Two years and two lawsuits after an application was made to build new housing in southwest Berkeley, City Council has approved the project after a judge ruled it had to.
Two years and two lawsuits after an application was lodged to build new housing in West Berkeley a judge has ruled against City Council's objection.
By rejecting this housing development, Berkeley loses out on the economic benefit of housing construction and long-term environmental gains. It wastes financial resources, too.
A Bay Area renters advocacy group has sued the Berkeley City Council over its rejection of a three-unit infill housing project on Haskell Street.
With recent decisions, Mayor Arreguín and the majority of the City Council have demonstrated their commitment to a public process that consists of backroom deals and disregard for the rule of law.
The state Housing Accountability Act is at the center of a dispute over a three-unit housing project.