Required Attestation Form to Accompany a Notice to Quit
Landlords Must Provide Attestation Form With Notice to Quit: Until January 1, 2023, landlords that issue a notice to quit for nonpayment of rent to a residential tenant, must also give the tenant, with the notice to quit, a completed form attesting (swearing) to certain facts. This is required by law - see Chapter 257 of the Acts of 2020, as amended by Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021.
“NOTE: This form was updated on 09.01.21 in English, and contains updated translations of page 2 into Chinese Simplified, Haitian Creole, Portuguese, Spanish and Vietnamese, to reflect the termination of the CDC eviction moratorium.”
Instructions for Completing the Attestation Form
Instruction Sheet for Landlords (Updated: 09.01.21): Instructions for completing the form that must accompany a notice to quit for nonpayment of rent are available below.
“NOTE: The English version and the translations linked below were updated on 09.01.21 to reflect the termination of the CDC eviction moratorium."
Submitting a Notice to Quit
Use the link below to complete the form and upload a copy of the completed Notice to Quit. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has information for landlords on emergency housing assistance and other services available for landlords and tenants.
Chapter 257 of the Acts of 2020
Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021
|Last updated:||August 4, 2021|