Landlords trying to evict over a lease violation will have to prove that it caused them “substantial actual injury.”
The city has set a goal of adopting a “universal design” ordinance to build apartments and houses that work for a wider range of residents.
The East Bay homeless publication has lost its funding. If it’s not revived, dozens will lose income, and customers will lose connection.
Oakland’s moratorium is still in place but ends in July. Berkeley’s expires Aug. 31.
It’s the third project in the neighborhood from a Santa Cruz-based developer partnering with local churches to build housing.
Construction withered at the start of the pandemic, but building has since rebounded. The development boom of 2018 is long past, however.
The district has plans for a 200-300 bed dorm in Alameda, but community members say more is needed.
Mayor Sheng Thao wants to replace the high-profile homelessness administrator role, which the city has struggled to fill, with two lower-level positions.
The massive development on Oakland’s waterfront would pack in even more housing under a proposal the City Council will consider next week.
The Oaklandside is now publishing free obituaries written by members of the community. Here’s why.
Fifty people have agreed to move away from Wood Street during the protracted, weeks-long closure.
Wolfe, who previously covered local government in San Jose, shares his vision for the beat and why he wants to hear from Oakland readers.
At a City Council meeting that lasted until midnight, officials voted to sunset the pandemic policy while adopting new tenant protections.
Officials will also decide whether to increase the support for displaced Coliseum Connections tenants to $4 million.
The transit agency held an open house this week to gather input on development at Oakland’s northernmost BART station.
The pilot, which lasted two years thanks to an anonymous donor, is coming to an end in June.
Tenants say shards of glass have repeatedly fallen on their balconies and the sidewalks of 17th Street and Broadway.
On even the most rainy nights, there are homeless shelter beds available. Why do they go empty?
An affordable housing project is planned for the E. 12th Street parcel, which is currently the site of a city-run homeless shelter.
Councilmembers say the eviction ban should be phased out while new tenant protections are created.