Jury in Prince George’s County awards woman $100,000 in bedbug case – The Washington Post

Stacey Belle’s attorney said he believes it is one of the biggest sums in damages in Maryland awarded against a hotel for a bedbug case.

Source: Jury in Prince George’s County awards woman $100,000 in bedbug case – The Washington Post

Massachusetts Senate to Launch Inquiry Into Home Insurance Rate Hikes

The Massachusetts Senate’s oversight body is launching an inquiry into homeowners insurance rate increases approved by the Division of Insurance (DOI) this

Source: Massachusetts Senate to Launch Inquiry Into Home Insurance Rate Hikes

City hall hears proposal of just cause eviction law – Spare Change News

Displaced tenants gathered outside of Boston City Hall on March 14, advocating that the city councilors pass a just cause eviction law.

Source: City hall hears proposal of just cause eviction law – Spare Change News

If you rent in Boston, do you have to shovel your sidewalk? – Massachusetts news – Boston.com

With Boston snowfall comes the question of whether the city’s tenants are responsible for shoveling their own sidewalks. Here’s the answer.

Source: If you rent in Boston, do you have to shovel your sidewalk? – Massachusetts news – Boston.com

Think it’s tough to rent? Try being a landlord – The Boston Globe

Landlords should hire a good housing attorney to avoid these scenarios: An owner of two apartments tallies the pro-tenant leaning of Massachusetts.

Source: Think it’s tough to rent? Try being a landlord – The Boston Globe

Rights of tenants, landlords in focus – News – The Herald News, Fall River, MA – Fall River, MA

When entering a lease for a new apartment or home, it is important for landlords and tenants to be familiar with their rights and responsibilities, according to experts who specialize in state and federal laws governing rental properties.

Source: Rights of tenants, landlords in focus – News – The Herald News, Fall River, MA – Fall River, MA

Housing court needs to be expanded – The Boston Globe

All Massachusetts residents must be given equal access to housing court.

Source: Housing court needs to be expanded – The Boston Globe

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