community benefits platform

How Communities can Benefit from Private Development in California

Image from  Kyle Cheung

Image from Kyle Cheung

Community groups including labor, environmental, health, transportation, social justice, and housing organizations coalesced together to advocate on a common community benefits platform. As a result of the effort, the city council of South San Francisco adopted a specific plan earlier this year, which is one of the most innovative in the nation in creating a nexus between land-use and the socio-economic impacts of development.

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