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Granny Units to the Rescue

What are you doing with your backyard garage?
December 13, 2016

Co-Living the Open Door Way

It’s like being housemates with a common vision.
December 12, 2016

On Point

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.
December 07, 2016

Our Backyard: Disasters Waiting to Happen

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.
December 03, 2016

Living Small

Oakland’s first micro apartments are coming to the Nook on Valdez.
November 10, 2016

Oakland Steers Away From Cars

Two recent decisions could help encourage smart growth, decrease greenhouse gas emissions, and reduce the cost of housing.
October 26, 2016

The Team Vs. Mr. Housing

Jesse Arreguín and Kriss Worthington are teaming up in Berkeley’s mayor’s race in a fight with fellow councilmember Laurie Capitelli over housing and growth.
September 28, 2016

Rent Control Is Dominating Alameda's Election

The two tenant protection measures on the November ballot promise to also shape the outcome of the city council race.
September 27, 2016

The Battle for Point Molate

Richmond Mayor Tom Butt and a developer want a large-scale development at the former Navy site, while opponents push for open space and low density.
September 06, 2016

Our Backyard: A Boost for Housing

Oakland’s new housing impact fee plan hasn’t hurt housing development. It’s helped it.
July 06, 2016