This document is a rental agreement whereby a tenant leases a residential apartment from a landlord. This document contains numerous of the standard clauses commonly used in rental agreements, such as provisions on length of the lease, rent, late payment, security deposit, and renewal term, as well as customizable clauses to ensure the specific terms of the parties’ agreement are addressed. This document can be used by landlords or tenants seeking to enter a lease for a residential apartment.
This document is a rental agreement whereby a tenant leases a residential apartment from a landlord. This document contains numerous of the standard clauses commonly used in rental agreements, such as provisions on length of the lease, rent, late payment, security deposit, and renewal term, as well as customizable clauses to ensure the specific terms of the parties’ agreement are addressed. This document can be used by landlords or tenants seeking to enter a lease for a residential apartment. APARTMENT RENTAL AGREEMENT THIS Apartment Rental Agreement is hereby made on this ______ day of _____, ______, [year] by and between ____________________ (“Management”) and ___________________ (“Resident”). Management leases to Resident, and Resident rents from Management, Apartment number _____, located at _____________ (“Apartment”), located at ________ (“Premises”) under the following conditions. 1. TERM The initial term of this Agreement shall be _______ year(s), beginning on ______, ___ at _____ and ending on _______, ______ at _______. 2. POSSESSION If there is a delay in delivery of possession by Management, rent shall be abated on a daily basis until possession is granted. If possession is not granted within ____ (__) days after the beginning day of initial term, then Resident may void this Agreement and have full refund of any deposit. Management shall not be liable for damages for delay in possession. 3. RENT Rent is payable monthly to Management in the sum of __________ dollars ($___) per month on the first day of each month during the initial or extended term of this Agreement at the office of Management or such other place as Management may designate. All rent shall be paid by cash, personal check, cashier’s check, certified funds, or money order. Management shall have the right to refuse any tender of payment in cash. As a convenience to Resident, payments may be made or tendered by personal check issued and drawn on Resident’s personal account, and at Management’s option, no third-party checks will be accepted or considered a proper tender or payment of rent. Only after total rent is received will rent payments be accepted. Any additional sums or charges due and owing from Resident because of a breach or violation of this Agreement shall be due as additional rent. Such additional sums or charges shall include, but are not limited to, damages exceeding normal wear and tear to Apartment or to Premises, when such damages are caused by Resident or Resident’s family, occupants, guests, or invitees. 4. LATE PAYMENTS AND RETURNED CHECKS Time is of the essence with regard to this Agreement. After the third day of the month, rent shall be considered late, and a late charge of __________ dollars ($___) shall be due as additional rent. If Management elects to accept late rent, Resident shall tender all late rents, dispossessory warrant costs, and administrative filing fees to Management only by cashier’s check, certified check, or money order. In the event Resident’s rent check is dishonored by the © Copyright 2013 Docstoc Inc. registered document proprietary, copy not 2 bank, Resident shall pay Management __________ dollars ($___) as a handling charge in addition to rent and late charges. Returned checks (NSFs) shall be redeemed by cash or cashier’s check, certified check or money order. After any rent check is dishonored, Resident shall pay all future rents and charges only by cashier’s check, certified check, or money order. 5. SECURITY DEPOSIT Resident agrees to deposit __________ dollars ($___) with Management before taking possession of Apartment as security for Resident’s fulfillment of the conditions of this Agreement. Deposit will be returned to Resident within ___ (__) days after Apartment is vacated if: a. Lease term has expired or this Agreement has been terminated by both parties; and b. Resident satisfies a ___ (__) day written notice to vacate; and c. All monies due Management by Resident have been paid; and d. Apartment is not damaged and is left in its original condition, normal wear and tear excepted. Deposit may be applied by Management to satisfy all or part of Resident’s obligations, and such application shall not prevent Management from claiming damages in excess of the deposit. Resident agrees not to apply the deposit to any rent payment, and also agrees to pay __________ dollars ($___) for re-keying locks if all keys are not returned. Resident’s security deposit will either be protected by a surety bond on file with the clerk of the Superior Court of the County in which the property is located or be deposited by Management in Escrow Account No. ______ at__________. In the event Management elects to deposit Resident’s security deposit in an interest-bearing account, Resident acknowledges that any interest earned on such deposit shall belong to Management. Resident acknowledges that Management has complied with the ________ law governing security deposits and that Resident has been given a properly signed list of any existing damages to Apartment, given the right to inspect same, and has approved said list, except as previously specified in writing to Management. 