Affordable Housing

Ken A. Epstein

Community and Developers Ask: Why Is There so Little Money in the City’s Affordable Housing Fund?

Affordable housing protest at Oakland City Hall By Ken Epstein Where have the city’s funds for affordable…

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Ken A. Epstein

Big Win in Sacramento for Anti Rent-Gouging and Eviction Protections

Posted in Affordable Housing, Gentrification, Homelessness, Housing/Foreclosures, Responsive Government Tenant leaders of the Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE) and other organizing…

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Ken A. Epstein

State Supported Housing Development Will Help Some Homeless but Beyond Reach for Many Oaklanders

Permanent Supportive Housing for former homeless people in San Francisco. By Ken EpsteinSix affordable housing devel­opers have been…

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Ken A. Epstein

Backers of “Public Land for Public Good” Challenge City’s Commitment to Market-rate Housing

Supporters of utilizing all public land for community benefit, especially for affordable housing, speak Tuesday at the…

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Ken A. Epstein

Council Adopts Kaplan’s $3.2 Billion Budget

Posted in Affordable Housing, Arts and Culture, Business, Economic Development, Gentrification, Health, Homelessness, Housing/Foreclosures, Illegal dumping, Immigrant Rights, Labor, LGBT, Libby Schaaf, Oakland Job Programs, Police-Public Safety, Politics, Racial profiling, Rebecca Kaplan, Reentry/Formerly Incarcerated, Responsive Government, Restorative Justice Bas…

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Ken A. Epstein

New Year, New Leadership, New Oakland?

 Rebecca Kaplan unanimously elected City Council President By Ken Epstein Oakland honored its newly elected city leaders…

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Ken A. Epstein

Opinion: Disguised Discrimination Against Black Workers Returns to City Council Agenda

Posted in Affordable Housing, Against White Supremacy, Economic Development, Equal Rights/Equity, Health, Housing/Foreclosures, Labor, Oakland Job Programs Hold Public Hearings Before Passing a Project Labor Agreement…

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Ken A. Epstein

Report: How to House Oakland’s Unhoused Within Six Months

City workers and police officers evict homeless residents Thursday afternoon, Dec. 6, from Housing and Dignity Village,…

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Ken A. Epstein

Oakland Race & Equity Dept. Report Calls for End to Systemic Racial Disparities

Affordable housing protest at Oakland City Hall By Ken Epstein City Councilmembers  this week took the “first step”…

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Ken A. Epstein

Clergy Leaders Endorse Desley Brooks While Mayor and Developers Raise Money to Defeat Her

Posted in Affordable Housing, Business, Desley Brooks, Economic Development, Elections & Voting Rights, Elections 2018, Equal Rights/Equity, Gentrification, Homelessness, Housing/Foreclosures, Illegal dumping, Immigrant Rights, Labor, Politics, voting rights Brooks’ opponents are spending nearly…

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