The owners of 1900 Fourth St. sued Berkeley over the city's denial of their SB35 housing application. The law allows almost automatic approval of complexes where 50% of the units are "affordable."
More than 120 people volunteered time on Saturday to help build the tiny homes.
On a recent Saturday, neighbors heard a commotion. Police had arrived, there was shouting and two brothers who’d lived all their lives in a small stucco house on Evelyn Ave. were being forcibly evicted to the street.
Berkeleyside has scoured planning documents and our archives to bring you the latest information about housing built, under construction, approved and proposed in Berkeley as of August 2019.
Berkeleyside has pored over city records and our own archives to bring you a roundup of many of the larger housing projects that have been completed since 2012. The report was updated in August.
Berkeleyside has pored over city records and done our own reporting to bring you a robust roundup of recent and forthcoming housing developments around the city. This report was updated in August.
Two East Bay real estate firms become one; plus colorful crafts on College and Vintage European Posters says adieu.
Berkeleyside’s updated interactive map (originally published in March) shows the locations of about 5,800 housing units built, under construction, approved and proposed in Berkeley as of August 2019.
Since 2014, there have been 1,022 housing units built, across 17 projects, according to the latest “housing pipeline” report issued by the city. About 842 units, in 15 projects, are expected to be done by 2020.
To the potential dismay of cooks and chefs, Berkeley City Council is set to discuss an ordinance that would prohibit natural gas infrastructure in new buildings.
In 2013, the Rent Board voted that a “natural person” must own a golden duplex to keep it exempt from rent control. That has caused issues for owners who put their homes in revocable living trusts.