Agreement to Sublease

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									This agreement is used by parties seeking to sublet a property to a tenant on a rental
basis. This document is intended to be used after a master lease agreement is already
in place. This form contains both standard clauses and opportunities for the use of
optional terms and conditions making it fully customizable to fit the needs of the
contracting parties. This agreement to sublease is useful to landlords or tenants
seeking to form an agreement between a sublessor and subtenant.
                                         AGREEMENT TO SUBLEASE



THIS SUBLEASE AGREEMENT is made between ________________________ [Instruction: Insert
name of Sublessor or Sub-landlord], individually or collectively as the "Sublessor," and
___________________________ [Instruction: Insert the name of Subtenant], as the “Subtenant,"
together referred to as the "Parties."

________________________, [Instruction: Insert name of property owner] (“Lessor”) and Sublessor
as the Lessee executed the Master Lease by which property was leased to the Sublessor as the Lessee.

    NOW, the Sublessor wishes to Sublease (all / part) of that property referred to in this Sublease as the
Premises (defined below) to the Subtenant; and the Subtenant wishes to lease those Premises from the
Sublessor.

    IN CONSIDERATION for the mutual promises, covenants, and agreements made below, the
Parties, intending to be legally bound, agree as follows:

1. Definitions
    For purposes of this Agreement, the following terms will have the indicated definitions:

    a. "Agreement" This Agreement is by and between the Sublessor and the Subtenant.
    b. “Master Lease” The lease between the Sublessor and Lessor dated ______ [Month] ____
        [Date], 20__ [Year], and expiring ______ [Month] ____ [Date], 20__ [Year], [Instruction:
        Insert the start and end date of the Master Lease] whereby the Sublessor (as Lessee) leased
        from the Lessor the Premises (attached as Exhibit A – Master Lease).
    c. “Premises” The apartment / house situated in the City of _____________ [Instruction: Insert
        the City], State of Alaska, described as ________________________ [Instruction: Enter the
        location]. [Optional: See Exhibit A for the Premises.]
2. Original Lease
    In addition to the provisions of this Sublease Agreement, the Subtenant agrees to be bound by all the
    conditions of the Lease between Sublessor and the Lessor, the Master Lease. The Subtenant agrees to
    assume all of the obligations and responsibilities of the Sublessor under the Master Lease for the
    duration of the Sublease Agreement.

3. RENT PAYMENTS:




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    Subtenant will pay a total monthly rent of _________ ($__). [Instruction: Insert the monthly rent]
    Rent will be payable on the _____ (__) day [Instruction: Insert day payment is to be made by, e.g.
    [First (1st)]] of each month directly to the Sublessor.

4. Uses
    The Subtenant shall use and occupy the Premises for residential purposes only. The Premises shall be
    used for no other purpose. The Sublessor represents that the Premises may lawfully be used for such
    purpose.

5. Utilities
    All charges for utilities connected with Premises which are to be paid by the Sublessor under the
    master lease shall be paid by the Subtenant for the term of this sublease.

6. Agreement Termination
    If the Master Lease is terminated, this Sublease shall terminate simultaneously and the Sublessor and
    the Subtenant shall thereafter be released from all obligations under this Sublease. Upon termination
    the Sublessor will refund to the Subtenant any unearned rent. In accordance with paragraph 2, if
    Sublessor terminates Subtenant tenancy in the Premises under the Master Lease, Sublessor will
    provide ___________ (___) [Instruction: Insert the number of days notice required, e.g.
    Fourteen (◊ 14)] days notice to Subtenant.

7. Property Condition
    Subtenant agrees to surrender and deliver to the Sublessor the Premises and all furniture and
    decorations within the Premises in as good a condition as they were at the beginning of the term,
    reasonable wear and tear excepted. The Subtenant will be liable to the Sublessor for any damages
    occurring to the Premises or the contents thereof or to the building which are done by the Subtenant
    or his, her, or their guests.

8. Alterations
    Subtenant agrees not to alter in any way the apartment, its furnishings, its appliances and locks
    without the Lessors prior written permission. No painting is permitted in the apartments. Do not use
    tape or sticky materials on walls for pictures or posters; small hanging nails are permitted. All holes
    shall be spackled before moving out.

