B. Prorated Rent. In the event that the Commencement Date is not the 1st of the calendar
month, Rent payment remitted on the Commencement Date shall be prorated based on a
C. Returned Checks. In the event that any payment by Tenant is returned for insufficient
funds ("NSF") or if Tenant stops payment, Tenant will pay $_________ to Landlord for
each such check, plus late charges, as described above, until Landlord has received
payment. Furthermore, Landlord may require in writing that Tenant pay all future Rent
payments by cash, money order, or cashier's check.
D. Order in which funds are applied. Landlord will apply all funds received from Tenant first
to any non-rent obligations of Tenant including late charges, returned check charges,
charge-backs for repairs, brokerage fees, and periodic utilities, then to rent, regardless of
any notations on a check.
E. Rent Increases. There will be no rent increases through the Termination Date. If this lease
is renewed automatically on a month to month basis, Landlord may increase the rent
during the renewal period by providing written notice to Tenant that becomes effective the
month following the 30
day after the notice is provided
4. SECURITY DEPOSIT. Upon execution of this Texas Lease Agreement, Tenant shall deposit
with Landlord the sum of $_______________, receipt of which is hereby acknowledged by
Landlord, as security for any damage caused to the Premises during the term hereof.
5. REFUND OF SECURITY DEPOSIT. Upon termination of the tenancy, all funds held by the
landlord as security deposit may be applied to the payment of accrued rent and the amount of
damages that the landlord has suffered by reason of the tenant's noncompliance with the terms of
this Texas Lease Agreement or with any and all laws, ordinances, rules and orders of any and all
governmental or quasi-governmental authorities affecting the cleanliness, use, occupancy and
preservation of the Premises.
6. USE OF PREMISES. The Premises shall be used and occupied solely by Tenant and Tenant's
immediate family, consisting of _____________________________________________,
exclusively, as a private single family dwelling, and no part of the Premises shall be used at any
time during the term of this Texas Lease Agreement by Tenant for the purpose of carrying on any
business, profession, or trade of any kind, or for any purpose other than as a private single family
dwelling. Tenant shall not allow any other person, other than Tenant's immediate family or
transient relatives and friends who are guests of Tenant, to use or occupy the Premises without
first obtaining Landlord's written consent to such use. Tenant shall comply with any and all laws,
ordinances, rules and orders of any and all governmental or quasi-governmental authorities
affecting the cleanliness, use, occupancy and preservation of the Premises.
7. CONDITION OF PREMISES. Tenant stipulates, represents and warrants that Tenant has
examined the Premises, and that they are at the time of this Lease in good order, repair, and in a
safe, clean and tenantable condition.
8. ASSIGNMENT AND SUB-LETTING. Tenant shall not assign this Texas Lease Agreement, or
sub-let or grant any license to use the Premises or any part thereof without the prior written
consent of Landlord. A consent by Landlord to one such assignment, sub-letting or license shall
not be deemed to be a consent to any subsequent assignment, sub-letting or license. An
assignment, sub-letting or license without the prior written consent of Landlord or an assignment
or sub-letting by operation of law shall be absolutely null and void and shall, at Landlord's option,
terminate this Texas Lease Agreement.
9. ALTERATIONS AND IMPROVEMENTS. Tenant shall make no alterations to the buildings or
improvements on the Premises or construct any building or make any other improvements on the