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Why Luxury Apartments Don't Provide Affordable Housing
Program at 2 on Saturday

Friday April 17, 2015 - 01:57:00 PM

There will be a teach-in and discussion on Berkeley Development & Affordable Housing co-sponsored by Berkeley Citizens Action, Berkeley Neighborhoods Council and the Coalition for a Sustainable Berkeley. It will present facts and figures about why luxury apartment construction does not solve the affordable housing crisis.

San Francisco journalists and activists Joseph Smooke and Dyan Ruiz will provide the keynote talk for the event. Smooke and Ruiz wrote "The Definitive Reply to Supply-side Solutionists". Additonal speaker are Rob Wrenn, former member of the Planning Commission and Downtown Area Plan Advisory Committee, Steve Finacom, past President of the Berkeley Historical Society, and Tom Hunt, former member of the Berkeley Transportation Commission.

Saturday, April 18, at 2 p.m. Berkeley Arts Festival space, 2133 University Avenue, Berkeley (Near Walnut and Ace Hardware) Wheelchair Accessible. All Welcome. 

CONTACT Linda Franklin. 510-919-8715.