Despite a federal moratorium on evictions, Massachusetts’ Southeast Housing Court has granted landlords the ability to evict more households than any other housing court in the state.
This chart shows that Massachusetts’s Southeast Housing Court has granted landlords the ability to evict more households than any other Massachusetts jurisdiction during the pandemic, though it handled a smaller caseload than most sister courts.
Metro South: 152
Data reflects executions, a court order that allows a landlord to evict a tenant, issued on residential cases for non-payment of rent. All cases shown here were filed after Massachusetts’ state moratorium on evictions expired.