Tag Archives: housing law

Security Deposit Illegally Withheld / Illegal to Charge Constable Fees

Recently, Attorney Murphy settled a security deposit matter on behalf of his two clients, student roommates who rented an apartment in the Fenway neighborhood of Boston.  When the tenants vacated, the landlord withheld the tenants’ security deposit based on: damage … Continue reading

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Helping Low Income Litigants

Today, Attorney Murphy provided free legal advice to landlords and tenants at the Boston Bar Association’s “Attorney for the Day” Program in Boston’s Housing Court.  In order to receive free legal advice, both landlords and tenants must meet Federal Income Poverty Guidelines.  … Continue reading

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