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Room Rental Agreement Template

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Whether for a dorm room, private rental, or building manager, this room rental agreement template helps smooth over disagreements before they happen.

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Basic Room Rental Agreement

Prepared by: ​[Renter.FirstName]


Prepared for:


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This Room Rental Agreement is being made between [Homeowner.FullName} (referred to as “Homeowner”) and [Renter.FirstName][Renter.LastName] (referred to as “Renter”). It is a legally binding agreement that sets forth the rights and obligations of the Parties and is intended to promote household harmony.

Renter is renting from the Homeowner a room in the residence located at (Enter the Address) (referred to as “Home”). The Renter agrees to vacate the Property by (End Date).

This room can be described as: (Add a description of the room).

Term of Rental

This Room Rental Agreement is on a fixed-term basis beginning on (Enter start date) and ending on (Enter end date) (referred to as ‘Term”).

Rent and Security Deposit

Monthly rent to be paid by Renter to Homeowner is $(Enter amount) per month, due on or before the 1st day of each calendar month during the Term of this Room Rental Agreement.

If a rent payment is not received within (Enter number) days of the 1st of the month, the payment will be considered late. A $(Enter amount) late fee will be charged for each additional day that the rent is late.

The Renter will pay the Homeowner a security deposit of $(Enter amount) as security for any damages to the House caused by the Renter. The Security Deposit will be returned to the Renter within (Enter number) days of the termination of this Room Rental Agreement, less any deductions for damages.


Either Party may terminate this Agreement with (Enter the number) days written notice delivered to the other Party.


Rent includes utilities, except as indicated below. The Renter will be responsible for the payment of the following percentages of monthly utility bills:

  • Gas/Electricity – (Enter percentage)

  • Water – (Enter percentage)

  • Garbage – (Enter percentage)

  • Phone – (Enter percentage)

  • Internet – (Enter percentage)

  • Cable/Satellite TV – (Enter percentage)

  • Other – (Enter percentage)

Household Rules

The following household rules are in place to ensure harmony within the residence:

  • Bedroom assignment: (Specify relevant rules)

  • Kitchen Use: (Specify relevant rules)

  • Cleaning duties: (Specify relevant rules)

  • Appliance use (washer, drying, etc.): (Specify relevant rules)

  • Common area use: (Specify relevant rules)

  • Telephone/internet use: (Specify relevant rules)

  • Study/quiet hours: (Specify relevant rules)

  • Smoking: (Specify relevant rules)

  • Alcohol/drug use: (Specify relevant rules)

  • Entertaining: (Specify relevant rules)

  • Overnight guests: (Specify relevant rules)

  • Pets: (Specify relevant rules)

  • Sharing of personal items: (Specify relevant rules)

  • Other: (Specify relevant rules)

Conflict Resolution

In the interest of household harmony, the Parties each agree to make reasonable efforts to maintain a peaceful environment within the House and work together to resolve any differences.


This Room Rental Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the Parties and cannot be changed unless both agree in writing to do so. There are no understandings or representations that contradict any terms in this document.

Applicable Law

All legal issues arising under these terms will be governed by the rules and laws in (Enter State).

Whole Agreement

By signing below, the Tenant warrants having read and understood this Room Rental Agreement and voluntarily agrees to abide by the terms and conditions contained herein as well as any other agreements and forms pertaining to the renting of the Home attached hereto as being the whole agreement.

Signed and agreed to by the Parties as dated below.





Basic Room Rental Agreement

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