Roommate Agreement Template

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Roommate Agreement
On this day of _____ month of ____
____ of the year
we, the tenants
named below, signed a lease agreement for the residential property at the address listed below.
By entering into this roommate agreement, we hope to ensure that rental responsibilities will be
understood and shared by all roommates as described in this agreement.
This Roommate Agreement (the “Agreement”) is made by and between;
List Tenant(s)
____
____ ____
____
____
____ ____
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____ ____
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____ ____
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____ ____
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for the residential property at:
[address]. We are entering into
this Agreement in order to identify the rights and responsibilities of each tenant during the course
of the lease agreement.
This Agreement runs concurrently with the lease agreement for the residential property, which is
effective from
[month/day],
[year], to
[month/day]
,
[year].
1. SECURITY DEPOSIT: The total security deposit amount that we paid the landlord for the
residence as required by the lease agreement is $
[amount], which was paid
to
[“the landlord” or name of roommate] on
[month/day]
,
[year]. Individually, we each paid a portion of the security deposit as
follows:
List Tenant(s) and Amount(s)
____
____ ____
____ $
____
____ ____
____ $
____
____ ____
____ $
**Please note that this Agreement does not supersede the lease or any other agreement that tenants may have with
the landlord. The landlord is not bound by this Agreement and is not obligated to enforce its terms.**
Roommate Agreement
On this day of _____ month of ____
____ of the year
we, the tenants
named below, signed a lease agreement for the residential property at the address listed below.
By entering into this roommate agreement, we hope to ensure that rental responsibilities will be
understood and shared by all roommates as described in this agreement.
This Roommate Agreement (the “Agreement”) is made by and between;
List Tenant(s)
____
____ ____
____
____
____ ____
____
____
____ ____
____
____
____ ____
____
____
____ ____
____
____
____ ____
____
for the residential property at:
[address]. We are entering into
this Agreement in order to identify the rights and responsibilities of each tenant during the course
of the lease agreement.
This Agreement runs concurrently with the lease agreement for the residential property, which is
effective from
[month/day],
[year], to
[month/day]
,
[year].
1. SECURITY DEPOSIT: The total security deposit amount that we paid the landlord for the
residence as required by the lease agreement is $
[amount], which was paid
to
[“the landlord” or name of roommate] on
[month/day]
,
[year]. Individually, we each paid a portion of the security deposit as
follows:
List Tenant(s) and Amount(s)
____
____ ____
____ $
____
____ ____
____ $
____
____ ____
____ $
**Please note that this Agreement does not supersede the lease or any other agreement that tenants may have with
the landlord. The landlord is not bound by this Agreement and is not obligated to enforce its terms.**
____
____ ____
____ $
____
____ ____
____ $
____
____ ____
____ $
Each roommate will receive his/her share of the security deposit if and when the landlord returns
it after the lease term ends. Any deduction(s) from the deposit by the landlord shall be withheld
from all of the roommates in proportion to the amount of deposit that he/she paid. However, any
damage to the residence caused by a particular roommate or roommates shall be charged only to
the roommate(s) who caused the damage.
2. RENT: Under the terms of the lease agreement, the total rental amount due each month to the
landlord is $
[amount]. Each roommate shall pay the following amount:
____
____ ____
____ $
____
____ ____
____ $
____
____ ____
____ $
____
____ ____
____ $
____
____ ____
____ $
____
____ ____
____ $
Rent must be paid in the form of
(indicate
form, e.g., “cash/check/cashier’s check”) to [
] ex:
“landlord” or name of roommate]. The rent is due on the
(e.g., “first”) day of
each month.
3. HOUSEHOLD SUPPLIES: A single ledger (with item description, cost, and date of
purchase) will be kept listing all household supplies purchased by each roommate. The supplies
may include such things as paper towels, toilet paper, cleaning fluids, dish detergent, foil, plastic
trash bags, scrub brushes, and any other goods needed for the home which will be shared by all
roommates. The purchaser of household supplies will be entitled to reimbursement from the
other roommates.
4. KITCHEN USE AND CLEAN-UP: (check one)
___
Food expenses will be shared equally by all roommates.
___
Food will be purchased by each roommate individually.
**Please note that this Agreement does not supersede the lease or any other agreement that tenants may have with
the landlord. The landlord is not bound by this Agreement and is not obligated to enforce its terms.**
Food may not be borrowed without the purchaser’s approval. Each roommate will have
____________________ [“separate” if available] storage space for his/her groceries.
Roommates may choose to share in meal preparation and clean up. Each roommate will clean up
the kitchen after his/her use.
5. PERSONAL PROPERTY: All tenants agree to not use or borrow other roommates’
personal item(s) without the approval of the roommate who owns the property. Any exception(s)
to this rule will be clearly stated and agreed upon, and the roommate who owns the property
retains the right to change his/her mind about sharing his/her property. Any personal property
that is borrowed will be used respectfully and returned in the same condition. If any damage is
done to a roommate’s personal property, the roommate(s) responsible for causing the damage
will compensate the roommate who owns the personal property for his/her loss.
6. CLEANING: Each roommate agrees to share the responsibilities of cleaning and maintaining
the residence, which may include dusting, vacuuming, emptying trash, mopping/sweeping floors,
cleaning bathrooms, and other duties.
7. CLEANING SCHEDULE: (check one)
____ Each roommate agrees to the attached cleaning schedule (attach cleaning
schedule). The schedule indicates when each roommate will complete his/her assigned
cleaning and maintenance duties.
____ All roommates will work together
[“at a designated time”] to
clean/maintain the residence.
8. ADDITIONAL AGREEMENT TERMS: (The following items have been known to
occasionally cause conflict between roommates. If any of the following might become an issue,
present a problem, write out any needed additional agreements and attach.)
____ Smoking/alcohol/drugs
___
Parking
___
Overnight guests
___
Cleanup after parties/guests ___
Sound system use
___
Behavior of guests
___
Phone messages
___
Keys ___
Shared areas (bathrooms)
___
Quiet hours for studying and sleeping
**Please note that this Agreement does not supersede the lease or any other agreement that tenants may have with
the landlord. The landlord is not bound by this Agreement and is not obligated to enforce its terms.**
9. UTILITIES
The following services have been arranged and paid for as follows:
Item
Account in
Amount of
Deposit
How Bill
Name Roommates
Name of
Deposit
Paid By
Shared
Responsible for
payment
Gas
Water
Electricity
Garbage
Cable TV
Phone
Internet
Other
This Agreement represents the complete and final understanding of the roommates’ intent. All
preliminary discussions and negotiations by the roommates are merged into and superseded by
this Agreement. Any modification to this Agreement must be in writing, signed by all
roommates.
We, the undersigned, agree to the above terms.
ROOMMATE SIGNATURES:
[Name] ________________
[Name] ________________
[Name] ________________
[Name] ________________
[Name] ________________
[Name]________________
**Please note that this Agreement does not supersede the lease or any other agreement that tenants may have with
the landlord. The landlord is not bound by this Agreement and is not obligated to enforce its terms.**

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