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Act 454 of 1978
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Act 454 of 1978

AN ACT to regulate rental agreements for residential premises; to prohibit the inclusion by lessors of certain clauses or provisions in residential rental agreements; to require the disclosure by lessors of certain information; to require the inclusion of certain provisions in residential rental agreements; to regulate the commercial sale of printed rental agreement forms; and to prescribe penalties.

History: 1978, Act 454, Eff. July 1, 1979

© 2017 Legislative Council, State of Michigan

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 554.631SectionShort title.
Section 554.632SectionDefinitions.
Section 554.633SectionRental agreement; prohibited provisions or clauses; violation.
Section 554.634SectionRental agreement; mandatory statements.
Section 554.635SectionNotices.
Section 554.636SectionActions; court costs and attorney fees; joinder; actual damages; effect of judicial construction; “tenant” defined.
Section 554.637SectionRemedies cumulative.
Section 554.638SectionPrinted rental agreement form; sale; violation; damages.
Section 554.639SectionWaiver prohibited.
Section 554.640SectionException.
Section 554.641SectionEffective date.
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