Municipal Lien Certificates

Application Requirements for Obtaining Municipal Lien Certificates (MLC's)

  1. Ward, parcel, sub-parcel number
    Can be obtained from the Assessing Department (617-635-4287) if necessary

  2. Self-addressed stamped envelope if you want it mailed to you

  3. Form of Payment enclosed (attorney's check, certified check, or cash if in person)

Mail to:

Collector of Taxes, City of Boston
P.O. Box 9711
Boston, MA 02114
Attn: MLC - Window M-32
617-635-4127

Please allow ten (10) business days for processing.



Fees for Municipal Lien Certificates

 

ClassFeeDescription
A$100APARTMENT
AH$50AGRICULTURAL LAND
C$150COMMERCIAL PROPERTY
CC$150COMMERCIAL CONDO
CD$25RESIDENTIAL CONDO
CL$50COMMERCIAL LAND
CF$25CONDOMINIUM PARKING
CM$100CONDOMINIUM MASTER
E$50EXEMPT PROPERTY
EA$50EXEMPT 121A CORPORATION
I$150INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY
R1$25SINGLE FAMILY HOUSE
R2$25TWO FAMILY HOUSE
R3$25THREE FAMILY HOUSE
R4$100FOUR TO SIX FAMILY DWELLING
RC$150RESDIENTIAL-COMMERCIAL PROPERTY
RL$25RESIDENTIAL LAND