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Jane Gasek, Worcester
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|Short Virtual Meeting - Thu July 21
Housing Court Procedural Updates
Early bird pricing available until noon seven days prior.
This policy presentation will examine the theory behind rent control, the history of rent control in Massachusetts, and the reasons why we shouldn’t have rent control in Massachusetts (or indeed anywhere in the US).
We will study:
- Legitimate motivations to correct injustice in modern housing markets.
- Current bill text proposed for Massachusetts.
- First, second, and third generation schemes for price controls.
- Economic data from Massachusetts, Finland, and other studies.
- Evidence of housing shortage, disparate impact under rent control.
- Detailed bill text.
- Alternative resolutions to the housing crisis.
Attendees will leave knowing more about the history of rent control in the commonwealth and how best help those impacted by the housing crisis both short-term and long-term.
This presentation will be given by Doug Quattrochi, Executive
Director, MassLandlords, Inc. Doug was a founding member of MassLandlords in 2013. He became the association’s first Executive Director under new bylaws in 2014. Since then, he has scaled the organization from a core of 160 members in Worcester to approximately 2,500 dues paying businesses from Pittsfield to the Cape, and from an all-volunteer team to approximately 20 full and part-time staff plus 50 volunteers. Doug has been instrumental in advancing democratic governance mechanisms, including score voting for policy priorities and a staggered and democratically elected Board of Directors. Doug also oversees the RentHelper spin-off, which is expanding access to electronic banking for those of us who are unbanked or underbanked. Prior to MassLandlords, Doug held leadership roles in various Massachusetts startups, two of which are still operating. Doug holds a Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
“Doug’s presentation was excellent. He was very clear and provided detailed explanations.” -Larry
“Doug always holds very informative classes full of substance and Very organized!” -Thomas
“Your answers to member’s questions were most helpful.” -Liz
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We do not permit speakers to pay for or sponsor events. Guest speakers are chosen for their expertise and willingness to present helpful
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Friday, June 24th
- 12:00pm Webinar Begins
- 1:00pm Webinar Ends
Free and open to the public. Membership is not required!
Participation is Easy
We have two formats of online events:
- Virtual meetings include optional audience participation via video, phone, and screenshare
and are not recorded.
- Webinars have limited participation options (typed questions only) and are recorded.
Our virtual registration desk is open for all events one hour starting 30 minutes prior to the event start time.
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Webinar Details (hosted by Zoom)
We will share our video, audio, and computer screen and slides.
- You can chat questions. You will not be on video or audio.
Registrants will have full access to the webinar, including watching live or watching the recording
any time after the webinar is posted.
Watch Live (on June 24, 2022 12:00 PM):
Watch Recording (after June 27, 2022):
This event will be recorded and uploaded to our page
This event is operated by MassLandlords staff.
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This is part of the Virtual rental real estate networking and training series.
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Find events by location, from west to east:
- Pittsfield (RHABC): 3rd Tuesday
- West Springfield (RHAGS): 2nd Thursday
- Southbridge (SWCLA): 1st Monday
- Worcester (WPOA): 2nd Wednesday
- Fitchburg (NWCLA): 2nd Thursday
- Marlborough (MWPOA): 2nd Tuesday
- Waltham (CRRHA): 1st Wednesday
- Cambridge: 3rd Tuesday
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