Issues Alert: Housing Court Expansion Hearing on Cape Cod DATE CHANGE: October 30.

One of the issues on our priority state legislation list is the funding of a housing court expansion.

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Issues Alert: Housing Court Expansion Meeting on Cape Cod

BARNSTABLE HEARING DATE CHANGE: Barnstable Hearing: Monday, October 30 from 8:30 -10:30 a.m Meeting Location: The Harborview Conference Room, County Complex, 3195 Main St. Barnstable MA 02630 Local Host: Cape & Islands Regional Network on Homelessness RSVP: KCallahan@barnstablecounty.org One of the issues on our priority state legislation list is the funding of a housing court…

Call to Action! Please send letters of support for Housing Court to State Budget Committee

We need you send/email to letters of support! The Housing Court is a layer of protection for women who rent. MA has adopted the key provisions of the federal Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and parts are related to issues with landlords. Housing Courts are where women can enforce these protections. There are NO Housing Courts on Cape Cod.

Call to Action! Ask your state legislators to support bill creating a Housing Court on Cape Cod

Bill: Housing Court Expansion S.946 (Sen. Spilka) / H.978 (Rep. Walsh). Amendment to budget: 0336-0003 – Expansion of the Housing Court…$1,2000,000 PLEASE ACT ASAP – details about why this bill is important: The Housing Court has judges and staff with expertise in housing law and who are trained to provide tenants and landlords with a […]

Urgent Call to Action! Please ask your state legislators to support the amendment for housing courts, this will protect women.

UPDATE: This amendment has now been filed as a bill. A full description of the bill and how you can help has been posted here on our website.       Bill: Housing Court Expansion S.946 (Sen. Spilka) / H.978 (Rep. Walsh). Amendment to budget: 0336-0003 – Expansion of the Housing Court…$1,2000,000 PLEASE ACT ASAP…