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

Published on November 27, 2015 By Michael Tigges

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

Published on October 22, 2015 By Michael Tigges

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 […]

Welcome to Block By Block Organizing Network

Published on September 24, 2015 By adminbbbon

BLOCK BY BLOCK ORGANIZING NETWORK was founded in 2010 to unite progressive community activists Block by Block, District by District to create one progressive voice for Oakland.  We organized District Town Halls for both the Mayor and Council Members.  We sponsored community forums on Small Business Development, Public Safety and Jobs.  We worked within our neighborhoods organizing street clean-ups […]