Domestic Violence

Domestic violence bill is now law, with changes we wanted (12/26/2012) - Our lobbying efforts have paid off! In a major victory for SPOA, the Massachusetts Legislature passed unanimously a revised domestic violence bill that conforms to SPOA’s suggestions. As passed, the new law eliminates the provisions that would have made it … Continue reading
Domestic violence bill would abuse small landlords (9/17/2009) - September 2009 A bill at the State Legislature to give “housing rights” to alleged victims of domestic violence would place impossible burdens on small landlords in particular. The bill – House Bill No. 1747 – would block eviction of any … Continue reading