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SUGGESTED
T E N A N C Y A G R E E M E N T
(HDB Flat)
This Agreement is made on the ______ day of _________________ Two Thousand _______
(20___)
BETWEEN
[
name and NRIC / passport / Unique Identification number
]
(“the Landlord”, successors-in-title and assigns) of (correspondence address)
AND
[
name and NRIC / passport / Unique Identification number
]
(“the Tenant”, personal representatives and assigns) of (correspondence address)
WHEREBY IT IS AGREED as follows: -
1
FLAT AND TERM
1.1
The Landlord shall let and the Tenant shall take the [
] rooms flat (“Flat”) known as
[
] together with the fixtures, fittings and household effects now
in the Flat and listed in the Inventory (“the Effects”) for the term of __________
months ( the Term
must not be less than 6 months in the case of HDB flat) from the ____ day of ________________ 20___
to the____ day of ________________ 20___ both dates inclusive (“Term”)
2
PAYMENT OF RENT AND UTILITIES
2.1
The Tenant agrees with the Landlord to pay: -
(a) to the Landlord in advance on the [
] day of each calendar month a sum of Singapore Dollars
[
] (S$
) without any deduction whatsoever ( “the Rent”).
(b) to the Landlord immediately upon the signing of this Agreement a deposit of Singapore Dollars
[
] (S$
) (the Deposit”) equivalent to one month’s rent as security for the
due performance and observance of the conditions of this Agreement. If the Tenant shall fail to
perform and/or comply with any of the conditions of this Agreement, then, the Landlord shall be
entitled to deduct such amount from the Deposit as is reasonable to rectify the breach. Provided
that the Landlord shall not make any deduction unless it has first given written notice to the
Tenant to rectify the breach and the Tenant has failed to do so within the period requested by the
Landlord. Such Deposit shall be refunded without interest to the Tenant when the Term expires
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SUGGESTED
T E N A N C Y A G R E E M E N T
(HDB Flat)
This Agreement is made on the ______ day of _________________ Two Thousand _______
(20___)
BETWEEN
[
name and NRIC / passport / Unique Identification number
]
(“the Landlord”, successors-in-title and assigns) of (correspondence address)
AND
[
name and NRIC / passport / Unique Identification number
]
(“the Tenant”, personal representatives and assigns) of (correspondence address)
WHEREBY IT IS AGREED as follows: -
1
FLAT AND TERM
1.1
The Landlord shall let and the Tenant shall take the [
] rooms flat (“Flat”) known as
[
] together with the fixtures, fittings and household effects now
in the Flat and listed in the Inventory (“the Effects”) for the term of __________
months ( the Term
must not be less than 6 months in the case of HDB flat) from the ____ day of ________________ 20___
to the____ day of ________________ 20___ both dates inclusive (“Term”)
2
PAYMENT OF RENT AND UTILITIES
2.1
The Tenant agrees with the Landlord to pay: -
(a) to the Landlord in advance on the [
] day of each calendar month a sum of Singapore Dollars
[
] (S$
) without any deduction whatsoever ( “the Rent”).
(b) to the Landlord immediately upon the signing of this Agreement a deposit of Singapore Dollars
[
] (S$
) (the Deposit”) equivalent to one month’s rent as security for the
due performance and observance of the conditions of this Agreement. If the Tenant shall fail to
perform and/or comply with any of the conditions of this Agreement, then, the Landlord shall be
entitled to deduct such amount from the Deposit as is reasonable to rectify the breach. Provided
that the Landlord shall not make any deduction unless it has first given written notice to the
Tenant to rectify the breach and the Tenant has failed to do so within the period requested by the
Landlord. Such Deposit shall be refunded without interest to the Tenant when the Term expires
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or is terminated pursuant to Clause 9. The Deposit shall not be utilised by the Tenant to set-off
any rent payable under this Agreement.
(c) all charges including the Goods and Services Tax (GST) for the supply of water, electricity,
water borne sewerage system, payable to the respective service providers and any gas
appliances hired from SP Services Limited or any other company.
