Staff's Blog Posts
Read the letter to Oakland City Council about the recently released Impact Fees Report.
EBHO is looking for new members of our Board of Directors! Are you passionate about housing justice? Want to learn more about affordable housing, EBHO, and non-profit governance, while volunteering with a great group of colleagues? Then please consider applying to be for one of our 2021 board nomination slots.
On July 17th, EBHO members and supporters participated in a collective reflection exercise with the purpose of imagining what the East Bay could be like when we win housing justice. To win housing justice will require ending inequality, and building the future we need.
The Bay Area Equity Atlas report found that 12,000 renter households, including 10,400 children, are at imminent risk of eviction if the County fails to take further action. An additional 9,500 households could be at risk of eviction once the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation program ends at the end of July.
Each year EBHO's Regional Policy Committee, staff, and board members review state legislation and determine which bills are best suited to further our mission to protect, preserve, and create affordable homes for low-income people in the East Bay. Below are the bills determined by our team as high-priority to endorse and advocate for them to pass.
The Community Faith and Justice Organizer is responsible for engaging a wide range of EBHO’s members in campaigns for housing justice. About a third of the Organizer’s time will be spent coordinating EBHO's Faith and Justice Committee, an initiative to broaden and deepen the engagement of faith-based organizations and leaders as well as other social justice advocates for affordable housing for the lowest income communities.
During the pandemic that is harming Black and Latinx residents in the East Bay at higher rates than white residents because of racial and economic inequality, we call for the County Supervisors in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties to divest funds from police and jails and invest in Black futures of health and healing, which requires quality affordable housing.
The Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California (NPH), All Home and East Bay Housing Organizations (EBHO) are providing critical local recommendations on immediate actions that you can take that will significantly help your constituents.
Today, EBHO joins advocacy groups across the East Bay in calling for a moratorium on evictions during the outbreak of COVID 19, which has interfered with people’s ability to work and called on many individuals to provide care for sick
Media Contact Grover Wehman-Brown Communications and Membership Associate 510-663-3830 x 314 firstname.lastname@example.org For Immediate Release Anti-displacement updates to Oakland’s Condo Conversion Ordinance extend tenant protections to 20,000 new homes and close loopholes that drive up the cost of rental housing.