6. RENEWAL TERM Either party may terminate this Agreement at the end of the initial term by giving the other ___ (__) day’s written notice prior to the end of the term. If notice is not given, this Agreement will be extended on a ___ (__)-day basis with all terms remaining the same until terminated, as of the last day of a calendar month, by either party upon ___ (__) day’s written notice. Resident agrees that at the end of the initial term of this Agreement (as specified in Paragraph 1), or at any time thereafter, Management shall have the right to increase the rent due © Copyright 2013 Docstoc Inc. registered document proprietary, copy not 3 under Paragraph 3 by giving the Resident ___ (__) days written notice, and such increase shall not terminate this Agreement. 7. EARLY TERMINATION Provided Resident is not in default hereunder at the time of giving the notice and strictly complies with all the provisions of this paragraph, Resident may terminate this Agreement before the expiration of the initial term by: a. Giving Management ___ (__) days written notice on or before the day rent is due as described in Paragraph 3 above; and b. Paying all monies due through date of termination; and c. Paying a cancellation fee equal to __________ dollars ($___); and d. Forfeiting the security deposit (if any). Resident’s election for early termination shall not relieve Resident of his/her responsibilities and obligations regarding any damage to Apartment. 8. NO ASSIGNMENT OR SUBLETTING Resident may not sublet Apartment or assign this Agreement without prior written consent of Management. 9. DISCLOSURE ___________________, whose address is ____________________, is authorized to act on behalf of Management with respect to this Agreement, to manage Apartment and Premises, and is Management’s duly designated agent for service of process with respect to any matter arising under this Agreement. 10. UTILITIES Resident is responsible for the payment of all utility charges for Apartment, including but not limited to, electricity, natural gas, water and sewer, cable TV, and telephone. Resident agrees to put all utilities in his/her name immediately upon signing this Agreement and promptly pay same when due. Resident acknowledges that continued occupancy of Apartment in which any utility services have been cut off is hazardous. Resident agrees not to terminate, cut off, interrupt, or discontinue any utility services to Apartment including, but not limited to, electricity, natural gas, sewer, sanitation, or water. Resident agrees to pay for water and © Copyright 2013 Docstoc Inc. registered document proprietary, copy not 4 wastewater, which includes, where applicable, a one (1) time deposit, flat fees, and increases as determined and billed by the local bulk supplier. Resident agrees that these charges and late fees associated with the utility billing will be charged as additional rent. Breach of this provision shall constitute a default by Resident, and Management shall have the right to terminate this Agreement immediately and to obtain possession of Apartment. Any charges billed to Management for utilities due to Resident’s breach of this provision shall be due as additional rent. 11. FIRE If Apartment is made uninhabitable by fire not the fault of Resident, this Agreement shall be terminated. 12. HOLD OVER Resident shall remove all of Resident’s property and deliver possession of Apartment in a clean condition and good order and repair to Management upon termination or expiration of this Agreement. In the event Resident fails to vacate Premises after termination, non-renewal, or expiration of this Agreement, then Resident shall pay Management an amount equal to ____ (__) times the existing rental rate, prorated by day for each day held over and beyond the term or expiration of this Agreement in addition to the other damages provided for hereunder. After termination or expiration of this Agreement, Resident shall be deemed a tenant at sufferance. 13. RIGHT OF ACCESS Management shall have the right of access to Apartment, without notice, for inspection and maintenance during reasonable hours. In case of emergency, Management may enter at any time to protect life and prevent damage to the property. Resident authorizes Management to show Apartment to prospective renters after Resident has given notice of termination. 