SB 827, that would have California cities allow denser, taller housing developments near transit hubs, has ignited controversy in Berkeley and nationally.
The state Housing Accountability Act is at the center of a dispute over a three-unit housing project.
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.
It’s been a big week for subsidized housing in Berkeley. And it just got bigger.
Council voted Tuesday to embark on an intensive project to develop extensive new development standards to preserve the city’s discretion over land use decisions.
With the case of 1310 Haskell St., the council is making a misguided attempt to circumvent state law and obstruct the development of housing in our city.
A proposal for a five-story, 57-unit building in South Berkeley has come back in its latest iteration after a failed attempt in 2013 to get city approval.
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.
A block of Shattuck Avenue in downtown Berkeley could see major changes in the next few years with the construction of an eight-story, 209-unit housing complex between Channing Way and Durant Avenue.
The Berkeley City Council voted 5-4 Tuesday night to send a 57-unit project back to the zoning board for a third review and changes to the design.