This roommate contract is provided for the mutual benefit of roommates and does not constitute
legal advice. If you need legal advice, you must contact an attorney.
Section 1. The Parties & Property
New Tenant: __________________ hereinafter referred to as the “New Tenant”
Landlord/Principal: __________________ hereinafter referred to as “Landlord/Principal”.
Current Co-Tenant(s): __________________, __________________, __________________,
This agreement is to last for the same term as our lease agreement, which runs from
__________________ [start date] to __________________ [end date].
New Tenant understands that they are entering into a legally binding agreement that is
enforceable by and between the other roommates and the Landlord/Principal Tenant.
If the owner of the property is not living in the shared residence I understand that this
agreement is not enforceable with regard to its owner and will not protect me against any
claims that the owner may have against myself or my roommates under our roommate
Section 2. Security Deposit
The security deposit for the rental premises is ________________ Dollars
($________________) totaling ________________ Dollars ($________________)
including all the roommates combined deposits.
The New Tenant agrees to accept responsibility for damages, which my pet(s), my
guests, or that are cause and will reimburse the other roommate(s) for the part of their
security deposit withheld for these damages.
Section 3. Rent
The total rent according to the lease agreement is ________________ Dollars
($________________) per month. The New Tenant agrees to pay ________________
Dollars ($________________) per month on or before the due date set forth in the lease
All payments will be made to