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MAAPL has filed nine new bills on Beacon Hill to protect the rights of Massachusetts homeowners against illegal foreclosures and to reduce the number of foreclosures in the state. These bills now have lead sponsors, and MAAPL is seeking additional more »
2 weeks — that’s how long we have left to raise the funds needed to do vital work towards ending unnecessary and illegal foreclosures in Massachusetts! In 2015, let’s win justice for homeowners, and start bringing home the billions illegally more »
The Massachusetts Alliance Against Predatory Lending (MAAPL) has launched its first online fundraising campaign to fight foreclosures throughout Massachusetts and take back our homes! Visit http://igg.me/at/MAAPL to learn more. As with passing or stopping legislation, it’s the hundreds of calls more »
Thanks to Democratic Massachusetts attorney general candidates Warren Tolman and Maura Healey; our partners for this Forum: Springfield No One Leaves, Greater Springfield NAACP, ARISE for Social Justice, and OutNow; Alex Richardson, and to everyone who came to Springfield to more »
The two Massachusetts Democratic Party* candidates for Attorney General have agreed to a Foreclosure Forum with MAAPL and foreclosed families tomorrow at the foreclosed home of Springfield No One Leaves activist, Alex Richardson. Just days before the primary, find out more »
Take Action Now! UPDATE: We are asking for a full court press to defeat S1987 now! We have heard directly from the team responsible for review that it is still in the active process category! Governor Patrick could sign or more »
Thanks to dogged efforts The House amendment to the damaging S1987 is still in play. A ten year window to sue and get your home back protects homeowners all the way back to the early foreclosures in communities of color more »
Download a version of this Press Advisory in Word format Massachusetts Alliance Against Predatory Lending email@example.com www.MAAPL.info For Immediate Release Contact: Grace C Ross, 617-291-5591 Foreclosures Return to Torrential Levels; Activists Commend and Speak Out for House Leaders’ more »
The maps linked below show the rise in both petitions (the first step in the foreclosure process) and auctions of foreclosed homes in counties throughout Massachusetts in May and June of 2014. Barnstable, Nantucket, and Dukes Counties Auctions and Petitions more »
Please join MAAPL at the State House on Monday, July 28th! All Out for a MAAPL Flash Mob Press Conference! Maps show Foreclosures on Dramatic Rise across the State–Slamming the Window Shut on the Right to Sue will Hurt Thousands! more »