THIS AGREEMENT made and concluded this _________ day of ___________________, 20____, BETWEEN Jeffrey Forster and Linda Forster, d/b/a Four Star Rental and Storage of 840 Maple Street, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, (hereinafter referred to as "LANDLORD")
___________________________________________________________________, (hereinafter referred to as "TENANT").
In consideration of the obligation of Tenant to pay rent as hereinafter provided, and in consideration of the other terms, covenants, and conditions hereof, Landlord hereby leases to Tenant and Tenant hereby leases from Landlord an area specifically described as _____________________________________, and being hereinafter referred to as the "PREMISES" for a term of ______ month(s) commencing on the _______ day of _________, 20____. Tenant shall pay rental for the premises, in the sum of $____________ monthly, on or before the first day of the month.
Landlord hereby acknowledged receipt of the sum of $____________ as the first month's rent and the sum of $____________ as a security deposit. Should Tenant hold over and retain possession of said premises after the expiration of the original date of this Lease, his tendency of said premises shall be as a tenant from month to month, and that all the covenants and conditions contained herein shall continue in full force and effect so long as Tenant holds over and retains possession of said premises. In the event of default, any unused prepaid rent shall constitute liquidated damages. It is further agreed, by and between the parties hereto as follows:
IN WITNESS WHEREOF
RENTAL PAYMENT: Tenant shall pay rent in advance, on or before the first day of each month (the first month may be prorated) and quietly deliver up such premises on the day of the expiration of this Lease, in as good condition as the same were in when received, reasonable wear and tear accepted. No repairs, modifications, alterations or improvements shall be performed by the Tenant to the subject leased premises without the express written consent of the Landlord. After 5:00 P.M. on the 5th day after due date as aforementioned on any Lease in effect longer than one month, any rental payment not paid in full will be subject to a late charge. If the rental payment is not made by the 5th day after due date, the Landlord has the right to put his lock on the door of the premises and/or institute legal action necessary to collect unpaid rents, legal fees, and late charges.
CANCELLATION: Tenant may cancel this month-to-month extension of Lease at end of any such month by giving Landlord notice of such cancellation at least ten (10) days before end of each month. Landlord may cancel this month-to-month extension of Lease at end of any such month by giving Tenant notice of such cancellation at least ten (10) days before the end of such month.
USE: The premises may be used and occupied only for __________________________________________________________________________________________, and for no other purpose or purposes.
DEFAULT: In addition to such liens and remedies provided by law to secure and collect rent, and accumulative therewith, Landlord is hereby given a lien upon all of Tenant's property, now or at any time hereinafter stored on the premises, and in case of default of payment of said rent by Tenant, Landlord is authorized to seize and take possession of property and place Landlord's lock on the door of the premises and after notice to Tenant as provided herein, if the rent is not paid within the time specified in said notice, sell said property at public auction or private sale, according to the notice given, for the payment of said rent, and from the proceeds of said sale. Landlord shall satisfy his lien, including the reasonable cost of such sale, the balance, if any, of such proceeds shall be paid to Tenant; such notice shall be in writing and shall be delivered in person or by certified mail or not less than ten (10) days from the delivery of the notice if it be personally delivered or from the time when the notice should reach its destination according to due course of mail if sent by mail, and a statement that unless the rent was paid within the time specified, the property will be sold at a specified time and place.
Sale or Removal: AN OWNER SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO AN OCCUPANT OR A THIRD PARTY FOR THE REMOVAL OR SALE OF PERSONAL PROPERTY WHICH IS NOT THE PROPERTY OF THE OCCUPANT OR UPON WHICH A PRIOR LIEN HAS BEEN ATTACHED. UNLESS NOTICE SHALL HAVE BEEN GIVEN TO THE OWNER BY THE OCCUPANT THAT THE PROPERTY PLACED IN THE LEASED SPACE WAS NOT THAT OF THE OCCUPANT.
Conditions: The rules and regulations of Jeffery Forster and Linda Forster, d/b/a FOUR STAR RENTAL AND STORAGE attached to the opposite page of this Lease and such reasonable alterations and modifications thereof and additions thereto as may be from time to time by Landlord, shall constitute material covenants and conditions, and are hereby mad a part of Lease
All notices and other communications hereunder shall be duly given if sent by certified mail, return receipt, postage paid, effective as of the day it is received by the addressee.
, the parties hereto have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first above written.
Four Star Rental and Storage
Jeffery Forster, Landlord
Linda Forster, Landlord
RULES AND REGULATIONS
INSURANCE IS TENANTS RESPONSIBILITY
Wherever in these Rules and Regulations the word "TENANT" is used, it shall be taken to apply to and include the Tenant and his servants, clerks, employees and other representatives, visitors, customers, clients, patients, and common carriers, and is to be deemed of such number and gender as the circumstances required. The word "room" or "rooms" is to be taken to include to include the space covered by Lease. The word "LANDLORD" shall be taken to include the Landlord's Renting Agent.
