Property Management Archive

Governor signs water submetering bill – useless to small owners, and worse yet

Water submetering bill passes Useless for small owners Worse yet:  just-cause eviction & back-door rent control On December 16, Governor Mitt Romney signed the Water Submet-ering bill into law, over the strenuous objections of SPOA, which was excluded from drafting the bill. Backing the bill, however, were the Greater Boston Real Estate Board (GBREB) and the [&hellip

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New carbon monoxide detector law goes into effect

Legislative sponsors had touted the low cost of CO detectors to achieve passage of the new law, another argument that SPOA put forth that surely affected the final decision. The deadline for installing detectors is March 31, 2006, or if you promise to go hardwired, January 1, 2007. If you have not yet installed detectors, [&hellip

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