Action Alert: Pre-foreclosure Mediation Bill Hearing at State House

Save the Date!

Next Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 both the Senate (#425) and House (#947) bills for pre-foreclosure mediation, An Act to Facilitate Alternatives to Foreclosure, have a hearing! We need you to show up in support of these important bills!

Date: Wednesday, Feb. 26th
Time: 1:00 pm EST
Location: State House, Room B-1

Please plan to be there!

Please testify and bring others to testify!

Please plan to call your State Representative and Senator that day!

Please plan to have others phone bank in support of these bills!

It’s been a long time since we have been up to the State House in force; they need to know we are still fighting!

In order for these bills to pass this session, we need to get this Financial Services Committee to release them by March 19th – the time is now!

For more information on these bills, including talking points to use when contacting your elected State officials, download our Fact Sheet on these bills ( PDF ).

Please join us for this important hearing!
We need your presence and your voice
in support of these bills!


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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