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Attorneys

ADAMS & SAMMON
Leslie C. Sammon
(617) 451-7241
[email protected]

CUSHNER & BLOOM, P.C.
Steven Bloom
(617) 608-0019
[email protected]
www.cushnerbloom.com/index.htm

DWYER, RUGGIERI, SPINO &
GONCALVES LLC
Jeff Larnard
(617) 337-4255
[email protected]
https://drsglaw.com/

GILMARTIN MAGENCE LLP
Elina Ouarraoui
(617) 375-9000
[email protected]
https://gmlawllp.com/

KDS LAW, P.C.
Kyle Smith
(857) 576-0827
[email protected]
https://kdslawpc.com/

LAW OFFICES OF DONALD M. HADGE
Donald Hadge
(781) 326-2424
[email protected]
https://hadgelawboston.com/

LEE & ASSOCIATES, P.C.
Nancy A. Lee, Esq.
(617) 934-1668
[email protected]
www.leeassociatespc.com

SKM TITLE & CLOSING SERVICES, PC
Dustina Bennett
(617) 277-7887
[email protected]
https://www.weclosetheloan.com/

Foreclosure Prevention

BOSTON HOME CENTER
26 Court Street
Boston, MA 02108
(617) 635-HOME (4663)
[email protected]
https://www.boston.gov/housing/
bostonhome-center

HOMEOWNER OPTIONS FOR
MASSACHUSETTS ELDERS (HOME)
(978) 970-0012
http://elderhomeowners.org/

NATIONAL CONSUMER LAW CENTER
(617) 542-8010
https://www.nclc.org/

NEIGHBORHOOD OF AFFORDABLE
HOUSING (NOAH)
(617) 567-5882
www.noahcdc.org

URBAN EDGE
(617) 989-9300
www.urbanedge.org

Home Inspection

ACCENT HOME INSPECTIONS, LLC
Doron (‘Ron’) Bracha
(617) 259-0644
[email protected]
www.AccentHI.com

ADVANCED BUILDING INSPECTORS
Ron Riggs
(617) 442-8000
[email protected]
www.advancedbuildinginspectors.com/

BOSTON HOME INSPECTORS
James Brock
(617) 464-1047
[email protected]
www.bhi.us

LIZ MARTIN HOME INSPECTIONS
Liz Martin
(617) 447-0747
[email protected]
www.LizMartinInspections.com

J. MAY HOME INSPECTIONS
Mike Atwell
(617) 630-5629
[email protected]
https://www.jmhi.com/

JACKSON HOME INSPECTION
Raymond Jackson
(978) 475-0444
[email protected]
www.jacksonhomeinspection.com

VECTOR HOME INSPECTIONS
Glenn Grutta
(978) 705-1007
[email protected]
https://vectorhomeinspection.com/

Insurance

F.I. PATNODE INSURANCE
Jason Patnode
(617) 787-1400
[email protected]
www.patnode.com

HUB INTERNATIONAL
Maurice Rubino
(781) 572-1403
[email protected]
www.hubinternational.com/

JOHN J. RYAN INSURANCE AGENCY
Jack Ryan
(617) 254-0600
[email protected]
www.johnjryaninsuranceagency.com/

LIBERTY MUTUAL INSURANCE
Joseph Gonzales
(617) 374-3741 x 54781
[email protected]
www.libertymutual.com/

VARGAS & VARGAS
Luisa Vargas
(617) 298-0655
[email protected]

Mortgage Lending

BOSTON PRIVATE BANK & TRUST
COMPANY
Diana Carvajal-Hirsch
(617) 912-3991
[email protected]
www.bostonprivate.com

BROOKLINE BANK
Mary McCarthy
(617) 323-5259
[email protected]
www.brooklinebank.com

CAMBRIDGE TRUST
Dina M. Scianna
(617) 441-1430
[email protected]
www.cambridgetrust.com

CHASE BANK
Marion Crean
(617) 599-8393
[email protected]
http://homeloan.chase.com/
marion.p.crean

