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About MAAPL

The Mass. Alliance Against Predatory Lending (MAAPL) is a coalition of over 60 housing counseling agencies, legal services groups, social service agencies, and community-based social action groups that have joined together to address the foreclosure crisis in Massachusetts. MAAPL collects and distributes timely information on the foreclosure crisis and its effects to the public and to its member groups, drafts and supports legislation that provides important protections to homeowners and tenants facing foreclosure and eviction, documents the impact of the foreclosure crisis on local communities, networks with related organizations throughout the Commonwealth, and provides tools and information to help people navigate the legal system and advocate on their own behalf more effectively when challenging a foreclosure or eviction in court

Action Alert: Call Your State Legislator in Support of MAAPL’s Bills!

In Massachusetts, foreclosures are running at a rate of roughly 500 a month—the foreclosure crisis is far from over! On Tuesday, September 26th, the Legislature’s Judiciary Committee heard testimony on five MAAPL anti-foreclosure and related bills to combat the rampant, more »

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Hearing for Five MAAPL Bills on Tuesday, September 26th

On Tuesday, September 26th, five of MAAPL’s bills will have a hearing before the Judiciary committee of the MA legislature. Please come to the State House and support these bills! Date/Time: September 26th, 1:00 – 5:00 pm (may go later) more »

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MAAPL Annual Meeting: Tuesday, September 19, 2017

MAAPL Supporters, this is THE meeting to come to! Join us for our 2017 Annual Meeting… Date/Time: Tuesday, 9/19 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm Location: Boston ABCD, 178 Tremont St., Boston, MA Call in: 641-715-3340, Code: 100308 Beyond the short more »

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Action Alert: Legislative Call-In Day TOMORROW 3/27/17

If you can, please join us to lobby MONDAY, 3/26/17. Please contact Grace at 617-291-5591 if you can join us to lobby your state legislators. We should be at the State House at 11:00 am and will probably stay until more »

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Wednesday, Feb. 22nd Anti-Foreclosure Clinic in Roxbury, MA

Roxbury Anti-Foreclosure Clinic Wednesday, Feb. 22nd, 1:00-5:00 pm Burns Building, 575 Warren St., Roxbury, MA To RSVP or for more information, email us at maaplinfo@yahoo.com or call 508-630-1686. Download and share the flyer for this clinic (PDF) UPDATE: Feb. 23, more »

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Monday, Feb. 20th Anti-Foreclosure Clinic in New Bedford, MA

New Bedford Anti-Foreclosure Clinic Monday, Feb. 20th, 4:00-8:00 pm Coalition for Social Justice, 105 Williams St. New Bedford, MA To RSVP or for more information, email us at maaplinfo@yahoo.com or call 508-630-1686. Download and share the flyer for this clinic more »

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Sunday, Feb. 19th Anti-Foreclosure Clinic in Pittsfield, MA

Pittsfield, MA Anti-Foreclosure Clinic Sunday, Feb. 19th, 4:00-6:00 pm 2nd Congregational Church, 50 Onota St., Pittsfield, MA To RSVP or for more information, email us at maaplinfo@yahoo.com or call 508-630-1686. Download and share the flyer for this clinic (PDF) UPDATE: more »

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Rescheduled Greenfield Anti-Foreclosure Clinic

The Greenfield Anti-Foreclosure Clinic has been rescheduled and relocated: Franklin County Anti-Foreclosure Clinic Tuesday, Feb. 21st, 6:30-9:00 pm Brick House Community Resource Center, 24 Third St., Turners Falls, MA. To RSVP or for more information, email us at maaplinfo@yahoo.com or more »

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MAAPL Announces New Round of Legal Clinics

In the days leading up to the February 23, 2017 filing deadline to retain your 20 year right to challenge your foreclosure in court, MAAPL is scheduling a series of Anti-Foreclosure Legal Clinics in key towns and cities across Massachusetts more »

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Saturday, Feb. 18th Anti-Foreclosure Clinic in Somerville, MA

Somerville Anti-Foreclosure Clinic Saturday, Feb. 18th, 12:00-2:00 pm Somerville Public Library, 79 Highland Ave., Somerville, MA To RSVP or for more information, email us at maaplinfo@yahoo.com or call 508-630-1686. Download and share the flyer for this clinic (PDF) UPDATE: Feb. more »

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