Housing Advisory Commission log:
Subcommittee memo on moderate income housing

April 2, 2018

An item for the moderate income subcommittee in response to the subcommittee's charter. Includes a discussion of some aspects of social housing.



The Berkeley Blog:
Cut or commit time for the Berkeley Way project

March 7, 2018

Is it time to suspend the BRIDGE/BFHP development at Berkeley Way?

The Berkeley Blog:
CA SB827: What would Marx say?

March 7, 2018

California Senate Bill SB827 proposes to radically up-zone large parts of urban California, whether local jurisdictions want it or not. Some proponents of the bill claim this will spur development in exclusive, rich neighborhoods, sparing poorer neighborhoods. Such proponents are silly: the bill is very much an attack on lower income neighborhoods.





Housing Advisory Commission log:
Motion regarding apartment sale first right of refusal

19 February 2018

An item to ensure that the Small Sites Program, meant to help purchase apartment buildings to preserve affordability, allows the City to use the program for land banking and the collection of a flexible-use pool of social housing.

Housing Advisory Commission log:
Motion to correct officer elections

19 February 2018

An item to correct election irregularities that occured at the February HAC meeting.



The Berkeley Blog:
The infrastructure trap

February 9, 2018

Berkeley's tendency towards "pothole politics" is a game for suckers: the emerging federal infrastructure bill is a trap.






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