Michigan Landlord-Tenant Law

State laws affect many aspects of owning rental property in Michigan, from how much security deposit landlords may charge to what disclosures they must provide to tenants. Eviction rules and procedures are especially complex in Michigan. The charts and articles in this section provide the details of key landlord-tenant laws in Michigan and the major elements of an eviction lawsuit, including how to file a complaint in court and how to obtain a judgment at an eviction hearing.