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THIS LEASE AGREEMENT (hereinafter referred to as the
"Agreement") made and entered into this ____________ day of
____________________________, 20____, by and between
referred to as "Landlord") and
_____________________________________________________________________ (hereinafter referred
to as "Tenant").
W I T N E S S E T H :
WHEREAS, Landlord is the fee owner of certain real property being, lying and situated in _______________ County, Tennessee, such real property having a street address of ______________________________________________________________ (hereinafter referred to as the "Premises").
WHEREAS, Landlord desires to lease the Premises to Tenant upon the terms and conditions as contained herein; and
WHEREAS, Tenant desires to lease the Premises from Landlord on the terms and conditions as contained herein;
NOW, THEREFORE, for and in consideration of the covenants and obligations contained herein and other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged, the parties hereto hereby agree as follows:
(a) Not obstruct the driveways, sidewalks, courts, entry ways, stairs and/or halls, which shall be used for the purposes of ingress and egress only;
(b) Keep all windows, glass, window coverings, doors, locks and hardware in good, clean order and repair;
(c) Not obstruct or cover the windows or doors;
(d) Not leave windows or doors in an open position during any inclement weather;
(e) Not hang any laundry, clothing, sheets, etc. from any window, rail, porch or balcony nor air or dry any of same within any yard area or space;
(f) Not cause or permit any locks or hooks to be placed upon any door or window without the prior written consent of Landlord;
(g) Keep all air conditioning filters clean and free from dirt;
(h) Keep all lavatories, sinks, toilets, and all other water and plumbing apparatus in good order and repair and shall use same only for the purposes for which they were constructed. Tenant shall not allow any sweepings, rubbish, sand, rags, ashes or other substances to be thrown or deposited therein. Any damage to any such apparatus and the cost of clearing stopped plumbing resulting from misuse shall be borne by Tenant;
(i) And Tenant's family and guests shall at all times maintain order in the Premises and at all places on the Premises, and shall not make or permit any loud or improper noises, or otherwise disturb other residents;
(j) Keep all radios, television sets, stereos, phonographs, etc., turned down to a level of sound that does not annoy or interfere with other residents;
(k) Deposit all trash, garbage, rubbish or refuse in the locations provided therefor and shall not allow any trash, garbage, rubbish or refuse to be deposited or permitted to stand on the exterior of any building or within the common elements;
(l) Abide by and be bound by any and all rules and regulations affecting the Premises or the common area appurtenant thereto which may be adopted or promulgated by the Condominium or Homeowners' Association having control over them.
(a) For any noncompliance due to the failure to pay rent when due, Landlord may immediately terminate Tenantís right to use and to occupy the Premises, and Landlord shall provide Tenant with at least one (1) day written Notice to Vacate. Tenant shall vacate the Premises within the timeframe provided in the Notice to Vacate. As authorized under the Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act ß 66-28-505(b), Tenant specifically waives Tenantís right to Notice of Nonpayment of Rent by Landlord.
(b) For any noncompliance due to Tenantís or Tenantís invitees willfully or intentionally committing a violent act or behaving in a manner that constitutes or threatens to be a real and present danger to the health, safety or welfare of the life or property of other tenants or persons on the premises, Landlord may terminate Tenantís right to use and to occupy the Premises by providing Tenant with at least three (3) days written Notice to Vacate. Tenant shall vacate the Premises within the timeframe provided in the Notice to Vacate.
(c) For any noncompliance due to a subsequent or continuing default within six (6) months of a prior written warning by Landlord of a similar violation, Landlord may deliver to Tenant a written Notice to Vacate specifying the default and Landlordís intent to terminate this Agreement. In such event, Landlord may terminate this Agreement, and Tenant shall have fourteen (14) days from the date that the notice is delivered to vacate the Premises.
(d) For any noncompliance by Tenant that is not willful or intentional, but that otherwise materially affects health and safety, Landlord may deliver a written Notice of Noncompliance to Tenant specifying the acts and omissions constituting the breach and that this Agreement will terminate upon a date not less than thirty (30) days after receipt of the notice if the breach is not remedied in that timeframe. If Tenant fails to remedy the default within the required timeframe, Landlord may immediately terminate this Agreement, and Tenant shall immediately vacate the Premises.
(e) For any material noncompliance by Tenant with this Agreement (including but not limited to material falsification of the information provided on the rental application, such as untrue or misleading information about the number of occupants in the dwelling unit, pets, income of prospective tenant, social security number, and current employment listed on the application or lease agreement), Landlord shall provide Tenant with a written Notice of Noncompliance specifying the acts and omissions constituting the breach and specifying that this Agreement will terminate upon a date not less than thirty (30) days after delivery of the notice if the breach is not remedied in that timeframe. If Tenant fails to remedy the default within the required timeframe, Landlord may immediately terminate this Agreement, and Tenant shall immediately vacate the Premises.
(f) Any notice required under this Paragraph shall specifically detail the violation which has been committed and shall be effective only from the date of receipt of the notice by Tenant.
(g) Upon termination of this Agreement for any reason, Tenant shall return the keys and all opening devices to Landlord. In addition, all unpaid rents payable during the remainder of this Agreement or any renewal period shall be accelerated without notice or demand.
(h) Upon termination of this Agreement for any reason, Tenant shall remain fully liable to the Landlord for (i) any lost rent and any other financial obligation imposed by this Agreement; (ii) Landlordís cost of reletting the Premises including but not limited to leasing fees, utility charges, and any other fees necessary to relet the Premises; (iii) repairs to the Premises for Tenantís use that are beyond normal wear and tear; (iv) all of Landlordís costs associated with evicting Tenant, including but not limited to court costs, costs of service, prejudgment interest, and reasonable attorneyís fees; (v) all of Landlordís costs associated with collecting amounts due under this Agreement, including but not limited to debt collection fees, late charges, and returned check charges; (vi) and any other recovery to which Landlord is entitled by law or in equity. Landlord is obligated to make all reasonable efforts to mitigate any damage or loss resulting from Tenantís breach by attempting to relet the Premises to acceptable tenants and thereby reducing Tenantís liability.
As to Tenant, this ______ day of ________________________, 20_____.
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