Berkeley is seeing more new housing than other Bay Area cities, but could still feel a nationwide construction slump.
Election 2022: Unions, developers ramp up spending on ballot measures
Donors have given over $130,000 to the campaign for Measure L, a $650 million infrastructure and housing bond, in recent weeks.
Goodbye UA? Developer planning apartments for movie theater site
Downtown’s last commercial movie theater, the Regal UA Berkeley, could soon close.
Berkeley housing: Projects could bring more than 500 new apartments
Recent proposals include North Shattuck’s tallest building, 210 units on University Avenue and a replacement for shuttered Dollar Tree.
‘A mini-urban miracle,’ new Berkeley homeless housing could be model for the state
It’s been a big week for subsidized housing in Berkeley. And it just got bigger.
Prefab housing complex for UC Berkeley students goes up in four days
A four-story apartment building destined to house grad students went up in four days in July, including beds, sinks, sofas, and stoves. It is slated to open this month.
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.
Video: A tiny housing unit designed with the homeless in mind
On Feb. 14, Berkeley City Council is set to consider the idea of micro-units to house homeless and very low-income people. Here’s a look at one possible prototype.
Developer hopes to build tiny prefab homes for the homeless, in Berkeley and beyond
The idea of modular housing units built to house those without homes is set to be considered by the City Council Jan. 24.
Berkeley considers ways to build more affordable housing
City council members talk to Cynthia Kroll, ABAG’s chief economist, at a special meeting to consider affordable housing issues in Berkeley. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel Transferring development rights to allow for taller buildings. Increasing the amount of affordable housing required for large developments. Offering developers a discount if they pay into the Housing Trust Fund at the beginning […]
Zoning board approves new units on Telegraph, Shattuck
The Nexus at 2539 Telegraph Ave. has been approved. Image: Lowney Architecture Berkeley’s zoning board approved two largely car-free buildings Thursday set to add 92 new residential units to the city’s housing stock. Both of the projects — 70 units on Telegraph Avenue and 22 units on Shattuck Avenue — were proposed by Patrick Kennedy’s […]
Berkeley ZAB round-up: The Roost approved on Blake, Center Street hotel previewed, Kennedy project put off
“The Roost,” looking east toward Shattuck Avenue, at 2029-2035 Blake St. Image: Devi Dutta Architecture “The Roost,” looking east toward Shattuck Avenue, at 2029-2035 Blake St. Image: Devi Dutta Architecture Thursday night the Berkeley Zoning Adjustments Board approved a 5-story mixed-use project near downtown, previewed updated plans for a hotel on Center Street and postponed a […]