Civil asset forfeiture in Massachusetts is currently the easiest way in the United States for an innocent property owner to lose their property. Senate bill S2944 would reform the process.
April Fool’s Day 2022 gives us a full year to study the April 1, 2021, grant, when world governments stopped subsidizing fossil fuels. Massachusetts was selected as one of the first six jurisdictions for renovation.
Rent Control: H.1378 and its companion S.886; H1440 and its companion S889; H.3721, H4229 Right to Purchase: H.1426 and its companion S890; H4208 Our elected officials depend on a connection with their constituents to get reelected. If they aren’t aware of what’s good and bad, they will make bad choices.…
Found Among the Papers of the Late Sandra Katz, a tale of triple damages from good faith errors with a Massachusetts security deposit.
Proposed tenant right of first refusal bills allow for tenant demolition, lobbyist purchases, and landlord despair as we are left holding the bag. Hearing October 12, 2021.
Judge Dabney Friedrich of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ordered that the CDC moratorium be set aside, a decision that the Biden administration has said it will appeal.
Beginning today, owners, managers, and service providers in Massachusetts will be able to purchase the Local Option Wand™, an enabling tool created with help from the Institute of Technology.
A letter to subscribers sent following Governor Baker’s January 14, 2021 veto of right of first refusal 191-H5250.
Right of first refusal was vetoed in January but could pop back up. Review our talking points and contact your representatives to ask them to oppose it.
H.5018 S.2918 "An Act to guarantee housing stability during the COVID-19 emergency and recovery" is an unconstitutional infinite eviction moratorium.