Massachusetts has very strong residential housing laws that protects both landlord and tenants.
The penalties that landlords face if they violate certain laws can be very severe. The following are some crucial rules about which to be aware:
- The Security Deposit Law
- No Application or Credit Check Fees
- Landlords Cannot Retaliate Against Tenants Exercising Their Legal Rights
- Landlords Can’t Orally Evict Tenants
These are just a few of the laws that protect tenants from unscrupulous landlords. If you think you’re rights as a tenant have been violated then contact us.
Read more about evictions here on this post.