Category Archives: For Your Information

New resources, publications, programs, and other information related to preventing foreclosures and evictions, and the fight against the foreclosure crisis.

MA Homeowners Forge a Milestone Victory at Supreme Judicial Court!

On Friday, July 29, 2022, MAAPL released a statement to the media marking and celebrating a breakthrough legal decision that was handed down on July 22, 2022 by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. On that date, the Court affirmed in … Continue reading

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Action Alert: Join MAAPL for SJC Oral Arguments on Monday, 4/4/22

The Morrises’ case is now up at the Massachusetts SJC to be HEARD, this MONDAY, April 4, 2022 at about 10:30am (time is not exact) This is our first chance to show the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court that it needs … Continue reading

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Action Alert: MAAPL Call-In NOW—Extend the National Eviction Moratorium!

MAAPL Call-In NOW! Tuesday, June 22 (Keep calling until June 25th) The CDC must extend the national Eviction Moratorium! Your voice gets results—CALL NOW! Call the CDC — and your Congressional Representative & US Senators! Ask them to extend the … Continue reading

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Join the MAAPL Team! MAAPL Seeks Paralegal/Project Manager

Help support the historic movement of pro se homeowners and tenants fighting illegal foreclosure and eviction in the Massachusetts Court System!  The Massachusetts Alliance Against Predatory Lending (MAAPL) is a nonprofit coalition of 70+ member and endorsing organizations: housing counseling … Continue reading

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Take Action! Nov. 17th MAAPL Call-In Day to the MA Senate

Get Anti-Foreclosure Language in the State Budget! Now is the time to push for Justice! Your voice gets results! Call your state Senator TODAY!   Also call Senate President Karen Spilka (617-722-1500); Senate Ways & Means Chairman Rodrigues (617-722-1114) and … Continue reading

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MAAPL is Hiring an Organizer, Could It Be You?

MAAPL, the Massachusetts Alliance Against Predatory Lending, is seeking an energetic Statewide Organizer with a strong background in community organizing and legislative lobbying (organizing on anti-foreclosure or housing eviction issues a significant plus) for a temporary position averaging 3⁄4 time; … Continue reading

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Fighting Massachusetts SJC Travesty-of-a-Decision Against Alton King Continues!

Please continue signing and sharing widely our petition to the SJC! The SJC clerk gets an update every 24 hours of new signatures on the petition, so this is a very visible public display of pressure, and thousands of signatures … Continue reading

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Great News: Governor Baker Extends Foreclosure/Eviction Moratorium

Governor Baker has extended the moratorium on evictions and foreclosures for another two months until October 17, 2020! The bill that MAAPL worked to pass at the end of April allowed the Governor to extend the moratorium by executive order. … Continue reading

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URGENT: Sign MAAPL’s Petition to Reverse the Alton King Decision!

Over 1,600 people have signed MAAPL’s petition to  reverse the SJC’s Bank of NY Mellon, as Trustee vs. Alton King decision—we need thousands to stand up against this injustice! Please share this widely and sign today! A truly reprehensible decision … Continue reading

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MAAPL and BOWH File Amicus Brief in “Alton King” Reconsideration Case

On July 14, 2020, MAAPL and Bring Our Wealth Home! (BOWH) submitted an amicus brief in the reconsideration case Bank of New York Mellon… v. Alton King Jr. and Terri A. Mayes-King. This case, recently decided by the MA Supreme … Continue reading

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