In real estate: Did a listing improperly evoke the name of Julia Morgan to sell a house?; controversial Berkeley housing case makes national headlines; dense housing can get built.
Youth Spirit Artworks is attempting to build two small tiny house youth villages, with a total of 25 residences that will be built by the youth themselves.
A new “pipeline report” by city planning staff offers a broad look at dozens of housing projects in the works in Berkeley. About 1,400 units, in 20 projects, are pending review.
The city could pull in an estimated $800,000 in new taxes on short-term rental units by the end of June, aided in part by an agreement with Airbnb to help collect that money.
When Berkeley’s Claremont Court subdivision was developed at the turn of the century it was considered very desirable. Homes in the area are still sought after.