Tenant Rights, Laws and Protections: Massachusetts
Know your responsibilities as a tenant. Read your lease agreement carefully!
- Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination
- Disability Law Center of Massachusetts
- Boston Fair Housing Commission
- Fair Housing Center of Greater Boston
- Massachusetts fair housing laws
- Massachusetts Fair Housing Center - serving central and western Massachusetts
- Cambridge Human Rights Commission
- Massachusetts Landlord-Tenant Law
- Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation - landlord/tenant rights and responsibilities
- Attorney General's Office
- Legal assistance
HUD handles complaints about housing discrimination, bad landlords in federal housing and many other issues. For additional local resources, you can also contact a housing counseling agency.