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Community Resources

All website links will open in a new browser window. City Government City of Cambridge website City of Somerville websiteChamber of Commerce Cambridge of Commerce website Somerville Chamber of Commerce…

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Cambridge - Somerville Utilites

If you're moving to or from the areas we service, here are some helpful contacts. All website links will open in a new browser window. Parking and Moving Van Permits…

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Our Favorite Contractors

For over twenty-five years we have developed relationships with contractors who have provided honest and quality services, i.e. good work at good prices. Here are some of the contractors that…

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Heating Season Tips and Reminders

Here are some helpful tips and reminders that might insure you will enjoy a warm and comfortable home this winter. Not only might some of these pointers spare you from the incovenience…

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Carbon Monoxide Detector Law

Since March 31, 2006 a state law went into effect requiring homeowners to install carbon monoxide detectors in every residential unit and property in Massachusetts. Understandably, there seems to be…

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Interest on a Last Month Rent

Interest of 5% must be paid to the tenant either on the anniversary date of the tenancy or on a pro-rata basis, even if the tenancy ends before one year.

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Interest on Security Deposits

Did you know that a landlord is not obligated to pay interest on a security deposit if the tenant has not resided on the premises for at least one year?…

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Deductions From Security Deposit

Upon termination of the tenancy, a Landlord must return the security deposit or adjusted balance within thirty (30) days of the tenant’s vacating the apartment, and deductions can only be…

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