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					This House Lease is executed by a landlord and tenant whereby the tenant leases from
the landlord certain premises. This house lease provides for the standard terms and
provisions such as keeping the premises in a good state of repair and prohibiting the
sub-letting of the premises without the landlord's prior written consent. This document in
its draft form contains numerous of the standard clauses commonly used in these types
of agreements, as well as optional language allowing for customization to ensure the
specific terms of the parties' agreement are addressed. Use this document if one is a
landlord that wishes to lease property to a tenant.
                                 HOUSE LEASE
             THIS INDENTURE is made in duplicate as of the _____ day of
__________, 201_____.

B E T W E E N:

                                     ____________________________________,

                                     (hereinafter, the "Landlord"),



                                               - and -

                                     ____________________________________,

                                     (hereinafter, the "Tenant"),


                 WITNESS that in consideration of the rents, covenants and agreements
hereinafter reserved and contained on the part of the Tenant, his/her heirs, executors,
administrators, successors and assigns to be paid, observed and performed, the Landlord
hereby leases unto the Tenant, his 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 ______________________________ [PROVIDE
SPECIFIC ADDRESS, INCLUDING APARTMENT/UNIT NUMBER, IF ANY]
(hereinafter, , the "Premises") upon the following terms and conditions:

1.00          To have and to hold the Premises for and during the term of
__________________ (___) months/years to be computed from the ____ day of
______________, 201______ and ending on the _____ day of ________________,
20_____, (hereinafter called the "Term").

2.00           Paying to the Landlord during the said Term the sum of
________________ ($_________) Dollars, to be payable in equal consecutive monthly
installments of __________________ ($___________) Dollars, with each payable and
due in advance on the _______ (___) [PROVIDE DAY OF MONTH RENT WILL BE
DUE] day of each and every month during the said Term.

3.00           The Tenant covenants and agrees to deliver rental payments to the
Landlord by the date due. If rental payments are not received by the date due, a
collection charge of ________________________ ($_______) Dollars in addition to the
monthly rent will immediately become due and payable. In addition, for each check not
honored by the Bank or Trust Company upon which it is drawn, a collection charge of
__________________ ($_______) Dollars in addition to the monthly rent will become
immediately due and payable.



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{Instruction: Many courts require that a "late" fee and a dishonored check fee not be
unreasonably high. Landlords are encouraged to put amounts that have a reasonable
relationship to the actual costs associated with late payments and/or dishonored
checks.}

4.00            The Landlord and the Tenant mutually covenant and agree that whenever
in this lease notice is required to be given by either the Landlord or the Tenant to the
other, 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 the Tenant at the
Premises      and     notice    to    the     Landlord    shall   be     addressed    to
__________________________________. [LANDLORD'S ADDRESS] Notice so
given shall be deemed to have been received by the addressee on the fourth postal
delivery day following the date on which it is so mailed.

5.00           The 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 willful
or negligent conduct or that of persons who are permitted on the Premises by him. The
Tenant further covenants to leave the Premises in an ordinary state of cleanliness upon
termination of this Lease in the same condition as now exists, reasonable wear and tear
excepted.

6.00           The Tenant covenants and agrees that it shall be his sole responsibility to
pay for all heat, hydro, water gas, cable and telephone charge required for the Premises
and the Tenant further covenants and agrees to hold the Landlord harmless for all
accounts aforesaid including arrears and penalties thereof.
{Instruction: Landlord should modify this clause, if Landlord will be paying for any or
all of the above.}

7.00          The Tenant covenants and agrees that he shall promptly notify the
Landlord of any repairs required to be made by the Landlord and, subject to the
applicable provisions of the laws of the governing jurisdiction, the Landlord shall be
permitted to enter the Premises for the purposes of viewing and making any such
necessary repairs. The Landlord shall be permitted a reasonable time within which to
make any such repairs that are necessary.

8.00           The Tenant covenants and agrees not to assign or sublet this Lease.

9.00           The Landlord covenants with the Tenant, and the Tenant covenants with
the Landlord, for quiet enjoyment.

10.00           The Tenant covenants and agrees that he will not at any time during the
Term, use, or permit the use of the Premises for any business or for any purpose other
than as his own residential Premises and will not permit a nuisance to occur with respect
to the use of the Premises.




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11.00           The Tenant covenants and agrees that, in case the Premises shal
				
DOCUMENT INFO
Description: This House Lease is executed by a landlord and tenant whereby the tenant leases from the landlord certain premises. This house lease provides for the standard terms and provisions such as keeping the premises in a good state of repair and prohibiting the sub-letting of the premises without the landlord's prior written consent. This document in its draft form contains numerous of the standard clauses commonly used in these types of agreements, as well as optional language allowing for customization to ensure the specific terms of the parties' agreement are addressed. Use this document if one is a landlord that wishes to lease property to a tenant.
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