Community Benefits Agreements: Making Development Projects Accountable

May 2005

Julian Gross, Legal Director of the Partnership for Working Families, Greg LeRoy of Good Jobs First, and Madeline Janis-Aparicio of Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy

Good Jobs First and the Partnership for Working Families produced this updated version of their handbook on Community Benefits Agreements. These agreements include benefits such as living wages, local hiring, affordable housing, environmental improvements and funding for other community needs such as health clinics and youth centers. The report also includes a section on monitoring and enforcement of such agreements, as well as excerpts from key agreements.

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