Oakland has operated under a housing state of emergency for the past two months. This ordinance has stopped hundreds and perhaps thousands of Oakland renters from having their rent raised above 1.7 percent (per year) [...]
Oakland City Councilmembers began a discussion at Tuesday’s Community and Economic Development Committee meeting that could ultimately lead to adopting a policy that would govern how to utilize over 1,000 parcels of publically-owned land.
The Post is sponsoring a poll on current Oakland housing issues. Please go to this link and take the six-question poll, which can be completed in two minutes. The poll is anonymous.
Friday, May 20 marks the halfway period of the 90-day housing state of emergency, intended to put a halt on rising rents and evictions while City Council takes action on solutions for Oakland’s housing crisis [...]
City of Oakland Assistant City Administrator Claudia Cappio will speak at the Post Salon Community Assembly about actions the city is taking on the 12 Post Community Assembly proposals as well as other actions [...]
“An item that would not come before the voters before November is not urgent,” said Council President McElhaney. A heated debate took place at Tuesday’s Oakland City Council meeting on a procedural motion on [...]
There will be a meeting of the Post Salon Housing Committee Sunday, April 17, noon to 2 p.m. at Geoffrey’s Inner Circle 410 14th St. in Oakland.
Stacey Harris is on a mission to provide for himself and his son in this challenging economy. As a single father who is also struggling to find stable and affordable housing, securing a good job [...]
The Oakland Post has asked the eight members of the Oakland City Council and Mayor Libby Schaaf whether they are supporting a declaration of a housing state of emergency, which is on the council’s agenda [...]
Oakland City Council’s Community and Economic Development (CED) Committee on Tuesday approved an ordinance sponsored by Mayor Libby Schaaf that affordable housing advocates say will “gut” low-income housing funds by expanding the definition of “affordable [...]