Tag Archives: Affordable housing

Coliseum City

Growing Voices Demand Coliseum City Must Yield Results for Residents

In the wake of the City Council decision to amend the Coliseum Area Specific Plan to protect businesses in the Oakland Airport Business Park, a coalition of local residents, Oakland workers, youth and faith leaders [...]
Michael Johnson, Urban Core Development. Photo by Ken Epstein.

Councilmembers Favor $3,000 a Month Apartment Tower Project, Opposed by East Lake Neighbors

The City Council’s Community and Economic Development (CED) committee voted unanimously this week to approve the sale of public land on East 12th Street across the roadway from Lake Merritt to a development company that [...]
Rendering of Coliseum City.

5,750 Market Rate Units, No Affordable Housing Yet for Coliseum City

While many people are looking at the proposed Coliseum City development as the best and last chance to keep the Raiders and A’s in town in exchange for glitzy new stadiums, not as much attention [...]
AMCAL and Young Community Developers Break Ground on 60 Units of Affordable Housing at the San Francisco Shipyard. Pictured - Left to Right
Robert Baca - AMCAL, Shamann Walton - YCD, Commissioner Miguel Bustos, Mayor Edwin M. Lee, Mara Rosales -Chair of the Commission on Community Investment and Infrastructure,
Percey Vaz - AMCAL, Tiffany Bohee - Executive Producer of the Commission on Community Investment and Infrastructure, Charmaine Atherton, Maurice Ramirez, LaShon A. Walker - Lennar Urban, Dr. Veronica Hunnicutt. Photo by William Hammons.

Affordable Housing Development Slated for Bayview

AMCAL Multi-Housing and Bayview based Young Community Developers, Inc. (YCD) recently broke ground on a 60-unit affordable housing development at the San Francisco shipyard. The partnership brings together one of California’s leading builders of workforce [...]
Habitat for Humanity volunteers Pam Nelson (L) and
Kristina Owyoung recently worked on a home-building
project in Oakland.

City Funds Affordable Housing

The City of Oakland has awarded loans of over $7 million to five affordable housing development projects that will serve families and people with special needs, formerly homeless, and those living with HIV or AIDS.