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.

Multi-Family Home Laws in Massachusetts

Buying, selling, or being a landlord to a multi-family home can pose its own unique set of legal challenges. The relationship between landlords and tenants in other units can necessitate legal intervention and assistance. Any kind of real estate issue involving a multi-family home should be navigated by legal counsel with experience in real estate and how local codes and regulations may play a role in the situation. At Shapiro Law Group, PC, our real estate attorneys have the experience and knowledge needed to help you with any aspect of a multi-family real estate transaction or dispute.


Legal documentation pertaining to the management, sale, or purchase of a multi-family home in Massachusetts may be extensive and complicated. Some of the legal paperwork necessary to move forward may include:

  • Zoning and land use permits
  • Leasing documents
  • Titles and deeds
  • Purchase and sale agreements
  • Financing and lender documents
  • Environmental compliances
  • Inspection and appraisal paperwork
  • Disputes and claims
  • Disclosures

We can draft and negotiate the terms of any document needed. Our firm will also attend the closing of a multi-family home sale or purchase so as to ensure everything goes as smoothly as possible and works in your favor. You may also need legal representation when it comes to local governing bodies and approvals. We will attend meetings and appeal decisions that do not work in your favor.


A multi-family home transaction or situation can lead to disputes or disagreements over any number of details. Our firm has the negotiating skills to protect your interests and keep the deal moving forward. We can also ensure your rights and property are protected. Some areas of contention or dispute can involve disagreements over repairs or responsibilities. Other matters may be more serious, such as damages or lack of payment. Regardless of the issue at hand, our firm will dedicate the time necessary to ensure you get the most favorable resolution possible. Shapiro Law Group, PC, can be the advocate in your corner while dealing with a multi-family home transaction or dispute. We can provide ongoing support and guidance pertaining to renters and lease agreements for the duration of the time you own the home. We can also effectively litigate a case if you have to defend yourself against unjust claims. We give each case the individual time and attention needed to ensure fair and just results. Before you venture any further into a multi-family home situation or deal, let Shapiro Law Group, PC, see if we can help and protect you throughout the process. At Shapiro Law Group, PC, are ready to help you. Contact us to set up your initial consultation. (617) 203-8895.