Keep Oakland Housed
Emergency Rental Assistance Program / Programa de asistencia de alquiler de emergencia en Oakland
FACT SHEET / hoja informativa
• Struggling to pay rent?
• Have past due utility bills?
• Are you a property owner who Read More »
Who is eligible / Quien es elegible
If one or more people in your household meet all of the following, you are eligible to apply / Si una o más personas en su hogar cumplen con todos los siguientes requisitos, Read More »
The Board of Directors of Causa Justa would like to take a moment to thank Vanessa for being such an exemplary servant of the people as Executive Director of CJJC.
Vanessa, we are so proud of all you Read More »
Dear Friends and Family,
With great love, I am writing to share that after 15 years on staff, I will be transitioning out of my role as Executive Director at Causa Justa :: Just Cause on May 1st. Read More »
San Francisco Endorsements / Proposiciónes de San Francisco
(Courtesy SF and Oakland Rising)
Prop A – Health and Homelessness, Parks, and Streets Bond / Financia servicios críticos, parques y reparación de calles en respues- ta a COVID
Crafted Read More »
ALWAYS document any issue you are experiencing as a tenant. We advise that you type or handwrite a letter to your landlord or master tenant. If possible, make a copy for yourself and send via certified mail Read More »
Key Vote Will Add More Tenant Protections
On Tuesday, July 14, at 1:30 pm, the Oakland City Council will vote on important upgrades to the Tenant Protection Ordinance and other city tenant ordinances. The upgrades are common sense updates in Read More »
A Call to Action & Support
The Movement for Black Lives (M4BL) has put out a call to action for Juneteenth (#SixNineteen) to mobilize digitally, in our communities, and in Washington D.C. for the weekend of June 19th-21st. Read More »
CJJC stands in solidarity with the Black-led rebellion in Minneapolis, MN in response to the murder of George Floyd by the police. We vehemently oppose state force used to repress them.
Even as a global pandemic ravages the world’s population,
Shut Down, Decarcerate Local Jails for Public Health
Now is a pivotal moment in the fight against jails in the Bay Area. Covid-19 is exposing what many of us already knew, that our jails are ALWAYS public health hazard, especially Read More »
TODAY!! Day of Action to Cancel Rent/Mortgages & Demand Homes For All
This crisis is making clear — true collective health for all means we must guarantee that everyone has a safe, secure and healthy home.
Across the country, Read More »
Mayor Breed extended the local eviction moratorium by a month on June 26. This means that missed rent for the month of July is now covered by the moratorium (rents due March 13 – July 31), and these missed rents Read More »
What is the Oakland Evictions Moratorium?
The Oakland Moratorium is currently the only real moratorium on evictions in the state of California. Here’s
an overview of what it does:
1) It protects Oakland tenants from being evicted during the Oakland Read More »
PREGUNTAS FRECUENTES SOBRE LA MORATORIA
¿Qué es la moratoria de desalojos de Oakland?
La Moratoria de Oakland es actualmente una de las únicas moratorias de desalojo reales en el estado de
California. Aquí hay una descripción general de lo Read More »
After receiving over 2,000 supportive letters and hundreds of calls and e-comments on the issue, Oakland City Council just passed the strongest eviction moratorium in California by a unanimous vote of 8-0. This law takes effect immediately
[español sigue] After receiving over 2,000 supportive letters and hundreds of calls and e-comments on the issue, Oakland City Council on Friday, passed the strongest eviction moratorium in California by a unanimous vote of 8-0.
Oakland’s eviction moratorium comes Read More »
Silicon Valley Rising, along with allies sent a letter to all city council members in Santa Clara County, asking them to join with San Jose to immediately enact strong paid sick leave ordinances to protect our public health— Read More »
Given the regional “Shelter in Place” announcement, all CJJC office will be closed and we will work remotely.
Our Tenant Rights Clinic
We are shifting our in-person counseling services to phone counseling for the next month.
At this Read More »
As we work collectively to support each other during these challenging times, Causa Justa :: Just Cause is standing strong with our allies and coalitions to promote #PowerNotPanic
The nature of the public health crisis of COVID-19 brings into Read More »
Nikkie Ubinas – Oakland HLD/Hotline – línea directa
I’m a queer Afrodominicana hailing from New York City and currently in my first year as a PhD student in African Diaspora Studies at UC Berkeley. As someone who has experienced homelessness Read More »
CJJC is joining with Homes For All in calling on renters, low-income homeowners, people without homes, and everyone that believes the land in our communities should benefit the people that live there to take bold, creative, direct action on Tuesday, April 7th!
This ruling is an attack on our immigrant communities and rooted in hate. This act of hypocrisy is an effort by the administration and its nativist policies to limit immigration by any means necessary.
Our executive director is going on 3-month sabbatical. Vanessa Moses has been with Causa Justa :: Just Cause for 13 years. She is one of the founding staff members of the organization and started as an organizer with Just Cause Read More »
Renters are rising, organizing, and building a movement to win affordable, dignified, and sustainable housing for all. We know that only we can create a society where housing is not a commodity but a human right.
On June 8, renters, Read More »
OAKLAND — Tenants and advocates are celebrating a huge victory. At the second reading, Oakland City Council voted 6-0 (1 excused; 1 recused), to amend the local rent stabilization ordinance to close a major “loophole” in renter protections. The legislation Read More »
Oakland’s housing affordability crisis is deepening inequality and forcing working-class communities of color out of the city. Rent stabilization is an essential policy tool to stop displacement and must be applied uniformly to duplex and triplex buildings. Oakland City Council Read More »
Community! Air quality is continuing to deteriorate. Please wear a mask of at least N95 (P100 is best) quality anytime you go outside and stay indoors and near air purifiers if this is at all possible for you. Bay Area Read More »