Action Alert: Help Move MAAPL’s Bills Forward—Call Your Legislator Today!

Your voice gets results! Call your State Representative and Senator, and ask them to Report MAAPL’s Bills Out of Committee before February 7th!

Why? After the 7th, any bill still in committee goes nowhere!

For more information on the bills currently in committee, go to MAAPL’s Current Legislation page.

Please make TWO sets of phone calls to:
Financial Services Committee
Senator Eldridge – (617) 722-1120
Representative Michlewitz – (617) 722-2220

Judiciary Committee
Senator Brownsberger – (617)-722-1280
Representative Cronin – (617) 722-2396

What do I say when I call?
“Hello, my name is ____. I live in [name of your town].

Financial Services Committee calls:
“Please, Rep. Michlewitz /Senator Eldridge, ask the Financial Services
Committee to report out
H3676: Resolution Trust Fund for Receipt of Reasonable Mortgage Payments
S500/H550: Facilitate Alternatives to Foreclosure through Mediation.

Judiciary Committee calls:
“Please, Rep. Cronin/Senator Brownsberger, ask the Judiciary Committee to
report out:
S903/H3059: Foreclosure Review Court
S884/H1115: Municipal Powers
S841/H956: Preventing Unnecessary Vacancies
S763/H2349: Judicial Protection
H3500: Real Estate Title Protection

Please report these bills out favorably. I want to them to become law. Thank you.”

When the calls are over, please e-mail Grace Ross, MAAPL coordinator. Tell her what the legislators said:

Please call by February 7th! Your legislators need to hear your voice. Call now! Then tell MAAPL the results of your call.


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
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