Affordable Housing

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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