How Long Can a Residential Lease Be in Massachusetts?

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How Long Can a Residential Lease Be in Massachusetts?

The maximum length of a standard residential lease agreement is one (1) year in Massachusetts. Lease agreements for one year or more are required to be in writing.

Verbal agreements are valid for leases with a term of less than one year, but it is recommended that all lease agreements be in writing. It is easier to enforce a written lease.

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