14. USE Apartment shall be used for residential purposes only and shall be occupied only by the person(s) named in Resident’s application to lease. Substitution or addition of any occupants will be allowable only with prior written consent of Management. Apartment shall be used so as to comply with all state, county, and municipal laws and ordinances. Resident shall not use Apartment or permit it to be used for any disorderly or unlawful purpose or in any manner so as to interfere with other residents’ quiet enjoyment of their apartments. 15. PROPERTY LOSS Management shall not be liable for damage, theft, vandalism, breakage of glass, or other loss of any kind to Resident’s personal property or to the personal property of Resident’s © Copyright 2013 Docstoc Inc. registered document proprietary, copy not 5 family members or guests, except where such damage is due to Management’s gross negligence or intentional misconduct. It is understood and agreed that Management shall not be responsible or liable to Resident or to those claiming by, through, or under Resident for any loss or damage to either person or property that may be occasioned by or through the acts or omissions of persons occupying adjacent connecting or adjoining Premises, or by or through the acts or omissions of third parties. Resident agrees to maintain comprehensive insurance covering loss or damage to person or property, including, but not limited to, insurance on personal property or property of other persons from protection of loss due to or caused by theft, vandalism, damage to vehicles, bursting or breaking pipes, fire, windstorm, hail, flooding, leakage, steam, snow, or ice, running water, backing up of drainage pipes, seepage, or the overflow of water or sewage on the property of which Resident’s Apartment is a part. Resident agrees to look only to his/her insurance for any loss or damage to Resident’s property or person. Such insurance shall be maintained by Resident for Resident’s benefit as well as for the benefit of Management. Management shall not be responsible or liable for any injury, loss, or damage to Resident, other persons, or any property of Resident or other person(s) caused by or resulting from the aforementioned occurrences. 16. PETS No animals, birds, or pets of any kind shall be permitted in Apartment without prior written consent of Management. 17. INDEMNIFICATION Resident releases Management from liability for and agrees to indemnify Management against all losses incurred by Management as a result of: (a) Resident’s failure to fulfill any condition of this Agreement; (b) any damage or injury happening in or about Apartment or Premises to Resident’s invitees, licensees, or such person’s property unconnected with Management’s negligence; (c) Resident’s failure to comply with any requirements imposed by any governmental authority; and (d) any judgment, lien or other encumbrance filed against Apartment as a result of Resident’s actions. 18. FAILURE OF MANAGEMENT TO ACT Failure of Management to insist upon strict compliance with the terms of this Agreement shall not constitute any waiver of Management’s right to act on any violation. 19. REMEDIES CUMULATIVE All remedies allowable under this Agreement, by law, or in equity shall be cumulative. In a civil suit or dispossessory warrant for any breach of this Agreement, the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover its attorneys’ fees in the amount of _______ percent (___%) of principal and interest owing and all expenses of litigation, including but not limited to court costs, dispossessory warrant costs, and administrative filing fees. © Copyright 2013 Docstoc Inc. registered document proprietary, copy not 6 20. NOTICES Any notice required by this Agreement, except as otherwise provided for in Paragraph 6, shall be in writing and shall be deemed to be given if delivered personally or mailed by registered or certified mail (a) if to Resident, to the Apartment or the last known address of Resident and (b) if to Management, to the address for Premises listed in the opening Paragraph of this Agreement. 21. REPAIRS Resident accepts Apartment in “as is” condition as suited for the use intended. Resident understands and agrees that Apartment, equipment and fixtures will be under the control of Resident and agrees to keep said Apartment, together with the fixtures therein, in a clean, pleasant, and sanitary condition. Management will make necessary repairs to Apartment with reasonable promptness after receipt of written notice from Resident. If any damage, beyond normal wear and tear, is caused by Resident or Resident’s family, guests, or invitees, Resident agrees to pay Management the cost of repair with the next rent payment. Resident may not remodel or structurally change Apartment or remove any fixture therefrom without prior written consent of Management. 