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BERKELEY'S NEWS • NOVEMBER 19, 2022

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City struggles with vacancy decontrol

Rent control, a blessing for tenants and a curse for landlords, restricts apartment unit price increases for buildings built prior to the mid-1980s and has remained the subject of contentious debate for decades.

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One of the problems international students face when they come to study in America is that they usually do not get a chance to check out the campus before arriving.
One of the problems international students face when they come to study in America is that they usually do not get a chance to check out the campus before arriving.
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In retrospect, these irregularities should have been the first warning signs. But desperation prevailed, and we signed and returned the document as quickly as we could, eager to end our protracted search for next year’s home.
In retrospect, these irregularities should have been the first warning signs. But desperation prevailed, and we signed and returned the document as quickly as we could, eager to end our protracted search for next year’s home.
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Rent control, a blessing for tenants and a curse for landlords, restricts apartment unit price increases for buildings built prior to the mid-1980s and has remained the subject of contentious debate for decades.
Rent control, a blessing for tenants and a curse for landlords, restricts apartment unit price increases for buildings built prior to the mid-1980s and has remained the subject of contentious debate for decades.
One of the problems international students face when they come to study in America is that they usually do not get a chance to check out the campus before arriving.
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One of the problems international students face when they come to study in America is that they usually do not get a chance to check out the campus before arriving.
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In retrospect, these irregularities should have been the first warning signs. But desperation prevailed, and we signed and returned the document as quickly as we could, eager to end our protracted search for next year’s home.
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In retrospect, these irregularities should have been the first warning signs. But desperation prevailed, and we signed and returned the document as quickly as we could, eager to end our protracted search for next year’s home.
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More than seven years ago, Berkeley enacted the Soft Story Ordinance to mitigate the dangers of buildings with structurally unsupportive ground levels. Hundreds of Berkeley properties meet the city’s soft-story definition — a wood-frame structure with five or more units and a ground level containing large openings like storefronts, garages or tuck-under parking.
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More than seven years ago, Berkeley enacted the Soft Story Ordinance to mitigate the dangers of buildings with structurally unsupportive ground levels. Hundreds of Berkeley properties meet the city’s soft-story definition — a wood-frame structure with five or more units and a ground level containing large openings like storefronts, garages or tuck-under parking.
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Reasons I love Southside collide with reasons my parents hate Berkeley, and that’s pretty dope, man.
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Reasons I love Southside collide with reasons my parents hate Berkeley, and that’s pretty dope, man.
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