UC Berkeley chooses 2 companies to develop People’s Park

UC Berkeley hired an architecture firm and a supportive housing developer to initiate the transformation of People’s Park into a housing complex — which will serve students and homeless community members. The construction is set to begin in two years and will be occupied by 2023, according to campus spokesperson Dan Mogulof.
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City hits UC Berkeley with lawsuit over housing development

The main issue, as voiced by both the city and the campus, is the level of compensation expected as a result of student population growth. With enrollment projected to raise 34 percent from 2005 to 2023 at the campus, the city worries that supporting a growing student population will be costly.
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