Community Benefit Agreements

Legal contracts signed by community groups and a developer that lay out a range of community benefits that the developer agrees to provide as part of a development project.  They tend to reframe discussions around economic growth to include the implications for equity even as they engage communities in the development process.

Staples Center* Hollywood and Highland Community Benefit Agreement
* Staples Center
* The Partnership for Working Families


We’re looking to add to this list – we welcome your suggestions in the comments below.


1 Response to Community Benefit Agreements

  1. Ingrid says:

    The Revive Oakland! campaign, a coalition of over 30 organizations convened by the East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy (EBASE- is working on developing a strong community benefits agreement for the Oakland army base redevelopment. You can learn more about the campaign here:

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