The Grayson shelter has space for about 50 people, and organizers hope it will be a warm, transitional space, rather than a permanent home.
Berkeley council split over $11M Measure P budget, new outdoor homeless camp
Last week, officials voted to spend about $11 million in tax revenue on new and existing services to address homelessness, including an RV parking program and an outdoor homeless shelter for up to 50 people.
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.
Old City Hall to become emergency winter homeless shelter
As the City Council moves out of the property, homeless people will move in, for up to 45 nights this winter.
Update: Half of the votes still to be counted; some Berkeley results could still change
With a large number of mail-in ballots remaining to be counted, there could still be some unexpected results in Berkeley.
Campaign notebook: Measures O and P bring in the most cash, campaigns get creative
Two Berkeley measures have brought in more than $400,000.
The 4 measures on your Berkeley ballot
Berkeley voters will get a say on city housing, homelessness and infrastructure on Nov. 6.
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.
Berkeley mayor makes case for tax measures O and P, hits resistance
Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguín hit the campaign trail last week to urge voters to support tax measures O and P to raise money for affordable housing and homeless services. He met with a tough crowd.