Roommate Agreement Template

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Roommate Agreement
This agreement is made by and among the roommates named herein who have signed a lease for a shared
dwelling unit that makes the roommates jointly and severally liable for all terms of the contract.
Execution of this roommate agreement does not alter the joint and several liability of the tenants under the
rental contract with the landlord. However, it may be used if a dispute among the roommates arises.
Address of Rental Unit _______________________________________________________________________
Term of Lease ___________________ to ___________________
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If roommates will switch bedrooms or pay different amounts of rent at any point, those changes should be
noted above. Any roommate who does not pay any or all of the amount of rent listed above shall be liable
to the landlord or to any roommates who pay any amount due for the defaulting roommate.
Security Deposit
A security deposit has been paid by each roommate in the amount listed above. The roommates will divide
the refund of the security deposit according to the amount each tenant originally paid as listed in this
agreement. When a specific roommate is clearly responsible for fees and damages to the premises—
including late fees, repairs and cleaning costs—that roommate will pay full fees and damages. The
roommates agree to share equally in the cost of all other fees and damages charged.
Utility Bills
The utility bill will be in ___________________________’s name.
The bill will be divided (strike one) evenly/as follows (for example, because one roommate has an air
conditioner or a personal refrigerator):
___________________________________________________________________________________________
Utility late charges will be paid by _____________________________________________________________
Phone Bills
The phone bill will be in ___________________________’s name.
The local phone bill will be divided (strike one) evenly/as follows:
___________________________________________________________________________________________
The long distance bill will be divided (strike one) evenly/according to who made the calls.
Phone late charges will be paid by _____________________________________________________________
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Roommate Agreement
This agreement is made by and among the roommates named herein who have signed a lease for a shared
dwelling unit that makes the roommates jointly and severally liable for all terms of the contract.
Execution of this roommate agreement does not alter the joint and several liability of the tenants under the
rental contract with the landlord. However, it may be used if a dispute among the roommates arises.
Address of Rental Unit _______________________________________________________________________
Term of Lease ___________________ to ___________________
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If roommates will switch bedrooms or pay different amounts of rent at any point, those changes should be
noted above. Any roommate who does not pay any or all of the amount of rent listed above shall be liable
to the landlord or to any roommates who pay any amount due for the defaulting roommate.
Security Deposit
A security deposit has been paid by each roommate in the amount listed above. The roommates will divide
the refund of the security deposit according to the amount each tenant originally paid as listed in this
agreement. When a specific roommate is clearly responsible for fees and damages to the premises—
including late fees, repairs and cleaning costs—that roommate will pay full fees and damages. The
roommates agree to share equally in the cost of all other fees and damages charged.
Utility Bills
The utility bill will be in ___________________________’s name.
The bill will be divided (strike one) evenly/as follows (for example, because one roommate has an air
conditioner or a personal refrigerator):
___________________________________________________________________________________________
Utility late charges will be paid by _____________________________________________________________
Phone Bills
The phone bill will be in ___________________________’s name.
The local phone bill will be divided (strike one) evenly/as follows:
___________________________________________________________________________________________
The long distance bill will be divided (strike one) evenly/according to who made the calls.
Phone late charges will be paid by _____________________________________________________________
over
Cable
The apartment (strike one) will/will not have cable.
If there will be cable, the bill will be in ___________________________’s name.
If there will be cable, the bill will be divided (strike one) evenly/as follows:
___________________________________________________________________________________________
Cable late charges will be paid by _______________________________________________________________
High Speed Internet Access
The apartment (strike one) will/will not have high speed internet.
If there will be high speed internet, the bill will be in ___________________________’s name.
If there will be high speed internet, the bill will be divided (strike one) evenly/as follows:
___________________________________________________________________________________________
Internet late charges will be paid by ____________________________________________________________
Subletting
Subletting is (strike two) not allowed/allowed/allowed only with permission of all roommates.
(Sublet agreements are available at the Tenant Resource Center.)
Guests. (Strike any part not applicable.)
Each roommate is responsible for the behavior of his or her guests. Guests shall not unreasonably disturb
other roommates. Guests must stay in the bedroom of the roommate who invited them, unless all other
roommates agree that the guest may stay in a shared area. No guest may stay for more than seven
consectutive days without the permission of all other roommates. New roommates may move in only with
the written permission of all other roommates and the landlord.
Quiet Hours
All roommates agree to observe quiet hours for sleep, study and other purposes on the days and times
listed here. (If none, write “None.”) ____________________________________________________________
Pets
The following pets are permitted: _______________________________________________________________
The person responsible for the pets will be ______________________________________________________
Smoking
Smoking in the apartment will be (strike one) allowed/not allowed.
Household Duties. Household duties (take out trash, clean bathroom, etc.) will be divided as follows:
___________________________________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________________________________
Other Terms ________________________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________________________________
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