Michigan rental property owners, landlords and property managers need to use rental agreements and legal notices to follow the Michigan landlord tenant laws. A free, state-specific Michigan lease is included in your ARPOLA membership along with the Michigan legal notices and forms you will use most often. Should you decide to use a different lease, listed below are terms and conditions you should include to help you meet the minimum requirements.
NOTICE PERIOD TO TERMINATE TENANCY:
Interval between times of payment
RENT INCREASE NOTICE:
No statutory limit
SECURITY DEPOSIT LIMITS:
One and ½ months’ rent
NOTICE PERIOD FOR TERMINATION FOR NONPAYMENT:
NOTICE PERIOD FOR TERMINATION FOR LEASE VIOLATION:
30 days for tenant at will or if lease provides for termination for violations of its provisions
NOTICE FOR UNCONDITIONAL QUIT:
7 days—for nonpayment of rent or if tenant willfully or negligently causes a serious and continuing health hazard or damage to premises
24 hours—for manufacturing, dealing or having illegal drugs in leases premises (landlords must first file a police report and there must be a lease provision for termination)
No statutory limit
Information Current as of 07/2011
How Can Becoming an ARPOLA Member Help You With Lease Clauses?
- Save money. Buying a state lease from most associations costs $15.95 or more plus most landlords and rental property owners often need additional legal forms that can be $9.95 each.
- Legal Leases and Notices. ARPOLA’s free rental agreements are developed and maintained by US Legal Forms attorneys.
- Save time. No need to search for the best lease at a low price. Join ARPOLA and have complete access to leases for all 50 states that can be edited in Word.
- Join and renew once per year. No need to pay for any leases or per use. Download any lease in any state–it’s included in your membership dues.