The Nov. 14 Joint Committee on Housing hearing lasted nearly 6 hours, with multiple bills on the docket. We brought your voices and testified.
An increase in the state’s deleading tax credit, instigated by MassLandlords’ action, falls far short of what we proposed and what is needed.
Our Letter from the Executive Director for December 2023 covers the deleading credit, a State House hearing, and cost savings initiatives, among other topics.
The appeal of MassLandlords vs. the Executive Office of Housing and Livable Communities was heard at the Court of Appeal October 5, 2023.
R-410A, a common refrigerant in heat pumps and HVAC, is being phased out for commercial and industrial use. Is residential use next? Should it be?
Noise can easily travel between floors. Fortunately, there are ways to soundproof a triple-decker or multifamily rental property.
Lenders may consider forecast rental income from existing or planned ADUs when borrowers seek residential financing.
Rent control, TOPA and bills to ban security deposits, tenant screening with credit scores and more being heard Tuesday November 14, 2023.
Our Letter from the Executive Director for November 2023 details progress towards emissions reductions, rent control opposition and housing stability. Plus we have annual elections coming up.
Ask your renters to let you know if they see any signs of water infiltration or flooding so you can avoid significant property damage.