Our Mission

Emphasizing our historic and continuing commitment to Asian and Pacific Islander communities, EBALDC works with and for all the diverse populations of the East Bay to build healthy, vibrant and safe neighborhoods through community development.


Making Connections at Lion Creek Crossings

Lion Creek Crossings received funding from the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco’s Affordable Housing Program (AHP). EBALDC’s Executive Director, Joshua Simon, and some of the residents of this extraordinary community are showcased in this video.

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In the News

November 2017

Winter Wonderland at California Hotel

EBALDC’s SPARC Neighborhood Initiative & the California Hotel Resident Council is planning a Winter Wonderland event for community members! In the lobby of the California Hotel and the former Blue Bird Liquor Store, there will be plenty of events and activities planned. This event is designed to engage community with family friendly activities, including music, art, food, retail and related activities. In addition, the Resident Council will focus on pedestrian/biker safety in the neighborhood and are working on closing off the blocks surrounding the California Hotel (except San Pablo Avenue) to... Read more
November 2017

Letter from the Executive Director – Proposed Federal Tax Reform is Bad for Oakland

Update: The recently announced Senate version of the tax bill retains the housing tax credit and tax exempt bonds that are cut by the House.  The House and Senate will negotiate to reconcile differences between the bills. This means that the primary funding for affordable housing is still on the chopping block.  We urge you to  visit The Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California’s website for ongoing updates on this development. Dear Friends and Colleagues of EBALDC, Everyone’s talking about the Republicans’ plans for big changes in the tax code, including huge cuts in... Read more
November 2017

EBALDC is Opening Five Project-Based Voucher Waiting Lists

EBALDC announces the opening of five (5) Project-Based Voucher (PBV) waiting lists: Monday, November 13, 2017 through Friday, November 17, 2017 From 11/13/17 – 11/17/17 the following 5 EBALDC properties will open their PBV waiting lists for new pre-applications: California Hotel Effie’s House Apartments Lillie Mae Jones Plaza Marcus Garvey Commons Seven Directions Apartments Pre-applications are specific for each property will be available during the open period to download and print online at www.ebaldc.org/how-to-apply. Note: The 5 sites and our San Pablo Ave. main office location will not be distributing pre-applications. Completed... Read more