I. TERM AND PARTIES: This is a lease (the “Lease”) for a period of ________mon ths (the “Lease Term”),
beginning and e nding , between
(Month, day, year) (Month, day, year)
(Name of owner of the property)
(Name of person(s) to whom the property is leased)
(In the Lease, the owner, whether one or more, of the property is called “Landlord.” All persons to whom the property is
leased are called “Ten ant.”)
II. PROPERTY RENTE D. Landlord leases to Tenant the premises lo cated at the follo wing address: .
, Florida .
(City) (Zip code)
together with the following furniture and appliances:
[List all furniture and appliances. If none, write “none.”] (In the Lease the property leased, including furniture and
appliances , if any, is cal led “th e Premises.”)
III. COMMON AREAS. In multi-family properties, Landlord grants to Tenant permission to use, along with others, the
common areas of the b ui lding and the develo pment of which the Premises are a part.
IV. RENT: Tenant shall pay to Landlord the sum of $______________ as rent for the full term of the lease, payable in monthly
installments to Landlord due on the _________ day of each calendar month during the period of this Lease. Rent shall be
mailed o r delivered in person to
a. The Rent shall be payable in monthly installments on the ________day of each month, with a five (5) day grace
b. Payment can be made by cash, check, mon ey order at th e Owners’ address specified above or at su ch other
address as O wner may from time to time designate by written notice served upon Tenant.
c. Owner or his employee or agent will every month provide tenants with a written rent receipt.
V. DEPOSITS, ADVANCE RENT, AND LATE CHARGES. In addition to the Lease Payments described above, Tenant
shall pay the following: (check o nly th o se items that apply)
a security deposit of $ to be paid upon signing the Lease.
a pet deposit in the amount of $ to be paid upon signing the Lease.
a late charge in t he amou nt of $ for each Lease Payment made mo r e th an number
of days after the date it is due. Notwithstanding this provision or any other provision in this Lease to the contrary,
Landlord and Tenant agree, that Landlord shall not be entitled to collect a late fee or charge from both the Tenant and
Miami-Dade Public Housing Authority (“MDPHA”) under thi s Lease.
a bad ch eck fee in the amount of $ (not to exceed $30.00 or 5% of the Lease Payment, whichever is
greater). If Tenant makes any Lease Payment with a bad check, Landlord can require Tenant to pay all future Lease
Payments in cash or by money order.
VI. SECURITY DEPOSITS AND ADVANCE RENT. If Tenant has paid a security deposit or advance rent the following
A. Landlord shall hold the money in a separate non-interest-bearing account in a banking institution insured by the FDIC
for the benefit of Tenant. Landlord cannot mix such money with any other funds of Landlord or pledge, mortgage, or
make any other use of such money until the money is actually due to Landlord.
B. Upon the vacating of the premises for ter mination of the lease, if t he Landlord does not intend to impose a claim on the