Tag Archives: Legislation

Action Alert: Legislative Call-In Day TOMORROW 3/27/17

If you can, please join us to lobby MONDAY, 3/26/17. Please contact Grace at 617-291-5591 if you can join us to lobby your state legislators. We should be at the State House at 11:00 am and will probably stay until 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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URGENT: Call NOW Through Sunday Night About Bill #H4553

House Bill 4553, sponsored by Rep. Tosado, is at risk of being shut down before it leaves the Legislature’s Housing Committee.  We need you to take action NOW to keep the bill moving! First, call State Rep. Kevin Honan, House more »

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Action Alert: Call-In Days on July 27-28

The legislative session is nearing a close, and MAAPL and its allies have been working hard to show the leadership in the Legislature that they need to address the foreclosure crisis before the end of this session. Thanks to the more »

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Action Alert: State Rep. Call-In Day Weds. 7/6/2016

It’s crunch time for the rights of Massachusetts residents—and our state economy! Foreclosures, which destroy lives (this crisis has taught us WHY the Constitution protects equally: “life, liberty and property”), are skyrocketing again—more than twice what they were a year more »

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Action Alert: Call-In Days for MAAPL Bills on May 11 and 12

We have some bills to get passed this Spring! MAAPL needs your help to get these important anti-foreclosure bills out of committee and onto the floor for a vote. CALL your state Senator & Representative this Wednesday or Thursday, May more »

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Action Alert! Call the AG’s Office on 1/26-27

MAAPL Members, Friends, and all who care about righting the wrongs of Foreclosure and saving our Constitution… Please call the Massachusetts Attorney General today: Tuesday, January 26th and Wednesday, January 27th! Your constitutional rights as a voter and a homeowner more »

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AG’s Office Rejects Voter Referendum to Overturn Foreclosure Law

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey has turned down a “Ten Voter” petition to put the legislature’s hurriedly passed Chapter 141 of the acts of 2015, “An Act Clearing Titles to Foreclosed Properties,” on the ballot as a voter referendum. Healey more »

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