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									                                MOBILE HOME PARK LOT LEASE
THIS LEASE made effective as of the _____ day of ______________, _______.

BETWEEN:

                                           [NAME OF LANDLORD]
                                                   [address]
                                             (the “Landlord”)

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                                          [NAME(S) OF TENANT(S)]
                                                [address]
                                             (the “Tenant”)

1.      Lot
IN CONSIDERATION of Tenant’s payment of rent and agreement to and compliance with the terms and
provisions of this Lease, Landlord hereby leases to Tenant a lot (hereinafter referred to as the “Lot”)
located in the ________________________ [insert name of mobile home park] (the “Park”), located in
_______________ [name of city or town], _________ County, Alabama for the purpose of placing the
following mobile home on the Lot:

        [description of mobile home, model, year]
        (the “Mobile Home”)

The approved type of lot number will be applied to the Mobile Home at the time of its arrival on the Lot
and the Mobile Home will be underskirted within thirty (30) days.

2.      Term
The term of this Lease shall be for one (1) year, commencing on __________ [insert date] and ending on
__________ [insert date].

3.      Occupancy
Occupancy is limited solely to the individuals listed below: [list all adults and children who will be living in
the Mobile Home]

                           Name                               Birthdate             Relationship (if any)




Leasing to more than one family is prohibited. All adult occupants dwelling in the Mobile Home must
sign this Lease. If any person other than those listed in this Lease resides in the Mobile Home, Landlord
shall have the right to declare Tenant in default of this Lease or to charge an additional $_________ per
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month for each additional person. Any new occupant moving into the Mobile Home must be approved
by Landlord and must sign this Lease prior to moving in.

Guests shall be permitted, provided that Tenant notifies Landlord in writing of the names and lengths of
stay of any guests staying longer than ______ days. In no event will guests be permitted to stay longer
than ______ consecutive [days/weeks] within Landlord’s written consent.

4.      Payment of Rent
Tenant shall pay Landlord rent payments for the Lot in the amount of [TOTAL RENTAL DUE IN
WORDS] DOLLARS ($####.##) per month. Unless other arrangements have been made in advance in
writing, all rent payments are due on the first (1 st) day of each calendar month and must be paid no later
than the tenth (10th) day of each month. All rent payments shall be made by mail or personal delivery to
Landlord at the address hereinbefore set out, or such other address as Landlord may from time to time
designate in writing to Tenant. If payments are being sent by regular mail, Tenant is responsible for
ensuring that such payments are mailed with sufficient time to ensure delivery by the due date.

5.      Rent Increases
This Lease is subject to property tax or utility rate increases levied to Landlord. In the event of such rate
increases from time to time, Tenant agrees to pay a Lot rental rate per month sufficient to reimburse
Landlord for such increase in rates or taxes.

6.      Security Deposit
Tenant is required to pay a security deposit equal to one (1) month’s rent payment, as a security deposit
for the performance of Tenant’s obligations under this Lease. If Tenant fully performs this Lease, the
deposit will be returned within thirty (30) days following the expiration or termination of this Lease. If
Tenant fails to perform its obligations hereunder, the deposit shall belong to Landlord as part of the
consideration of this Lease. In the event the Lot is left in a poor or damaged condition, or tie downs are
left, Landlord will apply any portion of the deposit to bring the Lot up to Park standards.

7.      Late Payment
A late fee of $_________ will be assessed against Tenant if rent has not been received by Landlord by
12:00 midnight on the 10th day of the month in which the rent payment is due. Payments received will be
applied firstly to fees and secondly to rent. Landlord may, but is not obligated to, accept a late rent
payment, and may at its option terminate this Lease if any payment is not made on time. Acceptance of
late payment does not waive Landlord’s right to terminate the Lease for future late payments.

8.      Key Deposit
Tenant will receive ____ mailbox key(s) and is required to pay a deposit of $______ for each key, which is
refundable upon return of the mailbox key(s) at the end of the Lease. Replacement or extra keys are
available at a cost of $_____ per key.