CROSSCOUNTRY MORTGAGE
George Koutsos
(877) 351-3400
[email protected]
https://georgekoutsos.com/

LEADER BANK, N.A.
Mike Angers
(781) 648-7900 ext. 120
[email protected]
www.leaderbank.com/agent/mangers

NEEDHAM BANK
Michael Isaac
(781) 474-5990
[email protected]
www.needhambank.com

PEOPLE’S UNITED BANK
Kevin J. Macdonald
(617) 999-7774
[email protected]
www.peoples.com/macdonald

ROCKLAND TRUST
John Allard
(617) 448-8324
[email protected]
www.rocklandtrust.com

SANTANDER
Steven Roussel
(617) 686-7988
[email protected]
www.santanderbank.com/us/personal

WELLESLEY BANK
Brian Lynch
(781) 489-7614
[email protected]
www.wellesleybank.com

State Mortgage Programs

MASSACHUSETTS HOUSING
PARTNERSHIP
[email protected]
www.mhp.net/onemortgage
Designed for first-time homebuyers, the
ONE Mortgage Program offers
homebuyers the comfort of knowing
their mortgage is financially sustainable,
with features such as an affordable, fixed
interest rate, a low down payment, no
PMI, and a low monthly payment.

MASSHOUSING
[email protected]
www.masshousing.com
Facebook.com/masshousing
Twitter: @MassHousing
MassHousing provides affordable home
mortgages and home improvement
loans for low- and moderate income
homebuyers.Features include 30-year
terms, fixed interest rates and job loss
protection insurance that helps pay your
loan if you lose your job.

Nonprofits & Other Resources

CITIZENS’ HOUSING AND PLANNING
ASSOCIATION (CHAPA)
(617) 742-0820
www.chapa.org
CHAPA’s mission is to encourage the
production and preservation of housing
that is affordable to low-income families
and individuals through research and
advocacy campaigns.

FAIR HOUSING CENTER OF
GREATER BOSTON
(617) 427-9740
[email protected]
www.bostonfairhousing.org
A non-profit organization focused on
ending illegal housing discrimination in
the Greater Boston area.

GREATER BOSTON LEGAL SERVICES
(617) 371-1234
www.gbls.org
Provides legal assistance to low-income
people. Issues covered include housing,
immigration, employment related concerns,
public benefits, domestic violence, and
legal issues of importance to elders.

HARVARD PUBLIC AFFAIRS &
COMMUNICATIONS
Harvard University
Cambridge MA 02138
(617) 496-2289

HARVARD TRANSACTIONAL
LAW CLINIC
6 Everett Street, Suite 4103
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 998-0101

MASSACCESS: THE ACCESSIBLE
HOUSING REGISTRY
www.massaccesshousingregistry.org/
The MassAccess Housing Registry helps
people find affordable housing in
Massachusetts. A key feature of the
Registry is to highlight homes for people
with disabilities who need accessible or
barrier free housing.

MASSACHUSETTS AFFORDABLE
HOUSING ALLIANCE (MAHA)
(617) 822-9100
[email protected]
www.mahahome.org
Conducts workshops for first-time
homebuyers and homeowners.
Coordinates statewide campaigns for
increased investment in affordable rental
and homeownership housing, including
MHP’s ONE loan program.

MASSACHUSETTS BAR LAWYER
REFERRAL SERVICE
(617) 654-0400
www.masslawhelp.com
Provides referrals to find real estate and
other attorneys.

City of Boston Resources

BOSTON FAIR HOUSING COMMISSION
(617) 635-2500
[email protected]
www.boston.gov/departments/
Fairhousing-and-equity
Enforces city, state, and federal
housing laws.

BOSTON PLANNING &
DEVELOPMENT AGENCY
www.bostonplans.org
Oversees affordable rental and
homeownership lotteries.

CITY OF BOSTON – INSPECTIONAL
SERVICES
[email protected]
www.boston.gov/departments/
inspectional-services
Provides information regarding building
permits, legal occupancy, and zoning.
Conducts free home inspections at
tenant’s request.

