in March after being chosen among 1,000 applicants.
The main causes of death were overdoses and medical conditions, many “preventable,” according to a county report.
Six of the remaining people at the Ashby-Shellmound encampment have disabilities that make it difficult to find housing.
Jeffrey Edwards was able to escape mostly unscathed from the blaze.