The Helen Diller Family Foundation is paying for the complex, but building it may require evicting people from a rent-controlled building.
It was a welcomed political statement by some but reviled by others who think the board overstepped its boundaries.
The unanimous vote kickstarts a 2-year-long process which would see about 9,000 more housing units at various income levels built over the next several years.
The Berkeley Rent Stablization Board’s seminars offer help to landlords and tenants with security deposits, registering rental properties, the newly-approved Measure MM and more.
Public documents strongly suggest that Jay Kelekian, the former executive director, is the person who is alleged to have retaliated against the former employee.
The slate definitely took four seats and is poised to win the fifth.
By law, independent expenditure campaigns must act independently of the candidates they are backing. They can’t communicate or even coordinate with those running for office.
Critical information about who is paying for campaign materials is missing, the complaints state.
There is a full slate of five property owner-oriented candidates running for the Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board — and real estate interests are backing them big time.
Meet the 12 Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board candidates in Berkeley’s November 2020 election.
Meet Andy Kelley, one of 12 Rent Stabilization Board candidates in Berkeley’s November 2020 election.
Meet Leah Simon-Weisberg, one of 12 Rent Stabilization Board candidates in Berkeley’s November 2020 election.