A number of local leaders and nonprofit organizations in Oakland are kicking off a public discussion about how to “pull Uber over to the side of the road” – to demand that the global corporation [...]
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Speakers at January’s Post Salon examined what Oaklanders as a community can do to solve one of the largest crises facing the city: out-of-control rent increases and evictions that are driving families out of their [...]
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Tagged Brytanee Brown, Carroll Fife, city council, displacement, East 12th Street Coalition, election, gentrification, Geoffrey's Inner Circle, Housing Equity Roadmap, James Vann, land trust, Oakland, Oakland Alliance, Oakland Community Land Trust, Oakland Tenants Union, Post Salon, Robert Arnold, Steve King, Tia Hicks
Concerned housing activists are meeting with the city on how to revive a stalled community land trust designed to create hundreds of affordable houses in Oakland.