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Tag Archives: Legislation
Thanks to everyone who participated in our September 3rd Senate Call-In Day! We got a great response, and many Senators heard from their constituents about the dangers of S1981. But we need to keep reaching out to maintain the momentum … Continue reading
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
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
Update: Now you can download MAAPL’s Fact Sheet on S.1981! ( DOC | PDF ) New: Fact Sheet on MAAPL’s Amendments to S.1981 ( DOC | PDF ) MAAPL has learned that last summer’s bill to strip foreclosed homeowners of their constitutional right … Continue reading
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
The State House is Listening: Come and Tell Them Our Anti-Foreclosure Needs! JUNE 30th – MA STATE HOUSE HEARINGS The IRS stopped, but Mass Dept. of Revenue still taxes homeowners on the “savings” when your debt gets erased by foreclosure! Stop Homeowners Being … Continue reading
Friends! We need you at the State House a little before Noon tomorrow–Tuesday, May 12th–even if you can only come during lunch for the Press Conference/Rally before the hearing on MAAPL’s bills! Foreclosure activity is WAY up–we’re looking at 2012 levels–there … Continue reading
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
Massachusetts is experiencing a startling increase in foreclosures–a whopping 323% rise in the foreclosure rate in the past year! What does that look like in your county? Click on the links below to view maps showing the November and December 2014 auctions … Continue reading
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