Housing/Foreclosures

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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Black Workers Call for City Council Summit on Discrimination in Hiring on City Projects

Posted in Economic Development, Equal Rights/Equity, Gentrification, Housing/Foreclosures, Labor By Ken Epstein African American contractors and construction workers  are opposing a proposal that…

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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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School District Prepares for Second Round of School Closures

The district also is beginning the process of selling or leasing school properties. By Ken Epstein 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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Opinion: We Need to Stand for Leonard Powell

Posted in Berkeley, Community, Economic Development, Equal Rights/Equity, Gentrification, Housing/Foreclosures, Probate court reform, Responsive Government  Court Hearing Jan. 29 for Veteran Fighting to Keep City from…

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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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Displaced Residents Seek Compensation After City Evicts Them, Tows Their RVs

Posted in Gentrification, Homelessness, Housing/Foreclosures, Police-Public Safety Dayton Andrews, Kelly Thompson and Gary Rosenquist speak about the mass towing at a press…

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Opinion: Black Veteran Wins Temporary Reprieve in Fight to Save His Home

Posted in Berkeley, Gentrification, Housing/Foreclosures, Probate court reform Supporters attend superior court hearing Monday, Dec. 17 to back veteran Leonard Powell’s fight…

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