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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.1436 192nd (Current)

An Act promoting housing stability and homelessness prevention in Massachusetts

By Messrs. Rogers of Cambridge and Day of Stoneham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1436) of David M. Rogers, Michael S. Day and others for legislation to establish a statewide right to counsel program for evictions to promote housing stability and prevent homelessness. Housing.

Bill Information

Presenters:
David M. Rogers , Michael S. Day
Status:
Referred to Joint Committee on Housing

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to establish forthwith a statewide right to counsel program for evictions to promote housing stability and prevent homelessness and, in response to a housing emergency that the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public safety and health.

Bill History

Displaying 3 actions for Bill H.1436
Date Branch Action
3/29/2021 House Referred to the committee on Housing
3/29/2021 Senate Senate concurred
10/5/2021 Joint Hearing scheduled for 10/12/2021 from 11:00 AM-03:00 PM in Virtual Hearing

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