With the start of new legislative session, over 5,000 new bills have been filed in the legislature – including CHAPA’s affordable housing and community development priorities. Through our legislative agenda, we will help increase access to affordable housing, protect fair housing, strengthen tenant protections to reduce displacement, and build stronger communities throughout the Commonwealth! Click here for CHAPA’s 2019–2020 Legislative Agenda.
The deadline for legislators to co-sponsor bills to show their support for our priorities tomorrow, Friday, February 1st!
Please reach out to your State Representative and Senator TODAY and ask them to co-sponsor the following bills to increase access to affordable housing and build stronger communities!
To find your legislators’ contact information, click here.
There are many ways to take action:
- You can call your legislator and talk to them about the bills that are important to you and why.
- You can tweet your legislator about the priorities that are important to you and include @CHAPAdotorg
- Email your legislator to ask them to co-sponsor the bills that are important to you – please see the sample email below.
As always, thank you for your advocacy!
If you have any questions, please contact Eric Shupin, CHAPA’s Director of Public Policy, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (617) 682-9712.
My name is [Your Name]. I am a constituent from [Your City/Town]. I am contacting you to request your co-sponsorship on CHAPA’s legislative priorities.
It’s crucial that you support this package of legislation that will help increase access to affordable housing, protect fair housing, strengthen tenant protections to reduce displacement, and build stronger communities throughout the Commonwealth.
I hope you will support this package of legislation and co-sponsor the bills.
[Your Name, Organization, and Contact Info]
CHAPA’s Legislative Priorities (click on the title to see a fact sheet on the bill):