When cities like Oakland prohibit new apartments and condos in wealthy neighborhoods, low-income areas pay the price.
You might be surprised about which homes in the East Bay are actually the greenest.
Councilmember Jim Oddie was right to switch gears on evictions.
A 589-unit housing project featuring a 14-story tower is proposed for the old Encinal Terminals on the estuary. It would be the tallest building on the Island.
The council is finally reforming a process that blocks Island housing.
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.
Alameda should settle two costly lawsuits with a developer that wants to construct 182 units of housing on the estuary.
Although voters rejected tenants’ request for a moratorium on evictions, tenants hope the new Alameda council will be more sympathetic to their cause.