Tenant's Right to Break a Rental Lease in Massachusetts
Learn when and how tenants may legally break a lease in Massachusetts and how to limit liability for rent through the end of the lease term.
Illegal Eviction Procedures in Massachusetts
Massachusetts landlords must follow specific rules and procedures when evicting a tenant.
Massachusetts Security Deposit Limits and Deadlines
A breakdown of Massachusetts landlord-tenant laws on security deposits.
Filing a Security Deposit Lawsuit in Massachusetts Small Claims Court
Here’s an overview of the steps involved with filing a security deposit lawsuit in Massachusetts.
Massachusetts Late Fees, Termination for Nonpayment of Rent, and Other Rent Rules
Find out Massachusetts rent rules, including limits on late fees, notice requirements for rent increases, and notice required for terminating a tenancy for nonpayment of rent.
Massachusetts Tenant Rights to Withhold Rent or “Repair and Deduct”
Find out when and how to pay less rent in Massachusetts when your landlord fails to fix major problems in your rental unit.
Suing a Cotenant in Massachusetts Small Claims Court for Unpaid Rent
Learn the basics of filing a small claims lawsuit if your roommate isn't paying rent.
Massachusetts Required Landlord Disclosures
Learn about the disclosures that landlords in Massachusetts must provide tenants, usually in the lease or rental agreement.
Massachusetts State Laws Affecting Tenants in Domestic Violence Situations
Find out Massachusetts rules on state laws that protect tenants who are victims of domestic violence.