9.      Tenant’s Covenants
Tenant covenants with Landlord as follows, and agrees that a violation of any of these covenants shall be
grounds for Landlord to terminate this Lease:

(a)     Use of Premises. Tenant agrees to use the Mobile Home and Lot for residential purposes only, and
        not for any commercial purpose.




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(b)     Compliance with Laws. Tenant agrees to observe all laws and city ordinances of the City of
        ___________ and the laws, ordinances, rules and orders of appropriate governmental authorities
        affecting the use, occupancy and preservation of the premises hereby leased and to fully relieve
        Landlord from any compliance therewith or liability for the violation thereof.

(c)     Illegal Activities. Tenant shall not use or occupy, or allow others to use or occupy the premises for
        any illegal activity or purpose, including the possession and/or sale of illegal drugs or weapons.
        Tenant shall not engage or allow others on the premises to engage in illegal activities anywhere
        within the Park.

(d)     Utilities. Tenant shall be responsible for parking and connecting the Mobile Home to utilities, and
        for arranging for and paying all utility services required to the premises, except as otherwise
        expressly set out in this Lease.

(e)     Plumbing Repairs. Tenant agrees that Landlord is not liable for the breakage or leakage of water
        pipes above ground, nor for stoppage of waste pipes or sewers above ground, and Tenant is
        responsible to repair such breakage or leakage and for unstopping such waste pipes or sewers at
        Tenant’s own expense. Tenant is responsible for any and all repairs from and including water
        supply boxes to the Mobile Home. Landlord is responsible to relieve stoppage of sewage pipes
        after reasonable notice from Tenant, if such stoppage is due to natural causes or deterioration,
        provided, however, that Landlord shall not be responsible for same if caused by the carelessness,
        neglect or improper use of Tenant. If Tenant is responsible for stoppage or breakage of
        underground pipes, Tenant shall pay for the necessary repairs. Landlord shall not be liable for
        any damage for failure to make such repairs.

(f)     Disturbance. Tenant shall not engage or allow others on the premises to engage in any behavior
        which creates unreasonable noise or which is likely to annoy, disturb or create a nuisance for
        other residents of the Park or occupants of neighboring properties. Tenant and other occupants
        and guests of the premises shall respect the privacy and lot lines of other tenants’ lots.

(g)     Condition of Premises. Tenant shall keep the Lot and the exterior of the Mobile Home clean,
        sanitary, free from rats and other vermin, and will not allow junk, debris or trash to accumulate
        on the premises. Tenant agrees to pay Landlord’s expenses of cleaning up the premises if
        Landlord is required to have clean-up work done due to Tenant’s failure to do so.

(h)     Damage to Property. Tenant shall not, and shall not allow others on the premises to, deliberately or
        negligently destroy, deface, damage, alter or remove any fixture, mechanical or utility system, or
        any other appurtenance on the Lot, on any other lot or in the common areas of the Park. Tenant
        shall be responsible to pay for any repairs for damage caused by Tenant, a member of Tenant’s
        household, or any guest or invitee of Tenant.

(i)     Condition Upon Termination. Upon termination of this Lease, Tenant will leave the Lot in the same
        condition it was in at the commencement of this Lease, reasonable use, wear and tear, and
        damage by the elements excepted.

(j)     Responsibility for Actions of Occupants and Guests. Tenant shall be responsible for the actions and
        behavior of persons residing with Tenant, and those of Tenant’s guests and invitees.

10.     Alterations and Improvements
Tenant shall make no alterations, repairs, changes or improvements of any type or character to the Lot,
and no decks, ramps, play yards, porches, additions or storage buildings or satellite installations are
permitted without Landlord’s prior written consent, except for such alterations as are necessary for the



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proper care and maintenance of the Lot in an emergency. No trees are to be cut or removed from the Lot
without the written consent of Landlord.

