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Search the Massachusetts General Law directory including the Massachusetts Constitution, Session Laws and House and Senate Rules.

A collection of city and town ordinances or bylaws available online, compiled by the Trial Court Law Libraries.

Tenants' Rights in Massachusetts


Legal Tactics: Tenants’ Rights in Massachusetts
Written in easy-to-understand terms, this volume focuses on private rental housing. It includes:

  • 18 chapters on security deposits, rent, repairs, evictions, lead poisoning, and more
  • 2-page plain language handouts for each chapter
  • 11 self-help court eviction forms
  • 30 forms, sample letters, and checklists
  • 60-page phone directory
  • Text of key laws
  • Glossary of legal terms

It is a one-stop reference and listed by the Massachusetts Trial Court Library as the "Best Bet" on eviction law.

Legal Tactics chapters and forms are also available online for free at MassLegalHelp.org/legal-tactics.

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