Shapiro Law Group, PC has the experience needed to make sure every detail of your case is handled with your needs in mind. We will explain the entire process, secure the necessary documents, and be there to help keep you focused on the resolution you need and deserve.

Apartment Laws in Massachusetts

If you own an apartment complex, have an apartment unit in your home, or plan to rent an apartment in Massachusetts, you may need legal guidance for your own protection. The laws for buying, selling, or renting apartments can be much more complicated than people may think. From closing terms to lease details, Shapiro Law Group, PC, can help you navigate your situation and feel confident that your interests are protected. All parties involved in apartment renting or buying need legal protection. We have the negotiating skills necessary to make sure every detail is agreed upon and both parties are satisfied with the final outcome. We are able to address any contention over issues such as repairs, use of property, rent, or deposits and work out a solution in a timely manner. Even after details are worked out, there may still be the need to have legal counsel on hand to address any new or unforeseen complications.


Some of the issues we handle for both those who rent an apartment and those who own apartments include:

  • Security deposit disputes
  • Nonpayment and eviction complications
  • Rights and responsibilities pertaining to care of property
  • Expansions or renovation of property
  • Damage disputes
  • Repair and upkeep obligations
  • Rent or association dues

When constructing or designating a property as an apartment complex or building, there may also be zoning and code enforcement issues. Our firm can help a building or home owner who needs zoning board approval for apartment status. An attorney from Shapiro Law Group, PC, will attend meetings and ensure all documentation is clearly presented on your behalf. We have the local experience and a dedication to helping our clients in their time of need. Our firm will also appeal any decisions that do not work in your favor. We can assist and guide renters and rental owners through the process of their legal case from start to finish.


We can provide clarity and ensure every party understands and agrees to the obligations and responsibilities that are part of renting or managing a rental apartment. Let Shapiro Law Group, PC, help you find the answers you need and move forward with your apartment needs. Our representation and guidance can help you handle any apartment rental issues now and as they arise in the future. At Shapiro Law Group, PC, are ready to help you. Contact us to set up your initial consultation. (617) 203-8895.