Issue: Affordable Housing
Topic: Equitable Development
Date: December 7, 2015
By: David Zisser, Samuel P. Tepperman-Gelfant
As Oakland considers proposals to develop the surplus East 12th Street Property, we write to remind you that the State Surplus Land Act requires the city to enter into good faith negotiations for sale of the property to the developer that would build the most number of affordable units at the most deeply affordable levels.