(d) all charges, subscription / licence fees, installation costs including GST in respect of the
telephone(s), television, IT equipment and services from SingTel and / or StarHub Ltd or any
other similar company.
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USE OF FLAT
3.1
The Tenant shall use the Flat for the sole purpose of a private residence only.
4
IMMIGRATION STATUS OF TENANT AND OCCUPIERS
4.1
The Tenant shall ensure that his / their occupiers of the Flat must be either Singaporean or
Singapore Permanent Resident. If any of the occupiers is a foreigner, he must have entered and
remained in Singapore lawfully and the Tenant covenants with the Landlord that he shall
personally verify from original documentation that the occupier has valid employment pass, work
permit, travel document or other papers granted by the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority,
Ministry of Manpower or other relevant government authorities. In respect of this condition, the
Tenant shall produce to the Landlord for inspection
(a) original identity cards / passports and other relevant documents of all occupiers
evidencing their legal entry into and stay / work in Singapore before the commencement
of this Agreement, and
(b) the original identity cards / passports and other relevant documents of all existing and
future occupiers evidencing the renewal or extension of their lawful stay in Singapore
before the expiry thereof.
4.2
The Tenant shall also update the Landlord whenever there are changes to the particulars of the
occupiers and on a quarterly basis without demand, give to the Landlord work permits,
employment passes, dependent passes, social visit passes or passports of the occupiers for
verification.
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5
MAINTENANCE OF FLAT AND EFFECTS
5.1
The Tenant shall at the Tenant’s own cost and expense keep the interior of the Flat including the
flooring and interior plaster or other surface material or rendering on the walls and ceilings
including doors and windows, wire and installations and fittings and Effects in good and
tenantable repair and condition throughout the Term; and to replace the same with new ones if
damaged, lost or broken and at the expiry or termination of the Term, to yield up the Flat and
Effects to the Landlord in good order and condition.
5.2
The Tenant shall engage and pay for the services of an air-conditioning contractor for the
maintenance and service of all air conditioners in the Flat and to give the Landlord documentary
proof of the servicing of the air conditioners.
5.3
The Tenant shall permit the Landlord or his Agents with or without workmen or others at all
reasonable time by prior appointment to enter the Flat to view the condition of the Flat and
Effects and to execute any repairs which the Landlord is obliged to do under this Agreement. If
the need for repair is due to the Tenant’s default, the Landlord may serve upon the Tenant written
notice specifying any work or repair necessary to be done by the Tenant. The Tenant shall within
fourteen (14) days after service of such notice, proceed with the works and repairs. If the Tenant
fails to carry out the repairs, the Landlord shall do so and the cost thereof shall be a debt due
from the Tenant to the Landlord and be forthwith recoverable as such.
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TENANT’S COVENANTS
6.1
The Tenant further covenants that he will not
(a) remove from the Flat any of the Effects except with the prior written permission of the
Landlord and to replace similar articles of at least equal value or if the Landlord so
requires pay to the Landlord the value of any of the Effects or part of the Effects which
may be destroyed or damaged (reasonable wear and tear and damage by accidental fire
excepted);
(b) make or permit or suffer to be made any alteration or addition (structural or otherwise)
to the Flat or any part thereof or to any of the Effects without first obtaining the written
consent of the Landlord;
(c) assign sublet or part with the possession of the Flat to other persons;
(d) keep or permit to be kept on the Flat any materials of a dangerous or explosive nature
the keeping of which may contravene and / or be a breach of any statute or regulations or
which may either result in an increase in insurance premium or render any fire policy to
become null and void.
(e) keep in the Flat any dog or other animal or bird or pet without the consent of the
Landlord. Such consent shall not be unreasonably withheld but subject to the rules and
regulations of the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority, the Housing and Development
Board or any other local authorities;
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(f) do or permit to be done in or upon the Flat anything which may interfere with the quiet
enjoyment of other occupiers of the Building in which the Flat is comprised; and
(g) use the Flat for any illegal purpose or activities of an improper nature.