9. Access




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    The Lessor retains the right to enter the apartment at any time (within reason) for inspection, repair,
    pest control, or emergency. The Subtenant has a right to privacy and the Lessor will always respect
    this right.

10. Deposit
    Subtenant agrees to pay Sublessor a deposit of _____________ ($____) [Instruction: Insert the
    amount, e.g. Fifty thousand dollars only (◊ $50,000)] to cover damages beyond normal wear and
    tear, unpaid rent, and unpaid utilities. Sublessor agrees that if the Premises and contents thereof are
    returned to him/her in the same condition as when received by the Subtenant, reasonable wear and
    tear thereof excepted, and if there is no unpaid rent or unpaid utility bills owed by the Subtenant,
    he/she will refund to the Subtenant __________________ ($____) [Instruction: Insert the amount,
    e.g. Forty eight thousand dollars only (◊ $48,000)] and explain in writing the reason for retaining
    any portion of the deposit at the end of the term, or within:

        (a) Fourteen (14) days thereafter, if notice under § 34.03.290 is served; or

        (b) Thirty (30) days thereafter, if notice under § 34.03.290 is not served.

11. Subleasing and Assignment
    Subtenant may not lease, sublease, or assign the Premises without the prior written consent of the
    Sublessor, which may be withheld or denied at the [choose one: sole, or reasonable] discretion of
    Sublessor

12. Quiet Enjoyment
    The Sublessor covenants that the Subtenant shall be entitled to quiet enjoyment of the Premises,
    provided that the Subtenant complies with the terms of this sublease.

13. Inventory Form (Optional)
    [Comment: Keep this clause if there is inventory attached or to be provided with the property to
    the subtenant]

    At the time of the taking possession of the Premises by the Subtenant, the Sublessor will provide the
    Subtenant with an inventory form within ___________ (___) [Instruction: Insert the amount, e.g.
    Fourteen (◊ 14)] days of taking possession.

14. Sole Agreement
    The Parties hereby agree that this document contains the entire agreement between the Parties and
    this Agreement shall not be modified, changed, altered, or amended in any way except through a


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    written amendment signed by all of the Parties hereto. (Any oral representations made at the time of
    executing this lease are not legally valid, and therefore, are not binding upon either party).

15. Parental/Guardian Guarantee
    If the Subtenant is under 18 years of age, then his/her legal guardian or parent guarantees and agrees
    to perform all of the terms, covenants, and conditions of this sublease by affixing his signature.


16. Use of Words
    The words "Sublessor" and “Subtenant " as used herein includes the plural as well as the singular.
    The pronouns used herein shall include, where appropriate, either gender or both, singular and plural.

17. Attorneys' Fees
    In case any legal action should be brought for recovery of the Premises, or for any sum due under this
    Agreement, or because of any act that may arise out of the possession of the Premises, by either party,
    the prevailing party shall be entitled to all costs incurred in connection with such action, including a
    reasonable attorney’s fee.

18. Landlord Approval
    This sublease is not binding upon either party unless approved by the landlord as provided below,
    provided such approval is required by the original lease.

19. Governing Law
    This Agreement shall be governed, construed, and interpreted by, through, and under the Laws of the
    State of Alaska.




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The Parties hereby bind themselves to this agreement by their signatures affixed below on this _________
[Date] day of __________________ [Month], 20____ [Year].




Printed Name of Sublessor(s)                              Signature of Sublessor(s)
__________________________________                        __________________________________
__________________________________                        __________________________________
__________________________________                        __________________________________




Printed Name of Subtenant (s)                             Signature of Subtenant (s):
__________________________________                        __________________________________
__________________________________                        __________________________________
__________________________________                        __________________________________

                                                          [Comment: Include parent or guardian
                                                          signature, if Subtenant is under 18 years of
                                                          age]




I hereby give my consent as landlord to subletting of the above described Premises as set out in this
Sublease Agreement.



Printed Name of Landlord or Agent:
____________________________________



Signature of Landlord or Agent:
____________________________________




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                                       EXHIBIT A




                                MASTER LEASE AGREEMENT




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                                       EXHIBIT B



                                DESCRIPTION OF PREMISES




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