Thank you for your reply and additional information.
1) As the property is in Michigan, the landlord has to comply with Michigan law. So the Florida lease should not be used.
2) In Michigan the landlord can issue notice of 7 days for unpaid rent. Otherwise if you are current with rent, then notice to vacate would be the same for the time period you pay rent. So if you are obligated to pay rent every 30 days, then the landlord is obligated to give you at least 30 days notice to terminate the tenancy for anything other than unpaid rent.
Seven days notice can also be given for a violation of the lease terms (damaging the property as an example, but not for not signing the lease). If there is no signed lease you are considered a month-to-month tenant.
3) Michigan does not provide a requirement that you get a specific document as notice, but it does require certain information to be included. That information would need to be similar to the actual notice forms offered by the state. You can see those in the link here
4) As stated a MI lease would be necessary for MI property, so it would be unreasonable for you to sign the FL lease. Therefore you are considered a month to month
tenant and if rent is on time, the landlord should have sent you a 30 days notice to vacate.
5) What to do, you can let the landlord know your rights of counter-suing under a claim of retaliation and not following the proper notice requirements and for having paid rent on time. Hopefully he will back off. Otherwise you can consult with Michigan legal aid to assist you if you cannot afford a private attorney.
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