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Action Alert: Call Your Rep. TODAY, 10/13 to Stop S2015!

Tomorrow, Wednesday, October 14th, 2015, the Massachusetts House of Representatives will vote on S2015: the Title Insurers’ bill to confiscate our constitutional property rights and curtail our right to sue to regain illegally foreclosed property. This is the same bill as … Continue reading

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Action Alert: Call or Email Your Rep. Today–Stop S2015!

MAAPL has learned that this Wednesday, October 14th, 2015, the Massachusetts House of Representatives will vote on S2015: the Title Insurers’ bill to confiscate our constitutional property rights and curtail our right to sue to regain illegally foreclosed property. This … Continue reading

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DC Day of Action on Fannie and Freddie

Here are some news stories from the recent Day of Action on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that took place in Washington, DC on Wednesday, September 30th. Warren Demands HUD Curb Sales of Sour Mortgage Loans to Private Equity. Bloomberg, … Continue reading

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Action Alert: Boston Right to Remain Assembly on Oct. 3rd, 2015

Gentrification is hitting Boston hard, perhaps harder than foreclosures themselves have hit residents. In recognition of this fact, the Boston #Right2Remain 2015 Assembly is a collective effort to highlight and support the inner-connections of our neighborhood Stabilization Fights and build … Continue reading

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Action Alert: Senate Call-In Day Tomorrow, Sept. 16th!

TOMORROW, Wednesday, September 16th: please call the Massachusetts Senate to “Stop S1981!” The Senate is listening to us. We are told that only pressure from constituents will move Senators now. Senate Bill 1981 – It takes away your constitutional right to … Continue reading

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Action Alert: Call Your MA State Senator on 9/3! Defeat S1981!

On Thursday, September 3rd, 2015, the Mass. Alliance Against Predatory Lending (MAAPL) is holding a Massachusetts State Senate Call-In Day. We are asking our senators to Oppose S1981: It doesn’t clear title to foreclosed properties. Please share this message widely, … Continue reading

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Update: MA Senators Postpone Vote on S.1981

On Thursday, July 30th, a scheduled vote on Senate Bill 1981 was postponed to give Senators more time to consider the impact and consequences of the bill. An earlier version of this bill, S.1987, was defeated last summer thanks to … Continue reading

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MAAPL Bill Hearings a Success!

On Tuesday, June 30th, homeowners from communities across Massachusetts descended upon the statehouse to testify in support of three key foreclosure-related bills. MAAPL member organizations, including Lynn United for Change, Worcester Anti-Foreclosure Team, Springfield No One Leaves and City Life/Vida Urbana, as … Continue reading

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MAAPL and NAACP Present Illegal Foreclosure Workshops

May 2015 Illegal Foreclosure Workshops in New Bedford and Worcester, with MAAPL and NAACP NEW: Brockton, MA workshop has been rescheduled for June 13th! UPDATE: New workshops are being added to our schedule! See below for new locations and dates! … Continue reading

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Action Alert: Hearing for 5 MAAPL Bills on Tuesday, May 12th!

Come One; Come All! Make your presence felt and get the Massachusetts foreclosure laws changed! The Legislature’s Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing on five of MAAPL’s anti-foreclosure bills this Tuesday afternoon, as well as the NEW version of the … Continue reading

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