This lease made as of ____________________, between the “Landlord” and the
1. Lease and Term.
The Landlord leases to the Tenant the private dwelling-house known as _________________
___________________________ (the “Premises”) for a term beginning on ____________
and ending on ____________ (the “Term”), subject to any earlier termination of this Lease in
accordance with the provisions of this Lease.
The Tenant shall pay to the Landlord during the Term rent (the “Rent”) in the amount of
____________ per month, in advance, on the first day each and every month commencing
____________. The Rent shall be paid at the Landlord’s address or at such other place as the
Landlord may, from time to time, direct.
3. Rental Deposit.
The Tenant agrees to pay to the Landlord, upon signing of this lease, the sum of $_______
as prepaid rent to be applied toward the last month’s rent of the Term.
The Tenant agrees to pay when due all utilities to the Premises including electricity, gas, hot
water heater, telephone and cable television, and to pay any deposits required by the
suppliers of any such utilities.
5. Use and Occupancy of Premises.
The Tenant agrees to use the Premises for residential purposes only and for no other purpose
and not to allow the Premises to be occupied or otherwise used by anyone other than the
Tenant and the following persons listed below:
Name Age Relationship
The Tenant covenants with the Landlord to maintain the Premises in good and tenantable
repair, fair wear and tear excepted, and for this purpose to repair and replace where
necessary, fences, doors and gates; to keep the driveways adequately paved or graveled; to
keep the sidewalks in front and at the sides of the Premises free of snow and ice; to keep the
flower beds properly cultivated and planted, the lawns watered and mowed and the shrubs
and trees properly trimmed and replaced when necessary; to cleanse and repair the drains;
to repaint the interior and exterior of the Premises when required; to permit the Landlord and
his agents with or without workmen and others and with all necessary equipment to enter
and examine the condition of the Premises including the grounds, gardens, driveways,
garages and outbuildings and upon notice by the Landlord forthwith to repair in accordance
with the notice.