11.     Default by Tenant
It is understood that if Tenant shall fail to pay any rent payment when it becomes due or fail to perform
any of Tenant’s obligations or fulfill any of Tenant’s covenants under this Lease, then, at the election of
Landlord, all of the remaining rent payments for the term shall immediately become due and payable
and Landlord may treat them as due and payable without notice to Tenant. Tenant hereby waives notice
of any default of this Lease.

Tenant hereby covenants that if any default is made in the payment of rent or other amount due
hereunder at the time such amount(s) become due, or if default be made in the performance of any of the
covenants or agreements herein contained, this Lease at the option of Landlord, shall wholly cease and
terminate, and Landlord may, upon appropriate notice to Tenant and in accordance with State laws,
recover vacant possession of the premises.

12.     Bankruptcy
In the event Tenant shall be adjudged a bankrupt during the term of this Lease, the rent for the entire
term shall be immediately due and payable, and Landlord may, without notice or demand, proceed to
enforce the collection of same. Tenant agrees to claim full exemptions in the event of bankruptcy. Tenant
hereby appoints Landlord as his true and lawful attorney-in-fact to claim and collect Tenant’s said
exemptions in the event Tenant fails to claim the same, and to apply said exemptions against the payment
of rent and other charges due under this Lease, and Tenant hereby assigns to Landlord so much of said
exemptions as are required to pay the rent and other charges due under this Lease.

13.     Landlord’s Responsibilities

(a)     Landlord will provide the Lot with adequate and safe electrical service. Landlord is responsible
        for maintenance of the electrical service to the point at which it surfaces under the Mobile Home.

(b)     Landlord will provide the Lot with potable water at an adequate pressure to meet Tenant’s
        standard everyday needs and to prevent a health hazard from back siphonage. Landlord is
        responsible for the maintenance of water lines to the point at which the lines surface from the
        ground under the Mobile Home.

(c)     Landlord will provide the Lot with adequate wastewater disposal that is properly connected to a
        public sewage system or properly operating subsurface disposal system. Landlord is responsible
        for ensuring that the sewage disposal system is serviced adequately to prevent surfacing or back-
        up. Landlord is responsible for maintaining the sewage disposal system to the point where it
        surfaces from the ground to service the Mobile Home.

(d)     Landlord shall provide garbage removal services of such frequency and capacity to keep
        collection areas free from rats and reasonably free from insects, vermin and other pests to the
        extent that failure to do so may affect the fitness for human habitation of any lot or mobile home
        in the Park.

(e)     Landlord shall maintain the common area structures, trash areas and abandoned mobile homes
        free from rats and reasonably free from insects, vermin and other pests.




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(f)     Landlord shall ensure that the common areas are maintained in a manner which ensures that all
        residents of the Park can utilize them for the purposes for which they are intended, without
        adversely affecting the health or safety of any of the residents of the Park.

(g)     Landlord will maintain the Park roads on a year-round basis in such a fashion that ensures the
        safe use of and fitness for the purposes for which they were intended, without unreasonable
        interruption. Landlord shall remove ice and snow from the Park roads and sidewalks in a timely
        manner in a manner which reasonably ensures the safety of all persons using such roads and
        sidewalks.

14.     Limitation of Liability
(a)     Landlord shall not be liable to Tenant for the failure of water, electricity or sanitary facilities
        furnished to Tenant, nor for any damage or injury that may result from such failure, if such
        failure is due to any cause beyond Landlord’s reasonable control, nor for any damage or injury
        resulting or arising from any defect in the electricity, water, or sewage service.

(b)     It is agreed that the premises are in good and safe condition, and Landlord is hereby released
        from any liability or claim by Tenant or any other party occupying or entering the premises
        arising or resulting from any defect in the premises or from rain, wind, fire or other cause
        whatsoever not attributable to a willful or negligent action or inaction of Landlord.

15.     Tenant’s Insurance
Tenant agrees that all personal property of Tenant on the Lot or in any other portion of Landlord’s
property or any place appurtenant thereto shall be at the sole risk of Tenant or the owners of such
personal property, and Landlord shall in no event be liable for the loss, destruction, theft or damage of or
to such property. Tenant is advised to secure appropriate insurance to cover Tenant’s personal property,
including the Mobile Home and contents thereof.

