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Theme Score: 36.8

Affordable, stable, and high-quality housing is a basic right of Oakland residents. Many Oaklanders face challenges in accessing adequate housing, and racial and ethnic minorities are even more disadvantaged. The Indicators in this Theme reveal disparities among individuals and neighborhoods and highlight the pressing need for more equitable housing policy.
Housing ranked third compared to the other Themes in the Oakland Equity Indicators framework. The 12 Indicators within the Housing Theme examine inequities faced by racial and ethnic minorities across four Topic areas: Affordability, Displacement, Essential Services, and Housing Quality.
The lowest scoring Topic was Displacement (29.0), followed by Housing Quality (33.0) and Essential Services (36.0). Affordability was the highest scoring Topic, though the Topic score was still low (49.0).
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