Can We Solve the Housing Crisis?
Oakland’s core is on the verge of a makeover, heightening fears about rising housing costs and gentrification in a city celebrated for its racial and ethnic diversity. Where will the new workers live in an area so short on housing?
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Ready to Build
These Oakland developments have received approval for specific buildings and are expected to start construction in 2016.
Former Bay Chevrolet, 3093 Broadway, 435 units
Valdez & 23rd, 2302 Valdez St., 200 units
The Courthouse, 2935 Telegraph Ave., 162 units
The Temescal, 4901 Broadway, 126 units
The Union, Union & Fifth Sts., 110 units
Hollis Street, 3250 Hollis St., 94 units
23rd & Valley, 459 23rd St., 65 units
Coliseum Place, 9400 International Blvd., 59 units
459 Eighth St., 459 Eighth St., 48 units
Temescal, 4700 Telegraph Ave., 48 units
Mews House Site 1A, Frontage Rd., 47 units
Hannah Street, 2868 Hannah St., 47 units
Temescal, 4801 Shattuck Ave., 43 units
4690 Tompkins, 4690 Tompkins Ave., 40 units
Source: Planning Director Rachel Flynn.
In the Pipeline
These proposals are in various states of review.
Brooklyn Basin, 3,100 units are proposed along the Embarcadero waterfront.
Oak Knoll, Up to 960 housing units are proposed for former Navy land in the Oakland hills.
MacArthur Station, The first section of 624 planned units are under construction at Telegraph and 40th Street
Jack London Square, 660 units are proposed near the downtown waterfront
27th Street near Harrison, 400-430 units
19th and Alice streets, A 370 unit project has been proposed
1900 Broadway, A 345-unit project could rise by the 19th Street BART station
Fourth and Madison streets near Jack London Square, 300 units proposed
Fruitvale Village, 275 units planned at 12th Street and 36th Avenue
Source: City of Oakland.