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Regulatory Barriers to Housing Affordability

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 … Read More “Regulatory Barriers to Housing Affordability”

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SPOA Newsletter September/October 2020

Given the onslaught of political and economic issues affecting housing providers in 2020, we’re making the September/October 2020 edition of the SPOA Newsletter — a benefit of SPOA membership typically available to members only — available to everyone who visits … Read More “SPOA Newsletter September/October 2020”

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Tenant right to counsel: Sounds nice. Destroys housing.

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Eviction Moratorium: SPOA’s letter to President Donald Trump

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Eviction Moratorium: SPOA’s letter to Governor Charlie Baker

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Tenant right to counsel: A fast way to crush small landlords

 A major push is being made nationwide for a “right to counsel” for indigent tenants – in other words, free lawyers for poor tenants – along with a nationwide push for more taxpayer-funded “affordable housing.” These two government programs … Read More “Tenant right to counsel: A fast way to crush small landlords”

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