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Defending Your Home

Defending Your Home

Tenant Rights

Is your landlord threatening to evict you unlawfully? Is he withholding services or failing to maintain your residence up to the State Sanitary Code? Is he retaliating against you because you complained? If you believe legal action is required to resolve a dispute with your landlord, the Law Office of Kevin R. Heffernan, P.C., should be your first call.

Mr. Heffernan has helped countless tenants defend their rights by suing landlords, obtaining real estate attachments, and securing significant monetary damages for claims such as:

  • Breach of warranty of habitability
  • Breach of quiet enjoyment
  • Retaliation
  • Negligence
  • Emotional distress
  • Violations of the Consumer Protection Act (Chapter 93A)

He has also argued successfully for reasonable accommodations for disabled tenants under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

An Expert in Massachusetts Housing Law

If you have been unexpectedly evicted or if you believe your landlord has not met his obligations under the law, you may need legal representation. You may be entitled not only to keep possession of your apartment, but also to an award of monetary damages.

With more than eight years of experience navigating the Massachusetts Housing Courts, Mr. Heffernan can help you determine the best strategy for protecting your home or business. If you’re interested in exploring your legal options, call the Law Office of Kevin R. Heffernan, P.C., today so he can put his expertise to work for you.


1842 Centre Street
Suite 201
West Roxbury, MA 02132