Prompt Pay Act

Massachusetts Appeals Court Enforces Prompt Pay Act Protocol

In a closely-watched, hotly-disputed case, the Massachusetts Appeals Court has enforced critical elements of the state’s prompt pay act (PPA). As a result, the contractor was entitled to judgment against the project owner for the amounts not paid,… Read More
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Withholding Less Retainage ≠ Release of Retainage; No Prompt Pay Act Violation

Sometimes a construction contract allows for the amount of retainage being withheld by the owner to reduce, once the project is more than half complete. For instance, retainage that starts at 10% may reduce, at the halfway mark, to 5% being withheld… Read More
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