Teachers are not the only sector of society struggling to afford high Berkeley rents. So Berkeley should not treat them preferentially by building them housing. We need affordable housing for all.
Many Berkeley teachers are living paycheck to paycheck. Would they live in a housing complex developed by the district?
Berkeleyside has been hard at work this past week to bring you the latest info about the city's housing pipeline. The latest installment is an interactive map representing 5,000 units and, for group living, 2,400 beds.
Berkeleyside has pored over city records and our own archives to bring you a round-up of many of the larger housing projects that have been completed around the city since 2012.
Berkeleyside has pored over city records and done our own reporting to bring you a robust round-up of recent and forthcoming housing developments around the city.
Several council members have asked the city to study the impacts of letting more Berkeley property owners add a unit, or several, to single-family lots to help address the regional housing crisis and climate change.
One project will serve seniors. The other will serve the homeless, veterans, and low-income residents.
BART has the authority to build what it wants at the station, but the City Council and neighbors weighed in this week.
The time has come to tear down the North Berkeley BART parking lot and put up a mixed-use neighborhood center that includes housing and is designed to be compatible with the character of the surrounding residential area.
State and city laws have made it easier, in theory, to build backyard cottages in Berkeley. In practice planners sometimes seem to need to catch up with the new regulations.
The McGee Avenue Baptist Church is using a land trust model that could become more popular as a way to create affordable housing.
A group of neighbors has formed South Berkeley Now! to promote transit-oriented, low-income and service-enriched housing in the neighborhood along Adeline Street in South Berkeley.
Citing the "tremendous" need for new housing in Berkeley, and its location near BART along key transit lines, officials overturned a zoning board vote to reject a five-story "co-living" project at Shattuck and Ashby.