Tenants may break lease if fear of danger exists

Michigan rental agreements should now contain a provision that states, “A tenant who has a reasonable apprehension of present danger to him or her or his or her child from domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking may have special statutory rights to seek a release of rental obligation under MCL 554.601b.” If a rental agreement doesn’t have this provision in it, a landlord must post a written notice of it in a visible place in their office, or deliver a written notice to the tenant when the lease agreement is signed.

Does not apply to joint signors…Contact me for more information

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