Springfield, MA asked in Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Massachusetts

Q: 24 hour notice

Hello, I received a noticed from my landlord that I am no longer able to use the basement for storage and I can no longer use/have my washer and dryer in the basement. Which is his right to denie me access as this is his house. Even though that's part of the reason I rented the house and it will make it so much harder on me..He wants me to remove everything in twenty four hours. Yesterday was an ice storm not only that I have two Autistic children one with ADHD, nor the funds with Christmas. Im going to have to rent a storage unit that will take money away from Bill's and my children. I've asked for more time but was told no. If my things are not removed they will be removed and thrown away. I've been here for five years. Ive never had any problems like this with the landlord. I feel he is being spiteful because my section 8 inspection failed twice. He doesn't want to fix anything and let the lease run out. But can't because he wont get paid

1 Lawyer Answer
Christopher Tolley
Christopher Tolley
  • Boston, MA
  • Licensed in Massachusetts

A: I suggest you call the Section 8 people and see if there is something in the lease or their contract with the landlord that addresses this.

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