Category Archives: Massachusetts Landlord/Tenant Law Blog

Summary Process 101

Evictions in Massachusetts are known as “summary process.”  The goal of summary process is found in Rule 1 of the Uniform Rules of Summary Process:...

Evictions on the Rise in Massachusetts

The New York Times reports that evictions are on the rise across the United States, including Massachusetts, where eviction filings increased 11% between 2010 to 2013.  The...