Main Content Act 454 of 1978 friendly link Printer Friendly bills affecting index and updates Search within this Statute for TRUTH IN RENTING ACTAct 454 of 1978AN 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 MichiganThe People of the State of Michigan enact: DocumentTypeDescription 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.