Berkeley City Council plans sixth cycle of Housing Element Update

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Berkeley’s sixth cycle of the Berkeley Housing Element allocated nearly 9,000 units to alleviate the rising costs of rent. Mayor Jesse Arreguín encouraged increased public participation while the city develops policies to build the units in observance of existing construction constraints.

Berkeley City Council discussed plans for the Berkeley Housing Update and encouraged community input on city housing during a citywide public workshop.
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ASUC set to vote on reestablishing housing commission

The ASUC Senate is set to vote on whether to reestablish a housing commission that previously advocated for affordable student housing. The commission would aim to bring more transparency between campus administration and the student body regarding housing projects.
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