Hearing on Strengthening MA Rental Voucher Program (MRVP) - Oct 12, 2021

Hearing on CHAPA Housing Priorities - Tuesday, Oct 12, 11:00 a.m.

The Joint Committee on Housing will host a hearing on housing related bills including MRVP on Tuesday, October 12, 11:00 a.m.

This hearing includes CHAPA legislative priorities on Massachusetts Rental Voucher Program (MRVP), H.1428/ S.898, An Act relative to the Massachusetts Rental Voucher ProgramThis bill will secure MRVP permanently by codifying it into the state statute. It will also make essential program changes to make voucher more usable and efficient so everyone facing housing instability can have a safe, stable, and affordable place to call home. 

You can help advance this bill to protect public housing by taking action today! You can submit written testimony to the Housing Committee, testify virtually at the hearing, and sign your organization on in support of H.1428/ S.898! 

Submit Support Letter

You can submit a letter as written testimony in support of H.1428/ S.898 to the Housing Committee. You can email the testimony directly to taylor.trenchard@mahouse.gov.

Testify Virtually

You can testify at the hearing virtually! Signing up to testify virtually will be available until Friday, October 10 at 5:00 p.m. To sign up to testify you need to first create an account for MyLegislature and follow these instructions.To sign up to give testimony, click here.

Fact Sheets & Sample Testimony

Sign Your Organization Up to Strengthen MRVP

Complete this form to add your organization to the growing list of supporters! 

Legislative Sponsors

Representative Adrian Madaro & Senator Joan Lovely

Questions?

Please contact Eric Shupin, Director of Public Policy at eshupin@chapa.org, or Abhi Kurve, Policy Associate at akurve@chapa.org at CHAPA with any questions.