All words and phrases defined in St. 2020, c. 257 shall have the meanings ascribed to them in St. 2020, c. 257. The following additional words and phrases shall have the meanings set forth as follows:
NTQ Accompanying Form. The form accompanying a notice to quit for nonpayment of rent that is provided by a landlord to a residential tenant pursuant to M.G.L. c. 186, § 11 or § 12, as required by St. 2020, c. 257, § 1(a).
EOHED. The Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development.
EOHED Website. The following URL: www.mass.gov/noticetoquit.
Landlord or Lessor. The lessor under a lease or sublease for a residential tenant, and, for the purposes of any provision in 400 CMR 6.00 related to the delivery of a notice to quit for nonpayment of rent to a tenant, shall include any management agent or other third-party acting as agent for the landlord.
Residential Tenant. A tenant in possession of a residential house or building, or portion thereof, occupied as a home or residence of one or more persons, under a lease, sublease or written tenancy agreement.