Press kit

 

Press Release

50% Affordable, 260‐unit 1900 Fourth Street Apartment Project Files  Action for SB35 Streamlined Approval, After five year process

Press presentation

Background, context, and summary of the benefits and challenges of 1900 Fourth, and how SB-35 will have an impact on this project and the housing crisis in Berkeley for the better. 

FAQ HANDOUT

FAQs on SB-35, the 1900 Fourth street project, and affordable housing.

3/8/18 - Press Conference held by Blake|Griggs to discuss what SB-35 means for the future of 1900 Fourth Street in Berkeley.


News & coverage

 
 

June 29, 2018

Letter to the City of Berkeley

"Re: 1900 Fourth Street, Application ZP 2018‐0052. Use Permit and Structural Alternation Permit/SB35 (Government Code 65913.4) Application for a Mixed Use Development"


June 28, 2018

San Francisco Business Times

"Developer demands Berkeley approve high-profile housing development under new state law"


June 28, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle

"Developer threatens to act against Berkeley over affordable housing project"


June 28, 2018

Press Release

"Berkeley Must Follow State Law and Approve 50% Affordable Housing  Project on Fourth Street "


March 26, 2018

State Dept. of Housing & Community Development

"California HCD on 1900 Fourth: Exactly what SB 35 was Designed to Do"


March 21, 2018

SF Examiner

"California housing legislation proving to be effective"


March 9, 2018

CBS KPIX 5

"New Legislation Could Speed Planned Berkeley Development"


March 8, 2018

Berkeleyside

"Developer invokes new state law to force Berkeley to approve 260-unit on Fourth Street"


March 8, 2018

East Bay Times

"Berkeley housing development first to seek fast-track under controversial new state law"


March 8, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle

"Berkeley 4th Street developer plans to use new housing law to bypass review"


March 8, 2018

San Francisco Business Times

"Stalled for five years, 260-unit Berkeley housing project will be California's first to use streamlined approvals"

     
     
     

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