Staff's Blog Posts

Posted December 22, 2020

Now Hiring: Administrative Associate

We are seeking someone who cares about ensuring that everyone in the East Bay has an affordable home, and who is passionate about providing critical backbone support to a dynamic, diverse and hard-working team. We will be hiring an Assistant or an Associate, depending on experience. Please review the full position information and application instructions by clicking the button below.
Image of a Black man with a beard holding up a Black power fist. He's looking through the cut out center of a posterboard that reads housing is a human right.

Posted August 18, 2020

Seeking our next leaders to join EBHO’s Board of Directors

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.
image of white background with words and pictures: Imagining the Future We What will the East Bay be like when we win?

Posted July 31, 2020

Powerful Image Created From Imagining Our Future

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.
image header of two women and a baby, state bill endorsements

Posted June 23, 2020

2020 Statewide Legislative Priorities

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.
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Posted June 22, 2020

We Are Hiring: Community, Faith, & Justice Organizer

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.

Posted June 3, 2020

Alameda County Eviction Moratorium Must Remain Strong

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.

Posted February 7, 2020

Gloria Bruce is a Guest on Forum| KQED News

EBHO's Executive Director, Gloria Bruce, joined Mina Kim, Amie Fishman, and Ben Metcalf on the Forum at KQED News for an in-depth conversation about what can be done to solve the Affordable Housing Crisis in the Bay Area.
black square with red, yellow, and white text reads: Homes for people first Tuesday's update to Oakland's Condo Conversion Ordinance

Posted January 24, 2020

Press Release: Oakland Condo Conversion Ordinance

Media Contact Grover Wehman-Brown Communications and Membership Associate 510-663-3830 x 314  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.