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Michigan laws for lease and rental

HomeLandlord/Tenant MichiganMichigan laws for lease and rental

Renting and leasing is a part and parcel of your life. Whether you are a student, an entrepreneur, a family person or a new employee, you must have or are likely to get into this portfolio. However, as feasible it seems, it is not.

There are more chances of people getting into legal issues pertaining to the same, then other aspects.

Hence, here is a short summary of Michigan laws for lease and rental:-

  • State laws govern the various facets of laws associated with lease and rental agreements.
  • There is the limit of deposit of 1 month rent.
  • The landlords are required to supply tenants with a list of damages at the end of the lease period.
  • There is not applicable any sort of discrimination in housing based on height or weight.
  • For the deposit there is no interest required.
  • There cannot be any discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, origin, sex or the like.
  • In certain areas there can be some restriction for elderly or children.
  • The Uniform Residential Landlord & Tenant Act is not adopted in Michigan. Hence, duties and rights as the landlord or tenant depend on the rental agreement.
  • Reviewing of lease is mandatory.
  • The tenants are required to keep their surroundings clean and not deliberately destroy any property.
  • The tenant is also required to abide by the rules of the society or the apartments they have rented.
  • Landlords need to comply with the local building and housing codes.
  • The landlords are also required to make repairs from time to time.

If, perchance you have any sort of trouble with regards to the above pointers or are in a dilemma it is best advisable to contact an attorney or a law firm.

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