Mayor announces success of ‘Keep Oakland Housed’ program; Home Depot campers get ready to moveThursday, February 6, 2020
ABC 7 News, by Laura Anthony
OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) — 15 months in, Mayor Libby Schaaf says a program designed to keep people from becoming homeless in her city is working.
“A little over a year ago, we announced this incredible public, private partnership,” said Schaaf.
“Keep Oakland Housed in the last year and a half has kept 2,117 households from losing their housing,” said Schaaf.
The program is made up of primary organizations: East Bay Community Law Center, Bay Area Community Services and Catholic Charities of the East Bay.
“It just shows what a partnership can do when we take on this humanitarian crisis of homelessness,” said Schaaf.