Si usted o su inquilino no han pagado el alquiler debido a la crisis de COVID-19, es posible que califique para recibir ayuda a través de dos programas nuevos.
OPL Express will launch at 16 branches on April 19, offering limited indoor services with safety measures.
Two employees allegedly violated conflict-of-interest and anti-nepotism rules. The Public Ethics Commission says a lack of training and policies is the bigger issue.
Ellos afirman que el propietario está infringiendo las leyes de vivienda de Oakland y California. Las viviendas tienen problemas de roedores, moho y grifos que no funcionan.
A group of Spanish-speaking tenants claim their landlord is breaking Oakland and California housing laws with dangerous living conditions.
If you or your tenant has missed rent payments because of the COVID-19 crisis, you might qualify for aid through two new programs.
The controversial policy was approved by the City Council last year, but it’s largely gone unenforced.
City staffers say Oakland could use federal funding and an expected state grant opportunity to lease and then own hotels.
The City Council voted unanimously to look into allowing fourplexes citywide and removing long-standing laws that officials called “exclusionary.”
The West Oakland organization hopes its emergency services can still lead to more homeless people getting a hot meal and housing.
The city was unable to find a new location for the “Community Cabins,” resulting in the loss of 40 shelter beds.
Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan, citing the racist history of zoning laws, says Oakland should allow four-plexes across the city.
Should a city department run MACRO, or should it be outsourced to a nonprofit? After weeks of heated debate, the council moves ahead.
The county has begun administering shots at shelters, ahead of the state’s schedule, but it’s a challenge to reach everyone living on the streets.
Fighting quarantine boredom, Jack Carlisle decided to hang 50 homemade swings across the city, from Jack London Square to Dimond Park.
Free online sessions offered by Oakland’s Rent Adjustment Program cover rent increases, harassment, evictions, repairs, and more.
UrbanCore says COVID-19 has thwarted its chances of starting construction on its 361-unit Lakehouse Commons apartment complex, which has drawn controversy for years.
What happens at Union Point Park could shed light on Oakland’s practices under its new encampment policy.
Oakland must use $44 million in emergency housing funds before it expires. City staff and activists say it wasn’t enough in the first place.
Residents can fill out a 10-minute survey about fires, earthquakes, and extreme weather to help the city prevent and respond to crises.