Posts Tagged "massachusetts"

What can a landlord charge me to move into an apartment in Massachusetts?

Attorney Shivick has successfully prosecuted hundreds of cases against Massachusetts landlords over the last 10 years, and has a proven track record of collecting money judgments against small and large landlords. Learn more
Landlord Lock Out? Know Your Rights!

Landlord Lock Out? Know Your Rights!

The good news for Massachusetts consumers is that Attorney Mike Shivick has been doing this work for a decade. Learn more

Defamation of Character, In Massachusetts.

Have you been “Defamed” within the meaning of Massachusetts law? The answer depends on a number of factors. DEFAMATION is “[t]he taking from one’s reputation. The offense of injuring a person’s character, fame, or reputation by false and malicious statements. Learn more

Appealing Section 8 Termination is Often the Right Decision

Massachusetts tenants have complained to me about the callousedness they face from their landlords – as well as their subsidy administrators (housing authority). The rules governing administration of Section 8 housing subsidies are spelled out at 24 CFR 982, et Learn more
Massachusetts Residential Security Deposit Law (3x Deposit)  – M.G.L. c.186 s.15B

Massachusetts Residential Security Deposit Law (3x Deposit) – M.G.L. c.186 s.15B

When moving into an apartment or rental in Massachusetts, the landlord is limited to charging a First Month’s Rent, Last Month’s Rent, Security Deposit, and a one-time reasonable lock and key charge. That’s it and the Last and Security cannot Learn more