Tenants began moving into the 34-unit affordable senior housing project in March after being chosen among 1,000 applicants.
800 homeless people died in Alameda County in 3 years
The main causes of death were overdoses and medical conditions, many “preventable,” according to a county report.
West Berkeley homeless occupants have 3 weeks to find housing
Six of the remaining people at the Ashby-Shellmound encampment have disabilities that make it difficult to find housing.
West Berkeley RV resident sustains minor injuries in fire
Jeffrey Edwards was able to escape mostly unscathed from the blaze.
South Berkeley Black churches are building affordable housing on their properties
The parcels are part of the ongoing Adeline Corridor Plan near Ashby BART.
City, university to lease Rodeway Inn as housing for displaced People’s Park residents
UC Berkeley is expected to begin construction at the park in the summer.
Volunteers conduct long-awaited homeless count in Berkeley, Oakland
The pandemic likely worsened the homelessness crisis, but a crucial population count was delayed until now.
Applications for Berkeley Way affordable housing due Feb. 23
The project is the city’s largest, 100% affordable housing development and includes supportive housing.
Osha Neumann, attorney for the disenfranchised, retires
Neumann, who came up in the counterculture 1960s, will continue advocacy through his private practice as well as his work as an artist.
‘It’s a godsend’: A seat for everyone to play chess on Telegraph Avenue
Grandmasters, students, children, passersby and local workers are all welcome at the Telegraph tables, organized by a community activist.
A pledge to ‘give meaning to every homeless death’ at Alameda County memorial
According to a forthcoming report, more than 800 unhoused people died in the county over a three-year period, significantly higher than previous estimates.
The Golden Bear Hotel will become permanent housing for homeless residents
If approved, the hotel will be converted into 44 permanent affordable housing units for residents.