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LOUISIANA MONTH-TO-MONTH RENTAL AGREEMENT
This agreement is entered into between _____________________________________________ hereinafter
called Landlord, and _______________________________________________________ hereinafter called
Tenant, a security deposit of $________________________ and the sum of $________________________
for the first month's rent of the premises owned or managed by said Landlord, and located at the address of
____________________________________________________________ hereinafter called premises,
said premises the Landlord hereby agrees to rent to said Tenant on a month-to-month basis at a
rental rate of $______________________ per month, payable in advance, on or before the ______ day of each
succeeding calendar month. Tenant further agrees to pay a late fee of $20 per calendar day for past due rent. Landlord
does not waive the right to insist on payment of the rent in full on the date it is due.
In considered hereof and of the use or occupancy of the said premises, Tenant agrees:
1. To maintain said premises in a clean, orderly, and law abiding manner; to immediately notify Landlord of any defects or
dangerous conditions; to keep the yard thereof free of weeds, debris, and/or material that may become unsightly or a
detriment to the appearance of said premises; and not burn any household trash on said premises. Permission is given to
the Landlord to enter said premises during any reasonable time for the purposes of inspection, repair, or replacement of
the HVAC filter. Landlord will make a reasonable effort to contact Tenant beforehand, but is not required.
2. To notify Landlord in advance if Tenant will be away from the premises for two (2) or more consecutive days.
3. No alterations, redecorating, painting or repairs to the dwelling shall be made without the prior written consent of
Landlord.
4. To pay for occupancy permits, public utilities and services, including fire protection fees, mosquito abatement fees, etc.
5. To pay the cost of repairs for any willful or consequential damage incurred during tenancy of said premises; and the cost
of any clean up to which Landlord may consider necessary to restore said premises.
6. Smoking is absolutely prohibited inside the dwelling and within 25 feet of any entrance to the dwelling. This
prohibition applies to tenants, tenant’s guest, owner’s, agents of the owner, Landlord staff, employees, and service
persons. Tenants are responsible for notifying their household members, guests, and invitees of this smoking
prohibition; and tenants are responsible for any violation thereof, including paying up to a $2,500 restoration fee.
7. No birds, animals, or other pets shall be kept on the premises without the knowledge and written consent from Landlord;
any consent so given may be withdrawn, if, in the opinion of Landlord, such bird, animal, or other pet constitutes a
nuisance, causes complaint from neighbors, or adversely affects the normal maintenance of the property. An additional
pet deposit, pet fee, and pet rent may be required.
8. The Premises shall be used and occupied by Tenant, Tenant's spouse or significant other, and Tenant’s minor children,
consisting of ________ family members, including __________________________, ___________________________,
_______________________________, ______________________________, _______________________________,
used exclusively as a private single family dwelling, and no part of the Premises shall be used at any time during the
term of this Agreement by Tenant for the purpose of carrying on any business, profession, or trade of any kind, or for
any purpose other than as a private single family dwelling. Tenant shall not allow any other person to use or occupy the
Premises without first obtaining Landlord's written consent to such use. Tenant shall comply with any and all laws,
ordinances, rules and orders of any and all governmental or quasi-governmental authorities affecting the cleanliness, use,
occupancy and preservation of the Premises. Tenant shall not let or sublet the whole or any part of the premises to
anyone for any purpose whatsoever without prior written permission from Landlord.
Initial _________
LOUISIANA MONTH-TO-MONTH RENTAL AGREEMENT
This agreement is entered into between _____________________________________________ hereinafter
called Landlord, and _______________________________________________________ hereinafter called
Tenant, a security deposit of $________________________ and the sum of $________________________
for the first month's rent of the premises owned or managed by said Landlord, and located at the address of
____________________________________________________________ hereinafter called premises,
said premises the Landlord hereby agrees to rent to said Tenant on a month-to-month basis at a
rental rate of $______________________ per month, payable in advance, on or before the ______ day of each
succeeding calendar month. Tenant further agrees to pay a late fee of $20 per calendar day for past due rent. Landlord
does not waive the right to insist on payment of the rent in full on the date it is due.
In considered hereof and of the use or occupancy of the said premises, Tenant agrees:
1. To maintain said premises in a clean, orderly, and law abiding manner; to immediately notify Landlord of any defects or
dangerous conditions; to keep the yard thereof free of weeds, debris, and/or material that may become unsightly or a
detriment to the appearance of said premises; and not burn any household trash on said premises. Permission is given to
the Landlord to enter said premises during any reasonable time for the purposes of inspection, repair, or replacement of
the HVAC filter. Landlord will make a reasonable effort to contact Tenant beforehand, but is not required.
