Judiciary Committee urged to pass
fair eviction record sealing bill
On July 16, 2019, lead sponsors Senator Joe Boncore and Representative Mike Moran, with Boston City Councilor Lydia Edwards, offered testimony before Judiciary Committee in support of the HOMES Act. Legislators, tenants, young people, civil liberty advocates, property owners, and housing advocates urged the Legislature to remove barriers to safe and stable housing for all Massachusetts residents. Resolutions from Northampton, Somerville, and Cambridge City Councils were also presented.
Testifying in Support of the HOMES Act
ACLU Testimony in Support of HOMES Act
Tenants in Eviction Cases get Powerful Beacon Hill Ally in Boston Mayor Marty Walsh - MassLive
Northampton City Council backs legislation supporting tenants facing eviction - Daily Hampshire Gazette
Listen to Julie Brown, property owner from Revere, testify before the Judiciary Committee.
Many of the photos above were contributed by Donna Southwell