Basic Tenant Rights
An Overview for Residents of Boston
Types of Tenancies
What to look for when you visit an apartment?
Fair Housing and Rental Discrimination
During Your Tenancy
Communicating with your Landlord
Getting Repairs Made
How to get legal help?
Termination of Tenancies
Types of Evictions
Summons & Complaint
Filing your Answer, Request for Discovery and Jury Demand
Mediation and Negotiation
What happens after your trial?
Temporary Restraining Order
Get a Default Removed or Ask for a New Hearing
Levying the Execution – What to Expect?
What if the levy moves forward?
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