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ROOMMATE AGREEMENT This agreement is made between the joint tenants of

This agreement is made between the joint tenants of
for the 20__-20__ lease term for the purpose of preventing conflict during the lease term. This
agreement does not prevent the landlord from holding roommates responsible for each
other's share of rent, utilities or damages.
1. Each individual signing the lease agrees to pay % of the total rent due under the
lease and % of the monthly bills for any gas, electricity, water, local telephone,
common metered utilities billed by the landlord under the lease, sanitary and sewer taxes,
recycling tax (if any), as well as all of his/her own long distance telephone charges and
% of .
(list anything else like cable television, internet service, etc.).
2. Each of us agrees that if any one of us pays rent late, causing the late fee due under the lease
to be charged by the landlord, the person or persons whose rent was late shall be responsible for
paying the late fee or reimbursing any roommates whose rent was not late if they paid the late
fee or had the late fee deducted from their deposit.
3. Each of us agrees to reimburse the other roommates for any charges deducted from the
damage deposit for damages for which one person or that person's guests were responsible.
This includes any charges related to pets, such as carpet cleaning or extermination.
4. Each of us agrees that if, for any reason, during the term of the lease, one of us moves out of
the apartment, s/he will continue to pay % of the rent due, until a replacement tenant


Source: Anastasio, Thomas J. - Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology & Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Collections: Biology and Medicine