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Top 3 Laws We Need Changed Now

Dear Legislators, Many people in this state believe that the laws in MA are very anti-landlord and they need to be modified. As landlords here are the top 3 things we NEED from this legislative session: 1. Mandatory Rent Escrow. That will address tenant retaliation which is currently...
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Proposed Modifications to the Domestic Violence Bill

PROPOSED MODIFICATIONS TO THE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE BILL please see my comments in red Bill Text for SB2203 of 2011-2012 Session An Act relative to housing rights for victims of domestic violence Prime sponsor: Joint Committee on Housing SECTION 1. Chapter 186 of the General Laws, as appearing in...
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Bills of Interest to Massachusetts Landlords

Landlord-Related Bills The more landlords are reached the higher chance we have to change the anti-landlord MA laws so please forward this to other landlords. Recent State House Activity: HB386 – An Act relative to housing rights for victims of domestic violence Action: H Reported favorablyby Joint Committee...
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Why We Need Mandatory Rent Escrow Now

The aim of escrowing is to cut through the nuisance cases where the tenant never had the rent and is using code violations as a way to avoid paying. Non-paying tenants can live rent-free for many, many months, even years, using the “free rent trick.” That’s when nonpaying...
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