Affordable Housing

Op-ed: City Council Must Take Immediate Steps to Address to Housing Crisis

Representatives must take emergency action to halt displacement of Oakland residents By Margaretta Lin In the tradition…

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Is Oakland a “Sanctuary City” for Its Sanctuaries?

Posted in Affordable Housing, Arts and Culture, Community, Economic Development, Equal Rights/Equity, Gentrification, Housing/Foreclosures, Police-Public Safety, Responsive Government, Uncategorized Gentrifiers cause the city to use police and fines…

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City of Oakland and Local Businesses Must Hire Oakland Now, Say Community Leaders

Rights/Equity, Gentrification, Housing/Foreclosures, Immigrant Rights, Labor, LGBT, Oakland Job Programs, Reentry/Formerly Incarcerated Speakers at the Post Salon on jobs for Oakland residents were (…

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Churches Respond to Noise Complaints Filed Against West Oakland Church

Posted in Affordable Housing, Arts and Culture, Community, Economic Development, Equal Rights/Equity, Gentrification, Housing/Foreclosures, Responsive Government Neighborhoods gear up to protest gentrification with a “joyful noise”…

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Window for City of Oakland to Act on Housing Opportunities for Residents Is Closing Fast

Posted in Affordable Housing, Community, Gentrification, Responsive Government By Margaretta Lin The international peace leader Thich Nhat Hanh teaches us to write…

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Oakland Residents Push City Council to Protect Renters and Homeowners Who Are Being Driven from the City

Posted in Affordable Housing, Economic Development, Gentrification, Housing/Foreclosures, Oakland Job Programs, Restorative Justice By Ken Epstein Angry, desperate and determined residents filled city council…

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Community Calls on City Officials to Adopt Housing Protections for Local Residents

City Hearing on Housing Equity Action Plan Set for Sept. 30  By Ken Epstein City of Oakland…

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Berkeley Activists Call for City Department of Race and Equity

Posted in Affordable Housing, Berkeley, Community, Education/Schools/Youth, Equal Rights/Equity, Gentrification, Health, Housing/Foreclosures Marcel Jones, David Turner III and Spencer J. Pritchard, right, speak on Black Lives…

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Community Proposes Alternatives to E. 12th Street Luxury Tower

Posted in Affordable Housing, Community, Economic Development, Environment, Gentrification, Health, Housing/Foreclosures, Labor By Tulio Ospina Nearly 200 community members attended the East 12th Street Wish List planning…

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