Snow removal can be easily forgotten or neglected to mention when arranging all the details of leasing a property. Come wintertime, however, snow removal causes disputes between landlords and tenants regularly. In the event that someone slips and falls due to snow or ice and get injured, it could result in a potential lawsuit.
If it's unclear to you whether snowremoval is the tenants or your responsibility, research the option and have a discussion with the tenant. Doing so can avoid future headaches on your end, and expectations for both parties are met.
State Snow and Ice Removal Laws
Depending on where you live and where the rental property is, the responsibility for snow removal is often determined by state laws. In Massachusetts and