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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

Rally and Press Conference at Worcester County Courthouse on 3/12

Wronged Homeowners to Submit Video Proof of Criminal Fraud by Mega-Banks to Worcester District Attorney Worcester, March 12, 2018, 12:30 pm – Rally and Press Conference in front of Worcester County Courthouse, 225 Main St by homeowner-members and supporters of … Continue reading

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Action Alert: Help Move MAAPL’s Bills Forward—Call Your Legislator Today!

Your voice gets results! Call your State Representative and Senator, and ask them to Report MAAPL’s Bills Out of Committee before February 7th! Why? After the 7th, any bill still in committee goes nowhere! For more information on the bills … Continue reading

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Action Alert: MAAPL Legislative Call-In Day Tuesday, Jan. 16th!

Your voice gets results! Call both  your Representative & Senator at the State House.  Ask them to support MAAPL’s Resolution Trust Fund & Mediation Alternative to Foreclosure bills: H3676 & S500/H550. Here’s what you do: Don’t know who your state Representative/Senator are? Go … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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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) … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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: … Continue reading

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