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 Massachusetts, as well as brief descriptions of each MAAPL bill.
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The Mass. Alliance Against Predatory Lending (MAAPL) is a coalition of over 60 housing counseling agencies, legal services groups, social service agencies, and community-based social action groups that have joined together to address the foreclosure crisis in Massachusetts.
MAAPL collects and distributes timely information on the foreclosure crisis and its effects to the public and to its member groups, drafts and supports legislation that provides important protections to homeowners and tenants facing foreclosure and eviction, documents the impact of the foreclosure crisis on local communities, networks with related organizations throughout the Commonwealth, and provides tools and information to help people navigate the legal system and advocate on their own behalf more effectively when challenging a foreclosure or eviction in court