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.
A new affordable housing project for seniors, on land at Oxford and Cedar streets donated by — and next to — All Souls Episcopal Parish, won unanimous approval Thursday night from Berkeley's zoning board.
Measure O will raise $135M in bonds that can be leveraged to bring in $500M to build more affordable housing for very-low-income, low-income, and moderate-income people.
The latest phase of the years-long process to develop a long-range plan is on display through Friday.
45 low-income seniors, among them schoolteachers, artists, musicians and retirees, have a new home in increasingly unaffordable Berkeley.
A 6-story building set to include 50 rental units and four live-work units was approved Thursday night by Berkeley’s Zoning Adjustments Board, though neighborhood opposition will likely mean an appeal to City Council.
For the first time in 10 years, Berkeley does not have an incumbent mayor running for reelection. Mayor Tom Bates, who took office by defeating incumbent Shirley Dean in 2002, is stepping down and relinquishing his leadership of a City Council where he has long commanded the majority.
Name: Deborah Matthews
Realigned intersections, relocated roadways, new bicycle lanes and affordable housing on public lots are among preliminary ideas city planners have floated for the Adeline Corridor project.
In the past five years, the population of Berkeley has grown 5.5%, but its housing supply has only increased 1.2%.
Affordable housing and homelessness topped the list on a survey of concerns voiced by Berkeley voters polled last week.
On Tuesday, Berkeley broke ground on Harper Crossing, 42 affordable homes for low-income seniors at 3132 Martin Luther King Jr. Way (between Woolsey and Fairview) in the heart of the Lorin District.