In Case You Missed It (7/20/2018)

Here are the top development stories in Oakland for the week of July 20th, 2018

Proposed landlord tax would raise money to house Oakland’s homeless
Published by the East Bay Times on July 16, 2018
https://www.eastbaytimes.com/2018/07/17/proposed-landlord-tax-would-raise-money-to-house-oaklands-homeless/
"As the Bay Area struggles with an alarming homelessness crisis, voters may soon decide whether to force Oakland’s biggest landlords to pay up to help house the city’s most vulnerable residents."

What Will $2,000 Rent you in Oakland, Right Now?
Published by KPIX on July 17, 2018
https://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2018/07/17/what-will-2000-rent-you-in-oakland-right-now/
"According to rental site Zumper, the median cost of a one-bedroom apartment in Oakland is now..."

Good Jobs Without College Debt: Apprenticeships
Posted by KCBS on July 19, 2018
https://omny.fm/shows/kcbsam-on-demand/good-jobs-without-college-debt-apprenticeships
"High School students are learning about the benefits of apprenticeships as a pathway to a good job without college debt. KCBS Radio's Margie Shafer reports from the Plumbers and Pipeline Union Local 342 Training Center in Concord."

Moratorium on Sale of Public Land Dies in Committee
Published by the Oakland Post on July 19, 2018
http://www.oaklandpost.org/2018/07/20/moratorium-sale-public-land-dies-council-committee/
"A proposed moratorium that would block the sale of public land until the City Council adopts a policy that guarantees “public land for public use,” died in the Community and Economic Development (CED) Committee this week."


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