Residential Rental Property Permitting

On January 1, 2014 registration and rental permits were mandated for residential rental properties in the Town of Amherst. Click here for exceptions to the requirement.

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Notices & Announcements
  • Existing Rental Permit Holders: Current permits will expire on June 30, 2015. The renewal period will begin on May 1, 2015. Permit Renewal is due June 15, 2015.
  • New Renters - Living Off Campus Certification (PDF)
  • One-Day Workshop for Rental Property Owners - Saturday, May 16th, 2015 9:00 am - 2:30 pm at HAPHousing, 322 Main Street, Springfield, MA- Workshop Flyer (PDF)
  • Off Campus Housing & Community Resources Fair at UMass - Thursday, April 9, 2015 from 11:00am - 4:00pm - Click here for more information
Rental Property Permit Online Application
Before starting an online application, you must have a parking plan ready

 Step 1:

Make sure you have completed a parking plan.

Step 2:
Make sure you have completed your self certification checklist.

Step 3:
Complete the online permit application.

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