45 low-income seniors, among them schoolteachers, artists, musicians and retirees, have a new home in increasingly unaffordable Berkeley.
A Berkeley architect argues that Berkeley should build more small-scale, multi-unit buildings such as duplexes, bungalow courts, fourplexes, and small mansion apartments.
Let’s come together and build affordable housing while allowing the community some voice at the beginning of a project’s approval process.
Rents are on a downward trajectory in Berkeley and Oakland, but many residents still struggle with affordability.
The Berkeley School Board will review results of a staff survey Wednesday, as it discusses a potential bond measure for employee housing.
The bulk of the housing built in Berkeley from 2014-2017 has been for the well-to-do. Berkeley must reverse course and build for those who need help the most.
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.
Accessory Dwelling Units are a grassroots solution to our housing affordability crisis. Berkeley now needs to create new models of housing policy to accommodate them.
The Planning Commission is considering zoning changes for the area around Gilman and Westbrae, but if they listen to a minority of neighbors, the changes will hurt families.
Another player has entered the burgeoning accessory dwelling unit market. Berkeley-based Avava makes prefab backyard homes that range in size from just 270 to 750 square feet.
[Sponsored] There are many factors contributing to the housing crisis, including a severe shortage of new houses, but one often-overlooked reason is state and federal taxes.
Faced with a student housing crisis in the middle of a general housing crisis, Cal is jumping on public-private partnerships with local developers.
With housing prices so high, many Cal students have to compromise on where they live. Some are sleeping in unsavory conditions.