The city must decide whether to move forward on the ‘Golden West’ project that would add over 200 housing units next to the BART station, or press pause to conduct an environmental review.
The Mentone Arms Apartments have survived a century of transformation, ambition, upheaval, and neglect in downtown Oakland.
The city and county are tussling over who should get what portion of a lead paint lawsuit settlement, and how it should be used.
Mavin Carter Griffin, founder of the Wood Street People’s Collective, says we’re thinking about “homelessness” in all the wrong ways.
Mayor Libby Schaaf’s “shallow subsidy” pilot, funded by philanthropy, is intended to prevent homelessness.
From malls to shipyards to housing in the hills, Mitchell Schwarzer’s book is a sweeping history of development and power.
Some traditional homeless shelters are staying closed or at reduced capacity. Others are trying something new.
Dozens of people will soon get access to heating and privacy through the temporary program. What happens next is less clear.
Canceled last year for COVID-19 safety concerns, this year’s Point-in-Time assessment “counts more” than any before it, organizers say.
The rent control policy is part of a package of laws that could make it easier to build, and live in, new types of housing in Oakland.