Maintenance Contracts for Landlords

By | February 13, 2015

A maintenance contract for the Landlord is the agreement between a tenant and a landlord regarding the responsibilities and rights of the landlord for the property that has been rented out.

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This is an agreement between

________________________________________, Landlord, and__________________________ Tenant regarding the rental property that has been rented out and is at the location

This agreement is made effective as of _____________ (date).

In consideration of the covenants and agreements below, the parties agree as follow regarding the duties and responsibilities of the Landlord.

Possession of the Premises

If Landlord is unable to deliver possession of the premises for any reason not within Landlord’s control, Landlord shall not be liable for any damage caused thereby, nor will this Agreement be void or voidable, but Tenants shall not be liable for any rent until possession is delivered.   If Landlord is unable to deliver possession within _______ calendar days after the agreed commencement date, Tenants may terminate this Agreement by giving written notice to Landlord, and shall receive a refund of all rent and security deposits paid.

Right of Entry

By signing the lease contract, the landlord is given the right by the tenant to enter in the property during normal business hours. Landlord has right to enter in the property to inspect it and can ask about different maintenance issues. Although tenant has right to visit premises but the tenant also has right to get notification at least 24 hours in advance.

Discrimination

Landlord should give equal housing opportunities to tenants but within safety codes. Landlord cannot discriminate tenants on the grounds of race, gender, age, disability or children. Any tenant can file a suit against landlord who discriminates on such grounds.

Insurance

Landlord is not responsible for the insurance of tenant’s belongings as it is the pure responsibility of tenant to insure his/her personal belongings against fires, thefts or floods.

Safety Responsibilities

Landlords need to ensure that the electrical installation and all electrical appliances are ‘safe’ with little risk of injury or death to humans, or risk of damage to property. This includes all mains voltage household electric goods supplied by the landlord such as cookers, kettles, toasters, electric blankets, washing machines etc. Any equipment supplied must also be marked with the appropriate CE marking.

The landlord and the tenant agree to the above terms and conditions that are to be followed by the landlord for property that was rented out.

Signature of the Landlord:

Signature of the Tenant: