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