Bill would give land trusts, co-ops and affordable housing developers the right to buy vacant buildings.
Under Nuru, DPW routinely violated the rights of homeless people.
City Council to consider bill that would give renters the right to buy their units to prevent speculators from flipping
Money to prevent class cuts gets 7-4 approval, but chancellor shows no signs of wanting to accept it.
Preston wants the city to put together a bid for some of the 2,164 units that a huge landlord has suddenly put on the market.
Deal to put vacant Oakland home in a land trust sparks national discussion over real-estate speculation and vacant houses.
Supe creating task force to look at how the city can pay back the Black community for 400 years of slavery.
Measure seeks to move the city away from sweeps and law-enforcement approaches to people living on the streets.
'Sweeps kill' fliers drop from City Hall balcony while mayor makes inauguration speech calling for 'tough love.'
Anti-displacement activists demand affordable housing and denounce private-market speculation.