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Council Approves Housing Element

3-2 Housing Element vote preempts potential litigation, fines, additional costs, and loss of State funding. On November 15, City Council approved the Housing Element (HE)…

Draft Housing Element Needs Amendments

Approving a Housing Element that massively densifies all of our residential and historic business districts is unwise and unnecessary. As a board member of Alameda…

Approving the Housing Element is the Right Thing to Do

On November 15, 2022, Alameda City Council will make a decision on the Draft Housing Element and associated zoning amendments. State law requires that City…

BWA and CASA’s City Council Candidate Forum

Bike Walk Alameda (BWA) and Community Action for a Sustainable Alameda (CASA) jointly hosted their second candidate forum of the election season on Thursday, October…

Draft Housing Element Approved by Planning Board

Board also recommends six underwater parcels and elects new president. The Planning Board held a public hearing on September 26 and unanimously recommended that the…

Public Hearing Held for Draft Housing Element

Alameda’s City Planning Board held a public hearing on September 12 to review the Draft Housing Element and Zoning Amendments to accommodate the Regional Housing Needs…

Council Approves Site A Amendments

Agreement between City and Alameda Point Partners amended to include additional affordable housing, infrastructure. On September 6, Alameda City Council authorized the interim city manager…

City’s Housing Element Deemed Compliant

The California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) has notified the City of Alameda that the City’s Draft General Plan Housing Element is in…

Site A Development Plan Amendments Approved

Development amendments will increase housing to 1,300 units at Alameda Point. At its July 25 meeting, the Planning Board held a public hearing to consider…

Comings and Goings at Alameda Point

USS Hornet Loses Last Neighbors The Maritime Administration (MARAD) has moved the last of their ships from Alameda to berths in Oakland. Their departure leaves…

Draft Zoning Amendments Considered

Draft zoning amendments may affect high-density housing and shopping centers. On July 11th, the Planning Board held a public workshop to review the July 1st…

Affordable Homes Coming to Webster Street

AHA partners with local business owner to create 50 new studio apartments. The Housing Authority of the City of Alameda (AHA) has negotiated a purchase…

Housing Conundrum – Letter to the Editor

To the Editor: We have a housing conundrum in Alameda. Since the 2008 housing crisis, California has not built enough houses to meet demand. As…

Updated Masking Guidelines; OAK Noise; A Conversation About Housing; City Hall Landscaping

News Bites for June 24, 2022. County Masking Order Ends, City Strongly Recommends Masking Indoors Alameda County issued a statement today [PDF] announcing the end…

McKay Avenue Facility Debated at Housing Element Workshop

Spirited Planning Board hearing reveals concerns over Draft Zoning amendments. Update, Friday June 17, 4:50 p.m. This afternoon, the AAPS forwarded a letter they sent…

General Plan and Draft Housing Element Update Debated

State has determined City Charter Article 26 to be unenforceable On May 3rd, City Council held a public hearing to review and comment on the…

Why is Alameda making plans to add more housing?

The City of Alameda is planning for more housing because we are facing a crisis. There are Alamedans sleeping outside, in parks, and in tents.…