By voting against Prop. 10, Californians failed themselves

STATE ISSUES: Blanket rent control policy will never work in this state. In the next election, voters must do better

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California is in a serious housing crisis — and yet, California voters failed to pass Proposition 10 to repeal Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act and allow for much needed rent control.
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UC Berkeley is in need of more student housing now

Let’s face it. Berkeley has a housing problem. The More Student Housing Now movement was born out of this desperate need for more housing. This resolution, among other things, expands the car-free overlay area on Southside, adds 20 feet in height to existing student housing and creates a pilot density
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Address the housing crisis with BART

For getting around the Bay Area, BART is one of the most convenient and fast methods available. Although BART riders can experience delays, the trains are generally on time, and riders don’t experience the stress or traffic of driving or taking the bus. The only real downside to this method of transportation is the cost.
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Ways to slide by the great Berkeley housing crisis

It’s probably going to get us all at one point. It’s the great Berkeley housing crisis, where a cramped two-bedroom studio apartment can easily go for more than $3,000. Not quite the ideal living situation that already cash-strapped students were going for. But fear not — the Clog is here to alleviate your subletting blues. Need
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