Community Benefit Agreements (CBAs) are agreements between real estate developers and coalitions of community organizations. CBAs address a broad range of community needs and allow coalitions to play a role in shaping a project, to win benefits that are tailored to their community, and to enforce developer’s promises. Click on each step below to learn more about the CBA process.

Build the Coalition
Issue Education
Identify the Project
Research
Form a
Negotiating
Team
Apply Leverage
Identify Community
Priorities
Community Assessment
Negotiations
Sign the CBA
Coalition Support
Implementation,
Monitoring,
and Enforcement