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Residential Lease Forms Package

If purchased individually, these forms would total $129.80. For just $49.95, get tremendous savings on forms you will need and use. Including state specific Lease, Lease Application, Reference Check Consent, Pre and Post Inventory Checklist, Lead Paint Disclosure, Welcome Letter, Rent Warning Letter, Rent Termination Notice, Closing Statement and more. Our most popular item. Click below to select the package for your state.



Residential Lease Forms - Simplify Rental Needs and Save

Why a Residential Lease Form Package is Needed

Having the proper residential lease agreement and rental forms and notices is vital to efficient property management. The residential lease forms package offered by US Legal Forms contains a broad selection of rental forms, from the lease application to the return of security deposit and closing statement. Your residential lease agreement package contains much more than a rental lease agreement, including such important rental agreement forms as a lead paint disclosure, tenant disclosure forms, termination of lease notices for nonpayment of rent, and much more.

The residential lease forms package contains the following:

  • Rental Application Form
  • Residential Lease Agreement Template
  • Welcome Letter
  • Lead Paint Disclosure
  • Pre and Post Inventory Checklist
  • Rent Warning Letter
  • Rent Termination Notice
  • Return of Security Deposit and Closing Statement

The residential lease packages are customized for each state. Other forms included for most states include:

  • Salary Verification
  • Tenant Consent to Reference Check
  • Month to Month Lease

Rental Agreement Forms Required By Law

Some of the forms in the residential lease forms package are required by law, such as a lead paint disclosure, tenant consent to background check, termination notice for nonpayment of rent, and return of security deposit and closing statement. Certain restrictions/requirements apply to a rental application or consent form under federal discrimination, fair credit, and other laws. A written lease agreement form is required when the rental term isn't month to month, but for longer than a year. Even when not required by statute, it's always better to have a written rental agreement, even with a month to month lease. If the landlord doesn't provide the required disclosure, notice, etc., it can be raised as a defense by the tenant and can lead to monetary penalties.

Other Valuable Residential Lease Forms

Other forms, such as a rental application template, inventory checklist, and welcome letter aren't legally required, but can help avoid disputes, and are highly recommended to ensure smooth property management operations. Protecting the premises with the proper rental application, lease template, termination notices, etc., can prevent disputes and reduce tenant turnover. Having a written contract or premises/apartment policy, or pre and post inventory checklist can make the details of the rental agreement clearly understood by the parties, therefore preventing expensive misunderstandings.

The sample residential lease forms, residential lease application, and other apartment documents offered by US Legal Forms comply with your state's landlord tenant law. Our leases and other rental forms have been professionally drafted and are easy to fill out in Word format. Having the proper rental agreement template and landlord contract agreements makes property management more efficient and profitable. By downloading a residential sample lease or lease forms package, landlords can save legal fees and have the same professional apartment lease forms used by attorneys.

Residential Lease Forms Package FAQs

What forms are included in the residential lease forms package?

The residential lease packages typically contain the following:

  • Rental Application Form
  • Residential Lease Agreement Template
  • Month to Month Lease
  • Welcome Letter
  • Salary Verification
  • Lead Paint Disclosure
  • Pre and Post Inventory Checklist
  • Rent Warning Letter
  • Tenant Consent to Reference Check
  • Rent Termination Notice
  • Return of Security Deposit and Closing Statement

Please see state description, as residential lease forms packages may vary by state.

Does a month to month tenant need a written lease agreement?

A month to month sample lease should be written into a lease agreement form to avoid misunderstandings, even if a written residential lease form isn't required by statute. By using a rental agreement template, the terms are clearly defined between the landlord and tenant to prevent future disputes. Forms such as a lead paint disclosure or consent to reference check and background check are often required for a month to month tenant.

What needs to be included in an apartment rental lease agreement?

Rental agreement forms at their most basic level need to describe the premises to be rented, identify the tenant and landlord, the rent amount and due date, and length of rental period. The lease template contract offered by US Legal Forms includes many detailed terms of leases, such a security deposit and termination of lease provisions. A sample residential lease may be previewed before downloading. Even if you are renting month to month, the details of the agreement should be defined in a written leases to avoid problems.

Is a residential lease application really necessary to fill out?

Efficient property management and profitability depends on proper tenant screening to assist in amicable tenant relations and avoid tenant turnover. A lease application is an important part of the tenant screening process, along with the background check information, such as salary verification and/or criminal records check.

How do I evict a tenant who's behind in rent?

A warning letter must be sent to the tenant according to state landlord and tenant statutes, which vary by state. The residential lease forms package offered by US Legal Forms includes a late rent warning letter that complies with state statutes. A rent termination notice to terminate a rental lease agreement for nonpayment of rent must be provided a number of days in advance. The late rent warning letter and termination for late rent notice included in the residential lease forms package can be used in housing court if necessary to enforce an eviction.

After eviction, many states require the landlord to send a closing statement when returning any applicable security deposit. The closing statement will itemize any balance owed for late rent and any deductions from security deposit for charges like cleaning or damage to the property.

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