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Tenant Landlord Rights

Know Your Tenant Rights! Legal Remedies for Tenants of Residential Housing

Read more about your rights as a tenant in Massachusetts.  Have questions? Call the Attorney General's Consumer Advocacy line: (617) 727-8400 

North Shore Community Action Programs

What To Do When The Heat Goes Off?

MassLegal Services

Lead Safety

Do You Rent Your Home? Look out for Lead!

MASS Lead Laws

Minimum Standards of Fitness for Human Habitation

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts holds minimum standards for human habitation. Read more here.

Rental Unit Inspections

The City of Beverly requires property owners to have rental housing units inspected by Health Department inspectors prior to occupancy/re-occupancy. Please call 978-921-8591 to schedule an inspection. Change of Occupancy Permits