A lawsuit settlement required payback for property destroyed during encampment sweeps. Hear from unhoused people who’ve gotten funds this week, and learn how to collect yours.
After a long search for locations to set up emergency campsites, Oakland has approved two.
LavaMaeX offers something scarce for people without permanent housing: a place to get clean and warm up.
Pastor Preston Walker was a mainstay at protests and encampments. Now he’s exchanged that life for a washing machine and a queen bed in suburbia.
The OUSD board voted to lease two East Oakland sites for employee homes. The developments will also include a Black Cultural Zone hub and a job training center.
A new study and interactive map from UC Berkeley researchers reveal that Oakland is the 14th most segregated major city in the U.S.
Can the COVID-19 crisis teach us how to address Oakland’s housing crisis?
New data shows the city is still deeply short on meeting its housing needs, so the Oakland City Council may explore a bond measure and wants to hold a day-long brainstorming session.
Households are accruing debt as they try to navigate confusing applications and a patchwork of city, county, and state programs. Meanwhile, fear of eviction looms.
A new “leadership academy” in the East Bay offers paid training in advocacy and policy for youth and adults with experience being unhoused.