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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

Thursday, Feb. 16th Anti-Foreclosure Clinic in Lynn, MA

Lynn Anti-Foreclosure Clinic Thursday, Feb. 16th, 5:00-8:00 pm Lynn Inst. Public Library, 5 N. Common St., Lynn, 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) more »

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Saturday, Feb. 11th Anti-Foreclosure Clinic in Worcester, MA

Worcester Anti-Foreclosure Clinic Saturday, Feb. 11th, 2:00-6:00 pm HSI Trust, 70 James St., Suite 129B, Worcester, 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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Action Alert: Help Us Get Sponsors for Our Bills!

We NEED YOU to tell your story! And help us get legislators to understand that they MUST act to prevent more foreclosures and stop the damage done to our neighborhoods and our economy from the ongoing foreclosure crisis. On Wednesday more »

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9-in-1 Fact Sheet for MAAPL 2017 Legislation

The Massachusetts Alliance Against Predatory Lending (MAAPL) has released a new, comprehensive Fact Sheet covering all nine of the bills they have filed for the 2017 legislative session. The Fact Sheet includes an overview of the rise in foreclosures in more »

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MAAPL Introduces Anti-Foreclosure Legislation for 2017

Anti-foreclosure activists celebrate the filing of nine pieces of legislation by the Massachusetts Alliance Against Predatory Lending (MAAPL), which together offer a comprehensive resolution to the continuing rate of foreclosures, year after year, and their ever-increasing cumulative impact on the more »

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MAAPL Marches on January 21st

Anti-foreclosure Activists! WE ARE MARCHING! We are marching for women’s wealth and for a reversal of the largest economic injustice of our lives, and a sexist one at that.  We at MAAPL join millions across the U.S. to march against more »

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Thursday, Jan. 19th Anti-Foreclosure Clinic in Springfield, MA

Springfield Anti-Foreclosure Clinic Thurs. January 19th, 5:00-8:00 pm Spring of Hope Church, 35 Alden St., Springfield, Mass. 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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Tuesday, Dec. 27th Anti-Foreclosure Clinic in Lowell, MA

Lowell Anti-Foreclosure Clinic Tues. Dec. 27, 9:30 am-12:00 noon WUMB Studio – 1 University Ave, Lowell, MA (just across bridge, on left Starbucks, go in door to left and look for WUML signs) To RSVP or for more information, email more »

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MAAPL Releases PSA About 12/30/16 Deadline to File

UPDATE: Feb. 23, 2017 is expected NEW deadline to file at the Registry of Deeds. If your home was foreclosed on before 2014, and you want to get your home back—or receive FULL restitution—you need to file an Affidavit at more »

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Thursday, Dec. 29th Anti-Foreclosure Clinic in Lynn, MA

Lynn Anti-Foreclosure Clinic Thur. Dec. 29, 5:00-8:00 pm Lynn Public Library 5 North Common Street, Lynn, MA Parking is available at this location. To RSVP or for more information, email us at maaplinfo@yahoo.com or call 508-630-1686. Download and share the more »

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