Who is a "bona fide" tenant?

  • If you moved in before the foreclosure, and
  • If your landlord before foreclosure was not your husband, wife, child or parent,

you are probably a bona fide tenant and the Just Cause Eviction Law protects you—even if you do not have a lease

Produced by Massachusetts Law Reform Institute
Created October 2010

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