Your ballot should arrive in the mailbox any day now, and affordable housing is on the ballot. Thankfully, East Bay Housing Organizations has got you covered.
East Bay Housing Organizations has endorsed six local ballot measures, three in Berkeley and three in Oakland that are in line with our organizational goals. We also sent out informational questionnaires to local candidates in order to gather information on their positions on affordable housing issues.
Over on our YouTube channel, you can watch our Endorsed Ballot Measures Forum as well as candidate forums with candidates for Alameda County District 3 Supervisor and Oakland Mayor.
Read on and check out our November 2022 Elections hub for voter information and information about how to get involved.
Say YES to Affordable Housing
East Bay Housing Organizations is proud to support six local ballot measures this election season: Measure Q, Measure U, and Measure V in Oakland, and Measure L, Measure M, and Measure N in Berkeley.
To learn more, visit our online voter guide to read extended summaries of these measures and watch our ballot measure forum, where the EBHO Policy Team explains each measure in depth.
Oakland Ballot Measures
Preapproves the construction or acquisition of 13,000 affordable homes.
An $850M infrastructure bond which includes $350M for affordable housing.
Further extends eviction protections to residents of RVs, school aged children and teachers, and more.
Berkeley Ballot Measures
A$650M bond, which includes $200M for affordable housing.
Taxes property owners who keep non-exempt homes vacant for more than six months in a year.
Measure N – Article 34 Authorization
Preapproves the construction or acquisition of 3,000 low-rent homes.
We need your help!
We’re not going to win a better world without some good old fashioned people power. There are just 24 days until the Election and every hour counts.
Whether you can commit just thirty minutes this month or ten hours a week, we want you on our team. Can you commit to signing up for a volunteer shift today?
Hear from the Candidates
This past Monday, East Bay Housing Organizations hosted a forum for Oakland mayoral candidates and candidates for Alameda County District 3 Supervisor on houselessness, housing, and hunger alongside Centro Legal de la Raza, St. Mary’s Center, and League of Women Voters Oakland.
We want to give a special shout out to our moderator EBHO Board Member and Executive Director of Centro Legal de la Raza Monique Berlanga for hosting such an educational event!
Read Candidate Questionnaires
Do you live in Oakland, Berkeley, San Leandro, Alameda, San Lorenzo, or Hayward Acres? Good news!
EBHO sent out questionnaires to candidates for Alameda County District 3 Supervisor, Oakland Mayor, Oakland City Council, Berkeley City Council, San Leandro Mayor, and San Leandro City Council asking them about their positions on housing and homelessness. Candidate responses are now online.
Please note that as a 501(c)(3) organization, EBHO does not endorse any candidate. Candidate forums and questionnaires are for informational purposes only.
— Angelina Cornejo, Campaign Strategy Coordinator
Meet our Campaign Strategy Coordinator, Angelina Cornejo!
Angelina Cornejo is EBHO’s new Campaign Strategy Coordinator.
Angelina is passionate about campaigns as a vehicle for uplifting and activating underrepresented communities. She was born in Mexico, immigrated to the United states at age 5, and grew up in Bakersfield.
Prior to joining EBHO, Angelina worked at a political strategy, public affairs, and strategic communications firm in Oakland. She is also active in the Latine Young Democrats of the East Bay.
Angelina holds a B.A. in Political Science from UC Berkeley and currently lives in Oakland.