‘Fighting for the underdog’: Xavier Johnson runs for Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board

Xavier Johnson.
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Xavier Johnson is running for the Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board with the goal of serving as a resource to aid and uplift impacted communities.

After working for various organizations committed to advocating for tenants’ rights, Xavier Johnson is ready to “make the most impact” in the political arena with his 2020 campaign for the Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board.
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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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