The project also includes 89 units of affordable housing, at 50%-60% of the area median income, that will be available to the general public on a lottery basis. It is slated to open in 2022.
Last week’s fatal shooting in Berkeley began as a road rage incident on University Avenue, according to court papers released Friday shortly after charges were filed in the case in Alameda County Superior Court.
Authorities have arrested the man they believe fatally shot a stranger on Chestnut Street in Berkeley on Friday afternoon.
The man who was killed while driving in Berkeley on Friday had his younger sister in the car when he was attacked, according to community reports. There was no indication Saturday that the assailant knew the victim.
A person was killed in a shooting just north of University Avenue in Berkeley on Friday afternoon, authorities report.
Two men brought a 9-month-old baby boy with them when they surrendered to police after a nearly three-hour standoff early Thursday morning, authorities report.
One project will serve seniors. The other will serve the homeless, veterans, and low-income residents.
Tension was high Tuesday night as the Berkeley City Council debated interim uses for the Premier Cru site and plans to build homeless housing on the Berkeley Way parking lot.
Berkeley, already among the most expensive places to build in the East Bay, just raised the price tag for developers who do not include affordable units on site.
Berkeley officials voted unanimously Tuesday night to prioritize a plan to build what was described as the city’s largest ever supportive housing development for the homeless.
City staff say there are too many referred projects designed to ease Berkeley’s housing affordability crisis, and priorities need to be set.