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March 29, 2019

Help! My Rental House is Haunted!

You are excited to settle into your charming new rental house. You have finally moved all your furniture in and gotten your pictures hung just the way you like them. Dishes are unpacked, clothes are put away, and you lay down to spend your first night in your wonderful new place. That’s when the noises start. 

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February 28, 2019

What Are Your Tenant’s Rights When The Bed Bugs Bite?

Bed bugs are insidious insects that are increasingly becoming a problem in city apartment buildings.

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January 31, 2019

Your Landlord Wants to Renovate or Repair Your Apartment: What Are Your Rights?

Sometimes when a rental property is occupied, a landlord will decide that repairs or renovations are necessary or desirable. But living in an apartment when repairs or renovations are underway can be noisy, uncomfortable, and even dangerous.

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December 31, 2018

What To Do After You Receive a Notice to Quit: Defenses to Eviction

The first thing a Boston eviction defense lawyer will tell you after you receive a notice to quit your rental home is, “don’t panic.”

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November 30, 2018

Does a Tenant Need Approval to Sublet?

Sometimes, even when you had the best of intentions, you just are not able to honor the full term of your lease. Perhaps you are a college student returning home for the summer. Maybe you took a job in a new city and need to move; or maybe you want to get away from insufferable roommates.

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