Berkeley Downtown Development Feasibility Study

Policy makers have expressed interest in establishing impact fees for:

  • Affordable housing
  • Street and open space improvements
  • Transportation demand management
  • Parking

This feasibility study was conducted to inform policy debate on the extent to which new development can contribute financial resources to support a range of public benefit programs, while remaining financially viable.

Download the Berkeley Downtown Development Feasibility Study.

Priority Development Areas (PDAs) Program

By bringing transit, jobs and housing together in downtowns, along main streets and around rail stations, PDAs help the Bay Area reduce greenhouse gas emissions and begin to solve the region’s housing crisis.