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Your voice gets results! Call your State Representative and Senator, and ask them to Report MAAPL’s Bills Out of Committee before February 7th! Why? After the 7th, any bill still in committee goes nowhere! For more information on the bills … Continue reading
In Massachusetts, foreclosures are running at a rate of roughly 500 a month—the foreclosure crisis is far from over! On Tuesday, September 26th, the Legislature’s Judiciary Committee heard testimony on five MAAPL anti-foreclosure and related bills to combat the rampant, … Continue reading
On Tuesday, September 26th, five of MAAPL’s bills will have a hearing before the Judiciary committee of the MA legislature. Please come to the State House and support these bills! Date/Time: September 26th, 1:00 – 5:00 pm (may go later) … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading