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The Benefits of a Written Shared-Use Agreement

Partnerships to open access

Fact Sheet
Healthy Neighborhoods
Good Governance

“Shared use,” along with “joint use” and “community use,” are terms that describe what happens when government entities (or sometimes private, nonprofit organizations) agree to open or broaden access to their property or facilities to benefit the larger community.

Successful partnerships between these entities often rely on a well written agreement that clarifies their rights and responsibilities. Download our fact sheet to learn more about the benefits of written, shared-use agreements.