22. ABANDONMENT If Resident removes or attempts to remove personal property from Premises, other than in the usual course of continuing occupancy and without first having paid Management all monies due, Apartment may be considered abandoned, and Management shall have the right, without notice, to store and dispose of any property left on Premises by Resident. Management shall also have the right to store or dispose of any Resident’s property remaining on Premises after termination of this Agreement. Any such property shall consider Management’s property, and title shall vest in Management. Management shall also have the right to re-rent Apartment after Resident abandons the same. Management, in its sole discretion, shall have the right to determine those other circumstances under which it considers Apartment to be abandoned. Resident agrees that such circumstances as evidence of his/her abandonment of Premises include, but are not limited to, the failure to pay rent or other charges, discontinuance of any utility service, failure to respond to any notices, phone calls, or correspondence from Management, or removal of Resident’s personal property from Apartment. Any one of the foregoing circumstances or other circumstances shall be sufficient to evidence abandonment. In the event Apartment is abandoned, Management shall have the right, without notice, to secure Apartment with new locks, to store or dispose of any property or personal possessions left on Premises by Resident or Resident’s family, occupants, guests, or invitees, or to re-rent Apartment for new occupancy. © Copyright 2013 Docstoc Inc. registered document proprietary, copy not 7 Resident agrees that Management shall have no liability for any actions taken to secure Apartment, obtain possession of Apartment, or store or dispose of any personal property or possessions found in Apartment when Management deems Apartment to have been abandoned. Resident acknowledges and agrees that Management’s acts or failure to act with regard to securing Apartment, obtaining possession of Apartment, or storing or disposing of any personal property or possessions found in Apartment under circumstances that are or may indicate abandonment are a contractual matter to which Resident has given his/her consent, and any alleged breach shall not give rise to a claim in tort or a claim for punitive damages. 23. MORTGAGEE’S RIGHTS Resident’s rights under this Agreement shall at all times be automatically junior and subject to any deed to secure debt, mortgage, or any other security instrument that is now or shall hereafter be placed on Premises of which Apartment is a part. If requested, Resident shall execute promptly any certificate that Management may request specifically to implement the subordination of this Paragraph. Resident’s rent and other obligations under this Agreement shall be payable to and enforceable by any person acquiring Premises, if such person instead elects in writing to waive the benefit of the foregoing subordination provision. 24. DEFAULT BY RESIDENT If Resident fails to pay any rent or other charges as and when due hereunder, or if Resident abandons Apartment or fails to perform any of his/her obligations hereunder, or if any facts contained in Resident’s rental application are untrue or misleading, then, upon the happening of any said events, Resident shall be in default hereunder and Management may, at its option, terminate this Agreement by written notice to Resident. Resident shall surrender possession of Apartment to Management upon the effective date of such termination notice and Resident shall be liable to Management for, and shall indemnify Management against, all rent loss and other expenses (for re-letting, refurbishing, cleaning, or otherwise making Apartment suitable for re-letting) suffered or incurred by Management as a result of Resident’s default and the termination of the Agreement. Management’s application of the security deposit (if any) shall not relieve Resident of liability for any other rent, charges, damages, or other costs that may be due. Notwithstanding the commencement of a dispossessory proceeding and the issuance and execution of a writ of possession on account of any default by Resident, Resident shall remain liable to Management for all rent and other charges accrued through the date on which possession is obtained by Management and shall continue to be liable for any rent accruing thereafter until the earlier of (a) the expiration of the term of this Agreement or (b) the re-rental of Apartment. 25. MANAGEMENT’S PERMISSION OR CONSENT If any provision of this Agreement requires the written permission or consent of Management as a condition to any act of Resident, such written permission or consent may be granted or withheld in the sole discretion of Management, may contain such conditions as Management deems appropriate, and shall be effective only as long as Resident complies with © Copyright 2013 Docstoc Inc. registered document proprietary, copy not 8 such conditions. Moreover, any written permission or consent given by Management to Resident may be modified, revoked, or withdrawn by Management at any time, at Management’s sole discretion, upon written notice to Resident. 