Homes for All - Massachusetts

Policy and legislation

Priority legislation

  • An Act enabling cities and towns to stabilize rents and protect tenants SD1818 (Sen. Jehlen & Sen. Gomez) / HD3953 (Rep. Dave Rogers & Rep. Montaño)
    This bill would repeal the ban on rent control and enable municipalities to enact local rent control ordinances to stabilize housing costs and prevent no-cause evictions. Additional info
  • An Act establishing a Massachusetts foreclosure prevention program SD909 / HD1551 (Sen. Gomez / Rep. Barber)
    This bill would establish a statewide Foreclosure Prevention Program to require servicers to participate in pre-foreclosure mediation with homeowners to explore alternatives to foreclosures. Fact sheet

Additional legislation we support

  • An Act to guarantee a tenant's first right of refusal (TOPA)
    SD2238 / HD3645 (Sen. Jehlen & Sen. Gomez / Rep. Livingstone & Rep. Consalvo)
  • An Act granting a local option for a real estate transfer fee to fund affordable housing
    SD1982 / HD2857 (Sen. Comerford / Rep. Connolly)
  • An Act providing for climate change adaptation infrastructure and affordable housing investments in the commonwealth
    SD1226 / HD2510 (Sen. Eldridge / Rep. Montaño)
  • Act promoting access to counsel and housing stability in Massachusetts
    SD1082 / HD3657 (Sen. DiDomenico / Rep. Dave Rogers and Rep. Day)
  • An Act to improve the housing development incentive program
    SD1562 (Sen. Eldridge)
  • An Act relative to reforming the housing development incentive program / to reform the housing development incentive program tax credits
    SD705 (Sen. DiDomenico) / HD2172 (Rep. Capano)
  • An Act relative to summary process and rental assistance
    SD1883 / HD3096 (Sen. Miranda / Rep Montaño & Rep. Capano)
  • An Act relative to removing barriers to creating affordable housing
    SD2052/HD3391 (Sen. Miranda / Rep. Barber)