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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 870         FILED ON: 1/15/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1661

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Cleon H. Turner

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act affecting landlord’s rights.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Cleon H. Turner

1st Barnstable

Michael J. Finn

6th Hampden

Stephen L. DiNatale

3rd Worcester

Bruce E. Tarr

First Essex and Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 870        FILED ON: 1/15/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1661

By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1661) of Cleon H. Turner and others relative to the representation of a landlord in eviction actions.  The Judiciary. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act affecting landlord’s rights.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, a landlord owning five or fewer housing units, whether such landlord is an individual, trust, partnership or corporate entity of any kind, involved in an eviction action may represent himself in such action or may be represented in such action by the manager of the housing unit subject of the eviction.

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