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Loren, Lawyer
Category: Landlord-Tenant
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Experience:  Attorney with 30 years of experience representing landlords and tenants.
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I'm a landlord and have installed security cameras in

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JA: Hi. What is your issue regarding?
Customer: I'm a landlord and have installed security cameras in outside areas because f all the traffic they receive upstrairs
JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?
Customer: mass
JA: What are the terms of the lease? Any issues related to maintenance or upkeep?
Customer: i'm respnsible for upkeep they refuse o give me accuse to appt
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: they took pictures of my cameras outside
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Landlord-Tenant
Expert:  Loren replied 10 months ago.

Good day. I am Loren, a licensed attorney, and I look forward to assisting you.

What is your question?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I have security cameras installed outside my 2 family home I live downstairs rent out second floor
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Posted a sign on the property as they have a lot of people in and out
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
They took pictures of my cameras which I don't care but I'm allowed to have them aren't i ???
Expert:  Loren replied 10 months ago.

Thank you for the additional information.

You are permitted to have security cameras in public areas. The only restrictions are that you can not record in any areas where there is an expectation of privacy, such as pointing the cameras in people's windows.

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
1 in driveway 1in front hall way and 1 on back porch
Expert:  Loren replied 10 months ago.

As long as they are not in private areas, they are ok.

Expert:  Loren replied 10 months ago.

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