Why has this housing for homeless Oaklanders been sitting empty for months?

By: Marisa Kendall, The Mercury News

From our friends at Poor Magazine


“We have people on the street in this city, and they still refuse to open four beautiful, multi-family townhouses,” said Gray-Garcia, who goes by “Tiny.” Gray-Garcia used to be homeless herself. She planned to sleep in a tent in Frank Ogawa Plaza until the city grants the occupancy permit, but ended up leaving Tuesday night after the police showed up.

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(Originally published March 2, 2022.)

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