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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

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

SHAHRIA BOSTON ATTORNEY AT LAW
Shahria Boston
(781) 436-0950
[email protected]
https://attorneybostonlaw.com

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

KAJKO, WEISMAN & COLASANTI, LLP
Keira Gibson
(781) 860-9500
[email protected]
www.massfirm.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
43 Hawkins St
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 635- 4663
[email protected]
https://www.boston.gov/departments/housing/boston-home-center

Homeowner Options for Massachusetts Elders (HOME)
(978) 970-0012
http://elderhomeowners.org/

National Consumer Law Center
(617) 542-8010
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 Inspection
Doron (‘Ron’) Bracha
(617) 259-0644
[email protected]
https://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

May Home Inspections
Mike Atwell
(617) 630-5629
[email protected]
https://www.jmhi.com/

Vector Home Inspections
Glenn Grutta
(978) 705-1007
[email protected]
https://vectorhomeinspection.com/

Insurance

Hub International
Maurice Rubino
(781) 572-1403
[email protected]
https://www.hubinternational.com/

Liberty Mutual Insurance
Kevin Velez
(781) 879-5513
[email protected]
https://www.libertymutual.com/

Brighton Insurance Alliance LLC
Sean Kane
617-787-4205
[email protected]
https://brightonins.com/

Zellik Insurance Agency
Angela Turpin
978-594-0815
[email protected]
www.zellikinsurance.com

Quinn Group Insurance
Chris Browne
781-483-3248
[email protected]
https://quinngroupins.com/

Mortgage Lending

Brookline Bank
Allan Martorana
(617) 393-2812
[email protected]
www.brooklinebank.com

Cambridge Savings Bank
(888) 418-5626
[email protected]
https://www.cambridgesavings.com/personal/borrowing/mortgages

Cambridge Trust
Lisa DeMarco
(617) 520-5532
[email protected]
www.cambridgetrust.com

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

Citizens Bank
Leslie Torres
(978) 807-9372
[email protected]
https://lo.citizensbank.com/ma/lawrence/leslie-torres-arias

Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation
Amy L Wortzman
617-456-1700
[email protected]
https://www.fairwayindependentmc.com/Amy-L-Wortzman

CrossCountry Mortgage
George Koutsos
(877) 351-3400
[email protected]

Home

Silicon Valley Bank
Diana Carvajal-Hirsch
(617) 912-3991
[email protected]
www.svb.com

Webster Bank
Steve Roussel
(617) 686-7988
[email protected]
www.websterbank.com

Real Estate Sales

Coldwell Banker Realty
Michael Helsmoortel
(617) 686-5693
[email protected]
www.coldwellbanker.com
Coldwell Banker Realty
Danielle Schlesier
(857) 636.0630
[email protected]
www.DanielleSchlesierRealEstate.com
Coldwell Banker Realty
Richard Hornblower
(617) 694-0091
[email protected]
www.rhornblower.com
Hilton Realty Inc.
Meichelle A. Ferguson
(617) 905-9527
[email protected]
https://www.hiltonrealtyhomes.com/
LAER Realty Partners
Katherine Meisenheimer
(617) 767-4882
[email protected]
https://www.laerrealty.com/
Prime Realty Group
Norman O’Grady
[email protected]
(617) 254-2525
https://www.primerealtygrp.com/
RE/MAX Select Realty
Kevin Cleary
(617) 787-9800
[email protected]
www.clearyresidential.com
Thread Real Estate LLC
Cheng Zhang
(646) 318-6679
[email protected]
https://www.threadrealestate.com/
Thumbprint Realty
Nathan Johnson
(617) 433-8839
[email protected]
nathanjohnson.thumbprintrealty.com
The Presti Group
Marie Presti
(617) 620-6948
[email protected]
www.theprestigroup.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.
MyMassHome
https://www.mymasshome.org/
MyMassHome is a one-stop resource for helping Massachusetts
homebuyers navigate their path to becoming a homeowner.

