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eviction due to illness

my mother-in-law has stage 4 cancer and needs to be where we can keep a better eye on her. also she needs to be on first floor. how long and what do i need to eveicte a tenant in this situation? Thank you in advance for any info signmup

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I'm sorry about your situation.  Tenants often ask if Massachusetts law allows them to break their lease in 'hardship situations.'  The answer is no, for both tenants and landlords.  If your tenant has a lease, she/he is entitled to stay until the lease expires.  If your tenant is a tenant at will, then you can terminate the tenancy with 30 day's notice.  Unfortunately for you, this type of eviction can drag on for 2 or 3 months, until the court finally issues an order and the constable is able to remove the tenant.
If you are on good terms with your tenant, you might consider explaining your situation and offering to buy the tenant out (offering her a chunk of cask to move out within two weeks, for example).  Good luck, and please tell your friends about The Forum.

thankyou for your quick respnse and I will recommend this site to all friends. again thankyou, signmup

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