Webinars

We invite you to watch videos of SPOA’s webinar series.

Thursday, August 19, 2021

The Small Property Owners Association presents a forum with Annissa Essaibi George, Boston City Councillor at Large and candidate for Mayor of Boston in the 2021 municipal election. Annissa joined SPOA President, Allison Drescher, and SPOA Vice President, Amir Shahsavari, to answer questions from small property owners and housing providers on topics including rent control, affordable housing, the eviction moratorium , government policies hostile to housing providers, and improving the tone of landlord-tenant relationships through policies that encourage home ownership and community development.

Tuesday, March 11, 2021

SPOA/SPOC Webinar on Government Overreach

An hour-long discussion including an update from SPOA’s lobbyists Richard Tisei and Jim Eisenberg on anti-landlord legislation proposed in Massachusetts. We will then discuss Somerville’s controversial condo conversion ordinance and hear about the steps local housing providers are taking in the courts to defeat this burdensome legislation and its negative impacts on development.

Guest Speakers:
Richard Tisei, Senior Strategy Advisor, Preti Strategies
Jim Eisenberg, Stratgey Advisor, Preti Strategies
Steve Bremis, Chair, Somerville Property Owners Coalition
Steven Broadley, Attorney, Arent Fox, LLP