housing code http://michiganradio.org en Proposed changes to Michigan’s home foreclosure laws allow unannounced inspections http://michiganradio.org/post/proposed-changes-michigan-s-home-foreclosure-laws-allow-unannounced-inspections <p>Housing advocates are asking Governor Rick Snyder to veto a <a href="http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(rmhgbm3wr0tlbpmqchqs5omv))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&amp;objectName=2013-SB-0383">package of bills </a>that would change home foreclosure rules.</p> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 15:05:40 +0000 Lindsey Smith 13197 at http://michiganradio.org Proposed changes to Michigan’s home foreclosure laws allow unannounced inspections Landlords, renters debating tougher housing regulations proposed in Grand Rapids http://michiganradio.org/post/landlords-renters-debating-tougher-housing-regulations-proposed-grand-rapids <p>The proposed changes would require landlords to register rental properties every year, instead of every four years. They would also require inspections of single family rental units. Right now only rental properties with two or more units get inspected.</p><p>This week hundreds of people turned out to speak at a public hearing. Mayor George Heartwell guessed the commission has received as many comments on this as they did on a proposed ordinance to allow residents to keep backyard chickens a little more than a year ago.</p> Wed, 28 Sep 2011 21:51:51 +0000 Lindsey Smith 4357 at http://michiganradio.org Landlords, renters debating tougher housing regulations proposed in Grand Rapids