February 12, 2016

Globe Op-Ed By Ralph D. Gants   FEBRUARY 12, 2016
A HOUSING COURT is where you would expect to bring a case involving housing issues: a summary process complaint seeking an eviction; claims of dangerous housing conditions, such as peeling lead paint; and violations of building, housing, fire, and local health codes. But many would be surprised to learn that only 69 percent of Massachusetts residents have access to a housing court; the remaining 31 percent do not. Read more...