Oakland’s gone through a building boom. How many people are living in this new housing, and what’s life like downtown?
In-law units are in the spotlight, as California grapples with its housing crisis. We talked with homeowners who’ve built backyard cottages about costs, regulations, and favorite features.
The Siddha Yoga Ashram has deep roots in the Golden Gate neighborhood. But some neighbors say its parent organization could—and should—do more with its empty land.
In the works for years, Oak Knoll has gained some public art and a restored creek—but no houses yet.
A regional bond measure could fund affordable development in Oakland, Berkeley, and beyond at a size and scale never seen before.
The developer said a chain of unusual events thwarted his plans for the nine-unit Faraday property.
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.
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 massive development on Oakland’s waterfront would pack in even more housing under a proposal the City Council will consider next week.
The transit agency held an open house this week to gather input on development at Oakland’s northernmost BART station.
Tenants say shards of glass have repeatedly fallen on their balconies and the sidewalks of 17th Street and Broadway.
At a community meeting last night, locals chimed in about new bike lanes, parking, bus stops, pedestrian crossings, and much more.
The city received a letter of approval Friday, bringing its eight-year development plan into compliance and avoiding major financial consequences.
Plans for a 77-unit building make up the latest attempt to develop this stretch of MLK, which once housed a well-known punk venue.
SB9 went into effect a year ago, to much fanfare and criticism. Its roll-out in Oakland has been very slow.
BART tore down houses to build the Oakland Chinatown station in the 1960s. Some say it has a chance to help heal old wounds.
Community and environmental advocates still have concerns about the proposed 222-unit Golden West complex.
The property at Broadway and Pleasant Valley Avenue has sat vacant for years, as development has filled in the rest of the intersection.
The City Council voted to seek proposals for a 600-unit project at the Police Administration Building site downtown.