Opinion: Turning crisis into opportunity: Why Berkeley needs TOPA now

Allowing tenants to buy their apartments when they come up for sale will help keep the diversity Berkeley prides itself on. By Fernando Echeverria and Sarah Scruggs There’s an end in sight to this pandemic, but vaccinations and falling case rates won’t magically fix the exacerbated housing crisis that COVID-19 leaves in its wake – a … Read more

Berkeley church launches housing project, with $1M city loan

With a $1 million boost from the city of Berkeley, and oversight from the Bay Area Community Land Trust, the 101-year-old McGee Avenue Baptist Church will once again open up its rental property. Read More : https://www.berkeleyside.com/2019/09/24/berkeley-church-launches-housing-project-with-1m-city-loan