Despite the pandemic and economic crisis, affordable housing is being planned and built—one unit at a time. This project includes 78 apartments in Alameda—for teachers and others who work in the city’s school district. Those who earn 20% to 80% of the median income will be eligible to apply to live in the apartments.
The future apartments will range from studios to three-bedroom units, ranging in size from 420 to 1,080 square feet. A 2017 survey of Alameda school district employees found that nearly 20% of those responding indicated they were considering leaving the district because of concerns about the cost, availability and proximity of housing. Read more