Keep Oakland Housed has already helped dozens stave off homelessness

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

ABC 7 News – By Laura Anthony

OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) — A new program in Oakland has already helped dozens of families stay off the streets.

It was like a dream come true and here’s this money all of a sudden,” said Debra Ross, as she sat in her East Oakland apartment.

Ross says and her 16-year-old grandson were just days away from being out on the street, being evicted from the apartment they’ve lived in for three years because she owed her landlord nearly $800.

That is until she reached out to a new program called “Keep Oakland Housed.”


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