Mayor announces success of 'Keep Oakland Housed' program; Home Depot campers get ready to move

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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.

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