The streets, sidewalks, entrances, halls, passages, shall not be obstructed by Tenant, or used by him/ her for any other purposes than for ingress and egress.
Tenant shall not keep anything within the premises or use the premises for any purpose, which increases insurance premium costs, or invalidates any insurance policy carried on the premises. Tenant shall not store in the premises any items which shall be in violation of any order or requirement of any local, county, state or federal agency, bureau or other body, or do any act or cause to be done any act which creates a nuisance in or upon, or connected with said premises because of Tenant's use during the term. All property kept, stored or maintained with the premises by Tenant shall be at Tenant's sole risk. Tenant shall have no right to sublet the subject premises or assign this Lease without first securing the written consent of the Landlord. ALL PROPERTY KEPT, STORED, OR MAINTAINED ON THE PREMISES SHALL BE THE PROPERTY OF THE TENANT ONLY, AND TENANT MAY NOT KEEP, STORE, OR MAINTAIN THE PROPERTY OF OTHERS WITHOUT FIRST SECURING THE WRITTEN CONSENT OF LANDLORD.
Any insurance which may be carried by Landlord and Tenant against any loss or damage to the building or its contents and other improvements situate on the premises shall be for the sole benefit of the parties carrying such insurance and under its control. Each party hereby waives its right of subrogation against the other party. Landlord shall not be likeable to Tenant or to any other person on the premises for any loss or damage to Tenant, its agents, employees or guests, to the personal property of Tenant or such other person caused by any acts of negligence whatsoever, or due to any building on the premises or its appurtenances, being improperly constructed or being or becoming out of repair, and Tenant hereby agrees to indemnify Landlord and hold it harmless from any loss, expense and claims arising out of such damage or injury; nor shall Landlord be liable to Tenant for any loss or damage that may be occasioned by or through the act or omission of other Tenant of the demised premised, or of any other person whatsoever. Tenant first agrees to indemnify and hold Landlord harmless from and against any damage caused by any actor omission by Tenant, its employees or agents, or caused by the Tenant's use of the premises.
Landlord shall not be liable for damages to Tenant for failure to deliver possession of the premises to Tenant at the commencement of the term if such failure is due to no fault of Landlord, or to the failure of the construction of the premises to be completed. Landlord will use its best efforts to give possession to Tenant at the beginning of the term. If failure to do so is caused by the act of any previous Tenant holding over, Landlord will use all means at its command to oust such Tenant; and Landlord agrees to transfer to Tenant the right to prosecute in his own name any cause of action which Landlord may have against such Tenant holding over, Tenant to hold for himself any recover in such action, except for any amounts due Landlord as rent.
If Tenant, after he/ she gives notice of intention of canceling during month-to-month tenancy remains or continues to be in possession of the premises or any part thereof after said cancellation, Landlord shall at its option, upon notifying Tenant of such intention, have right to charge Tenant as liquidated damages for the time such possession is held a sum equal to twice the amount of the rental rate for the premises for such period.
Upon vacating the premises Tenant agrees to clear the premises thoroughly or to pay Landlord for the cleaning necessary to restore the premises to the condition when Tenant's possessions are removed, normal wear and tear excepted, regardless of whether the security deposit has been forfeited.
In order to insure proper use and care to the premises, Tenant shall not be permitted to:
- Keep animals or birds on the premises.
- Use premises as sleeping apartments.
- Allow any sign, advertisement or notice to be fixed to the building, inside or outside.
- Mark or defile water closets, toilet rooms, walls, windows, doors, or any part of building
- Interfere with the heating apparatus.
- Leave premises without locking doors and extinguishing all lights.
- conduct any retail activities on premises.
- Use premises for vehicle storage
- Store flammable substances on premises
- Store explosives on premises
- Store illegal drugs on premises
- Store hazardous materials on premises
Landlord shall not be responsible to Tenant for non-observance of rules and regulations on the part of other tenants.
Landlord reserves the right to inspect the leased area at any reasonable time and, in case of emergency, to enter the premises at any time.
The Landlord shall have the right to make such other and further reasonable rules and regulation as, in the judgment of the Landlord, may from time to time be needful for the safety, care and cleanliness of the premises and for the preservation of good order therein.
TENANTS STORE GOODS AT THEIR OWN RISK
I (Tenant) understand that the Landlord is renting space for the Tenant's self-service use is not a bailor or warehouseman in the business of storing goods for hire.
I hereby acknowledge that I have received a copy of the completed rental agreement and that I understand the provision that states is not responsible for loss or damage to property in my storage space.
I understand that the Landlord does not provide insurance coverage on any personal property in my storage space.