Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly quotes AiVi Nguyen in “Landlord-Tenant Law Applies to Assisted Living Facilities, Judge Says”
A Superior Court judge has ruled that a resident in an assisted living facility can bring a class action alleging a “community fee” charged at the inception of resident’s leases violated the security deposit provision in the Massachusetts landlord-tenant statute, G.L.c. 186, §15B.
AiVi Nguyen was quoted by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, explaining that “a holding that community fees violate the security deposit law and could even subject ALRs to Chapter 93A liability suggests that a court’s interpretation of a statute need not defer to the governmental body charged with administering it.”
Continue to the full article, “Landlord-Tenant Law Applies to Assisted Living Facilities, Judge Says,” on the Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly website.