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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.3924 191st (2019 - 2020)

An Act enabling local options for tenant protections

By Representatives Connolly of Cambridge and Elugardo of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3924) of Mike Connolly, Nika C. Elugardo and others for legislation to remove the prohibition on rent control and to provide tenant and foreclosure protections. Housing.

Bill Information

Mike Connolly , Nika C. Elugardo

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to establish forthwith local options for tenant and foreclosure protections to alleviate homelessness, displacement and heavy rent-burden, which constitute an ongoing housing emergency, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health and convenience.


Name District/Address
Mike Connolly 26th Middlesex
Nika C. Elugardo 15th Suffolk
Peter Capano 11th Essex
Marcos A. Devers 16th Essex
Carlos González 10th Hampden
Jason M. Lewis Fifth Middlesex
Liz Miranda 5th Suffolk
Denise Provost 27th Middlesex
Jon Santiago 9th Suffolk
Maria Duaime Robinson 6th Middlesex
Patricia D. Jehlen Second Middlesex
Lindsay N. Sabadosa 1st Hampshire
James K. Hawkins 2nd Bristol
Christine P. Barber 34th Middlesex
Christopher Hendricks 11th Bristol
James B. Eldridge Middlesex and Worcester
David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf 17th Worcester
Chynah Tyler 7th Suffolk
Jack Patrick Lewis 7th Middlesex

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