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Jun 14, 2022

City of Oakland Awards $37.5M in Funding for New Affordable, Multifamily Rental Housing

The City of Oakland recently awarded approximately $37.5 million to support the development of 249 deeply affordable housing rental units to continue its efforts to address Oakland’s affordable housing crisis. These housing units will serve low and extremely low-income Oakland households earning between 20-60% of Area Median Income (AMI), including 133 units of Permanent Supportive Housing/ Homeless units to help those Oaklanders experiencing homelessness.

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Portrait of At Large Member & Vice Mayor, Rebecca Kaplan

Rebecca Kaplan

At Large Member & Vice Mayor

Portrait of District 1 Councilmember, Dan Kalb

Dan Kalb

District 1 Councilmember

Portrait of Council President + District 2 Councilmember, Nikki Fortunato Bas

Nikki Fortunato Bas

Council President + District 2 Councilmember

Portrait of District 3 Councilmember, District 3 Councilmember Carroll Fife

District 3 Councilmember Carroll Fife

District 3 Councilmember

Portrait of District 4 Councilmember & Oakland City Council president Pro Tempore, Sheng Thao

Sheng Thao

District 4 Councilmember & Oakland City Council president Pro Tempore

Portrait of District 5 Councilmember, Noel Gallo

Noel Gallo

District 5 Councilmember

Portrait of District 6 Councilmember, Loren Taylor

Loren Taylor

District 6 Councilmember

Portrait of District 7 Councilmember, Treva Reid

Treva Reid

District 7 Councilmember

Portrait of City Attorney, Barbara J. Parker

Barbara J. Parker

City Attorney

Portrait of City Administrator, Ed Reiskin

Ed Reiskin

City Administrator

Portrait of City Clerk, Asha Reed

Asha Reed

City Clerk

Portrait of City Auditor, Courtney Ruby

Courtney Ruby

City Auditor

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