Can You Use the Security Deposit as Last Month’s Rent In Massachusetts?

This question is about Massachusetts Security Deposit Law

Can You Use the Security Deposit as Last Month’s Rent In Massachusetts?

In Massachusetts, a tenant is not usually allowed to use the security deposit as last month’s rent. However, the landlord may collect last month’s rent in advance, provided the landlord follows the receipt, holding and interest requirements.

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