Sample Roommate Agreement Form

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Sample Roommate Agreement Form
This agreement, made this
day of
, 20
, made by
and between:
The parties have signed a lease for the premises at
on the date
to
(a copy of which is attached to
this document), and plan to reside there.
A security deposit of $
was paid to
, the owner/manager of said premises.
The parties wish to share the responsibilities of living together at this
address.
Therefore, it is agreed that:
1. Each of the parties agrees to follow the rules and conditions set out
in the attached lease.
2. Each of the parties agrees to pay one -
(1/ ) of the following
expenses in relation to the leased premises:
(Check if applicable)
Rent
Utilities
Damages not due to the negligence of an identified party
General maintenance and upkeep
Food
Telephone Service
Other
If any of the parties pays more than one-
(1/ ) share, the other
party/parties agree to reimburse the first party.
3. Each party agrees to pay for the long-distance telephone calls
he/she makes
4. Each party agrees that one -
(1/ ) of the security deposit is
the property of each of the parties.
5. Each of the parties agrees to remain a resident of the premises
during the term, unless the party, at his/her own expense, locates a
Sample Roommate Agreement Form
This agreement, made this
day of
, 20
, made by
and between:
The parties have signed a lease for the premises at
on the date
to
(a copy of which is attached to
this document), and plan to reside there.
A security deposit of $
was paid to
, the owner/manager of said premises.
The parties wish to share the responsibilities of living together at this
address.
Therefore, it is agreed that:
1. Each of the parties agrees to follow the rules and conditions set out
in the attached lease.
2. Each of the parties agrees to pay one -
(1/ ) of the following
expenses in relation to the leased premises:
(Check if applicable)
Rent
Utilities
Damages not due to the negligence of an identified party
General maintenance and upkeep
Food
Telephone Service
Other
If any of the parties pays more than one-
(1/ ) share, the other
party/parties agree to reimburse the first party.
3. Each party agrees to pay for the long-distance telephone calls
he/she makes
4. Each party agrees that one -
(1/ ) of the security deposit is
the property of each of the parties.
5. Each of the parties agrees to remain a resident of the premises
during the term, unless the party, at his/her own expense, locates a
tenant to sublet his/her share of the rent during the term, unless the
party, at his/her own expanses, locates a tenant to sublet his/her
share ( the new tenant being acceptable to the other parties to this
agreement, and if written consent to sublet is obtained from the
owner/manager of the premises).
6. Repairs or improvements to the premises, the cost of which are to
be shared by the parties, in excess of $
, shall be
approved in advance.
7. If permitted under the lease, each pet owner shall be solely
responsible for all damages caused by his/her pet. This includes,
but is not limited to: damages to furniture, carpeting, doors, lawn,
and garden.
Each roommate sign below:
Sample Roommate Contract
The office of Off-Campus and Commuter Services recommends
completing this roommate contract anytime a new lease is signed or a
lease is renewed. This contract is designed to give its users the
opportunity to establish some guidelines about the details of their
living arrangements. Users are encouraged to spend quality time
discussing each section, being as forthright and honest with their
opinions as possible.
This agreement, made on
, is a contract between
; co-tenants at
Apt #
, Massachusetts.
I understand that I am entering into a legally binding agreement with
my roommates. I also understand that, we, as a group, and I, and an
individual, am responsible to the manager, the utility companies, and
each other.
TERM OR PERIOD OF AGREEMENT
This agreement is to begin on
for a term lasting from
to
.
SECURITY DEPOSIT
This security deposit for the dwelling is $
. My share amounts
to $
. I understand that this amount will be returned to me less
the amount deducted by the manager for unpaid rent and/or damages.
I accept responsibility for damages which I, my pet, or a friend of mine
causes, and I will reimburse my roommate(s) for the part of their
security deposit withheld for those damages.
RENT
The total rent according to the terms of the lease agreement with our
manager for the dwelling is $
per month. I agree to pay 1/
of the monthly rent. This amounts to $
. The total amount of
my roommate(s) and I are liable for over the period of the lease is $
, of which my share is $
. I understand that we, as a
group, and I, as an individual, am responsible to the manager for the
total rent for the term of the agreement.
UTILITIES
I agree to pay 1/
of the deposits and/or hook-up charges for all
utilities.
I agree to pay 1/
of the monthly utilities bills except telephone.
I agree to pay 1/
of the monthly telephone service charge, plus
all long distance calls which I make and the taxes on those calls.
I agree to pay the following for any additional utilities:
MOVING OUT
If, for whatever reason, I move out of the dwelling, I realize it is my
responsibility to find a replacement. I agree to look for a replacement
roommate which is acceptable to my present roommates. If one of my
roommates moves out, I will also attempt to find a replacement
roommate. I understand the need to be reasonable in accepting a
replacement roommate.
If I move out of the dwelling a replacement roommate has not been
found, I realize that I am still legally responsible to my roommates for
paying my share of the rent and utility bills.
I understand that I, as an individual, can be held responsible to my
manager and/or the utility companies for up to the entire rent and/or
utility bills, if my roommate(s) fails to fulfill their part of this
agreement.
I agree to the following arrangements regarding:
FOOD/SHOPPING:
CLEANLINESS/CLEANING RESPONSIBILITIES
PRIVACY:
SHARING OF PERSONAL ITEMS:
NOISE/STUDY TIMES:
SMOKING, DRINKING, DRUGS:
PARTIES/ENTERTAINING:
OVERNIGHT GUESTS:
PETS:
ADDITIONAL REMARKS (i.e. security, furniture, appliances)
As party to this agreement, I realize that I, as well as each of my
roommates have equal rights to the use and the space and facilities in
the dwelling with the exception of the areas we have designated as
each one’s private space. This agreement is intended to promote
harmony between the roommates by clarifying the expectations and
responsibilities of roommates to each other.
All obligations under this contract are to be performed in
, Massachusetts.
To be effective, it is not necessary to witness or notarize this
agreement. Each roommate should sign below and receive an original
copy.
The parties have executed this agreement on (date)
.
Resident’s Signature and Date
Resident’s Signature and Date
This agreement is intended as a sample agreement only.

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