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Infinite Moratorium Bills 191 H.5018 S.2918

The rent cancellation bill has been redrafted into an infinite eviction moratorium, asking some owners to wait 20+ years to receive payment. Think we are using hyperbole? Check our math below. Despite incorporating some of our input concerning the legal obligation for full reimbursement, this bill remains an existential threat…

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How to File Written Testimony Against Rent Cancellation 191 H.4878 HD.5166 S.2831 SD.2992

The rent cancellation bills have a hearing scheduled for Tuesday July 28. Every landlord must provide written testimony against these bills. We have written about these bills before: Rent Cancellation bills 191 HD.5166, SD.2992 Open Letter re: H.4878 HD.5166 Rent Cancellation Board of Directors Statement on Eviction Moratorium, Rent Cancellation…

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Open Letter re: H.4878 HD.5166 Rent Cancellation

To All Members of the Massachusetts General Court, The email sent Wednesday, July 15, 2020 4:44 PM by Representative Mike Connolly RE: H.4878 HD.5166 S.2831 SD.2992 the COVID-19 Housing Stability Act contained errors and omissions which are here corrected. First, it is important to state that the members of MassLandlords,…

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Rent Cancellation bills 191 H.4878 HD.5166, S.2831 SD.2992

There is a bill before the legislature that represents an existential threat to residential real estate rentals: H.4878 HD.5166 An Act to guarantee housing stability during the COVID-19 emergency and recovery H.4878 HD.5166 and its sister bill S.2831 SD.2992 would: Cancel, not postpone, cancel rents for the period March 10,…

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