District Office Lease Amendment – Instructions
A. Section 1 has three blank lines to be filled in:
1. the term of the previous lease that is being amended or extended;
2. street address of office being leased; and
3. city, state and ZIP where office is being leased.
B. Section 2 requires the new ending date (if the lease is going to be extended), which must be on or
before January 2, 2019. If the lease is not going to be extended, write “N/A” in the space
C. Section 3 requires the monthly rent amount for the extended term, and if any other provision is
changed, the blank space beneath Section 3 is provided for any changes or additions. If there are
no other changes to your existing lease write “NONE” in the space provided.
D. The Member/Member-Elect is required to personally sign the documents.
E. A District Office Lease Attachment for the 115
Congress must accompany this District Office
Lease Amendment (“Amendment”).
F. Prior to either party signing an Amendment, the Member/Member-Elect must submit the
proposed Amendment, accompanied by a copy of the District Office Lease Attachment for
Congress, to the Administrative Counsel for review and approval. If the proposed
terms and conditions of the Amendment are determined to be in compliance with applicable law
and House Rules and Regulations, the Administrative Counsel will notify the Member/Member-
Elect that (s)he may proceed with the signing of the Amendment. Please submit the proposed
Amendment and District Office Lease Attachment either by e-mail in PDF form
(email@example.com) or fax (202-225-6999).
G. Once signed by both parties, the Amendment and District Office Lease Attachment must be
submitted to the Administrative Counsel for final approval. They may be sent by email in PDF
form or faxed to 202-225-6999.
H. If approved, Administrative Counsel will send them to Finance so that payment can begin. If
there are errors, you will be contacted and required to correct them before the Amendment is
I. If you have any additional questions about District Office Leases, please contact the Office of the
Administrative Counsel by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org).
NO LEASE AMENDMENT OR ATTACHMENT CAN BE SIGNED BEFORE THEY HAVE
BEEN APPROVED BY THE ADMINISTRATIVE COUNSEL.
The term for a District Office Lease Amendment for the 115
Congress may not commence prior
to January 3, 2017.
Members should endeavor to lease space through the last day of a congressional term rather than
the last day of a calendar year. For the 115
Congress, leases should end on January 2, 2019, not
December 31, 2018.