Housing

Alan Brill’s Resource Compilation

Posted by on January 19, 2017 at 10:51 am

Introduction This document is organized as follows: Helplines: Phone number and links for immediate support Local Organizations: Bay Area organizations, independent of national organizations Resource Websites: All categories of resources suggested by the group Articles and other reading material A separate document has suggestions and offers of support by individuals in the group. HELPLINES Police […]

A Week of Action in Oakland

Posted by on June 9, 2016 at 6:06 pm

Here is the text of a letter we received calling on BBBON to join the movement: Dear Allies: Our City is under siege and has been since Libby Schaaf took office.  Backed by large developers and private interests, she has moved with impunity while destroying and displacing communities of color in Oakland.  Also since her election as Oakland’s […]

BBBON Demands to Solve the Housing Crisis

Posted by on March 28, 2016 at 7:10 pm

The Council Has Passed the “Housing Roadmap” – Now What?   Declare Housing State of Emergency and Immediate Moratorium on Approval of New Projects To meet the crisis that is upon us and to stabilize the housing market in this moment, we call on city government to declare a Housing State of Emergency and a […]

Call to Action on the Housing Crisis

Posted by on March 28, 2016 at 2:34 pm

Join BBBON and other organizations (Wellstone Democratic Club, Oakland Alliance, John George Democratic Club, Oakland Tenants Union, Post Salon & other Housing Activists) Mobilize to tell the City Council on April 5th @5:30 Declare a Housing State of Emergency Declare a Moratorium on No Cause Evictions Also Declare a Moratorium on Rent Increases Pass or place […]

Latest Draft of the Open Letter to Oakland Elected Officials Concerning the Housing Crisis

Posted by on November 27, 2015 at 12:49 pm

A Message to Oakland’s Elected Officials You Have Passed the “Housing Roadmap” – Now What? We applaud the City Council’s passage of the “Housing Equity Roadmap” on September 30, and urge you to quickly implement its strategies and more, in response to the housing crisis that is displacing many long-time Oaklanders right now. We appreciate […]

Draft Demands to Combat the Affordable Housing Crisis in Oakland

Posted by on October 22, 2015 at 5:02 pm

Inclusionary Zoning & Developer Impact Fees We call on our elected officials to demand Governor Jerry Brown sign an amendment to Costa Hawkins to allow for inclusionary zoning in all California cities, and to pass immediate substantial Developer Impact fees that can produce the equivalent of at least 30% affordable housing in new developments.  To […]