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					This is a template that provides a sample contract for a room rental between an owner
and a tenant of a dwelling. The sample agreement includes a description of the
premises and the room to be rented. In addition, the agreement specifies the term of
the relationship, the rate charged, late charges, and security deposits. This template is
useful for individuals that want a sample agreement they can provide tenants for a room
rental.
                      ROOM RENTAL AGREEMENT

This Room Rental Agreement (the “Agreement”) is made and entered into on the _____ day of
______________ [MONTH], ____ [YEAR] by and between ______________ (“Owner”) and
______________ (“Tenant”). The terms of this Agreement are as follows:

1.    Subject to the terms and conditions contained herein, Owner hereby does rent to Tenant,
      and Tenant hereby rents from Owner, for residential purposes only, the premises known
      municipally as _________________________ [ADDRESS] (the “Premises”).

2.    The term of this Agreement shall commence on the _____ day of ______________
      [MONTH], ____ [YEAR], shall continue for a period of _______________ [AMOUNT
      IN WORDS] (_____) [AMOUNT IN NUMERALS] days/months thereafter, and shall
      terminate on the _____ day of ______________ [MONTH], ____ [YEAR].

3.    Owner and Tenant hereby acknowledge and agree that Tenant shall pay to Owner, the
      sum of _______________ [AMOUNT IN WORDS] dollars ($________) [AMOUNT IN
      NUMERALS] payable in advance, as rent, on the _____ day of each and every month,
      commencing on the _____ day of ______________ [MONTH], ____ [YEAR].

4.    Owner and Tenant hereby acknowledge and agree that in the event that Tenant fails to
      make payment of the rent in full on the day that such rent is due and payable to Owner,
      Tenant hereby shall pay to Owner the rent in full within _____ [AMOUNT IN WORDS]
      (___) [AMOUNT IN NUMERALS] days after it is due.

5.    Tenant hereby acknowledges and agrees to pay to Owner a late charge of
      _______________ [AMOUNT IN WORDS] dollars ($________) [AMOUNT IN
      NUMERALS] plus _______________ [AMOUNT IN WORDS] dollars ($________)
      [AMOUNT IN NUMERALS] for each additional day that the rent continues to be
      overdue.

6.    Owner and Tenant hereby acknowledge and agree that the total late charges that may be
      paid by Tenant to Owner for any one (1) month period shall not exceed the sum of
      _______________ [AMOUNT IN WORDS] dollars ($________) [AMOUNT IN
      NUMERALS]. This provision does not waive the right of Owner to demand payment of
      the rent in full on the day it is due and payable.

7.    Tenant hereby acknowledges and agrees to pay to Owner the sum of _______________
      [AMOUNT IN WORDS] dollars ($________) [AMOUNT IN NUMERALS] for any
      check provided by Tenant to Owner in payment of rent or any other amount due under
      this Agreement that is returned for lack of sufficient funds or a closed or nonexistent
      account.

8.    Owner and Tenant hereby acknowledge and agree that Tenant shall pay no security
      deposit in respect of the Premises.
9.    Owner and Tenant hereby acknowledge and agreement that Tenant shall be solely
      responsible for payment of all utility charges and shall pay such utility charges in full on
      the day that they are due.

10.   Tenant hereby acknowledges and agrees that the Premises are to be used only by Tenant
      as a private residence for the Tenant(s) named in paragraph one (1) above. Tenant further
      hereby agrees that he/she will not use the Premises for any other purpose without
      Owner’s prior written consent.

11.   Owner and Tenant hereby acknowledge and agree that Tenant may have a guest stay on
      the Premises with Tenant for a period up to _______ [AMOUNT IN WORDS] (___)
      [AMOUNT IN NUMERALS] months during any one year period. Occupancy by a guest
      staying more than ______ [AMOUNT IN WORDS] (___) [AMOUNT IN NUMERALS]
      months is prohibited without Owner's written consent and shall be considered to be a
      breach of this Agreement.

12.   Tenant hereby acknowledges that he/she has examined the Premises, including carpets,
      drapes, and paint, and has found them to be in good, safe, and clean condition and repair.

13.   Tenant hereby acknowledges and agrees to keep the Premises in good order and repair,
      and, upon termination of tenancy, to return the Premises to Owner in a condition identical
      to that which existed when Tenant took occupancy, except for ordinary wear and tear.

14.   Tenant hereby acknowledges and agrees to immediately notify Owner of any defects or
      dangerous conditions in or about the Premises of which he/she becomes aware.

15.   Tenant hereby acknowledges and agrees to reimburse to Owner, on demand by Owner or
      his or her agent, the cost of any repairs to the Premises damaged by Tenant, its guests, or
      invitees.

16.   Failure of Tenant to take possession of the Premises shall not relieve him/her of the
      obligation to pay rent pursuant to the terms of this Agreement.

17.   In the event Owner is unable to deliver possession of the Premises to Tenant for any
      reason not within Owner’s control, including but not limited to, failure of prior occupants
      to vacate as agreed or required by law, or partial or complete destruction of 
				
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Description: This is a template that provides a sample contract for a room rental between an owner and a tenant of a dwelling. The sample agreement includes a description of the premises and the room to be rented. In addition, the agreement specifies the term of the relationship, the rate charged, late charges, and security deposits. This template is useful for individuals that want a sample agreement they can provide tenants for a room rental.
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