Agreement for Letting
Furnished Dwelling House or Flat on Short Period Tenancy
Date; ……………………, 2000
Landlord ........... ..... of the One Part
Tenant ................... of the Other Part
Details of Property;
The dwelling house
(or Flat ) situated at …………………………..
Together with the
Fixtures Furniture and Effects therein and more particularly specified in the
Inventory thereof signed by the parties.
A term certain of
......... months/year(s) from ......... , 2000 to …………, 2000
Rs .......... per
English calendar month payable In advance every month, first payment to be made
on the ......... day of ....... next ............
Landlord lets and the Tenant takes the Property above mentioned on the term and
at the rent payable as above mentioned
the context admits -
Landlord" includes the persons for the time being entitled in reversion
expectant on the tenancy.
Tenant" includes the persons deriving title by succession under the
c. Reference to the
Property includes reference to any part or parts of the said Property and to
the Fixtures, Furniture, and Effects or any of them.
Tenant will -
a. pay the rent at the
times and In the manner specified.
b. pay for all gas and
electric light and power which shall be consumed or supplied on or to the
Property during the tenancy and the amount of the water rate charged In respect
of the property during the tenancy and the amount of all charges made for use
of the telephone (if any ) on the Property during the tenancy or a proper
proportion of the amount of the rental or other recurring charges to be
assessed according to the duration of the tenancy.
c. not to damage or
injure the property or make any alteration in or addition to it.
d. preserve the
fixtures, furniture and effects from being destroyed or damaged and not to
remove any of them from the property.
e. yield up the property
at the end of the tenancy in the same clean state and condition as It was in
the beginning of the tenancy and make good or pay for the repair of or replace
all such items of the fixtures. furniture and effects as shall be broken, lost,
damaged or destroyed during the tenancy (reasonable wear and damage by fire
f. leave the furniture
and effects at the end of the tenancy In the rooms or places in which they were
at the beginning of the tenancy.
g. pay for the washing
(including Ironing or pressing) of all linen and for the washing and cleaning
(including Ironing and pressing) of all counterpanes, blankets and curtains
which shall have been spoiled during the tenancy (the reasonable use thereof
nevertheless to be allowed for).
h. permit the Landlord
or the Landlord's agents at reasonable hours in the daytime to enter the
property to view the state and condition thereof.
i. not to sublet or part
with possession of the property without the previous consent in writing of the
Landlord not to carry on, on the property any profession trade or business or
receive paying guests on the property or place or exhibit any notice board or
notice on the property or use the Property for any other purpose than that of a
strictly private residence
j. not to do or suffer
to be done on the property anything which may be or become a nuisance or
annoyance to the Landlord or the Tenants or occupiers of any adjoining premises
or which may vitiate any Insurance of the property against fire or otherwise or
increase the ordinary premium for such Insurance.
that. if the rent or any Instalment or part thereof shall be in arrear for at
least fourteen days after the same shall have become due (whether legally
demanded or not) or if there shall be a breach of any of the said agreements by
the Tenant the Landlord may re-enter on the property and immediately thereupon
the tenancy shall absolutely determine without prejudice to the other rights
and remedies of the Landlord.
Landlord agrees with the Tenant as follows –
1. To pay and Indemnify
the tenant against all rates assessments and outgoing in respect of the
property (except the water rate and except charges for the supply of gas or
electric light and power or the use of any telephone).
2. That the Tenant,
paying the rent and performing the agreements on the part of the tenant, may
quietly possess and enjoy the property during the tenancy without any lawful
interruption from the Landlord or any person claiming under or in trust for the
3. To return to the
Tenant any rent payable for any period while the property is rendered
uninhabitable by fire, the amount in case of dispute to be settled by
Agreement shall take effect subject to the provisions of ..... Rent Act.
AS WITNESS the hands
of the parties have been put hereto the day and year first above written
Signed by the
above-named Landlord . . . . . . . .
in the presence of
Signed by the above
....... named Tenant ...........
in the presence of