Oakland wins “pro-housing” designation

Green Escrow Services | Oakland

Oakland is the first city in the Bay Area – and only one of seven in all of California – to be designated a “pro-housing” jurisdiction.

This means Oakland will speed up it’s planning and permission process. The city will also ease its restrictions of denser development near transit stops. Finally, Oakland will pledges to add more affordable housing in suburban neighborhoods that have long resisted low-income housing,