Sample Roommate Agreement Template

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ROOMMATE AGREEMENT
THE ROOMMATE AGREEMENT IS A WRITTEN CONTRACT/AGREEMENT MADE BETWEEN THE RESIDENTS OF
A RENTAL UNIT.
THE PURPOSE OF THIS AGREEMENT IS TO OUTLINE THE TERMS, CONDITIONS, AND
RESPONSIBILITIES AGREED TO BY EACH OF THE RESIDENTS IN RELATION TO HOW SPACE IS SHARED, AND
HOW RENT AND OTHER EXPENSES ARE DIVIDED.
Roommate Information
The term Roommate(s) in this agreement refers to (list all parties entering into the agreement):
Name__________________________
Name__________________________
Name__________________________
Name__________________________
The Roommates are co-tenants in the premises located at:
__________________________________________________________________________________________
(Address, City, State, Zip)
There
is
is not a written rental agreement or lease with the landlord,
(insert name of landlord) _______________________, for the Premises,
dated (insert date of rental agreement/lease) _____________________ .
The following Roommates are named in the Rental Agreement:
Name__________________________
Name__________________________
Name__________________________
Name__________________________
The following Roommates have signed the Rental Agreement:
Name__________________________
Name__________________________
Name__________________________
Name__________________________
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ROOMMATE AGREEMENT
THE ROOMMATE AGREEMENT IS A WRITTEN CONTRACT/AGREEMENT MADE BETWEEN THE RESIDENTS OF
A RENTAL UNIT.
THE PURPOSE OF THIS AGREEMENT IS TO OUTLINE THE TERMS, CONDITIONS, AND
RESPONSIBILITIES AGREED TO BY EACH OF THE RESIDENTS IN RELATION TO HOW SPACE IS SHARED, AND
HOW RENT AND OTHER EXPENSES ARE DIVIDED.
Roommate Information
The term Roommate(s) in this agreement refers to (list all parties entering into the agreement):
Name__________________________
Name__________________________
Name__________________________
Name__________________________
The Roommates are co-tenants in the premises located at:
__________________________________________________________________________________________
(Address, City, State, Zip)
There
is
is not a written rental agreement or lease with the landlord,
(insert name of landlord) _______________________, for the Premises,
dated (insert date of rental agreement/lease) _____________________ .
The following Roommates are named in the Rental Agreement:
Name__________________________
Name__________________________
Name__________________________
Name__________________________
The following Roommates have signed the Rental Agreement:
Name__________________________
Name__________________________
Name__________________________
Name__________________________
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Terms of Agreement
1. Rental Agreement. All of the Roommates agree to be bound by all of the terms of the Rental
Agreement.
2. Lease Term. Each of the Roommates will live in the Premises (check one):
for the period set forth in the Rental Agreement, beginning on (insert lease starting
date)___________ and ending on (insert lease end date)____________.
on a month-to month basis, and may terminate this Roommate Agreement by giving thirty
days’ advance written notice to the other Roommates. (Note: This option does not affect any
liability a Roommate may have to the landlord pursuant to the Rental Agreement.)
3. Rent. The total monthly rent for the Premises is $_________. Each Roommate will pay the
following amount(s):
Roommate Name
Rent Amount
_____________________
_____________________
_____________________
_____________________
_____________________
_____________________
_____________________
_____________________
Rent shall be payable by each Roommate on the ____ day of each month directly to ________________
________________________________. The Roommates understand that they are jointly and separately
liable for the full amount of the rent, which means that each Roommate is responsible to the landlord
for the full amount of rent for the Premises if the other Roommates fail to pay their share.
4. Security Deposit. The total security deposit for the Premises is $_________. Each Roommate has
paid all or a portion of the deposit as follows:
Roommate Name
Amount of Deposit Paid
Paid to (Name of Person Paid)
_________________
_________________
_________________
_________________
_________________
_________________
_________________
_________________
_________________
_________________
_________________
_________________
Each Roommate will receive his/her paid share of the deposit when the landlord returns it at the end
of the tenancy. Any deductions from the deposit will be shared by all the Roommates in proportion
to the amount of deposit paid; however, any damage caused by one of the Roommates will be paid
only by that Roommate. The deposit (check one)
does
does not include last month’s rent.
5. Early Termination of Tenancy. If one Roommate elects to leave before the end of the lease term
entered in with landlord, (check one) it
is
is not that Roommate’s responsibility to find a
replacement tenant.
The departing Roommate (check one)
will
will not continue to be
responsible for his/her share of the rent until the end of the lease term or a replacement roommate
starts paying rent, whichever occurs first. All of the remaining Roommates (check one)
will
will
not have the right to approve the replacement roommate. Approval of a replacement roommate may
not be withheld unreasonably, but the replacement roommate must satisfy the following criteria:
__________________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________________________________________.
The landlord’s prior written approval is required to change Roommates, and (check one)
the
departing Roommate
the remaining Roommate(s) is/are responsible for obtaining that approval.
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6. Living Arrangements. The bedroom(s) will be allocated as follows:
__________________________________________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________________________________________.
Special "house rules" about sharing space, furniture, appliances, and food in the Premises are:
__________________________________________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________________________________________.
7. Overnight Guests. Each Roommate (check one)
does
does not need to obtain permission from
the other Roommate(s) prior to the stay of any overnight guest(s). No overnight guest(s) may stay
longer than ______ nights per week without the permission of the other Roommate(s).
8. Utility and Telephone Charges. Each Roommate agrees to pay _______% of the following utility
charges (check all that apply):
gas
electricity
water
cable. Each Roommate will pay
_______% of the monthly telephone (land line) service charges and will pay for all of those telephone
(land line) charges for which s/he is directly and individually responsible.
- Gas: Deposit (if any) in the amount of $__________ has been paid by ________________; each
Roommate’s share of the monthly charge shall be paid to _______________________.
- Electricity: Deposit (if any) in the amount of $__________ has been paid by _______________;
each Roommate’s share of the monthly charge shall be paid to _________________________.
- Water: Deposit (if any) in the amount of $__________ has been paid by ________________;
each Roommate’s share of the monthly charge shall be paid to _________________________.
- Cable: Deposit (if any) in the amount of $__________ has been paid by ________________;
each Roommate’s share of the monthly charge shall be paid to _________________________.
- Telephone (Land Line): Deposit (if any) in the amount of $__________ has been paid by
_________________________; each Roommate’s share of the monthly charge shall be paid to
_________________________.
9. Household Chores. The Roommates will divide all household chores as follows:
__________________________________________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________________________________________.
10. Noise Level. On week days, during the hours of _____to______, the Roommates will maintain a
level of quiet that will permit all of the Roommates to study. On weekends and holidays, during the
hours of _____to______, the Roommates will maintain a level of quiet that will permit all of the
Roommates to study/sleep.
11. Smoking. (Check one) Smoking
is
is not allowed in the Premises.
12. Alcohol. (Check one) Alcohol
is
is not allowed in the Premises.
13. Other. ________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________
14. Other. ________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________
15. Other. ________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________
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This Agreement is Complete and Binding. All preliminary negotiations by the Roommates are
merged into, and superseded by, the terms of the Agreement. Any modification to this Agreement
must be in writing and signed by all the Roommates.
We, the undersigned, agree to the above stated terms.
Date: _______________
Sign: ______________________________
Print Name:
Date: _______________
Sign: ______________________________
Print Name:
Date: _______________
Sign: ______________________________
Print Name:
Date: _______________
Sign: ______________________________
Print Name:
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