Massachusetts has some of the toughest property rental laws in the nation. What owners of a small number of rental properties often don’t realize is that they are subject to the same requirements as the big real estate management firms. On Saturday, January 11, 2014 from 9:00AM to 2:30PM, at HAPHousing, 322 Main Street, Springfield, MA 01105. John Fisher will present an intensive workshop designed to teach anyone who owns a rental property how to avoid these legal pitfalls and become a successful property manager. Topics: Massachusetts Housing Laws, Tenant Screening, Leases, Evictions, Landlord/Tenant Relations and Lead Paint. Cost is $45. Call (413) 233-1616 to register.