Affordable Housing

Opinion: Support Community Leadership on the Oakland Planning Commission

Posted in Affordable Housing, Economic Development, Equal Rights/Equity, Gentrification, Labor By Rev. Damita Davis-Howard  We’re in a development boom in Oakland. Cranes and bulldozers…

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Open Letter: Oakland Mayor Should Reject Job Policies That Increase Discrimination Against Black Workers

Posted in Affordable Housing, Against White Supremacy, Economic Development, Equal Rights/Equity, Gentrification, Housing/Foreclosures, Labor, Libby Schaaf Black Americans have twice as much unemployment as white workers….

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Stopping the Stadium Mega-Development Was an Important Victory, But This Fight Is Far from Over

By Alvina Wong After four months of organizing by Laney students, faculty, and staff, Chinatown and Eastlake…

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Poll Shows Most Oaklanders Want Oakland A’s to Stay at the Coliseum

Laney “is the worst site you can pick to put a baseball stadium,” says Council President Larry…

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Oak Knoll Project Passes Council Committee, Goes to City Council for Approval

By Ken Epstein The City Council Community and Economic Development (CED) Committee this week approved zoning changes…

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A’s Stadium Proposal “Is a Once in a Lifetime Opportunity,” Say Fans and Local Businesses

Posted in Affordable Housing, Business, Coliseum City, Community, Economic Development, Gentrification, Transportation By Ken Epstein Supporters are mobilizing to support the latest proposal to keep…

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Tenants Up the Ante in Fight for Renter Protections

Posted in Affordable Housing, Economic Development, Gentrification, Housing/Foreclosures By Post Staff Oakland organizations that represent tenants are increasing the pressure on city…

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Public Banking in Oakland Scores a Victory

Posted in Affordable Housing, Community, Economic Development, Gentrification, Housing/Foreclosures, Responsive Government A public banking forum is scheduled for Monday at City Hall The Oakland…

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Close $9 Billion Commercial Property Tax Loophole to Fund Schools, Says Statewide Coalition

By Ken Epstein Hundreds of Bay Area residents attended a town meeting in Oakland recently to find…

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Community Groups Build East Oakland Neighborhood Power

Local residents attend recent meeting to oppose illegal dumping. By Ken Epstein Some of the major community…

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