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The Massachusetts State Sanitary Code: Everything A Landlord Wanted to Know But Was Afraid To Ask
Posted on 16 Apr 2014 by Vetstein Law Group, P.C.

The Massachusetts State Sanitary Code governs the minimal standards of fitness and conditions for human habitation of rental occupancy of property. Unfortunately, most landlords become familiar with the lengthy code only after tenants or the local Board... Read More

BuckleySandler LLP: Ninth Circuit Holds RESPA Does Not Apply to Loans Used to Purchase Rental Properties
Posted on 8 Mar 2011 by Andrea Lee Negroni

Excerpted from Infobytes , a weekly electronic newsletter on developments in financial services law from BuckleySandler LLP . For the full issue of Infobytes , click here: ... Read More

Vetstein Law Group: Boston Landlords Given Extension To August 31 To Comply With New Registration & Inspection Ordinance
Posted on 22 Aug 2013 by Vetstein Law Group, P.C.

By Richard D. Vetstein, ESQ With an abysmal 20% compliance rate, the City of Boston Inspectional Services Department is giving Boston area landlords until August 31, 2013 to register their rental units under a new registration and inspection ordinance... Read More

Ballard Spahr Legal Alert: Rental Housing Mistake Limited the Number of Children at Properties
Posted on 15 Aug 2013 by Ballard Spahr LLP

By Michael W. Skojec and Claire Ana-Perot Tracey, Ballard Spahr LLP Recently, managers of rental homes settled with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) after the managers discriminated against a woman with several children by unlawfully denying housing... Read More

Real Cases in Real Estate By Andrea Lee Negroni, Esq. – July 8, 2014 Update
Posted on 9 Jul 2014 by Andrea Lee Negroni

Updates for the Week of July 8, 2014 Washington subdivision homeowners cannot prevent neighbors from renting their homes for short terms . The Wilkinsons challenged a covenant adopted by a majority of homeowners in Chiwawa, a planned single-family... Read More