Spouse of Alameda’s elected city auditor says housing at Alameda Point will bring low-income cars

A rendering for a portion of Phase 1 of theSite A plan at Alameda Point.ALAMEDA CITY COUNCILWhen the Alameda City Council revisits an 800-unit housing and commercial development at Alameda Point tonight, known as "Site A," the spouse of the city's elected city auditor says she will be strongly against the plan, saying it will … Continue reading Spouse of Alameda’s elected city auditor says housing at Alameda Point will bring low-income cars

Repeal of individual mandate may mean 37,000 more uninsured in Alameda County

ALCO BOARD OF SUPERVISORSAn estimated 37,000 Alameda County residents may lose their health care insurance after the repeal last month of the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate, said the director of the Alameda County Health Care Services Agency. Low-income residents, she added, though, may be spared for the time being.An estimated 68,000 county residents are … Continue reading Repeal of individual mandate may mean 37,000 more uninsured in Alameda County

Alameda County set to place affordable housing bond on the November ballot

Alameda County Supervisors Scott Haggertyand Richard Valle.ALCO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS | During a meeting earlier this year, Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty was nearly in tears.The lack of affordable housing that has created so much fear in the East Bay and, in many cases, has forced residents to move elsewhere, had reached his inner sanctum.His … Continue reading Alameda County set to place affordable housing bond on the November ballot

CADEM16: Speaker Atkins: Tax credit for poor is a ‘Win, win, win’

State Controller Betty Yee, center, along with Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins, far left, getting the word out about the state's new Earned Income Tax Credit that could help 1.5 million low-earning Californians.┬áSpeaker Atkins, Controller Yee and JosephSanberg of CalEITC4Me.CADEM16 | The California Democratic Party kicked off its convention this weekend with an eye on the … Continue reading CADEM16: Speaker Atkins: Tax credit for poor is a ‘Win, win, win’

County Funds Renovation Of Alameda’s Islander Motel For Persons With AIDS

BOS ROUNDUPNov. 22, 2011 | The dank, often seedy┬árooms of the Islander Motel in Alameda will soon become a 61-studio housing project aimed at low-income occupants with a portion of the units set aside for people with HIV/AIDS. The project was approved Tuesday by the Alameda County Board of Supervisors.The renovation of the unadorned and … Continue reading County Funds Renovation Of Alameda’s Islander Motel For Persons With AIDS