Affordable Housing

Report: Oakland Can House 2,000 Homeless People in 6 Months “If Political Will Exists”

Real number of homeless in Oakland is over 9,000 A number of Oakland groups released a “Community-Based…

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Journalist Who Writes For Oakland Post, Publication

No on AA: Congress of Neighborhoods, East Bay Times Oppose Schaaf’s Education Initiative

“It’s not clear where the money is going, for there is no plan,” says the newspaper By…

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Attacks on Desley Brooks Are “Shameful and Dishonest,” Say Community Leaders

Posted in Affordable Housing, Against White Supremacy, Desley Brooks, Economic Development, Elections & Voting Rights, Elections 2018, Gentrification, Homelessness, Housing/Foreclosures, Illegal dumping, Libby Schaaf, Police-Public Safety, Politics, Racial profiling, Responsive Government, Sanctuary City, voting rights…

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Journalist Who Writes For Oakland Post, Publication

UN Report Says Oakland Guilty of “Cruel and Inhumane Treatment” of Homeless

Posted in Affordable Housing, Community, Environment, Gentrification, Homelessness, Housing/Foreclosures, Libby Schaaf The United Nations Special Rapporteur to the Right to Adequate Housing, Lelani Farha, released…

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Mayor Schaaf’s Proposals for Building Affordable Housing on Public Land Challenged

“The mayor and the people who work for her have been trying to kill the public land…

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Moratorium on Sale of Public Land Dies in Council Committee

By Ken Epstein A proposed moratorium that would block the sale of public land until the City…

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Council Delays Decision on Selling Public Land to Build Charter School

The Oakland school board asked the City Council not to sell the property to the charter school…

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Councilmember McElhaney’s Proposal Would Help “Cash-Strapped” Landlords Evict Tenants

Posted in Affordable Housing, Business, Economic Development, Gentrification, Homelessness, Housing/Foreclosures Proposal offers a city-subsidized “incentive” for small landlords  to displace tenants, says housing rights…

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Open Letter: Support the Right of African Americans to Work on City-funded Construction Projects

Posted in Affordable Housing, Economic Development, Elections 2018, Gentrification, Homelessness, Labor, Libby Schaaf, Oakland Job Programs To Council Members, Mayor, City Staff, and Members of the…

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Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan Endorses Cat Brooks

By Ken Epstein City Councilmember-at-Large Rebecca Kaplan, one of Oakland’s most popular progressive political leaders, ended months…

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