Landlord-Tenant Law

Pittsfield, MA Courthouse

Landlord-Tenant Law

Our firm has a long history of aggressively representing both tenants and landlords in residential and commercial disputes. Our representation of tenants is centered on protecting tenants’ statutory rights under Massachusetts’s law in the Massachusetts Housing Court. Representing landlords our goal is to maximize landlords’ rights and protect landlords’ investments in rental property.

The firm represents tenants in matters involving:

  • Breach of the Covenant of Quiet Enjoyment
  • Breach of the Warranty of Habitability due to:
    • No heat
    • No hot water
    • Leaky ceilings
    • Broken appliances; and
    • No electrical service
  • Cross Metering of Utilities
  • Retaliation
  • Security Deposit Violations
  • Illegal Lockouts
  • Wrongful Evictions
  • Rent Witholding Claims
  • Sanitary Code Violations
  • Housing Discrimination
  • Post Foreclosure Evictions
  • Massachusetts Consumer Protection Law: M.G.L., c. 93A Violations
  • Lead Paint Law Violations

The firm represents landlords in matters involving:

  • Nonpayment of Rent Evictions
  • No Fault Evictions
  • Cause Evictions due to:
    • Illegal Activity
    • Drug Use; and
    • Lease Violations

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