Unlike tenants’ groups in other cities, the main renters’ organization in Alameda is calling not only for affordable housing, but market-rate units as well.
In Berkeley, council candidates Ben Gould and Kate Harrison spar over whether the city needs more housing or has already built too much.
Alameda’s refusal to settle lawsuits with a housing developer could cost the city nearly $30 million.
Although voters rejected tenants’ request for a moratorium on evictions, tenants hope the new Alameda council will be more sympathetic to their cause.
Oakland recently devised an innovative way to fund $200 million in public infrastructure for a new Raiders’ stadium. The city needs to be at least that creative for artists and musicians.
What are you doing with your backyard garage?
It’s like being housemates with a common vision.
Alameda is moving forward with the next phase of its Alameda Point housing plan—a project that could add up to 625 homes, bike paths, and a new park.
There are dozens of large, unsafe—and vibrant—living spaces in Oakland like the one that became engulfed in a deadly fire Friday night. Unfortunately, fixing them could also result in mass evictions.
Oakland’s first micro apartments are coming to the Nook on Valdez.