Understanding Community Benefits Agreements

Practical Real Estate Lawyer, pp. 19-34, July 2008

16 Pages Posted: 10 Jul 2008

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Patricia Salkin

Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

Amy Lavine

Albany Law School

Date Written: July 1, 2008

Abstract

This article provides practitioners with a current review of developing legal and policy issues surrounding the growing use of community benefits agreements (CBAs). In addition to case studies describing CBAs across the country, the article offers practitioners a checklist of legal issues related to CBAs from contract law, to municipal law, constitutional law and alternative dispute resolution.

Keywords: CBAs, community benefits agreements, environmental justice, developmenr agreements, municipal law, community negotiation

JEL Classification: H79,K11, K12, K32

Suggested Citation

Salkin, Patricia E. and Lavine, Amy, Understanding Community Benefits Agreements (July 1, 2008). Practical Real Estate Lawyer, pp. 19-34, July 2008. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1157613

Patricia E. Salkin (Contact Author)

Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center ( email )

225 Eastview Drive
Central Islip, NY 11722
United States

Amy Lavine

Albany Law School ( email )

80 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY 12208
United States

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