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...
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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...
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...
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...