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Fighting foreclosure (past or present)? Join our next Info Call to learn how to defend your legal rights!
Info Calls will happen every Sunday at 5 pm until further notice.
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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 clinics, now happening online via Zoom.For anyone who is pre-Foreclosure Auction, this is your chance to learn your case and start filing things to potentially forever stave off a foreclosure.Please join us via Zoom on Monday nights from 6-8 pm. Click this link to join the meeting.
Meeting ID: 824 8313 2035
Participant code: 304621MAAPL Returning Fighters! Meeting via Zoom
This meeting happens every Thursday from 6-7 pm. Click this link to join the meeting.
The Mass. Alliance Against Predatory Lending (MAAPL) is a coalition of approximately 70 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.
Join us in the fight against predatory and fraudulent lending practices, help keep families in their homes, and support the passage of bills to protect homeowners and neighborhoods throughout Massachusetts!
Author Archives: MAAPL
Action Alert: Join MAAPL on 5/9/23 for a Press Conference and Hearings on Bills to Protect Massachusetts Homeowners
Please join MAAPL on Tuesday, May 9, 2023 for a press conference and Judiciary Committee hearing on four important bills protecting Massachusetts homeowners. Download the Press Advisory here ( PDF ) PRESS CONFERENCE: Twenty years into the harm from the … Continue reading
South Essex Register O’Brien: “I refuse to enforce discriminatory mortgages”
On Wednesday, December 7, 2022 in Salem, Massachusetts, the South Essex County Register of Deeds, the Honorable John L. O’Brien, Jr., announced at a press conference at the Salem Registry of Deeds that he has filed to intervene in the … Continue reading
Press Release: Alton King Returns Home
On Friday, November 18, 2022, Alton King, a Black senior with a disability who had been wrongfully evicted from his Longmeadow, MA home, returned to his house for the first time in over a month. King said in a statement … Continue reading
Press Release – Homeowners and Public Outraged: Blocked Attending Historic Hearing Retrying Predatory Mortgage Case
On Thursday, November 10, 2022 the Massachusetts Alliance Against Predatory Lending (MAAPL) released a statement to the media regarding Tommy and Mary Morris being denied the right to attend their own hearing before the Housing Court on November 9, 2022. … Continue reading
Press Release: Eviction Not Final Outcome of 16 Year Predatory Discriminatory Loan
On Thursday, October 20, 2022, the Mass Alliance Against Predatory Lending (MAAPL) released a statement to the media regarding the wrongful eviction case of Alton King, a Black senior with a disability. King has an open case in the Massachusetts … Continue reading
Press Release: NEAC of NAACP Files Amicus Brief in Alton King Case
On Thursday, August 25, 2022, the New England Area Conference (NEAC) of the NAACP released a statement to the media regarding its filing of an amicus brief in the Supreme Judicial Court case Bank of New York Mellon as Trustee … Continue reading
MA Homeowners Forge a Milestone Victory at Supreme Judicial Court!
On Friday, July 29, 2022, MAAPL released a statement to the media marking and celebrating a breakthrough legal decision that was handed down on July 22, 2022 by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. On that date, the Court affirmed in … Continue reading
Action Alert: Join MAAPL for SJC Oral Arguments on Monday, 4/4/22
The Morrises’ case is now up at the Massachusetts SJC to be HEARD, this MONDAY, April 4, 2022 at about 10:30am (time is not exact) This is our first chance to show the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court that it needs … Continue reading
Action Alert: Sign the MAAPL Petition to Extend the Eviction Moratorium
The CDC’s federal moratorium on evictions is scheduled to expire in just a couple of days on July 31, 2021. If this happens, thousands of families and individuals will lose their housing even while COVID-19 rates continue to rise. People … Continue reading
Action Alert: MAAPL Call-In NOW—Extend the National Eviction Moratorium!
MAAPL Call-In NOW! Tuesday, June 22 (Keep calling until June 25th) The CDC must extend the national Eviction Moratorium! Your voice gets results—CALL NOW! Call the CDC — and your Congressional Representative & US Senators! Ask them to extend the … Continue reading