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Inspectors on site
Dec 04, 2019

*NEW, EXTENDED DEADLINE* Request for Proposals for Proactive Rental Inspection Program

*WITH NEW, EXTENDED DEADLINE*
The City of Oakland’s Planning & Building Department has released a Request for Proposals to develop its Proactive Rental Inspection Program (PRIP). The main objective of the PRIP is to conduct proactive inspections of residential rental units in Oakland creating a system that promotes proactive habitability inspection and tenant safety.

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Nov 26, 2019

Shop Local All Season Long

Shoppers can skip the stress of standing in lines to have fun, find great gifts and keep their money in Oakland supporting local businesses and bolstering the city’s economy. The one-stop portal at ShopOaklandNow.org is packed with information on holiday events, the #ShopOAKProud photo contest, online directories and a helpful concierge service.

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