LIHTC California 2014

Low Income Housing Tax Credit data for California covers developments from 1987 through 2014. These data are sourced from HUD.

By | 2017-03-23T14:14:09+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|

Healthy Housing in Oakland

The data presented in our new report show that Oakland is a city of disparities, many of which are reproduced in the City’s topography. Oakland—as a whole—is very diverse; the same cannot be said for many parts of the City. […]

By | 2016-02-10T13:39:22+00:00 February 13th, 2014|Tags: , |

Affordable Housing Needs Data

In 2011, we carried out a comprehensive study of the data landscape in the Bay Area related to the important work of affordable housing and neighborhood stabilization efforts for Enterprise Community Partners. The purpose of this data scan was to ascertain what information sources existes in each jurisdiction, and then assess the relevance and potential accessibility [...]

By | 2016-03-17T14:16:43+00:00 January 21st, 2014|

Who Owns Your Neighborhood? The Role of Investors in Post-Foreclosure Oakland

Since 2007, there have been over 10,000 completed foreclosures in the City of Oakland.  With the much needed attention given to foreclosure prevention, there has been very little focus on what has happened to properties after foreclosure. Our analysis reveals that—as of October 2011—investors had acquired 42 percent of all properties that went through foreclosure [...]

By | 2016-03-09T13:26:15+00:00 June 28th, 2012|Tags: , , |

Foreclosures in Oakland, 2007-2011

Between 2007 and 2011, there were over 10,500 completed foreclosures in the City of Oakland.  While foreclosure activity peaked in 2008, the housing crisis has eased only in relative terms.  In 2011, there were still over 1,300 new completed foreclosures in Oakland, and after a brief period of decline between May and October, foreclosure activity [...]

By | 2016-03-17T14:24:15+00:00 April 18th, 2012|

Race To The Bottom: An Analysis Of HAMP Loan Modification Outcomes By Race And Ethnicity For California

Since 2007, California’s families and neighborhoods have been devastated by the foreclosure crisis. Despite the objectives of the current federal Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP)  and state and local efforts, millions of Californians have suffered as their mortgages have become increasingly unaffordable, as their housing values crashed, and as banks failed to modify mortgages to keep people in their [...]

By | 2016-01-22T13:03:40+00:00 January 22nd, 2011|Tags: , , , , , |

East Oakland Community Survey

This summer Urban Strategies Council worked with a team of students at Youth UpRising to carry out a detialed neighborhood conditions survey. This survey covered 1033 parcels in census tract 4097 in East Oakland and involved and assessment of the condition and type of each building in the neighborhood. Form this survey, a simple summary [...]

By | 2016-03-17T15:34:08+00:00 November 17th, 2010|
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