UPDATE: On May 7, 2020, Governor Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-77, which extended the ban on short-term vacation rentals in Executive Order 2020-59 until May 28, 2020.
On April 24, 2020, Governor Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-59, which extended the stay-at-home requirements that were originally contained
On April 9, 2020, Governor Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-42, which extended the stay-at-home requirements that were originally contained in Executive Order 2020-21 until April 30, 2020. In addition to extending the stay-at-home requirements, Executive Order 2020-42 also implemented additional restrictions on short-term rentals. Specifically,
On October 25, 2018, the Michigan Court of Appeals issued an unpublished opinion in the matter of Concerned Property Owners of Garfield Township, Inc v Charter Township of Garfield, unpublished per curiam opinion of the Court of Appeals, issued October 25, 2018 (Docket No. 342831).
As we previously discussed on September 21, 2017, in Michigan Court of Appeals Rules in Favor of HOA on Short-Term Rental Ban, Michigan courts have consistently held that short-term rentals violate “residential use” and “non-commercial use” restrictions contained in restrictive covenants. On November 30, 2017, in
WXYZ Detroit (Channel 7) recently interviewed Kevin Hirzel regarding short-term rentals. The interview discusses the impact of local ordinances, condominium bylaws and homeowners association bylaws on short-term rentals and AirBnB use. The interview also discusses insurance and liability implications associated with AirBnB use. The full interview
Short-term rental websites such as AirBNB, Booking.com, FlipKey, HomeAway, Homestay, House Trip, Roomorama, Tripping.com, Trivago, VBRO and VayStays have become an increasing concern for Michigan condominium and homeowner’s associations that are populated by full time residents. The rise of short-term rental websites has led owners