The Fair Housing Center of Southeastern Michigan and the ACLU have requested that the Inkster Housing Commission cease its efforts to evict a pregnant woman from one of the apartments they manage. This landlord-tenant disagreement centers on the fact that the woman is being evicted due to domestic abuse.
If you’re like most of our readers, you’ve probably heard about the gigantic sinkhole that opened up beneath a condominium recently, swallowing half of s building and leaving dozens of people without housing. Though many of the sinkholes reported in the last few months have mostly occurred in Florida, some people here in Michigan may be wondering if this is a problem they should be worrying about as well.
Few people may know this, but the University of Michigan in Dearborn is the only four year college or university in the state that does not have housing on or close to campus. It's a surprising fact for a school that hosts thousands of students each year.
Readers of our blog know that we often times try to steer away from celebrity gossip unless we know that a story relates to the residents of Michigan. For apartment tenants in Huntington Woods and beyond, this next story could make some people reread their lease agreements and be leery of what their neighbors could be saying about them behind their backs.
Many Huntington Woods residents don't usually think about the goings-on in the Upper Peninsula unless we're making plans for a vacation getaway. But when the Keweenaw Peninsula isn't being visited by vacationers from the Lower Peninsula, many of the towns up north are thriving communities; this could be due in part to the recent renovation projects that are transforming communities in the U.P.
As people here in Michigan are aware, landlord-tenant disputes can happen anywhere; and although many of them can be resolved without assistance from legal representation, some cases are simply too difficult to sort out without the help of a court judge.