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You bought or are in the process of buying a multifamily home or a duplex. It’s best to know your rights and responsibilities right away or even before you purchase a multi family home. This comprehensive guide by Fannie Mae will help you through this process and become a well informed Landlord.
This helpful site is for Landlords, property managers and more. You will find important,popular & state specific forms essential in your rental business. Some documents can even be downloaded for free. There is also much more additional information available, which will help you become a more knowledgeable landlord, e.g. Section 8 program, Landlord tax strategies, security deposits.
The City of Boston offers this free series of seminars for Landlords and property managers. The topics are property maintenance/management, Landlord training and personal financial management. Graduates will be eligible for discounts through the Home Safe program.
Landlords should check this list, compiled by MBHP’s inspectors, to assure their properties are equipped with the following standard items before any housing quality inspection for your section 8 tenant. This list is in general a helpful guide for any property owner. It will give you the opportunity to know what is needed to keep your rental apartment/home in good and safe condition for your tenants.
Enroll tenant accounts in this program to have electric services automatically transferred to your own name when your tenant stops service.
If you are a landlord, property manager or housing professional: When housing problems happen, things can go from bad to worse, and quickly, if not handled well. Mediation by "Just–A-Start corp." offers FREE* or affordable services to help you deal with your difficult dispute effectively and in a way that can help you maintain your valuable relationships.
This page by National Grid can help landlords and or property managers set up special accounts during changes in tenancy, it also offers the Landlords and property managers with information they can provide their tenants with regarding payment plans and energy efficiency programs.
This is the fifth edition of this valuable manual for Landlords by HAPInc. This manual provides a wide variety of up-to-date information on all aspects of residential rental property management in Massachusetts and is endorsed by the Property Management Training Institute. It is full of sample forms and clear explanations, making it an exceptional reference for all Massachusetts Landlords. To order a manual follow this link.
PDF version of sample rental agreement.
MBHP offers a variety of supportive services for Property Owners /Landlords. If you are uncertain about finding a quality tenant who will pay the rent on time and will respect your property visit this tenant screening advice page.