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Roommate Agreement

A Roommate Agreement is a legal document which sets out the terms and conditions of the tenancy between you and your roommates.


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Document Overview

This document provides tenants in a shared living arrangement with the flexibility to negotiate and agree on a series of binding terms. These terms range from the payment of rent through to whether the premises permits pets. This document is useful as it can help prevent disputes that may arise from living in shared spaces. It can help to eliminate any misunderstandings that may be caused by terms not being discussed, formalised or forgotten over time.

Use this Roommate Agreement If:

  • You are living with roommates at your place of residence and you need to set out the terms and conditions of the tenancy to prevent disputes from arising.

  • You want to formalise the details of living together with roommates.

What does this Roommate Agreement cover?

  • Proportion of bills to be paid by each tenant.

  • Use of the individual personal property by tenants within the shared living space.

  • Guests and pets within the shared living space.

  • Allocation of household chores between tenants.

  • Obligations following a roommate’s termination of tenancy

  • Replacing tenants

  • General matters.

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