Staff's Blog Posts

Posted March 21, 2022

Read Gloria’s Concord Clayton Op-Ed

As mission-driven housing providers, we want the community to understand the process and ensure that the full benefit of this opportunity is realized. So, we are writing today to share with you a bit about what we know from decades of regional experience, including 15 years of advocating and advising on the Base Reuse Project.
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Posted January 28, 2022

EBHO is hiring

We are currently hiring for two positions: Strategic Communications Manager & Campaign Strategy Director.
Voting Information: September 14th Ballot

Posted August 27, 2021

Voting Information: September 14th Ballot

All registered California voters should have received a ballot in the mail for a ballot question scheduled for September 14th, 2021. On this ballot is a question to voters: Should Governor Newsom stay in office, or be recalled and replaced with the top vote-getter on the back of the ballot? Here, we share information on the ballot questions and ways to return your ballot or vote in person.
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Posted August 16, 2021

Concord Naval Weapons Station Reuse is Key to Creating Much Needed Affordable Homes

On August 12th, EBHO and Monument Impact hosted a Community Forum to hear from the three candidates to be Master Developer on this project. Over 100 EBHO and Monument Impact members attended this community forum because we know that solving the affordable housing crisis in our communities requires maximizing the number of affordable homes in this development and station redevelopment across the region.

Posted March 12, 2021

Announcing: May is Affordable Housing Month!

EBHO will curate a handful of educational programs for the month; our programming will focus on key areas of our work for the year, including sharing information on how people can secure community-subsidized affordable housing, ending homelessness, needs of low-income people during and after the pandemic, and racial justice.
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Posted February 17, 2021

Black History Month: Honoring Black Leadership, Past & Present

We asked past and present EBHO Board members to share some names of those they honor during Black History Month. Here are their reflections, along with links to learn more about those lives and leadership of these leaders working for Black liberation, civil rights, and housing justice.
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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.
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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.

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.