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Small landlords now eligible for more rental assistance (5/3/2021) - Are your tenants having trouble paying rent because of the COVID-19 pandemic? Please register for an upcoming, free webinar (see link below) on a new federal program to help Massachusetts landlords with tenants who owe past-due rent, with higher benefits and eligibility. Continue reading
SPOA Newsletter April 2021 (4/22/2021) - This latest newsletter is very important. It covers: The current attack on rental housing -- The Damning TRUTH about rent control -- OnePager: Tenant right to purchase (right of first refusal) -- OnePager: Tenant right to counsel -- The looming crisis in lower-income neighborhoods Continue reading
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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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.