Two recent decisions could help encourage smart growth, decrease greenhouse gas emissions, and reduce the cost of housing.
Jesse Arreguín and Kriss Worthington are teaming up in Berkeley’s mayor’s race in a fight with fellow councilmember Laurie Capitelli over housing and growth.
The two tenant protection measures on the November ballot promise to also shape the outcome of the city council race.
Richmond Mayor Tom Butt and a developer want a large-scale development at the former Navy site, while opponents push for open space and low density.
Oakland’s new housing impact fee plan hasn’t hurt housing development. It’s helped it.
Oakland’s core is on the verge of a makeover, heightening fears about rising housing costs and gentrification in a city celebrated for its racial and ethnic diversity. Where will the new workers live in an area so short on housing?