Legal assistance for low-income people to keep them housed and prevent homelessness

The COVID Eviction Legal Help Project (CELHP) gives free legal help to low-income tenants and to low-income owner-occupants of 2 or 3-family homes. CELHP was formed to expand the capacity of legal aid organizations in Massachusetts, as well as the pro bono bar, to provide urgently needed legal assistance in COVID-related eviction cases. CELHP will provide referrals, legal information, assistance […]

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Rep. Stanley Submits Comprehensive Housing Report to City Council

Waltham, MA – Rep. Tom Stanley, as chairman of the Waltham City Council’s Ad-Hoc Committee on Affordable Housing, submitted a 38-page comprehensive report to the Council on housing challenges in the City of Waltham. “Housing is an important part of what makes Waltham a strong community and is an essential part of Waltham’s future wellbeing. Supplying homes that are affordable […]

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Rep. Stanley Works to Combat Food Insecurity and Support the Massachusetts’ Food System during Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on food security and infrastructure. Demand at food banks has skyrocketed and local producers, who once relied on the restaurant industry, struggle to find buyers. As a member of the Food System Caucus (FSC), Rep. Stanley has been working hard to combat food insecurity and fortify the Commonwealth’s food infrastructure during this […]

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Rep. Stanley cosigns letter encouraging action on the issue of prevailing wage for offsite fabrication

Rep. Stanley signed onto a letter supporting H1599, legislation he cosponsored relative to compliance with the prevailing wage laws of the Commonwealth.  H1599 extends the prevailing wage laws to encompass all workers on a public works project. Currently, prevailing wage laws only apply to onsite construction and fabrication and not offsite fabrication. This allows unscrupulous companies to avoid paying a […]

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