Roommate Agreement Template

By Jordyn Austin on March 2, 2017

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If you choose to stay on campus or in a house/apartment during your college years, chances are you’ll have a roommate. Most students prefer to have a good roommate experience. Having an agreement between roommates can help with this good experience.

To get an idea for your own roommate agreement, here is a sample roommate agreement template.

Roommate Agreement Template

Name of all roommates for this agreement:

___________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________

Apartment name and location:  ____________________________________________________________

Roommates agree to the following:

Lease agreement – All roommates are on file having signed the lease agreement at the main office. All roommates are responsible for following the lease agreement.

Rent – The total monthly rent is $_____________ and each roommate will pay that amount to the landlord/apartment manager each month.

Early termination of tenancy – If a roommate leaves before the lease term is up, the roommate leaving is/is not responsible for finding a replacement.

Utilities — Each roommate agrees to pay _______% of the utility charges: /gas / electricity /water/.

Living arrangements – Special “rules” about shared space and items (i.e furniture, appliances)

___________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________

Overnight Guests – Roommates do/do not need to obtain permission from other roommates to have overnight guests

Chores – Roommates will do chores as follows:

___________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________

Pets and responsibility of pets:

___________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________

Smoking is/is not allowed in the residency

Alcohol is/is not allowed in the residency

Parties/Entertaining

___________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________

Quiet hours between the hours of ________ and _________

All roommates must sign and date below to officially bind this agreement
We, the Undersigned, agree to the terms listed above:

Date: ______________________    __________________________________________________

Date: ______________________    __________________________________________________

Date: ______________________    __________________________________________________

Date: ______________________    __________________________________________________

Date: ______________________    __________________________________________________

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