Berkeley City Council approves affordable housing overlay, social housing measures

photo of the city council building
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At its regular meeting Tuesday, Berkeley City Council voted to advance two affordable housing initiatives as well as a referral for a homelessness coordinator for Shattuck Avenue.

Berkeley City Council voted unanimously to advance two citywide affordable housing initiatives as well as a budget referral for a homelessness coordinator for a portion of South Shattuck Avenue at its regular meeting Tuesday.
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Documentary explores local Occupy the Farm movement

On Friday, “Occupy the Farm” had its world premiere at the United Artists cinema on Shattuck Avenue in Berkeley. Crowds packed the theater, eager to hear the story of the 2012 land-use scuffle between the UC Berkeley administration and a group of community farmers seeking to use acres of university-owned
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