Affirming affordability

CITY AFFAIRS: While Berkeley’s new affordable housing mitigation fee may have unintended negative impacts, its overall result is positive.

Berkeley needs affordable housing. The city has the largest gap between rich and poor in the Bay Area, and 10 percent of households make less than $10,000 a year, according to The Bay Citizen. Thankfully, local leaders have established a tradition of promoting housing that the poorest residents can pay
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Oct. 10 ASUC Senate annotated meeting agenda

The ASUC Senate is set to meet again Wednesday evening. Among the new business for the senate is a bill in support of Proposition 36, a ballot measure seeking to change California’s “Three Strikes” Law, and another bill in support of exempting campus student cooperative houses from the city of Berkeley’s affordable housing
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