Latest: On The Ballot - 13,000 Low-Rent Housing Units
On June 7th, Councilmember Carroll Fife introduced legislation that passed allowing Oakland voters in the November 8, 2022 election to authorize the City of Oakland to develop, construct, or acquire up to 13,000 low rent social housing units in the City. Under Article 34 of the California constitution, low rent units can not be built without voter approval.
Read about it in the news on SF Chronicle and SFGATE.
Read the legislation here.