Jan 15, 2019

Mayor Libby Schaaf & Kaiser Permanente Announce Three Initiatives to Improve Community Health, Tackle Housing Insecurity in Oakland

Kaiser Permanente unveiled several major initiatives that will improve health outcomes by creating stable housing for vulnerable populations. The initiatives — including seeding a real estate investment in Oakland, anchoring a $100 million national loan fund for affordable housing and kicking off a plan to end homelessness for more than 500 Oakland-area residents — are part of a comprehensive strategy to advance the economic, social and environmental conditions for health in the communities that Kaiser Permanente serves.

Dec 04, 2018

Councilmember Kalb’s and Mayor Schaaf’s Seismic Retrofit Ordinance Approved in Committee, Moves on to Full Council

An ordinance authored by Oakland City Councilmember Dan Kalb and Mayor Libby Schaaf to save lives and reduce the potential for housing displacement in the event of a major earthquake was approved by the City Council’s Community and Economic Development Committee. The item will now move ahead to be heard by the full city council during their meeting December 11.