Affordable Housing

Journalist Who Writes For Oakland Post, Publication

Open Letter: Community Leaders Call on Mayor, Council to Improve Services for Unsheltered Residents

Posted in Affordable Housing, Gentrification, Homelessness, Housing/Foreclosures, Libby Schaaf, Politics, Responsive Government The following is an open letter to Mayor Libby Schaaf, City Council Members,…

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Commentary: State Legislators Join Landlords to Defeat Bonta’s Protections Against “No-Cause” Evictions

Posted in Affordable Housing, Economic Development, Elections 2018, Gentrification, Housing/Foreclosures On Thursday, May 31, a proposal to enact statewide eviction protections by Assemblymember Bob…

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Journalist Who Writes For Oakland Post, Publication

Moratorium on Public Land Sales Goes to CED Committee

By Post staff The City Council’s Community and Economic Development (CED) Committee will hear a community-initiated proposal…

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Councilmembers, Community Groups Push Mayor for Funding for Homeless, Job Training and Trash Cleanup

Posted in Affordable Housing, Business, Desley Brooks, Economic Development, Environment, Equal Rights/Equity, Gentrification, Housing/Foreclosures, Illegal dumping, Libby Schaaf, Oakland Job Programs, Oakland Talks Trash, Police-Public Safety, Politics, Rebecca Kaplan Members of East Oakland…

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Open Letter: Councilmember Kaplan Challenges Sale of Public Land for Charter School

Mayor and City Administrator Don’t Want a Public Lands Policy, Says Kaplan By Rebecca Kaplan The Community…

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“It Makes No Sense to Sell Public Land,” Say Local Residents

Posted in Affordable Housing, Elections 2018, Gentrification, Housing/Foreclosures, Post Salon Attending this week’s Rules and Legislation Committee to support a moratorium on the…

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Journalist Who Writes For Oakland Post, Publication

Opinion: Rebecca Kaplan Should Run for Mayor of Oakland

Posted in Affordable Housing, Elections & Voting Rights, Elections 2018, Gentrification, Immigrant Rights, Labor, Oakland Job Programs, Rebecca Kaplan By Sandré R. Swanson I was born in…

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Post Salon Calls for Moratorium on Sale of Public Land as Market Rate Building Boom Sweeps City

Posted in Affordable Housing, Community, Equal Rights/Equity, Post Salon, Responsive Government Mayor and City Administration push property sales without transparency or community involvement….

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Opinion: Re-elect Desley Brooks to City Council

Posted in Affordable Housing, Against White Supremacy, Community, Desley Brooks, Economic Development, Elections 2018, Equal Rights/Equity, Housing/Foreclosures, Labor, Oakland Job Programs, Politics, Racial profiling, Reentry/Formerly Incarcerated, Responsive Government By Dan Siegel, Oakland…

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Councilmembers Delay Vote on Proposal for Construction Job Opportunities for Oaklanders

Pre-apprenticeship building trades trainees from the Cypress Mandela Training Center, which was founded by the Oakland Private…

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