FRESC-Good Jobs, Strong Communities packed the house at a recent affordable housing community meeting hosted by Denver City Councilwoman Robin Kneich. At the standing-room-only event, FRESC leaders shared their stories of struggling to find reasonably priced homes in a booming city where the average median home sales price is over $315,000 and apartment rents skyrocketed by 8% since 2013.
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Neighbors of Lakeside Development at U.S. Steel Site Seek Benefits, Too, DNAinfo Chicago
Clergy from region seek meeting with Waterbury Hospital chairman over preserving 'community benefits', Waterbury, CT Republican-American
Community Benefits Agreements and You, Art Voice Buffalo
New lawsuit against arena asks for more community benefits, Sacramento Business Journal
Two recent agreements in Detroit are pointing the way towards a new model of economic development.
Residents, business owners, community organizations, and labor unions have joined to form a coalition called Union United that is calling for equity and inclusion in the planning process and aims to ensure that Union Square’s unique social fabric is protected.
The San Francisco Shipyard: Who gets the jobs? KALW San Francisco
Don’t make arena the next Yankee Stadium, Sacramento News and Review
What Will an NBA Team Bring to a Struggling City? “Not Much” Next City. Equity Factor
State Legislators sign Rail Community Benefits Agreement, WAND News
McCormick area concerns: traffic, parking, security, Gazette Chicago
Kings, K.J. snub Sacramento groups working to ensure equal community benefits from new arena, Sacramento News Review
Have you ever gotten stuck in traffic on 101, or stuck on a Caltrain that isn’t moving, or stuck at a VTA stop waiting on a bus? If you live or work in Silicon Valley, whether you drive, take public transit, or both, your answer is probably “yes”. Read more from affiliate Working Partnerships USA on their campaigns for quality jobs and transportation justice.
Somerville citizens group seeks say in Union Square development, Somerville Journal
Delray residents work with — not against — developers; West Atlantic Avenue redevelopment being done with resident input, Sun Sentinel
State Orders 2 Construction Firms To Stop Work At Amazon Warehouse Site In Windsor, The Hartford Courant
Olivia Chow promises 5,000 jobs for young people from local hiring requirement, Toronto Star
Group wants MGM held accountable in casino construction, hiring, Daily Record