How can tax foreclosure affect renters?
If your landlord has back property taxes or if they have failed to pay the mortgage, your rental home can be foreclosed — leaving you without a home. It's important to be aware of your home's property tax status, which can be found here.
Home ownership is within your reach.
Renters have rights.
Did you know, under Michigan landlord-tenant laws, a landlord may charge a tenant no more than the equivalent of one and one-half months' rent for the security deposit? Or that as a tenant, you are legally entitled to rental property that meets basic structural, health and safety standards, and you have the right to withhold rent until repairs are made? As a renter, it's important to know your rights. For a breakdown of renter's rights, click here for a complete tenant's guide.