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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
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
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading