Housing doesn't belong at People's Park, some activists say

UC Berkeley says it is committed to building housing for students and the low income at People’s Park and four other sites it owns. But advocates for the park say that is not the place to build housing and rallied at an open house held on campus by the university officials.

Berkeley City Council considers plan to put homeless camp below overpass

The proposal asks the city manager to consider amenities in the outdoor shelter such as climate-controlled, wind-resistant durable tents with wooden pallets for support, portable toilets and handwashing stations, shower and sanitation services, garbage pickup and needle disposal and an agency to manage the program, which would be open 24 hours a day.