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Suit against zoning board’s Tregub resolved after apology

Current ZAB commissioner Igor Tregub. Photo: courtesy Igor Tregub The president of the Berkeley Property Owners Alliance has dropped a libel lawsuit against Igor Tregub, a former candidate for the Rent Stabilization Board and a current Zoning Adjustments Board commissioner, ending three years of controversy. Sid Lakireddy and Tregub resolved the lawsuit after Tregub agreed to […]

Posted inBusiness, City, Housing & Development

Short-term rentals are squeezing out Berkeley renters

The owners of this rent-controlled apartment complex at 3100 College Ave. are renting out three of its apartments on Airbnb. Berkeley law does not allow rentals shorter than 14 days. Photo: Melati Citrawireja This is the first story in a Berkeleyside series on housing. Read the second story on rental rate increases here.  In late […]