MLRI: Tenants Rights in Massachusetts
This training is for community and lay advocates, mediators, housing and legal advocates, and others interested in having a better understanding of tenants’ rights in Massachusetts. The training focuses on tenants rights before moving in, security deposit and last month rent issues, dealing with utilities both before and during a tenancy, getting repairs made, and defending against an eviction. While the eviction process part of the program applies to all tenants, the training focuses primarily on rights of tenant in private housing. Materials include a copy of the new, 2017 edition of Legal Tactics: Tenants Rights in Massachusetts.