The bank must repair and maintain the property

Produced by Massachusetts Law Reform Institute
Created October 2010

After foreclosure the bank becomes your new landlord. Like all landlords it must repair and keep the property in safe and decent condition. The new law says that the bank must notify you in writing about who to contact for repairs.

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