Author Archives: Skip Schloming

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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