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The purpose of the Community Benefits Program for the North Hollywood Redevelopment Mixed-Use Project is to provide for a concerted and coordinated effort on the part of the City, the Agency, and the Developer to extend the benefits of the Development to the community. It should also serve to maximize community involvement in the planning, development and use of area resources to ensure that low-income individuals residing in the Valley Community benefit from the Development. For these reasons, and in consideration of mutual promises, undertakings, and covenants, the adequacy of which the Coalition and the Developer hereby acknowledge, the Coalition and the Developer, on behalf of themselves and their respective successors, partners, and assigns, agree to the terms set forth in this Community Benefits Program.
This community development between Los Angeles and the redevelopers of th city's LAX airport which includes local hiring, living wage, job training, addresses civil rights concerns, air quality study, noise mitigation, and other environmental issues.
Community benefits agreement between the City of Los Angeles and the developer of a sports and entertainment complex. The CBA includes provisions including parking, tenants, living wage, local hiring, service worker retention, responsible contracting, and affordable housing.
This report evaluates the LA Business Team program in the city, a major initiative of the Mayor's office to attack business to the city through subsidies. The report finds the Business Team is failing to make in a targeted way, fails to consider job quality, and fails to provide an accountable and democratic process in its decision making.
This study evaluates the commercial development in the 1990s undertaken by the Community Redevelopment Agency the City of LA's best known economic development agency. The report finds the agency's development strategies fail to provide a maximum return on investment for local communities. In particular the programs are not targeted, often subsidize the richest, do not require a living wage or quality jobs, and are often financially risky.
This report outlines LAANE progressive vision for LA in the 21st Century advocating for addressing inequality through increasing wages, increasing employment enforcement, ensure responsible government contracting, expanded education and training, affordable housing, and affordable health insurance.
This report is a how to guide for cities to develop community benefits agreements. The report includes key features and lots of materials on previous CBAs in Los Angeles and elsewhere.
This study evaluates the impact of big-box retailers, particularly walmart, into cities across the country. They evaluate proposals to require a living wage for their retailers looking at impact on workers and shoppers. They find large positive impacts for workers and small potential cost increases on shoppers.