2. To notify Landlord in advance if Tenant will be away from the premises for two (2) or more consecutive days.
3. No alterations, redecorating, painting or repairs to the dwelling shall be made without the prior written consent of
Landlord.
4. To pay for occupancy permits, public utilities and services, including fire protection fees, mosquito abatement fees, etc.
5. To pay the cost of repairs for any willful or consequential damage incurred during tenancy of said premises; and the cost
of any clean up to which Landlord may consider necessary to restore said premises.
6. Smoking is absolutely prohibited inside the dwelling and within 25 feet of any entrance to the dwelling. This
prohibition applies to tenants, tenant’s guest, owner’s, agents of the owner, Landlord staff, employees, and service
persons. Tenants are responsible for notifying their household members, guests, and invitees of this smoking
prohibition; and tenants are responsible for any violation thereof, including paying up to a $2,500 restoration fee.
7. No birds, animals, or other pets shall be kept on the premises without the knowledge and written consent from Landlord;
any consent so given may be withdrawn, if, in the opinion of Landlord, such bird, animal, or other pet constitutes a
nuisance, causes complaint from neighbors, or adversely affects the normal maintenance of the property. An additional
pet deposit, pet fee, and pet rent may be required.
8. The Premises shall be used and occupied by Tenant, Tenant's spouse or significant other, and Tenant’s minor children,
consisting of ________ family members, including __________________________, ___________________________,
_______________________________, ______________________________, _______________________________,
used exclusively as a private single family dwelling, and no part of the Premises shall be used at any time during the
term of this Agreement by Tenant for the purpose of carrying on any business, profession, or trade of any kind, or for
any purpose other than as a private single family dwelling. Tenant shall not allow any other person to use or occupy the
Premises without first obtaining Landlord's written consent to such use. Tenant shall comply with any and all laws,
ordinances, rules and orders of any and all governmental or quasi-governmental authorities affecting the cleanliness, use,
occupancy and preservation of the Premises. Tenant shall not let or sublet the whole or any part of the premises to
anyone for any purpose whatsoever without prior written permission from Landlord.
Initial _________
9. Landlord shall not be liable for any damage or injury of or to the Tenant, Tenant's family, guests, invitees, agents or
employees or to any person entering the Premises or the building of which the Premises are a part or to goods or
equipment, or in the structure or equipment of the structure of which the Premises are a part, and Tenant hereby agrees
to indemnify, defend and hold Landlord harmless from any and all claims or assertions of every kind and nature. Tenant
is strongly encouraged to purchase a tenant insurance policy for coverage of personal liability, premises medical
coverage, additional living expense, and personal property (contents) coverage.
10. To give thirty (30) day written notice by registered mail to Landlord prior to vacating said premises and to permit
prospective tenants the opportunity of reasonable inspection within that same period. The deposit is not permitted to be
used as the last month’s rent, and shall be returned within 30 days of lease termination, less any damages.
11. To clean up said premises upon vacating and restore said premises to the same condition as found upon taking
occupancy, except normal wear and tear shall be accepted. A final walk through is strongly encouraged.
12. That the violation of any of the covenants of this agreement or the nonpayment of any rent due and unpaid shall be
sufficient cause for eviction from said premises upon five (5) calendar days written notice thereof by registered mail,
hand delivery, or by tacking. If suit be brought to collect rent or damages, to cause eviction from said premises, or to
collect the costs of repairs to or cleaning of said premises, Tenant agrees to pay all costs of such action, including
reasonable attorney and filing fees.
13. All rent shall be paid in person or by mail to the address of _______________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________________, or any other meeting
place agreed upon between the Tenant and Landlord. Tenant further agrees to pay Landlord a return check fee of $50
for a returned check for lack of sufficient funds, a “stop payment”, or any other reason, plus applicable late fees
mentioned above for nonpayment of rent.
14.
Additional Provisions; Disclosures.
____________________________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________________________
Each party hereto acknowledges receipt of a copy of this agreement.
As to Landlord this ______ day of ________________________, 20_____.
LANDLORD ("Landlord"):
Sign: ________________________________ Print: ______________________________ Date: _____________
As to Tenant, this ______ day of ________________________, 20_____.
TENANT ("Tenant"):
Sign: ________________________________ Print: ______________________________ Date: _____________
TENANT ("Tenant"):
Sign: ________________________________ Print: ______________________________ Date: _____________
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