Fifty-seven monarchs were counted overwintering at Gill Tract Farm last year. A group of farmers pushed back to get protective measures added to UC Berkeley’s development plans, and won.
Even though the city of Berkeley has reached a settlement, others are fighting the university in court.
A new report finds that Berkeley houses sold for about 19% more than asking price on average from January to March — the highest nationwide.
The ruling comes as the city and Berkeley are nearing an agreement on issues surrounding payments, housing, and enrollment.
The Helen Diller Family Foundation is paying for the complex, but building it may require evicting people from a rent-controlled building.
Mayor Jesse Arreguín received pushback from supporters and opposition of the Tenant’s Opportunity to Purchase Act during the months-long process.
It was a welcomed political statement by some but reviled by others who think the board overstepped its boundaries.
An appellate court said Berkeley should automatically approve a project on the Shellmound landmark site, but the city is pushing back.
Housing groups and legislatures want to narrow the racial wealth and homeownership gap, but do not agree on how.
The meeting drew about 100 people who raised concerns about equity and affordability.
It is the single largest investment in affordable housing Berkeley has made, the mayor said Tuesday night.
UC Berkeley wants to add 12,000 people to its campus in the next 15 years and build 8 million square feet of housing, research space and parking.