Lease Agreement Form


Lease Agreement
This Agreement is made and entered into this___________, day of ______________________________,_____between
_______________________________________________________________”Owner/Agent”, whose address and phone
number are ______________________________________________________________________________________,
and____________________________________________________________________________________, “Resident”.
1. RENTAL UNIT: Subject to the terms and conditions of this agreement, Owner rents to Resident and Resident rents from
Owner, for residential use only,
The premises located at:_____________________________________________ Unit # (if applicable)________
For a term of ______months ending on ____________________.
2. RENT: Rent is due in advance on the _____ day of each and every month, at $_________ per month, beginning on
____________, payable at _________________________________ Payments made in person may be delivered to
Owner/Agent between the hours of_______ and_____ on the following days of the week:
____Monday ____ Tuesday ____ Wednesday ____ Thursday ____ Friday ____Saturday ____ Sunday
Other _______________________________________________________________
Acceptable methods of payment:
__ Personal Check __Cashiers Check __Money Order, Cash is not accepted for safety reasons.
If rent is paid after the _____ of the month, there will be a late charge of $________ assessed. The parties agree that this late fee
is presumed to be the amount of damage sustained by late payment of rent. If resident passes a check on insufficient funds,
Resident will be liable to Owner/Agent for the amount of the check and a service charge of $ ______,
1. Security Deposit: Resident shall deposit with Owner/Agent, as a security deposit, the sum of $__________ . Prior to
taking possession of the unit or no later than_______________________. Resident shall not use security deposit to pay any
month’s rent. Owner/Agent may withhold from the security deposit only such amounts as are reasonably necessary to
remedy Residents defaults including, but not limited to, the following.
(a) Defaults in the payment of rent.
(b) To repair damages to the premises caused by Resident, exclusive of ordinary wear and tear, and/or
(c) To clean premises, if necessary upon termination of the tenancy in order to return the unit to the same level of cleanliness
it was in at the inception of the tenancy, and/or
(d) To restore, replace, or return personal property or appurtenances, exclusive of ordinary wear and tear.
No later than 21 calendar days after Owner/Agent has regained possession of the premises, Owner/Agent shall return any
remaining portion of such security deposit to resident.
2. UTILITIES: Resident shall pay for all utilities, service charges, if any, made payable by or predicated upon occupancy of
Resident, except ____________________________________________________________________
3. CASH PAYMENT: The Owner/Agent will not accept Cash Payments for rent and/or deposit. If the tenant has previously
attempted to pay the Owner/Agent with a check drawn on insufficient funds or the tenant has instructed the drawee to stop
payment on a check, draft, or order for the payment of money. Owner/ Agent may demand or require payment in the form of
certified funds(cashiers checks and/or money orders only)
4. TERMAINTION: Except as prohibited by law, this Agreement may be terminated by Resident after service upon the
Owner/Agent of a Written 30-day notice of termination of tenancy. Except as prohibited by law, this Agreement may be
terminated by the Owner/Agent by service upon the Resident of a written 60-day notice of termination of tenancy. However,
Civil Code Section 1946.1 provides that ” if any tenant or resident has resided in the dwelling for less than one year”, the
Owner/Agent may terminate this Agreement by service upon Resident of a written 30-day notice. Any holding over


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