Three of the city’s primary homelessness policy staffers have left this spring.
Policymakers have tried to respond to the massive increase in vehicle dwellings.
But emergency COVID-19 measures prevented a “catastrophic increase,” new data shows.
Some officials want to set up an “infrastructure financing district”—similar to the ballpark funding proposal—but to build more homes across Oakland.
Councilmember Carroll Fife wants to further limit price hikes for rent-controlled buildings.
The number of residents in the city dropped by 1.3% in 2021, but it’s unclear who exactly is leaving.
A queer couple who own a bright blue live-work space in East Oakland were delighted to learn about its past as The Jubilee.
Starting in July, landlords of rent-controlled properties can raise rents by 6.7%, because of inflation.
At a City Council hearing, young people told harrowing and triumphant personal stories and asked for more resources.
A new resource created for the city’s General Plan process is a treasure trove of information on Oakland’s neighborhoods and resources.