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New York Apartment Lease Agreement Form


New York Apartment Lease Agreement Form
New York Apartment Lease Agreement Form
Apartment Lease
Consult your lawyer before signing this lease
Landlord and Tenant agree to lease the Premises at the rent and for the term stated:
PREMISES:
LANDLORD:
Date of Lease:
Lease Term:
Commencement Date:
Termination Date:
UNIT:
TENANT:
Annual Rent: $
Monthly Rent: $
Security Deposit: $
1. Use and Occupancy
The Unit may only be used strictly for residential purposes
and may only be occupied by Tenant and Tenant’s spouse and
children.
2. Inability to Give Possession
The failure of Landlord to give Tenant possession of the Unit
on the Commencement Date shall not create liability for
Landlord. In the event that possession of the Unit is not
delivered on the Commencement Date, Monthly Rent hereunder
shall begin on the date that possession of the Unit is delivered to
Tenant and shall be prorated for that portion of the month in
which possession is delivered.
3. Rent
Tenant shall pay Monthly Rent in full on the first day of each
month of the Lease. Monthly Rent shall be paid in advance with
no notice being required from Landlord. Tenant shall not
deduct any sums from the Monthly Rent unless Landlord
consents thereto in writing.
Upon signing this Lease, Tenant shall pay Landlord the first
Monthly Rent due and the Security Deposit. The entire amount
of rent due for the Lease Term is due upon signing this Lease;
however, Landlord consents to the Tenant paying same in
monthly installments provided there exists no defaults by
Tenant under the terms of this Lease.
Additional Rent may include, but is not limited to any
additional insurance premiums and/or expenses paid by
Landlord which are chargeable to Tenant as stated hereinafter.
Additional Rent is due and payable with the Monthly Rent for
the next month after Tenant receives notice from Landlord that
Additional Rent is due and payable.
4. Condition of Unit
Tenant acknowledges that Tenant is accepting the Unit in its
“as is” condition. Tenant further acknowledges that Tenant has
thoroughly inspected the Unit and has found the Unit to be in
good order and repair and that the appliances, if any, are in good
operating condition. Tenant further states that Tenant knows
how to operate the appliances and shall do so in accordance with
the manufacturer’s instructions.
5. Security
The Security Deposit is due upon the Tenant signing this
Lease. The Security Deposit shall not be used for the payment
of Monthly Rent unless agreed to, in writing, by Landlord and
Tenant. Landlord shall deposit the Security Deposit in a bank
insured by the FDIC and same will accrue interest if mandated
by law. Within ten (10) days after Tenant surrenders possession
of the Unit at the expiration of the Lease Term, Landlord shall
return the Security Deposit, less any cost of repairs as
authorized by this Lease, to Tenant at an address Tenant
provides.
6. Services and Utilities
Tenant is responsible for paying all electric, gas, water,
telephone and any other utilities allocated to the Unit. Use of a
dishwasher, clothes washer and dryer machines, freezer, air
purifier, portable heater, air conditioner or similar appliances is
prohibited without Landlord’s written consent.
Landlord will supply (a) heat, in such quantity and for such
time as mandated by law, (b) hot and cold water, (c) air
conditioning, if already existing in the Unit, (d) garbage removal
from the Premises (the “Services”). If the Services are
temporarily interrupted due to an accident, emergency and/or
repairs, Tenant’s obligation to pay rent, in full, shall not be
affected thereby.
Landlord will also supply a refrigerator, stove/oven,
dishwasher, window air conditioning unit, clothes washer and
clothes dryer (the “Appliances”). Any damage to the Appliances
which is caused by the willful and/or negligent acts of Tenant
may be repaired by Landlord, the cost of which shall be
Additional Rent.
7 Furnishings
The Unit is being delivered (furnished) (unfurnished). If
furnished, Landlord has given an inventory of the furnishings
which inventory has been signed by Tenant and Landlord.
Tenant acknowledges that said furnishings are in good condition
and Tenant accepts same in “as is” condition.
8. Repairs and Alterations
Tenant shall maintain all appliances, equipment, furniture,
furnishings and other personal property included under this
Lease and, upon the surrender of the Unit on the Termination
Date, Tenant shall surrender same to Landlord in the same
condition as received, reasonable wear and tear excepted.
Tenant shall make all repairs which become necessary due to
Tenant’s acts and/or negligence. If Tenant does not make such
repairs, Landlord may do so, the cost of which shall be
Additional Rent. In the event that Tenant defaults under the
terms of this Paragraph 9, Landlord may make necessary repairs
or replacement, the cost of which shall be deducted from the
Security Deposit.
Tenant shall not make any alterations, additions,
modifications and/or changes to the Unit during the Lease Term.
9. Maintenance of Unit
Tenant shall maintain the Unit in a neat, clean and presentable
condition.
10. Pets
Pets of any kind or nature (shall) (shall not) be allowed in the
Unit.
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Furnished /Unfurnished
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Shall / Shall not
New York Apartment Lease Agreement Form
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