Tag Archives: RHNA

The rest of the housing report

Assistant Community Development Director Andrew Thomas didn’t get a chance to present his annual Housing Element report orally to Council last Tuesday – the item was placed on the consent calendar. And that’s a shame, because there was a lot … Continue reading

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The real housing shortage

In our last column, we discussed how more new housing units are expected to be built in Alameda during the next seven years than the regional planners have determined the City needs. Today, we’ll look at what – for us … Continue reading

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Just what we need: more market-rate housing!

Monday night, the Planning Board will hear about two new residential development proposals that, if they’re approved and implemented in the next seven years, will end up increasing by 50 per cent the number of new housing units built in … Continue reading

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No thanks, Frank

Ever since he was elected to Council in November 2014 with the most votes cast, Vice Mayor Frank Matarrese has done his darnedest to try to slow down the pace of residential development on the northern waterfront. After last Tuesday’s … Continue reading

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“Waive” goodbye to Measure A at Alameda Point

Ever since the City ended its relationship with SunCal and staff took over development planning for Alameda Point, we’ve known that the planners were working to ensure that multi-family housing would dominate residential development at the former naval air station. … Continue reading

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The record according to Gilmore

Protector of the Golf Complex. Fund-raiser for Alameda public parks. Advocate for open space. Who fits all of these descriptions? If you said, Bill Delaney, chair of the recreation and parks commission and president of the Alameda Friends of the … Continue reading

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Questions the candidates won’t want to answer (Part II)

The next four years are likely to see more development activity in the City of Alameda than at any time since the 1970’s. Just take a look at the map prepared by Michele Ellson at The Alamedan:  We count 21 … Continue reading

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