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After Long Battle, Eminent Domain to Be Scrutinized in Highest State Court (Columbia Spectator)

After Long Battle, Eminent Domain to Be Scrutinized in Highest State Court

“A CBA [Community Benefit Agreement] is a legally binding document in which a developer promises certain perks to offset the impact of construction on the local neighborhood. The final agreement is the product of negotiations between the developer and an ad hoc group that is intended to represent the full spectrum of community interests, but a recent New York City Bar Association report argued that the CBA process is deeply flawed and does not reliably serve the interests of constituents.”

Columbia Spectator
May 28 th, 2010