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Month To Month Lease Agreement

AGREEMENT made on [Date] by and between [Name] of [Address], hereinafter referred to as "Landlord", and [Name] of [Address], hereinafter referred to as "Tenant", the parties mutually agree as follows:

Landlord rents the following premises to Tenant under the terms and conditions stated herein [Enumerate] on a month to month tenancy.

The tenancy may be terminated by either party giving notice no later than on the [--] day of the month, to be effective the first of the next month.

Tenant shall pay rental in the amount of [$------] on the [--] day of each month, in advance and without demand or set off. Tenant shall deposit [$------] as a security deposit which shall be held and returned under the conditions provided in the law applicable to the same in [Enumerate]. The same shall not be applied to rental.

The premises shall be solely used by Tenant as a residence and Tenant shall not engage in any business, or in any hazardous activity which may increase the fire hazard on the premises.

The Tenant has examined the premises, and that they are in good order and condition.

Tenant shall not assign or sublease the premises unless prior written approval is granted by the Landlord. Tenant further agrees not make any alterations to the building or premises without the prior written consent of the Landlord.

Tenant shall not abandon the premises. In the event that the Tenant is absent from the premises for more than [--] days, or in the event that Tenant explicitly abandons the premises the Landlord shall have the option to re-rent the premises or deem the action to be an anticipatory repudiation of the contract and bring an action for any rental unpaid, or for the entire term.

All necessary utility services shall be the responsibility of the Tenant, and

(a) The Tenant shall occupy the premises in accordance with all laws and regulations pertaining thereto;

(b) Tenant shall return the premises to the Landlord at the termination of tenancy in the same condition as received, ordinary wear and tear excepted.

Unless with the prior consent of the Landlord, Tenant shall not keep any pets or animals.

This Lease Agreement shall terminate in the event that the premises are destroyed, other than negligence of the Tenant, or upon taking of the property under legal authority of eminent domain.

In all other regards, this lease shall be subject to the terms of the landlord and tenant law related to unfurnished dwellings of the state of [State].

The invalidity or unenforceability of any portion of this Agreement shall not affect the remaining provisions and portions hereof.

This Lease Agreement including any attachments is the entire Lease Agreement between the parties and there are no other promises or conditions in any other agreement whether oral or written.

This Lease Agreement supersedes any prior written or oral agreements between the parties.

This Lease Agreement shall be binding upon the parties hereto and their respective heirs, administrators, successors, and assigns.

Neither this Lease Agreement nor any right or interest thereunder shall be assigned in any respect whatsoever.

This instrument contains all of the agreements of the parties. No oral or other statements shall be binding on either of the parties hereto.

This Lease Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of [State].

Time is the essence of this Lease Agreement.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties have executed this agreement the day and year as first above written at [City], [State].


[Name], Landlord


[Name], Tenant

This Section for Notary:


STATE OF -------)

) ss: [date]

COUNTY OF ------)

On [Date] before me, [Name of Notary], notary, personally appeared [Name of Person(s) Involved], personally known to me (or proved to me on the basis of satisfactory evidence) to be the person(s) whose name(s) is/are subscribed to the within instrument and acknowledged to me that he/she/they executed the same in his/her/their authorized capacity(ies), and that by his/her/their signature(s) on the instrument the person(s), or the entity upon behalf of which the person(s) acted, executed the instrument.

Witness my hand and official seal.


[Name of Notary Public]

My commission expires: [date]