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The United States has over 1 million residents in rental housing, which is 35% of the total US population. In Michigan, almost 9% of the state’s population is in apartment housing. TenantReports.com can help Michigan landlords with tenant screening to make the application and rental process faster and easier than ever.
Michigan tenant screening records contain data from as early as 1951 depending on courts searched and the type of offense registered. Kent County and Oakland County are the only counties with publicly accessible arrest logs. Information obtained through screening cannot be used to alter a current rental agreement, unless the tenant is shown to have breached said agreement.
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Department of Corrections
The Department of Corrections records felony convictions from the year 1951 onward. Information such as date of birth and social security number may be included with the report.
Eviction information can be searched up to seven years prior to the request.
Driving history can be searched as far back as three years in the state of Michigan. An application must be sent to LexisNexis before receiving the information.