We asked him to fix things in the house and it never got done, now he waits to break our lease to redo our bathroom which was covered in black mold, and finds out he had to remodel the whole house. This could've been avoided had he replaced or maintained the the things we told him about during the duration of our tenancy
The general statute of limitations in MI for contract actions is 6 years.. however, the Michigan Landlord Tenant Act controls this action..
Did you have a security deposit? Did you give him proper notice of your new address? if so he had 30 days to return the deposit or give you a list of damages and the cost of repair.. if he did not he could have waived the damages. If he does not give you the security deposit back.. and he does not follow this procedure he could be laible for 2-3x the security deposit.
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The statute of limitations for breach of contract is 6 years from the date of the breach.
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