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Fighting foreclosure (past or present)? Join our next Info Call to learn how to defend your legal rights!
Info Calls will happen every Sunday at 5 pm until further notice.
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MAAPL/WAFT Clinics Open to All Facing Foreclosure
MAAPL and The Worcester Anti-Foreclosure Team (WAFT), a MAAPL member group, gather every Monday night from 6-8 pm for pre-auction clinics, now happening online via Zoom.For anyone who is pre-Foreclosure Auction, this is your chance to learn your case and start filing things to potentially forever stave off a foreclosure.Please join us via Zoom on Monday nights from 6-8 pm. Click this link to join the meeting.
Meeting ID: 824 8313 2035
Participant code: 304621MAAPL Returning Fighters! Meeting via Zoom
This meeting happens every Thursday from 6-7 pm. Click this link to join the meeting.
The Mass. Alliance Against Predatory Lending (MAAPL) is a coalition of approximately 70 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.
Join us in the fight against predatory and fraudulent lending practices, help keep families in their homes, and support the passage of bills to protect homeowners and neighborhoods throughout Massachusetts!
Category Archives: MAAPL in the News
South Essex Register O’Brien: “I refuse to enforce discriminatory mortgages”
On Wednesday, December 7, 2022 in Salem, Massachusetts, the South Essex County Register of Deeds, the Honorable John L. O’Brien, Jr., announced at a press conference at the Salem Registry of Deeds that he has filed to intervene in the … Continue reading
Press Release: Alton King Returns Home
On Friday, November 18, 2022, Alton King, a Black senior with a disability who had been wrongfully evicted from his Longmeadow, MA home, returned to his house for the first time in over a month. King said in a statement … Continue reading
Press Release – Homeowners and Public Outraged: Blocked Attending Historic Hearing Retrying Predatory Mortgage Case
On Thursday, November 10, 2022 the Massachusetts Alliance Against Predatory Lending (MAAPL) released a statement to the media regarding Tommy and Mary Morris being denied the right to attend their own hearing before the Housing Court on November 9, 2022. … Continue reading
Press Release: Eviction Not Final Outcome of 16 Year Predatory Discriminatory Loan
On Thursday, October 20, 2022, the Mass Alliance Against Predatory Lending (MAAPL) released a statement to the media regarding the wrongful eviction case of Alton King, a Black senior with a disability. King has an open case in the Massachusetts … Continue reading
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
VICTORY! Gov. Baker Signs Moratorium on Foreclosures and Evictions into Law!
In historic legislation signed by the Governor yesterday, we got a blanket Moratorium on foreclosures and all evictions, except where the occupant has committed a criminal act that endangered others. This law appears to be in effect for 120 days, … Continue reading
Breaking News: SJC to Hear Homeowner Pleas to Stop Worcester Housing Court Injustice
Note: This hearing will be livestreamed at https://www.suffolk.edu/sjc/ Please join us in viewing this historic moment. On 12/6/2018, Homeowners/Tenants Argue at Supreme Judicial Court for End to Injustice and Bullying by Worcester Housing Court in Eviction Cases After Illegal Forelcosure … Continue reading
Press Release: Wrongly Foreclosed Petition to Not ALSO be Stripped of Right to Appeal
Contact: Debra McCarthy, 508-723-5364; Grace Ross, 617-291-5591 For immediate release: September 25, 2018 Today, September 25, 2018, twenty-one self-represented defendants fighting against the illegal foreclosure of their homes completed the filing and service of a petition to the Massachusetts Supreme … Continue reading
Exposed! Worcester Housing Court Favors Banks Over Foreclosed Homeowners and Tenants
On July 19, 2018, members of the Worcester Anti Foreclosure Team (WAFT) served the Worcester Housing Court shocking evidence of the widespread practice of its Judges accepting ex parte (secret) communications from attorneys of the foreclosing banks, securitized trusts, and some third … Continue reading
Rally and Press Conference at Worcester County Courthouse on 3/12
Wronged Homeowners to Submit Video Proof of Criminal Fraud by Mega-Banks to Worcester District Attorney Worcester, March 12, 2018, 12:30 pm – Rally and Press Conference in front of Worcester County Courthouse, 225 Main St by homeowner-members and supporters of … Continue reading