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MAAPL/WAFT Clinics Open to All Facing Foreclosure
MAAPL and The Worcester Anti-Foreclosure Team (WAFT), a MAAPL member group, gather every Monday night from 6-8 pm for pre-auction “Moratorium NOW!” clinics at WAFT’s office, 70 James St., Suite 129B, Worcester, MA. People facing foreclosure from across MA are welcome to attend.
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Can you find the forgeries and other fraudulent documents banks are using to take Massachusetts homes?
Massachusetts home foreclosures — still at historic levels! Want some fun? Can you spot the forged signatures on actual mortgage Notes and documents (PDF) that banks are using to foreclose on Massachusetts families? If anyone you know faces foreclosure, it’s … Continue reading
Join MAAPL supporters at the State House for a Hearing on An Act Relative to the Tax Relief of Mortgage Debt (H.2550/S.1719) this Tuesday, July 23rd! Pre-Hearing Lobby Session: 11:00 am Meet Dana Rebeiro, MAAPL Legislation Organizer, between 10:00 and … Continue reading
Your voice gets results! Call both your State Representative and Senator TODAY, and ask them to tell the Judiciary Committee that they support MAAPL’s Bills. Call Monday-Wednesday, July 15-17 Support these Bills: S964/H3300: An Act to Establish Foreclosure Review Division of the … Continue reading
It’s Time to Make Your Voice Heard!!! Testify in Support of MAAPL’s Anti-Foreclosure Bills Tuesday, July 16th Massachusetts State House, Room A1 Beacon Hill, Boston Agenda: Arrive at 10:30am, then Tell your Story to Legislators Press Conference! Hearing: 1:00pm After … Continue reading
The case of Kelly Johnson and Patricia O’Dell from Worcester could be a breakthrough. The Appeals Court Full Panel has this case as a referral from a Single Justice of the Appeals of a Worcester (Central) Housing Court eviction case … Continue reading
Historic Homeowner Lawsuit Reveals Constitutional Protection from Violations of Rights by a Lower Court (like the CHC) May Essentially No Longer Exist
For immediate release, May 14, 2019 Contact: WAFT, 508-614-9238 “We have a Massachusetts Constitutional right that may no longer be enforceable” explains Debra McCarthy, one of the 46 homeowners/petitioners who, collectively, have 2 cases before the Massachusetts Supreme … Continue reading
MAAPL’s pre-auction clinics are having hugely effective results in getting auctions postponed and even cancelled. In the process, we are turning up evidence of criminal actions by the banks! Normally, our clinics are every Monday night from 6 – 8 … Continue reading
Note: This hearing will be livestreamed at https://www.suffolk.edu/sjc/ Please join us in viewing this historic moment. On 12/6/2018, Homeowners/Tenants Argue at Supreme Judicial Court for End to Injustice and Bullying by Worcester Housing Court in Eviction Cases After Illegal Forelcosure … Continue reading
The MAAPL Steering Committee invites you to the 2018 MAAPL Annual Meeting Date & Time: Tuesday Evening, October 16, 2018, 5:00pm-7:00pm Location: Boston ABCD, 178 Tremont St., Boston, MA MBTA and parking accessible Light refreshments served Call-in number will be … Continue reading
Contact: Debra McCarthy, 508-723-5364; Grace Ross, 617-291-5591 For immediate release: September 25, 2018 Today, September 25, 2018, twenty-one self-represented defendants fighting against the illegal foreclosure of their homes completed the filing and service of a petition to the Massachusetts Supreme … Continue reading