LEAD SAFE BOSTON
The Boston Home Center
(617) 635-4663
[email protected]
dnd.cityofboston.gov/#page/lead_
safe_boston
This program offers eligible homeowners,
landlords, or tenants financial assistance
help with lead-based paint abatement.

RENTAL HOUSING RESOURCE CENTER
(617) 635-4200
[email protected]
www.cityofboston.gov/rentalhousing
Provides advice, information and assistance
to Boston landlords and tenants.

Elected Officials (Federal Government)

THE PRESIDENT OF THE
UNITED STATES
Donald J. Trump
The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20500
Switchboard: 202-456-1414
Fax: 202-456-2461
[email protected]
www.whitehouse.gov

U.S. SENATOR ED MARKEY
10 Causeway Street, Suite 559
Boston, MA 02222
Office: 617-565-8519
www.markey.senate.gov

U.S. SENATOR ELIZABETH WARREN
2400 JFK Federal Building
15 New Sudbury Street
Boston, MA 02203
Office: 617-565-3170
www.warren.senate.gov

U.S. REPRESENTATIVE
AYANNA PRESSLEY
1700 Dorchester Avenue
Dorchester, MA 02124
Office: 617- 850-0040
www.pressley.house.gov

Elected Officials (State Government)

GOVERNOR CHARLIE BAKER
Office of the Governor
State House, Room 280
Boston, MA 02133
Office: 888-870-7770 or 617-725-4005
TTY: 617-727-3666
Fax: 617-727-9725
[email protected]
www.mass.gov

MASSACHUSETTS ATTORNEY
GENERAL MAURA HEALEY
One Ashburton Place
Boston, MA 02108
Office: 617-727-2200
TTY: 617-727-4765
[email protected]
www.ago.state.ma.us

STATE REPRESENTATIVE
KEVIN HONAN
State House, Room 38
Boston, MA 02133
Office: 617-722-2470
Fax: 617-722-2162
[email protected]
www.malegislature.gov/People/
Profile/kgh1

STATE REPRESENTATIVE
MICHAEL MORAN
State House, Room 42
Boston, MA 02133
Office: 617-722-2014
[email protected]
www.malegislature.gov/People/
Profile/mjm1

STATE SENATOR
WILLIAM BROWNSBERGER
State House, Room 504
Boston, MA 02133
Office: 617-722-1280
[email protected]
www.malegislature.gov/People/
Profile/WNB0

STATE SENATOR SAL DIDOMENICO
State House, Room 208
Boston, MA 02133
Office: 617-722-1650
[email protected]
www.malegislature.gov/People/
Profile/SND0

Elected Officials (City of Boston)

MAYOR OF BOSTON
MARTIN WALSH
1 City Hall Square, Suite 500
Boston, MA 02201
Office: 617-635-4500
[email protected]
www.boston.gov/departments/
mayors-office

COUNCILOR AT-LARGE
MICHAEL FLAHERTY
1 City Hall Square, Suite 550
Boston, MA 02201
Office: 617-635-4205
[email protected]
www.boston.gov/departments/
city-council/michael-flaherty

COUNCILOR AT-LARGE
JULIA MAJIA
1 City Hall Square
Boston, MA 02201
Office: 617-635-4217
[email protected]
www.boston.gov/departments/
city-council/julia-mejia

COUNCILOR AT-LARGE
ANNISSA ESSAIBI GEORGE
1 City Hall Square, Suite 550
Boston, MA 02201
Office: 617-635-4376
[email protected]
www.boston.gov/departments/
city-council/annissa-essaibi-george

COUNCILOR AT-LARGE MICHELLE WU
1 City Hall Square, Suite 550
Boston, MA 02201
Office: 617-635-3115
[email protected]
www.boston.gov/departments/
city-council/michelle-wu

DISTRICT 9 CITY COUNCILOR
LIZ BREADON
1 City Hall Square
Boston, MA 02201
Office: 617-635-3113
[email protected]
www.boston.gov/departments/
city-council/liz-breadon

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