The California Rental Lease Agreement created pursuant to the California Civil Code § § 1925 to 1954.1; 1961 to 1995.340. It applies to private dwellings leased for residential use and can be used either for a fixed-term lease or a periodic tenancy agreement.
Steps to Fill the California Rental Lease Agreement
- Enter the owner’s name.
- Enter the names and ages of all residents.
- Enter the address of the premises.
- Enter the starting date of the rental period and indicate whether it is a fixed-term or periodic tenancy.
- Enter the amount of the monthly rent.
- Enter the amount of the security deposit.
- Indicate if the landlord will pay any utilities.
- Enter number of occupants.
- Indicate late charges and returned check fees.
- Tenant agrees that the premises are in good condition, agrees to certain restrictions, and agrees to respect quiet enjoyment and use.
- Tenants agree to be jointly and severally liable.
- Tenant agrees to care for and maintain the premises, and to provide access to landlord or agent for maintenance and pest control.
- Tenant agrees to observe parking rules and other community rules and regulations.
- Tenant agrees to maintain smoke detector and to clean at the end of tenancy.
- Tenant and landlord agree to arbitration, to waive the right to a jury trial, and that the prevailing party will recover legal costs.
- All residents and the landlord or agent must sign and date this lease or agreement, which has been prepared pursuant to California Civil Code § § 1925 to 1954.1; 1961 to 1995.340.