Cambridge Tues 6/18: Season Finale, Rent Control Policy Review, Ways to Make More Money with Existing Properties

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06/18/2019 5:30 PM - 06/18/2019 9:00 PM
Cambridge Innovation Center
Address: One Broadway, 1 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA

Part I: Confirmed: Attorney Stuart Schrier with a Policy Review

Did you know that renter advocates and their Reps and Senators blame landlords for an over-regulated market? They want rent control and taxpayer funded attorneys for all renters. We'll review HD.1100, which has 20 cosponsors and would enact rent control, and we'll review right to counsel.

Attorney Stuart Schrier of Dorchester has confirmed his availability to present. Attorney Schrier gave politely intoned but legally eviscerating testimony against Just Cause Eviction proposals last session in the City of Boston. In terms of his grasp of legal theory and practice, Attorney Schrier is one of the foremost landlord-tenant attorneys in Massachusetts. He is also recipient of the 2017 MassLandlords Good Neighbor Award.

Part II: Ways to Make More Money with Existing Properties

When you can't buy a new property, is your income maxed out? Maybe not. For "Ways to Make More Money with Existing Properties,", we'll be presenting the best tips and tricks we've learned from talking with hundreds of landlords over the years for offering a higher level of service and earning more. We'll start with easy stuff like knowing your water pressure (you do know your water pressure, right?) and work up from there. A major portion of the presentation will be strategies for negotiating higher rent with applicants other landlords might unfairly reject. We'll end with guidance on leaving paper checks behind and going digital with online rent collection that fits tenants' income patterns, avoids overdraft, and helps your renters build credit. Don't miss these strategies for improving your bottom line by doing right. Real estate is a great way to build wealth over time by doing more for others.

This segment will be presented by Doug Quattrochi, Executive Director of MassLandlords, Inc. MassLandlords members represent the experience of tens of thousands of rental units, and each presentation a new idea comes up that gets worked into subsequent presentations. Come prepared to learn some great ideas but also please think about what you want to share with the room. Together we'll make this a meeting our balance sheets and the Commonwealth's housing stock will thank us for.

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Attorney Stuart Schrier Testifying that he has handled more than 5,000 eviction cases
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Ways to Make More Money

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Tuesday, June 18st

Cambridge Meeting Agenda

  • 5:30pm Sign-in and Networking
    • Networking draws from Cambridge, Boston, Somerville, Arlington, Belmont, Watertown, and Malden.
  • 6:00pm Buffet Dinner
  • 6:40pm Executive Director Doug Quattrochi with the MassLandlords Business Update
    • Member Minutes - Any member can have the mic for 60 seconds (introduce yourself, ask a question, share words of wisdom, etc.)
  • 7:00pm Bill review
  • 7:40pm Ways to make more money
  • 8:30pm Networking
  • 9:00pm Doors close


Cambridge Innovation Center
1 Broadway (5th Floor)
Cambridge, MA 02142

ID required Upon entering One Broadway, you will need to check in with the lobby security. You'll just need to show your ID and let them know you're going to the MassLandlords event in the 5th floor Venture Cafe.

Accessing from the T

  • Exit the Kendall T stop on Main St.
  • Cross to the northeast side of Main St. with the Marriott and Chipotle and walk down the street away from Cambridge towards the Longfellow Bridge to Boston.
  • Cross through the plaza with the five-foot high metal globe; One Broadway is the building undergoing construction across the next street.
  • Cross over Broadway to arrive at One Broadway.


Just $10 at Pilgrim Parking, enter after 4pm, a two-minute walk from One Broadway, click here for details. Be careful, some garages are $30. Accessible by T (red line Kendall Square) and highway. For additional parking options see CIC Directions.


  • Buffet, incl. salad and rolls
  • Water, sodas
  • Cookies

*Dietary restrictions: purchase an early-bird ticket and email, we will accommodate you.


Open to the public. Membership is not required!

  • Door:
    • Public: $24
    • Members: $19
  • Early-bird, reserve seven days prior by 12pm:
    • Public: $22
    • Members: $14

Nametags are printed for early-bird public, early-bird member, and premium members only.

Extra Credit

  • First time attendees: Join as a member before leaving the event, your public ticket will be credited toward membership.
  • Members: Bring a first-time attendee who joins at the event, your membership will be extended by one month free. No limit.


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This event is operated by MassLandlords staff. Check in with your MassLandlords ID card.

This is part of the Boston/Cambridge rental real estate networking and training series.


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