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Connecticut Residential Lease Agreement


Connecticut Residential Lease Agreement
Connecticut Residential Lease Agreement
RESIDENTIAL LEASE
Greater Hartford Association of REALTORS®
Single Family Condominium Multi Family
IN THIS LEASE
the words "we", "us" and "our" mean the Landlord,
, of , Connecticut
The words "you" and "yours" mean the Tenant,
, of , Connecticut
We agree to lease to you, and you agree to lease from us,
, Connecticut, which is referred to as the "Dwelling" in this lease.
You and we agree to the following terms:
1.
TERM.
The term of this lease starts on , , and ends on ,.
2.
RENT.
You will pay us total rent of $ . You will pay the total rent in monthly payments of
$ on the day of every month. The first payment is due ,
You will pay us a late charge of 5% for each payment that is more than ten (10) days late.
You will pay the rent to us at our address written at the beginning of this lease. You will pay the rent even though we do
not send you a bill for the rent or a notice that it is due.
3.
USE.
You will only use the Dwelling for a dwelling for yourself and your family. You will not let more than
people live in the Dwelling at any time. You also will not sublease the Dwelling or let any other people live in the Dwelling or
assign this lease to anyone else.
4.
LAWS.
You will comply with all laws and regulations regarding the Dwelling. You also will not permit any others to
violate any laws or regulations in the Dwelling. The use, possession or sale of illegal drugs at the Dwelling is prohibited.
You will pay us the amount of any fines or penalties that we have to pay because you or any others violated any laws or
regulations in the Dwelling.
5.
CARE OF DWELLING.
You will keep the Dwelling and all fixtures and appliances in a clean and safe condition and
will take care not to clog drains, pipes and plumbing. You will remove all ashes, garbage, rubbish and other waste in a
clean and safe manner to the place provided by us. You will pay the cost of cleaning clogged drains, pipes and plumbing,
which are clogged due to your use. You will use all electrical, plumbing, heating, air conditioning and other facilities and
appliances in a reasonable manner.
You will not destroy or damage any part of the Dwelling or any of our furnishings or appliances in the Dwelling. You
also will not remove any of our furnishings or appliances from the Dwelling. You we will maintain the grounds and
remove snow from walks and driveways. You we will cut the grass as needed (approximately every week during the
growing season). If you do not cut the grass or remove the snow, as agreed, we will hire a person, as needed, to cut the
grass or remove the snow. You will pay us for what we have been charged.
If the Dwelling is in a multi-family building, you will not place your belongings or any trash in the common areas.
6.
UTILITIES.
You will pay for the utilities and services in the Dwelling that are checked: Cold Water; Hot Water;
Electricity; Gas; Heat; Air Conditioning; Telephone.
The rent will not be reduced if you do not receive any of the utilities or services for reasons beyond our control.
7.
SMOKE DETECTORS.
You will inspect all smoke detectors periodically, and will replace worn out batteries when
needed. You will notify us promptly if any smoke detector is not operating, and we will then replace it.
8.
PETS.
No pets are allowed. The following pet(s) only are allowed: . You will
keep the Dwelling and the grounds in clean and sanitary condition and will promptly repair any damage caused by your
pet(s).
9.
CONDOMINIUM.
If the Dwelling is a unit in a condominium, you will abide by the declaration, bylaws, rules and
regulations of the condominium association and will not place your belongings or any trash in the common elements. If the
Dwelling is a condominium, you have received a copy of its rules and regulations.
10.
PROPERTY CONDITION.
You acknowledge that the Dwelling is in good order and repair, unless otherwise
indicated in this lease. You acknowledge that you have inspected the Dwelling, or have had an opportunity to do so, and
are satisfied with its physical condition. You also acknowledge that we have made no representations as to the condition of
the Dwelling and no promise to decorate, alter, repair, or improve the Dwelling or the furnishings, unless otherwise
indicated in this lease.
11.
ENTERING DWELLING.
We may enter the Dwelling at reasonable times to make necessary repairs or changes
that we are required to make, or to supply the utilities or services that we have agreed to supply. We may also enter the
Dwelling at reasonable times to show the Dwelling to possible or actual purchasers, mortgage lenders, tenants, workmen or
contractors.
We will give you reasonable notice of our intent to enter the Dwelling. You will not unreasonably deny us the right to
enter the Dwelling. We may also enter the Dwelling at any time without your consent in case of emergency.
12.
DAMAGE TO DWELLING.
You will not have to pay rent for any time that your use and enjoyment of the Dwelling
is substantially affected because the Dwelling is damaged by fire or other casualty. However, you will pay rent if you caused
the damage or destruction or unless you continue to occupy any portion of the Dwelling. If you continue to occupy any
portion of the Dwelling, your rent shall be reduced by the decrease in the fair rental value of the Dwelling. You will carry
your own policy of renters insurance for liability and for damage to your personal property in the Dwelling.
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If any part of the Dwelling is damaged by fire or other casualty, we shall have the right to cancel this lease. If we decide
to cancel the lease, we will give you notice within fifteen (15) days after the date of the fire or other casualty. The lease will
end on the date that we give in our notice to you. If we do not cancel this lease, we will repair the damage within a
reasonable time.
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