There are presently two pieces of legislation pending on Beacon Hill that are intended to offer amendments to the Homestead Statute and Exemption Statute that would offer meaningful changes and real relief for the citizens of the Commonwealth. This article provides a brief history of the two statutory schemes, provides some comparisons to the schemes in other states, and highlights the changes sought by the proposed amendments.
"Time for Change: Bringing Massachusetts Homestead and Personal Property Exemptions into the Twenty-First Century,"
University of Massachusetts Law Review: Vol. 4:
1, Article 1.
Available at: https://scholarship.law.umassd.edu/umlr/vol4/iss1/1