Mendonca sits on the Housing Advisory Commission, has been homeless herself and currently resides in Section 8 housing.
That will provide housing for many, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and enhance the neighborhood.
The 101-year-old McGee Avenue Baptist Church is finally able to restore eight vacant apartments.
Prospective tenants have through Sunday to apply to live at The Panoramic.
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.
The Berkeley City Council is set to resume meetings Tuesday after a summer recess.
“We need about 3-4 people like him,” one park resident said. “He’s trying his best to do everything for people out here.”
In 2017, Berkeley made it illegal to discriminate against tenants who use housing vouchers. So why are there still so many Craigslist ads flouting that law?
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.
She can no longer afford the rents in Berkeley so she is moving to Vallejo.
The Berkeley City Council voted Tuesday night to analyze the possibility of service-rich senior housing on the parcel now occupied by the West Berkeley Service Center.