The United States has over 1 million residents in rental housing, which is 35% of the total US population. In Massachusetts, over 12% of the state’s population is in apartment housing. TenantReports.com can help Massachusetts landlords with tenant screening to make the application and rental process faster and easier than ever.

Massachusetts tenant screening information uses records dating back to 2006. Information obtained through screening cannot be used to alter a current rental agreement, unless the tenant is shown to have breached said agreement.

Important Tenant Screening Regulation In Massachusetts

Court Records

Court records are not publicly accessible under most circumstances, unless provided by a third-party member. National-level searching for desired information is advised.

Eviction History

Eviction information can be searched up to seven years prior to the request.

Seven Year Limit

Any information that is seven years past disposition, release, or parole for the individual searched will not be revealed.

Driving History

The state of Massachusetts allows for consumer reports to be generated for an individual’s driving history up to the year 1985 in most cases. If the individual received a license after that time, their record will begin from that instance.