6.2
At the expiration or earlier termination of the Term, the Tenant shall peaceably and quietly deliver
up to the Landlord the Flat and the Effects in like condition as the same were delivered to the
Tenant at the commencement of the Term (authorised alterations and fair wear and tear and act of
God excepted).
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VIEWING BY PROSPECTIVE TENANTS/BUYERS
7.1
The Tenant shall:
(a) during two (2) months immediately preceding the expiry or termination of the Term and
provided that the Landlord shall have given to the Tenant at least 48 hours prior written
notice, permit persons authorised or accompanied by the Landlord at reasonable times of
the day to enter and view the Flat and Effects for the purpose of taking a tenancy
thereof.
(b) during the Term, and provided that the Landlord shall have given to the Tenant at least
48 hours prior written notice, permit persons authorised or accompanied by the Landlord
at reasonable times of the day to enter and view the Flat for purposes of sale of the Flat.
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LANDLORD’S COVENANTS
8.1
The Landlord agrees with the Tenant as follows: -
(a) to pay all taxes, rate, assessments, conservancy charges and outgoings in respect of
the Flat except such as are hereinbefore agreed to be paid by the Tenant.
(b) provided that the Tenant shall punctually pay the Rent hereby reserved and observe
and perform the conditions on his part to be observed and performed, the Tenant shall
peaceably HOLD AND ENJOY the Flat and Effects during the Term without any
interruption by the Landlord.
(c) that the Landlord shall on the written request of Tenant made not less than One (1)
month before the expiration of the Term and if there shall not at the time of such
request be any existing breach or non-observance of any of the conditions of this
Agreement, grant to the Tenant an extension not exceeding One (1) year from the
expiration of the Term upon the same terms and conditions as contained herein
SUBJECT ONLY to the right of the Landlord to review the Rent payable to a scale
equivalent to the then market value.
(d) to insure the Flat against loss by fire and to pay all premium necessary punctually.
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(e) to issue receipts for rent, Deposit and any other payments made by the Tenant to the
Landlord forthwith.
9
TERMINATION
9.1
PROVIDED ALWAYS and it is hereby agreed and declared that this Agreement may be
terminated upon the occurrence of any one or more of the following events:-
(a) if the monthly Rent or any part thereof shall be unpaid fourteen (14) days after becoming
payable (whether formally demanded or not); or
(b) if the Tenant shall omit to perform or observe any condition of this Agreement; or
to the other or in-lieu-of notice,
(c) written notice of [
] days by the Tenant or the Landlord
a sum of Singapore Dollars equivalent to (
) months Rent; or
(d)
the Housing And Development Board (HDB) revokes or withdraws its consent to the
subletting. In the event that the revocation or withdrawal of consent is due to the Tenant’s or
the Landlord’s non-compliance of any of HDB’s conditions or policies for subletting then in
such a case, the party at fault would compensate the other a sum of dollars equivalent to
___________ (
) month(s)’ rental. Where there is no fault on the part of either party, then
neither party shall have any claim against the other or against HDB for the termination of this
Agreement.
9.2
In the event of any breach of any of the conditions of this Agreement, it shall be lawful for the
Landlord at any time thereafter to enter upon the Flat and thereupon this Agreement shall
absolutely determine but without prejudice to any claim of the Landlord in respect of any
antecedent breach by the Tenant of any condition.
10
SUSPENSION OF RENT
10.1
If the Flat or any part thereof shall at any time during the Term be destroyed or damaged by fire,
lightning, riot, explosion or any other inevitable cause so as to be unfit for occupation and use
then, and in every such case (unless the insurance money shall be wholly or partially
irrecoverable by reason solely or in part of any act or default of the Tenant) the Rent hereby
reserved or a just and fair proportion thereof according to the nature and extent of the damage
sustained shall be suspended and cease to be payable in respect of any period while the Flat shall
continue to be unfit for occupation and use by reason of such damage.
11
NOTICES
11.1
Any notice under this Agreement shall be in writing. Any notice to the Landlord shall be sufficiently
served if left addressed to the Landlord’s last known address in Singapore and any notice to the
Tenant shall be sufficiently served if sent by registered post or left addressed to the Flat.
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