26. PACKAGE RELEASE Resident hereby authorizes Management and its agents, officers, and employees to take and accept packages or goods addressed to Resident and delivered to Resident’s Apartment, by mail, United Parcel Service, Federal Express, or otherwise. Resident understands that Management will not accept delivery of packages or goods shipped C.O.D. or having postage due. Resident recognizes and agrees that Management will be accepting delivery of packages or goods solely as a favor to Resident, without reward, compensation, or consideration, and Resident expressly and unconditionally releases Management from any claim or cause of action Resident might otherwise have for loss or damage suffered as a result of Management’s collecting, holding, storing, or otherwise handling or disposing of any such packages or goods even if such loss or damage is due to the negligence, lack of care, or other acts or omissions of Management, its agents, clients, or employees. Resident further agrees that Management will have no responsibility at all for examining the condition of or determining the existence of any damage to or for taking any precautions in the handling and storage of any such packages or goods, notwithstanding that as a result, Resident may end up paying for lost, damaged, or unsatisfactory goods without recovery against seller, the carrier, or Management. Resident absolutely assumes all risks of damage to and theft, destruction, and loss of such packages and goods. 27. APARTMENT SECURITY ACKNOWLEDGMENT Resident agrees to inspect Apartment and will determine to Resident’s satisfaction that the smoke detector, fire extinguisher, and door and window locks in Apartment are adequate and in good working order. Resident agrees to inspect and test each of these items monthly, and to give Management prompt written notice if Resident determines that any of these items need repair or replacement. Resident further acknowledges that Management is under no obligation or duty to inspect, test, or repair any of these items unless and until Management has received written notice from Resident specifically requesting repair or replacement. Resident is prohibited from adding locks to, changing, or in any way altering locks installed on the doors of Apartment, without the prior written permission of Management. Resident is aware that Management does not provide security for the personal safety or property of the residents on Premises. Resident agrees that Management has no obligation or liability to Resident for bodily injury or damage to or loss of property as a result of a criminal act against Resident or Resident’s property. Resident agrees to hold harmless Management and its employees from any claim or cause of action for bodily or personal injury and/or property damage arising from any crime occurring on Premises. Resident agrees that Management shall not be liable to Resident, Resident’s guests, or invitees for any bodily injuries or property damages arising from a criminal act when such criminal act is caused or carried out in any part by the act of a person or entity other than Management. © Copyright 2013 Docstoc Inc. registered document proprietary, copy not 9 Resident recognizes that Management does not guarantee or insure Resident’s personal security and safety, and Resident is aware that Resident’s personal security and safety will be Resident’s individual responsibility. Resident recognizes that Management is not obliged to provide security or to reduce the risk of crime on Premises. Resident understands that Management does not provide any regular guard patrol of Premises although it may, from time to time, arrange for such. Resident acknowledges and agrees that Management has no obligation or liability to Resident for the acts or omission, whether negligent or intentional, of any security patrol service employee engaged by Management. Management may, from time to time, place devices in, on, or near Premises, including, but not limited to, fences, alarms, lights, or controlled access gates. The provision of such devices or patrol does not create any obligation on the part of Management to provide for Resident’s personal security or safety or the security of Resident’s property. The provision of any such devices or services does not impose any obligation on Management to Resident. Resident agrees that the furnishing of locks or safety devices or any other such measure will not constitute a guarantee of their effectiveness or impose any obligations on Management to foresee and/or prevent crime. Resident understands that, from time to time, there may be police officers or courtesy officers residing on Premises. Resident understands and agrees that these officers do not have responsibility for Resident’s personal safety and security, and that the presence of such officers as residents on Premises does not create any obligation on their part, or the part of Management, to provide security for Resident’s personal safety and property. Resident acknowledges and agrees that Management has no obligation or liability to Resident for the acts or omission, whether negligent or intentional, of any police officer or courtesy officers. Resident understands and agrees that although such resident officers or courtesy officers may, from time to time, assist Management or other Residents, such assistance does not constitute security for Resident’s personal safety and does not impose any obligation on Management to provide for Resident’s safety or security and/or to reduce the risk of crime against Resident’s person or property. Resident understands that residency of such officers may end at any time without any obligation on the part of Management to Resident. Resident agrees that no representation or promise has been made concerning crime on Premises or obligations of Management to prevent crime or to protect Resident’s person or property on Premises. 