The Forces Driving Gentrification in Oakland

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The Forces Driving Gentrification in Oakland

The East Bay has seen a widening gap between rich and poor and the displacement of people who are low-income and of color. But it doesn't have to be this way.

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Is the Only Way to Make Housing Affordable By De-Commodifying It?

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Can Transit Improvements Lead to Gentrification?

Transit-oriented development has become a key tactic to combat the region's housing crisis, but the challenge is to make sure it helps the people who need it most.

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As Oakland's soon-to-be last pro sports team, the A's are trying to land on the right side of the city's housing battles, as they aim to build a new ballpark.

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