First-in-the-nation program will train Mass. Realtors to mediate eviction cases

First-in-the-nation program will train Mass. Realtors to mediate eviction cases

The Massachusetts Office of Public Collaboration (MOPC) supports community mediation centers throughout the state that, with funding from Baker’s Eviction Diversion Initiative, are now offering free, pre-court mediation services between landlords and tenants for non-payment evictions. Soon, a group of Realtors will join their rosters of trained, volunteer mediators, aiming to help renters and landlords reach agreements that both can live with.

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