Resources

Putting an End to Sex Trafficking in Oakland

Human and sex trafficking, or buying and selling human beings for sex or forced labor is illegal. OPD is committed to stopping human and sex trafficking - but needs your assistance.

Race & Equity Change Process

Our mission is to create a city where our diversity has been maintained, racial disparities have been eliminated and racial equity has been achieved.

Re-Roofing & Insulation Certification

Building owners may certify that their re-roofing and insulation projects meet safety and code requirements. Re-Roofing and Insulation Certificates are valid for 180 days after issuance.

Read Housing Reports

The Housing Policy Section conducts studies, maintains data and statistics, provides information, advocates legislation, creates and ensures compliance with local, state and federal policies and procedures related to affordable housing in Oakland.

Read Oakland Housing Policies

The Housing Policy Section conducts studies, maintains data and statistics, provides information, advocates legislation, creates and ensures compliance with local, state and federal policies and procedures related to affordable housing in Oakland.

Read Past Reports and Consolidated Plans

The City of Oakland is required to submit 5-Year Consolidated Plans, Annual Action Plans and Performance Reports to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to receive funds from the Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnership, Emergency Solutions Grant, and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS Programs.

Read Retirement Benefits Summaries

Full-time and permanent part-time employees of the City of Oakland get retirement benefits from the Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS).

Read the 2015-2023 Housing Element

​The Housing Element is part of Oakland’s General Plan that serves as a blueprint for housing the City’s residents, at all economic levels including low income and households with special needs. ​