What are local redevelopment agencies?

Some articles on local redevelopment agencies, redevelopment:

California Proposition 13 (1978) - Analysis - Relationship To Redevelopment Law
... would need to take into account potential impacts on 400+ (2008 figure) local redevelopment agencies across California ... June 30, 2008, the total assessed valuation of land in redevelopment project areas was over $674 billion and combined revenues for FY 2007–2008 were over $10 billion. 13 may result in an unintended windfall in tax increment revenue for local redevelopment agencies which are restricted severely by state law on how they may use the funds ...

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