Februaty 6th, 2013
By CEQA Working Group
Sacramento Senior Homes is located at the corner of Sacramento Street and Blake Street in Berkeley, CA. This 40-unit infill housing project serves very low income senior citizens, many of whom were homeless before moving into the new building. Low-income senior housing is desperately needed in Berkeley, and was stated as a high priority of the city.
The site of the proposed project was an empty lot which contained a graffiti-laden abandoned storefront. Years earlier a gas-station had existed on the lot and extensive environmental studies had confirmed the site was clear of any hazardous material.
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