Oakland

Total
Warning Signs
For fiscal years spanning
2000-2001 to 2007-2008
Failed to
develop land
within five
years
Spent more
than half their
money on
"planning"
Spent at least
$100,000 of budget and built no units
$189,558,674

Population:

399,477

Residents
in Poverty:

19.1%

Source: Census 2000

Contact this agency:

http://www.oaklandnet.com

150 Frank Ogawa Plaza, 6th Floor

Oakland, CA 94612

Source: California Redevelopment Association

Website as of 2010; Address as of 2008

Jump to: Housing Units | Land Holdings | Spending | Audit | Nearby Agencies

Housing Units (back to top)

  • 0 used covenants
  • 0 used subsidies
  • 0 used funds allocated for mobile homes
  • 1,450 built
  • 387 rehabilitated
  • 448 destroyed

Land Holdings (back to top)

A state law requires land purchased for affordable housing to be developed within five years.

This agency has failed to develop:

  • 0 parcels of land for more than five years
  • 0 parcels of land for more than 10 years

Spending (back to top)

Expenditure data current as of 2008.
Category

Spending

Percent of Total

Agency Average

At risk of becoming
unaffordable
$0 0% 4.76%
Debt payments $39,236,343 20.70% 28.33%
Land acquisition
and site preparation
$18,678,855 9.85% 20.70%
Mobile homes $0 0% 4.79%
New $0 0% 19.18%
Other $71,668,261 37.81% 16.61%
Planning and
administration
$25,572,957 13.49% 23.57%
Rehabilitation
$0 0% 13.02%
Rental subsidies $34,402,258 18.15% 19.33%
Total $189,558,674 100% N/A

Audit (back to top)

The state department of housing and community development audited selected agencies until 2007, when the program was discontinued due to a lack of funds.

Nearby Agencies (back to top)

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Source: California Department of Housing and Community Development

Credits: Kim Christensen, Jessica Garrison, Michelle Minkoff, Sandra Poindexter, Doug Smith

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About this project

This database tracks the expenditures of California city and county redevelopment agencies on housing.

During the fiscal years spanning 2000-2001 to 2007-2008, agencies spent property tax dollars mostly on planning, acquiring land and constructing, renovating and removing housing units.

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