28. MISCELLANY a. Signs Resident shall not display any signs, exterior lights, or markings on Apartment. No awnings or other projections shall be attached to the outside of the building of which Apartment is a part. b. Entrances, Hallways, Breezeways, Walks, and Lawns © Copyright 2013 Docstoc Inc. registered document proprietary, copy not 10 Entrances, hallways, breezeways, walks, lawns, and other public areas shall not be obstructed or used for any purpose other than ingress and egress. c. Antennas Radio or television aerials or satellite dishes shall not be placed or erected on the roof or exterior of buildings. d. Parking Resident agrees to abide by all parking regulations established by Management. No motorcycles, trucks, vans, campers, recreational vehicles, boats, trailers, mobile homes, buses, commercial vehicles, or mechanized equipment shall be allowed on Premises without Management’s prior approval. If Management has designated spaces for Resident to park or areas for boats, trailers, campers, or other vehicles, Resident agrees to park only in those spaces so designated. Non-operable, abandoned, or unauthorized vehicles are not permitted on Premises. Any such non-operable, abandoned, or unauthorized vehicle may be removed by Management at the expense of Resident or other person owning same, for storage or private sale, at Management’s option, and the Resident or person owning same shall have no right of recourse against Management therefor. The definition of non-operable, abandoned, or unauthorized vehicles shall be liberally construed in favor of Management. In addition, but not limited to, their generally accepted definitions, “unauthorized” and “non-operable” shall also mean vehicles which: i. Are noxious, offensive, unsightly, unpleasant, or unkempt such as could reasonably affect the appearance or rental marketability of Premises or such as could reasonably cause embarrassment, discomfort, annoyance, or nuisance to Management, owners, or other Residents; ii. Are causing damage to the Apartment complex or the parking lot, including but not limited to, oil or gas leaks, seepage or spills, and motorcycles’ kickstands that sink into the pavement; iii. Are not previously approved and registered with Management as required; iv. Are not properly parked between parallel lines or other lines marking spaces for parking; v. Are blocking access to any prohibited areas, designated “no parking” areas, fire lanes, fire hydrants, ingress and egress travel lanes, entrances, exits, trash dumpsters or compaction, carwash bays, or maintenance or service areas; © Copyright 2013 Docstoc Inc. registered document proprietary, copy not 11 vi. Are on blocks or on jack stands; vii. Appear to be in a state of disrepair; viii. Appear to be incapable of self-propelled movement; or ix. Do not have a proper license tag, current license decal validation, sticker, current state emissions inspection sticker, or minimum applicable motor vehicle insurance. Unauthorized, non-operable, or abandoned vehicles shall not be kept, placed, stored, parked, maintained, or operated in any area of Premises. The term “vehicle” includes, but is not limited to, both motorized and non-motorized vehicles such as automobiles, trucks, vans, motorcycles, boats, trailers, campers, mobile homes, motor homes, commercial trucks, buses, and heavy motorized or mechanized equipment and vehicles. An “abandoned motor vehicle” shall include, but is not limited to, any vehicle, motor vehicle, or trailer that has been left unattended on Premises for a period of not less than ____ (__) days without anyone having made a claim thereto. e. Storage No goods or materials of any kind or description that are combustible or would increase fire risk shall be kept or stored in Apartment or in storage areas. Management shall not be responsible for any loss or damage due to the storage or keeping of such materials. f. Balcony or Patio Balcony or patio shall be kept neat and clean at all times. No rugs, towels, laundry, clothing, appliances, or other items shall be stored, hung, or draped on railings or other portions of balcony or patio. Use of grills is not permitted on balconies. g. Recreation and Service Areas Resident agrees to abide by rules and regulations established for use of recreational and service facilities provided by Management. h. Resident Liable for Actions of Family, Occupants, Guests, and Invitees Resident shall be responsible and liable for the conduct of his/her