16.     Subletting
Tenant agrees not to sublet the premises or any portion thereof. Illegal subleasing will result in additional
charges of $________ per month until the eviction process is completed.

17.     Holding Over; Creation of Monthly Tenancy
If Tenant remains in possession of the Lot with the consent of Landlord after the expiration of the term of
this Lease, a new month-to-month tenancy shall be created between Landlord and Tenant which shall be
subject to all the terms and conditions of this Lease but shall be terminated on thirty (30) days’ written
notice served by either party on the other party.

18.     Tenant’s Sale of Mobile Home Located in the Park
Prior to selling a mobile home currently located in the Park, Tenant shall notify Landlord by certified or
registered mail of the name and address of the prospective purchaser. If the prospective purchaser does
not qualify under the lease terms to become a resident of the Park, Landlord will have fifteen (15) days to
indicate the same in writing to Tenant. Such notification must list the specific lease terms under which the
prospective purchaser does not qualify.

19.     Notices
Any notice required to be given to any party hereto shall be personally delivered or sent by certified mail,
addressed to such party at the following address, or to such other address as either party may notify the
other party in writing from time to time:



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       If to Landlord:
       [name of landlord]
       [landlord’s address]

       If to Tenant:
       at the premises address

If there is more than one Tenant hereunder, service of a notice on one Tenant shall be deemed to be
service on all Tenants.

20.    Miscellaneous Provisions
(a)    Entire Agreement. This document and any Attachments constitutes the final and entire agreement
       between the parties hereto, and no promises or representations, other than those contained here
       and those implied by law, have been made by Landlord or Tenant. Neither Landlord or Tenant
       shall be bound by any terms, conditions, statements, warranties or representations, oral or
       written, not herein contained unless made in writing and signed by both Landlord and Tenant.

(b)    Paragraph Headings. The division of this Lease into sections and the insertion of paragraph
       headings is for convenience of reference only and shall not affect the construction or
       interpretation of this Lease.

(c)    Amendments. This Lease may not be modified or amended except in writing and executed by both
       of the parties.

(d)    Obligations Joint and Several. In the event that more than one person executes this Lease as a
       Tenant, then the obligations of Tenant hereunder shall be deemed to be the joint and several
       obligation of each such person, and each Tenant shall be held jointly and separately liable for
       performing all of Tenant’s obligations.

(e)    Severability. In the event any provision of this Lease shall be held invalid, such provisions shall be
       deemed severable and the remaining provisions hereof shall remain in full force and effect.

(f)    No Waiver. Any waiver of a default hereunder shall not be deemed a waiver of this Lease or of
       any subsequent default. Acquiescence in a default shall not operate as a waiver of such default,
       even though such acquiescence continues for an extended period of time.

(g)    Remedies Cumulative. The remedies and rights contained in and conveyed by this Lease are
       cumulative, and are not exclusive of other rights, remedies and benefits allowed by law.

(h)    Time of Essence. Time is of the essence in all matters with respect to this Lease.

(i)    Attorney’s Fees and Costs. Tenant agrees to pay Landlord’s reasonable attorney’s fees and costs
       incurred by Landlord in connection with collecting any unpaid rent or enforcing performance of
       any of the provisions of this Lease.

21.    Landlord’s Lien
The Mobile Home and Tenant’s personal property placed on the Lot are held as security by Landlord for
the performance of Tenant’s obligations under this Lease and, at Landlord’s option, said property may
not be removed by Tenant until all monies due hereunder are paid by Tenant. Landlord hereby claims a
lien on all personal property belonging to Tenant located on the premises.




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22.     Jurisdiction; Legal Proceedings
In the event that a suit is filed or court proceedings are instituted to enforce any of the provisions of this
Lease, it is agreed between the parties that such suit or proceeding shall be brought in the appropriate
court in _________ County, Alabama. It is further agreed that all parties to th
								
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