Oakland’s vacant property tax is meant to encourage housing on empty lots. Is there a loophole that does the opposite?
An Adams Point triplex owner asks: Which parts of the past are worth preserving?
Young unhoused people in Oakland and surrounding cities will lead the decision-making process about how to use the federal grant.
Stephen Beard, a Bay Area real estate agent who helps clients find accessible housing, shares reflections and resources.
In the coming months, The Oaklandside will be periodically checking in with three participants in the city’s pilot initiative, to see how an extra $500 a month is impacting their lives.
The event, hosted by LavaMaeX and the city of Oakland, features numerous service providers, including health, employment, and housing agencies.
The Oakland Planning Commission approved a controversial policy limiting the construction of ADUs in the hills, hoping to ease evacuation during fires.
An Alameda County judge found that the Mann family rented dangerous units to “vulnerable tenants” in East Oakland.
We’re launching a series exploring the history of residential buildings in Oakland—and the people who’ve lived in them. Want us to write about your home? Let us know!
An East Bay resident created a tool that illustrates demographic and housing shifts in census tracts throughout the state.