Tag Archives: S1987

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, more »

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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 more »

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URGENT: Call Your Senator NOW to Block S.1981!

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 more »

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UPDATE: Press Conference Tomorrow, May 12th, at Noon at State House!

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 more »

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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 more »

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Sign our Petition to Thank Gov. Patrick for Protecting Homeowner’s Rights!

MAAPL has posted a petition on Change.org to thank Governor Deval Patrick for acting to protect people’s right to sue to regain their illegally foreclosed homes, and we invite you to join us in expressing our gratitude by signing the more »

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MAAPL Victory Rally at State House, Weds. August 13th

MAAPL invites you to  join us for our victory rally, speakout and press conference at the State House on Beacon Hill in Boston to celebrate the defeat of S1987! Date/Time: 12:30 pm on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 Location: State House more »

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VICTORY! S1987 Returned to Legislators with 10 Year Rule!

PLEASE SHARE AND RE-POST WIDELY Friends, On the afternoon of Monday, August 11th, Governor Patrick sent the Legislature an “amended” version of S1987 that he knows they won’t accept. In order for them to make S1987 a law, the legislature more »

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Leaders from Communities of Color Speak Out Against S1987

Leaders from Communities of Color Speak Out as Governor Deliberates: “Don’t Curtail Historic Right to Sue; Leave a Legacy of Opportunity to Recoup Homes Taken by Illegal Foreclosures As the deadline for the Governor to decide what of dozens of more »

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Update on S1987: Gov. Patrick Needs to Hear From You Now!

We are asking for a full court press to defeat S1987 now!  We have heard directly from the team responsible for review that it is still in the active process category! Governor Patrick could sign or veto the bill any more »

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