Understanding Community Benefits Agreements
Practical Real Estate Lawyer, pp. 19-34, July 2008
16 Pages Posted: 10 Jul 2008
Date Written: July 1, 2008
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
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