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					This document provides a template week to week rental agreement between a landlord
and tenant and should be used for a private residence, a room within a private
residence, or a weekly vacation rental. The agreement sets forth the key terms and
policies governing the rental of the premises and contains provisions common to other
rental agreements, such as the term of the lease, the amount of rent, and covenants
made by both the tenant and landlord. This document is intended for use by landlords
or property owners and can be modified to fit the landlord’s individual needs.
                              RENTAL AGREEMENT
                                WEEK TO WEEK
      THIS RENTAL AGREEMENT made in duplicate as of the ___ day of _________,
20____ [Instruction: Insert date of Rental Agreement],

BETWEEN:

                                      ___________________________,
                                      [Instruction: Insert Landlord’s Name]
                                      (hereinafter “Landlord”),

OF THE FIRST PART,

                                                AND

                                      ___________________________,
                                      [Instruction: Insert Tenant’s Name.]
                                      (hereinafter “Tenant”),

OF THE SECOND PART (hereinafter the “Agreement”).

        WITNESS that in consideration of the rents, covenants, and agreements hereinafter
reserved and contained on the part of Tenant, his/her heirs, executors, administrators, successors,
and assigns to be paid, observed and performed, Landlord hereby leases unto Tenant, his/her
heirs, executors, administrators, successors, and assigns for use and occupation as residential
premises, and for no other purpose, all those certain premises known municipally as:
_____________________ [Instruction: Insert address of property. Note, if only a portion of
the property is being rented, please indicate the portion to be rented (for example, “the
entire first floor of Bear Cottage, located at 1 Goldilocks Lane, Story Lane, Fairytaleville
11111)] (hereinafter the “Premises”) upon the following terms and conditions:

1.            To have and to hold the Premises for and during the term of one week,
       commencing on the _____ day of _____________, 20____ [Instruction: Insert rental
       start date] and continuing onward on a week-to-week basis (hereinafter the "Term").

2.            During the Term, Tenant shall pay the sum of ________________ dollars
       ($_____) [Instruction: Insert written dollar amount followed by numerical dollar
       amount in parentheses] per week (hereinafter the “Rent”). Such Rent shall be payable
       in equal consecutive weekly installments, each payable in advance on Friday of each
       week, and delivered to ________________ [Instruction: Insert name and address of
       person to receive rent check]. One week’s notice shall be given on or before the Friday
       of each week that the lease shall terminate at the end of the following week. If Tenant
       remains in occupation of the Premises after the expiration of the Term without a written
       agreement and notice, as provided for herein has not been given, he/she shall be deemed
       to have continued the lease for another term of one week.



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3.           Tenant covenants and agrees to deliver Rent to Landlord by the date due. If Rent
      not received by the date due, a late charge of ________ dollars ($_____) [Instruction:
      Insert late charge amount], in addition to the weekly Rent will immediately become
      due and payable. In the event that any payment by Tenant is returned for insufficient
      funds (“NSF”) or if Tenant stops payment, Tenant will pay _____ dollars ($__)
      [Instruction and Comment: Insert dollar amount to be paid for returned checks;
      Amount should be reasonably related to amount to be charged by Landlord’s bank
      for such fee] to Landlord for each such check, plus late fees as described herein, until
      Landlord has received payment in full. Further, Landlord may require in writing that
      Tenant pay Rent in cash for three months, and that all future Rent payments shall be
      remitted by Tenant to Landlord by money order or cashier's check.

4.           Landlord and Tenant mutually covenant and agree that whenever notice is
      required to be given by either Landlord or Tenant to the other pursuant to the terms of
      this Agreement, the same shall be in writing and, except as otherwise provided, be
      deemed to be sufficiently given if mailed postage prepaid and registered mail to Tenant at
      the Premises and to Landlord at: ______________________ [Instruction: Insert
      Landlord’s address to receive notice]. Notice so given shall be deemed received by the
      addressee on the fourth postal delivery day following the date on which it is mailed.

5.            Tenant covenants and agrees to pay Rent, maintain the Premises in an ordinary
      state of cleanliness, and repair any damage caused to the Premises by his/her wilful or
      negligent conduct or that of persons who are permitted on the Premises by him/her.
      Tenant further covenants to leave the Premises in an ordinary state of cleanliness upon
      termination of this Agreement in the same condition as now exists, reasonable wear and
      tear excepted.

6.            Tenant covenants and agrees that it shall be his/her sole responsibility to pay for
      all heat, water, gas, electric, internet, cable, and telephone cha
				
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Description: This document provides a template week to week rental agreement between a landlord and tenant and should be used for a private residence, a room within a private residence, or a weekly vacation rental. The agreement sets forth the key terms and policies governing the rental of the premises and contains provisions common to other rental agreements, such as the term of the lease, the amount of rent, and covenants made by both the tenant and landlord. This document is intended for use by landlords or property owners and can be modified to fit the landlord’s individual needs.
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