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SPOA Webinar on Government Overreach (4/3/2021) - On March 11, 2021, SPOA and the Somerville Property Owners Coalition (SPOC) co-sponsored a webinar on government overreach. It featured an update about legislation that affects small property owners currently before the Mass. legislature. The video of the webinar is now available to watch on demand. Continue reading
SPOA Newsletter January 2021 (1/21/2021) - Read the latest issue of the SPOA newsletter. In this issue: Open the economy, end the moratoriums -- Small landlords: Who are we?-- Our Strategy Now -- What We Can Hope For -- Who is SPOA? And more...
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Tenant right to counsel: Sounds nice. Destroys housing. (10/1/2020) - It’s all about stretching out nonpayment of rent as long as possible. It will destroy small landlords and low-rent housing.
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Eviction Moratorium: SPOA’s letter to Governor Charlie Baker (9/27/2020) - SPOA is the small property owner's voice to public policy decision makers. Here is our recent communication to Governor Baker urging action and outlining the disastrous effects of the Massachusetts eviction moratorium. Continue reading
CORONAVIRUS: Click here (4/6/2020) - Please click here to see our full statement: CORONAVIRUS Page SPOA takes the the Coronavirus very seriously and has provided the following statements. Please review the page and the statements made by SPOA for you and everyone’s overall safety.
Regulatory Barriers to Housing Affordability (2/22/2020) - Click here to read how the disastrous landlord-tenant laws we have in Massachusetts all tend to push rents up. Included is commentary on new laws being proposed. Don’t have time to read the entire document? Then read the 5-page opening statement … Continue reading