Tag Archives: shelter crisis

Dolores, a 69 year old woman, is one of hundreds of Oakland residents sleeping in Oakland streets due to the housing affordability crisis

Advocates push Oakland officials to treat homelessness as an emergency

Community members and city officials struggle to confront the the epidemic of hundreds of Oakland residents--most of them black, many of them elders--sleeping on the streets due to to skyrocketing rents and a lack of...

City council unanimously passes ordinance declaring a shelter crisis in Oakland

During the City Council meeting, the council members discussed Oakland’s shelter crisis, the federal legislation of California firearms laws and the state of the city address.