Category Archives: Take Action!

Information about upcoming hearings, protests, rallies, and other ways you can take action to keep families in their homes and fight against the foreclosure crisis.

MA Moratorium Lifts: A Message from MAAPL

Friends, We continue to fight for the Moratorium on Evictions and Foreclosures and you should, too. In the meantime, do not panic. Remember: You cannot be evicted without a decision against you from a judge and the court has to … Continue reading

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Keep Up the Fight! Tell Your Legislators to Extend the Moratorium!

Share with everyone you know, re-post everywhere: Facebook, etc… MAAPL friends & members—raise your voice! Demand that the Legislature extend the COVID Emergency Moratorium on foreclosures & evictions. Keep people healthy and safe in their homes, and keep the state’s … Continue reading

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Fighting Massachusetts SJC Travesty-of-a-Decision Against Alton King Continues!

Please continue signing and sharing widely our petition to the SJC! The SJC clerk gets an update every 24 hours of new signatures on the petition, so this is a very visible public display of pressure, and thousands of signatures … Continue reading

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Great News: Governor Baker Extends Foreclosure/Eviction Moratorium

Governor Baker has extended the moratorium on evictions and foreclosures for another two months until October 17, 2020! The bill that MAAPL worked to pass at the end of April allowed the Governor to extend the moratorium by executive order. … Continue reading

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URGENT: Call Your State Legislators TODAY to Pass the Housing Stability Act!

MAAPL Call-In NOW to State Legislators Monday, July 27th, 2020 Add Crucial Language and Pass the Legislature’s Emergency Housing Stability Act! Your voice gets results! Call your state Representative and Senator, and ask them to get critical changes into the … Continue reading

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URGENT: Sign MAAPL’s Petition to Reverse the Alton King Decision!

Over 1,600 people have signed MAAPL’s petition to  reverse the SJC’s Bank of NY Mellon, as Trustee vs. Alton King decision—we need thousands to stand up against this injustice! Please share this widely and sign today! A truly reprehensible decision … Continue reading

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MAAPL and BOWH File Amicus Brief in “Alton King” Reconsideration Case

On July 14, 2020, MAAPL and Bring Our Wealth Home! (BOWH) submitted an amicus brief in the reconsideration case Bank of New York Mellon… v. Alton King Jr. and Terri A. Mayes-King. This case, recently decided by the MA Supreme … Continue reading

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Action Alert: SJC Erases Constitutional Rights of MA Homeowners—We Must Fight Back!

In a Reversal of Its Entire History, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) has used its power to erase an entire sector of our state’s residents from protection under our constitution: homeowners who have been declared “foreclosed” even though every … Continue reading

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Summary of the Most Recent COVID-Related Court Orders

MAAPL Coordinator, Grace Ross, has provided an update to the COVID-related court information posted on the MAAPL website. Her summary of this information is posted below: Massachusetts courts will remain physically closed until July 13 and will reopen in two … Continue reading

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MAAPL Announces “Bring Our Wealth Home!”

Bring Our Wealth Home! is a project of the Mass. Alliance Against Predatory Lending (MAAPL) — working to reverse illegal predatory loans and foreclosures and the damage they have created. This project highlights the impact of the foreclosure crisis on … Continue reading

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