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]
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

To find your local elected officials and
voting information, visit the following sites:
www.wheredoivotema.com
malegislature.gov
vote-usa.org
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

The President of the United States
Joe Biden
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
STATE GOVERNMENT

Governor Maura Healey
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 Andrea Campbell
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
CITY OF BOSTON

Mayor of Boston
Michelle Wu
1 City Hall Square, Suite 550
Boston, MA 02201
Office: 617-635-4500
[email protected]
www.boston.gov/departments/mayors-office
District 9 City Councilor Liz Breadon
Boston, MA 02201
Office: 617-635-3113
[email protected]
https://www.boston.gov/departments/city-council/liz-breadon

ABOGADOS

Rivera-Bujosa Law, PC
Mernaysa Rivera-Bujosa
617-398-6728
[email protected]
www.riverabujosalaw.com
Law Offices of Mayte Ramos
Mayte Ramos
978-970-0092
[email protected]
Gaughen, Gaughen, Lane and Hernando, LLP
Julio Hernando
781-335-0374
[email protected]
www.gaughenlane.com

PREVENCIÓN DE EJECUCIONES HIPOTECARIAS

Boston Home Center
43 Hawkins Street
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 635-4663
[email protected]
https://www.boston.gov/housing/bostonhome-center
Homeowner Options for Massachusetts Elders (HOME)
(978) 970-0012
http://elderhomeowners.org/
Neighborhood of Affordable Housing (NOAH)
(617) 567-5882
www.noahcdc.org
Urban Edge
(617) 989-9300
www.urbanedge.org

INSPECCIÓN DE CASA

Tiger Home Inspection
Walter Almeida
1-800-628-4437
www.tigerhomeinspection.com
Marte Home Inspection
Ramon Marte
617-959-1463
[email protected]
www.martehi.com
Mass Integrity Home and Pest Inspection
Jose Navarro
781-521-6050
[email protected]
mihpi.com

SEGUROS

Liberty Mutual
Vanity Lopez
857-202-7097
[email protected]
www.libertymutual.com
Liberty Mutual
Kevin Velez
781-879-5513
[email protected]
www.libertymutual.com
Vasquez Insurance
Ramon Vasquez
617-522-0045
[email protected]
vasquezinsuranceagency.com

PRÉSTAMISTAS HIPOTECARIOS

Citizens Bank
Leslie Torres
(978) 807-9372
[email protected]
https://lo.citizensbank.com/ma/lawrence/leslie-torres-arias
Silicon Valley Bank
Diana Carvajal-Hirsch
(617) 912-3991
[email protected]
www.svb.com
Leader Bank
Carrie Carrizosa
617-943-9946
[email protected]
www.leaderbank.com
Rockland Trust
Celsa Moreno-Barker
508-732-3245
[email protected]
www.rocklandtrust.com

AGENTES DE BIENES RAÍCES

Century 21
John Miro
617-953-2735
[email protected]
www.century21.com
Coldwell Banker
Karen Navarrete
617-952-9531
[email protected]
www.coldwellbankerhomes.com
Century 21
Luis Tejada
617-306-0732
[email protected]
www.Century21.com

PROGRAMAS HIPOTECARIOS ESTATALES

Sociedad de Vivienda de Massachusetts
[email protected]
www.mhp.net/onemortgage
Diseñado para compradores de vivienda por primera vez, el
El Programa Hipotecario ONE ofrece a los compradores de vivienda
el alivio de saber que su hipoteca es
económicamente sostenible, con características tales
como una tasa de interés fija y asequible, un bajo
pago inicial o prima, sin PMI y un pago mensual bajo.
MassHousing
[email protected]
www.masshousing.com
Facebook.com/masshousing
Twitter: @MassHousing
MassHousing proporciona hipotecas para vivienda
asequibles y préstamos para mejoras en el hogar,
para compradores de vivienda de ingresos bajos y moderados.
Las características incluyen plazos de 30 años, tasas de interés fijo
y seguro de protección por pérdida de empleo, que
ayuda a pagar su préstamo si pierde su trabajo.

ORGANIZACIONES SIN FINES DE LUCRO Y OTROS RECURSOS

Asociación de Ciudadanos para Vivienda y Planificación (CHAPA por sus siglas en inglés)
(617) 742-0820
www.chapa.org
La misión de CHAPA es fomentar la
producción y conservación de viviendas que
sean asequible para familias y personas de bajos ingresos
a través de la investigación y campañas de defensa.
Centro para la Vivienda Justa del Gran Área de Boston
(617) 427-9740
[email protected]
www.bostonfairhousing.org
Una organización sin fines de lucro enfocada en acabar
Con la discriminación ilegal de vivienda en el Gran
Área de Boston
Servicios Legales del Gran Área de Boston
(617) 371-1234
www.gbls.org
Brinda asistencia legal a personas de escasos recursos.
Los temas que cubre incluyen vivienda,
inmigración, consultas relacionadas con el empleo,
beneficios públicos, violencia doméstica y asuntos legales
de importancia para los adultos mayores.
MyMassHome
https://www.mymasshome.org/
MyMassHome es un recurso integral para ayudar a los compradores de viviendas de Massachusetts a navegar el camino para convertirse en propietarios.
Alianza de Vivienda Asequible de Boston (MAHA por sus siglas en inglés)
(617) 822-9100
[email protected]
www.mahahome.org
Realiza talleres para compradores y
propietarios de viviendas por primera vez. Coordina
campañas estatales para aumentar la
inversión en alquiler asequible y
vivienda propia, incluyendo los programas de
préstamo ONE de MHP.

