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Berkeley STILL hasn’t sanctioned homeless encampments. Why?

CITY AFFAIRS: Mayor Jesse Arreguín campaigned on helping the homeless community, but he has yet to live up to his campaign promises

When Jesse Arreguín was just a candidate in Berkeley’s 2016 mayoral election, his campaign revolved around fixing the housing and homelessness crises. But a year after being elected, Arreguín still hasn’t followed through on many of his promises to the homeless community.
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Sen. Scott Wiener’s housing bill fails to meet Berkeley’s needs

STATE ISSUES: The senator’s bill would provide more housing, but fails to address affordability

State Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, recently introduced a controversial housing bill that would provide a badly needed jump-start to building housing in Berkeley. But it needs to provide for greater protections against displacement.
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