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Landlord tenant laws vary from State to State.  You will find here principles that apply to all States and State specific information applicable only to your State.  You should consult an attorney if you have questions.

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Landlord tenant laws deal with many areas of the landlord tenant relationship.  Generally, some of the areas covered, depending on your State include:

  1. Requirement that a lease be in writing.
  2. Rules regarding how a security deposit must be handled.
  3. Legal duties of the Landlord regardless of the terms of the lease.
  4. Legal duties of the tenant regardless of the terms of the lease.
  5. Specific procedural requirements for terminating a lease.
  6. Specific procedures for evicting a tenant.
  7. Rent increase procedures.
  8. How abandoned personal property must be handled.
  9. Access to the premises by the Landlord.
  10. Subleasing laws.
  11. Rent control ordinances.
  12. Discrimination in renting.
  13. Terms prohibited in rental agreements or unenforceable.
  14. Care of the Premises by the tenant
  15. Many others.

Some of the areas can be governed or changed by the rental agreement, while others cannot be changed by the agreement.  Overall, the landlord tenant relationship is controlled by the 1) lease agreement, 2) State laws, 3) Federal Laws and 4) Local laws.

Termination of the lease agreement and notices between the landlord and tenant must comply with requirements of your State.

Many of the forms available have Law Summaries connected to each form search providing law provisions that govern the requirements of the form.

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Basic responsibilities of the landlord and tenant in most States are:

Landlords' Responsibilities
  1. Landlords must ensure that the premises are maintained in a decent, safe, sanitary condition.
  2. Landlords must ensure that each dwelling unit has an adequate heating system and complies with all applicable codes.
  3. Landlords must allow tenants the full use and enjoyment of the dwelling unit and comply with the rental agreement and the law regarding landlord access to the rental unit.
  4. Landlords cannot use a lease which takes away any of the tenant's basic rights under the law.
  5. Before ending the rental agreement, the landlord must give proper notice to the tenant and, in the case of an eviction, follow proper legal procedures.
Tenants' Responsibilities
  1. Rent must be paid at the time and place agreed upon by both parties under the rental agreement.
  2. Tenants must keep their dwelling units safe and clean, take care not to cause damage beyond normal wear and tear, and notify the landlord of all problems.
  3. Tenants and their guests must conduct themselves in a manner that will not disturb other tenants' peaceful enjoyment of the premises.
  4. Before ending the rental agreement, the tenant must give proper notice to the landlord.

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Tips for Preparing Michigan Landlord Forms & Tenant Forms

  1. Pay out punctually. Don't be late on rent and keep your credit score and background transparent and reliable. If you’ve run into financial hardship before, notify your property owner in advance.
  2. Stick to the Michigan Landlord Forms & Tenant Forms terms. The rental contract protects both you and the property owner. For that reason, the parties ought to adhere to the conditions and terms that they accept. In case you are unable to meet a lease contract requirement, talk about it with the house owner rather than trying to hide it.
  3. Try to find some common ground along with your landlord. There’s no reason to be friends, but you should interact from time to time, so it's much better to do this in a pleasant way.
  4. Renew your Michigan Landlord Forms & Tenant Forms. A lot of tenants believe this is a homeowner's duty to remember to update the lease purchase arrangement. While it makes sense, it is recommended to talk to your homeowner and agree on renewal in advance. Otherwise, you risk to become left homeless.
  5. Consider having a guarantor. If you don't have a lease background, the property owner can ask you to get a guarantor. You can select your parents and employer, or college. No one will disturb your guarantor as long as you communicate with your agent and match the terms of the contract.