RECURSOS DE LA CIUDAD DE BOSTON

Comisión de Vivienda Justa de Boston
(617) 635-2500
[email protected]
www.boston.gov/departments/fairhousing-and-equity
Hace cumplir las leyes de vivienda municipales, estatales y federales.
Agencia de Planeamiento & Desarrollo de Boston
www.bostonplans.org
Supervisa los alquileres asequibles y
las loterías de propiedad de vivienda.
Servicios de Inspección – Ciudad de Boston
[email protected]
www.boston.gov/departments/inspectional-services
Proporciona información sobre la construcción.
permisos, ocupación legal y zonificación. Realiza
inspecciones de vivienda gratuitas a petición del inquilino.
Boston Sin Plomo
El Centro de Hogar de Boston
(617) 635-4663
[email protected]
dnd.cityofboston.gov/#page/lead_safe_boston
Este programa ofrece a propietarios elegibles,
propietarios o inquilinos asistencia financiera
para ayudar con la reducción de pintura a base de plomo.
Centro de Recursos para el Alquiler de Vivienda
(617) 635-4200
[email protected]
www.cityofboston.gov/rentalhousing
Brinda asesoramiento, información y asistencia.
a los propietarios e inquilinos de Boston.

OFICIALES ELECTOS

Para encontrar a sus funcionarios electos locales y la
información de votación, visite los siguientes sitios:
www.wheredoivotema.com
malegislature.gov
vote-usa.org
GOBIERNO FEDERAL

Presidente de los Estados Unidos
Joe Biden
The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20500
Central telefónica: 202-456-1414
Fax: 202-456-2461
[email protected]
www.whitehouse.gov
Senador de los EEUU Ed Markey
10 Causeway Street, Suite 559
Boston, MA 02222
Oficina: 617-565-8519
www.markey.senate.gov
Senadora de los EEUU Elizabeth Warren
2400 JFK Federal Building
15 New Sudbury Street
Boston, MA 02203
Oficina: 617-565-3170
www.warren.senate.gov
Representate de los EEUU Ayanna Pressley
1700 Dorchester Avenue
Dorchester, MA 02124
Oficina: 617- 850-0040
www. pressley.house.gov
GOBIERNO ESTATAL
Governadora Maura Healey
Office of the Governor
State House, Room 280
Boston, MA 02133
Oficina: 888-870-7770 ó 617-725-4005
Número Telefónico Gratuito: 617-727-3666
Fax: 617-727-9725
[email protected]
www.mass.gov
Fiscal General de Massachusetts Andrea Campbell
One Ashburton Place
Boston, MA 02108
Oficina: 617-727-2200
Número Telefónico Gratuito: 617-727-4765
[email protected]
www.ago.state.ma.us
Representante Estatal Kevin Honan
State House, Room 38
Boston, MA 02133
Oficina: 617-722-2470
Fax: 617-722-2162
[email protected]
www.malegislature.gov/People/Profile/kgh1
Representante Estatal Michael Moran
State House, Room 42
Boston, MA 02133
Oficina: 617-722-2014
[email protected]
www.malegislature.gov/People/Profile/mjm1
Senador Estatal William Brownsberger
State House, Room 504
Boston, MA 02133
Oficina: 617-722-1280
[email protected]
www.malegislature.gov/People/Profile/WNB0
Senador Estatal Sal DiDomenico
State House, Room 208
Boston, MA 02133
Oficina: 617-722-1650
[email protected]
www.malegislature.gov/People/Profile/SND0
CIUDAD DE BOSTON

 

Alcalde de Boston Michelle Wu
1 City Hall Square, Suite 550
Boston, MA 02201
Oficina: 617-635-4500
[email protected]
www.boston.gov/departments/mayors-office
Concejal de la Ciudad del Distrito 9 Liz Breadon
Boston, MA 02201
Oficina: 617-635-3113
[email protected]
https://www.boston.gov/departments/city-council/liz-breadon

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