family, occupants, guests, and invitees. Acts or failure to act of Resident’s family, occupants, guests, and invitees in violation of this Agreement, any addenda, or Management’s rules and regulations may be deemed by Management to be a breach by Resident. Resident acknowledges and agrees to © Copyright 2013 Docstoc Inc. registered document proprietary, copy not 12 communicate and explain all addenda, rules, regulations, and the terms of this rental Agreement to his/her family, occupants, guests, and invitees. i. Drapes and Shades All drapes and shades installed by Resident must be lined in white to present a uniform exterior appearance. j. Water Beds Resident shall not have or keep any water beds in Apartment without prior written permission of Management. k. Conduct Resident acknowledges that all notices required to be given hereunder shall be given in writing. Resident agrees to handle his/her communications and conduct with Management, including, but not limited to, leasing agents, on-site staff, maintenance personnel, or independent contractors and vendors hired by Management, and with all other residents, occupants, guests, or invitees in a lawful, courteous, and reasonable manner. Resident shall not engage in any abusive behavior, either verbal or physical, or any form of intimidation or aggression, directed at Management, its agents, its employees, or vendors or directed at any other residents, occupants, guests, invitees, or any other person on Premises. If requested by Management, Resident agrees to conduct all further business in writing. Any acts of abusive behavior, whether verbal or physical, by Resident or Resident’s family, guests, or invitees shall be grounds for termination of this rental Agreement. Resident agrees not to damage Apartment or any other portion of Premises, including, but not limited to, the physical facilities, buildings, trees, or landscape. Resident shall be liable for all acts or failure to act of his family, occupants, guests, or invitees that result in damages to Apartment or Premises. Resident shall remain liable to Management for any damages exceeding normal wear and tear, and hereby agrees to pay Management promptly upon notice of such damages, whether or not the repairs have actually been made. Further, Resident’s acts or failure to act that result in damages to Apartment or Premises shall constitute grounds for termination of this rental Agreement. Any amounts due from Resident because of damage exceeding normal wear and tear shall constitute additional rent due upon invoicing. 29. RESIDENT DIRECTORY Resident acknowledges receipt of a Resident Directory that becomes a part of this rental Agreement. The policies set forth in the Resident Directory are in addition to the policies outlined in this rental Agreement and are binding on all Residents, occupants, and guests. © Copyright 2013 Docstoc Inc. registered document proprietary, copy not 13 30. ADDITIONAL RULES AND REGULATIONS Resident agrees and understands that additional rules and regulations may be established by Management during Resident’s possession. Resident agrees to be bound by such additional rules and regulations. Resident further understands that notification of such additional rules and regulations shall be given pursuant to Paragraph 20 of this Agreement and shall be effective ___ (__) days after personally being delivered or mailed by registered or certified mail. 31. GENDER In all references herein to Resident, the use of the singular number is intended to include the appropriate number as the text of this Agreement may require, and all gender references to male or female are intended to be gender neutral. 32. NO ESTATE IN LAND This Agreement creates only the relationship of landlord and tenant between Management and Resident; Resident has a usufruct only, and not an estate for years; and no estate shall pass from Management. 33. ENTIRE AGREEMENT This Agreement and any attached addenda, including, without limitation, rules, and regulations, constitutes the entire Agreement between the parties and no oral statements shall be binding. 34. JOINT AND SEVERAL LIABILITY Each person who signs this Agreement as a Resident understands and agrees that his or her liability hereunder is both joint and several. 35. SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS Subject to Paragraph 23, all provisions contained in this Agreement shall be binding upon, inure to the benefit of, and be enforceable by the successors and assigns of Management. 36. SPECIAL STIPULATIONS The following stipulations shall control in the event of conflict with any of the foregoing provisions: © Copyright 2013 Docstoc Inc. registered document proprietary, copy not 14 a. b. … IN WITNESS THEREOF, the parties hereto have caused this Agreement to be signed in person or by a person duly authorized the day and year above written. Management By: ________________ Title:_______________ Resident By: _______________ Title: ______________ © Copyright 2013 Docstoc Inc. registered document proprietary, copy not 15
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