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5:00pm this Monday, February 2nd, is the NEW deadline for our State Representatives to sign on as co-sponsors of bills. MAAPL has three Priority (and 9 total) pro-people, anti-foreclosure bills, and we need legislator co-sponsors for them all! TODAY–Thursday, Jan. 29th–is our CALL-IN DAY! Please … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
Download a version of this Press Advisory in Word format Massachusetts Alliance Against Predatory Lending firstname.lastname@example.org 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’ … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading