Michigan 30 Day Lease Termination Letter | Notice to Vacate

The Michigan thirty (30) day lease termination, in accordance with Section 554.134, can be used by the landlord or tenant to inform one another of their intention to terminate the monthly rental/lease agreement.  Although no specific reason is needed by the landlord to terminate the agreement, they cannot terminate it in discrimination or retaliation of the tenant. The notice states that the tenant has thirty (30) days to vacate the rental unit. Failure of the tenant to move out within the thirty day period provides the landlord with the right to file an eviction complaint/summons in the district court of the county where the rental property is located.

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How to Write

Step 1 – Enter the current date along with the full address of the rental unit in the top line of the notice.

Step 2 – In the third input field (“To:”) put the full name(s) of the tenant(s).

Step 3 – Enter the start date of the lease.

Note: If you are the tenant then check the second box off, enter the start date of the lease, and then put a return address for your security deposit.

Step 4 – The “Proof of Service” section must be filled out after the notice has been served. Select the type of delivery method that was used, and then enter the date of service. Sign, print, and then date your name at the bottom of the notice.