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

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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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Alarming rises in rent make UC Berkeley less accessible

While such local actions are essential to alleviating the affordable student housing crisis, steps must simultaneously be taken to restructure rent ordinances in order to ensure that students living off-campus in residential units do not continue to suffer the burden of increasing rent rates.
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Campus students play vital role in upholding alcohol policy

On Oct. 5, Councilmember Kate Harrison held a town hall meeting on a pressing topic: What can the city of Berkeley do to reduce troublesome drinking in Downtown Berkeley, which she defined as public drinking by homeless people and access to alcohol by underaged students from Berkeley High? I served
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