Regulations

Minimum Standards of Fitness for Human Habitation - 105 CMR 410.000
Lead Poisoning Prevention and Control - 105 CMR 460.000

For renters (occupants)/land lords (owners)


ANNOUNCEMENT!  ANNOUNCEMENT!  ANNOUNCEMENT!

Dates for the second round of public hearings - to discuss proposed amendments to the existing housing code, 105 CMR 410.000 - have been announced!

Public comment by all interested parties is encouraged, and will be open until 5:00 p.m. on September 27, 2019.

Click here to view a copy of the draft regulations and for further information on how to send comments.

 
A guide for Occupants: Enforcement of the Massachusetts Housing Code
Legal Remedies for Tenants of Residential Housing

Information on bed bugs

Bed Bug Removal Protocol in Multi-unit Buildings (for Landlords)

Information on Smoke Free Housing (for Landlords)

Mold

Lead

 

Understanding Childhood Lead Poisoning & Lead Safety
Lead Home Inspection History (by address)

Find a Licensed Lead Inspector

other

 

Legionnaires' Disease - Water Management Program
Reducing the Growth and Spread in Buildings

Radon

Asbestos


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