Addendum

SAMPLE ADDENDUM

This ADDENDUM to the BYU Contract is agreed to on ___________________________________________by and between … herein called “LANDLORD” and ________________________________, herein called “TENANT” for the real property located at __________________________________________________.

Non-Refundable: $________________ is non-refundable and will be deducted from TENANT’s deposit. This fee is non-negotiable and will not go towards any damages caused by TENANT beyond normal wear and tear.

Payment of Rent:

First Month’s Rent. TENANT’s first month’s RENT shall be paid by (1) cash, (2) cashier’s check, or (3) certified check. First month’s RENT is due before TENANT takes possession of the UNIT.  Cashier’s checks or certified checks shall be made payable to …

Acceptable Form of Payment After the First Month. Rent shall be paid by any of the following methods: (1) cash, (2) cashier’s check, (3) certified check, (4) personal check, or (5) Venmo.

TENANT shall schedule an appointment with LANDLORD to make cash payment.

Cashier’s Check, Certified Checks, and Personal Checks shall be made payable to …; or

iii. LANDLORD’s Venmo username is ….

Late Rent. RENT is late if (1) payment is not post-marked prior to the First (1st) of the month or (2) received by LANDLORD on/prior to the First (1st) of the month.

Non-Sufficient Funds. Any dishonored check, or check returned by TENANT’s bank or financial institution for non-sufficient funds, shall be treated as unpaid RENT, and TENANT shall be responsible for an additional fee of $35.00 plus any and all late fees.

Delinquent Accounts. Any TENANT who fails to pay rent within the deadlines will be considered delinquent and actions applicable to Utah Law will be taken to bring the account current or have TENANT evicted. LANDLORD may turn TENANT account over to collections.  TENANT agrees to pay all collection fees and legal fees that may be incurred.

Selling Contract: TENANT is responsible to sell his/her own contract in the instance they need to end their contract prior to its termination date. Potential tenant must go through an application process with management. TENANT will be responsible for contract until a new contract is signed and executed.  TENANT will be charged a $75 transfer fee which will be deducted from TENANT’s deposit.

Check-in-Policy: TENANT shall check in at … office located at ….. TENANT may check in prior to the aforementioned date only upon LANDLORD’s written approval.

Checklist. TENANT acknowledges that LANDLORD provided him/her a ‘Checklist’ upon checking in; said ‘Checklist’ must be returned to LANDLORD within 48 hours of TENANT taking possession of the UNIT. Failure to return the ‘Checklist’ shall create a presumption that the UNIT was in good order, repair, and reasonably clean, when the TENANT took possession of the UNIT.

Checkout Policy: TENANT will checkout with LANDLORD by dropping off all keys and self-addressed stamped envelope to the LANDLORDS office no later than 10:00 AM on the day of checkout set forth on the BYU STUDENT-LANDLORD RENTAL AGREEMENT. Failure to formally checkout with LANDLORD will result in a $50 fee.

Return Deposit. TENANT agrees to provide a legal sized, self-addressed stamped envelope in order to return the TENANT’s remaining deposit.  TENANT will be charged $2.00 if envelope and stamp are not supplied.

Utilities: Tenants may opt out of putting the utilities in their name. In order to opt out, all tenants within the UNIT (1) shall inform the LANDLORD within 15 days of taking possession of the UNIT and (2) provide LANDLORD a utility deposit of $150.00/tenant. If TENANT opts out, then he/she will be charged a $10.00 processing fee per utility bill (per tenant).  TENANT’s utility deposit will be returned within 30 days of the termination of the tenancy, less any amounts applied to TENANT’s unpaid utility bills and/or late fees.  At any point the utility deposit goes below $20, TENANT will be required to restore their account to a balance of $100 within 15 days of LANDLORD notice to TENANT.

Google Fiber: LANDLORD has paid to have the google fiber construction installed in each unit. Tenants can arrange with Google Fiber to sign up for equipment associated with creating a Fiber Account. LANDLORD will not provide nor be responsible for equipment or TENANTS use and activity associated with its use. TENANT shall be liable for any damage caused to the Google Fiber jack.

Cleaning Inspections. LANDLORD may conduct monthly cleaning inspections of the UNIT. TENANT shall be responsible to have the UNIT in good order and repair, which includes cleanliness, on the date of inspection.  TENANT shall be provided written notice of cleaning inspections.  TENANT’s failure of the cleaning inspection at designated time may subject him/her to reasonable cost associated with re-checking the unit and cleaning the UNIT.  Minimum re-check and cleaning fee is $25 per tenant.

Condition of Premises/Unit:

Window Screens. TENANT acknowledges that his/her UNIT has been provided window screens in good condition, unless otherwise noted on TENANT’s ‘Check-in Checklist.’ TENANT shall be liable for any damage caused to the window screens during the tenancy and is responsible for all costs associated with repair of the window screens.

Laundry Facilities. TENANT shall maintain, if applicable, the UNIT’s laundry facility in good order and repair, which includes cleanliness. TENANT shall clean the dryer’s lint trap after each use.  TENANT shall not disconnect and/or remove any dryer or washer from the UNIT’s laundry facility.  TENANT acknowledges that he/she uses said laundry facility at his/her own risk and agrees to hold LANDLORD harmless for any damage, loss or theft to TENANT’s person and/or property.  TENANT shall be liable for any damage caused to the UNIT’s laundry facility, which includes the dryer(s) and washer(s).

Furniture. TENANT shall not remove from the UNIT any furniture provided by the LANDLORD without the LANDLORD’s written consent. TENANT shall be liable for any damage caused to the furniture provided by LANDLORD.

Painting/Hole in Walls. TENANT shall not draw on, paint, texture, stencil, or wallpaper any walls within the UNIT. TENANT shall not place any holes, dings, or dents into any walls of the UNIT. TENANT shall be liable for any damages caused.

Bunk Beds. TENANT is advised that the UNIT may contain a bunk bed. TENANT agrees to use the bunk bed at his/her own risk and to hold the LANDLORD harmless for any damage and/or injury caused by TENANT’s said use of a bunk bed.  TENANT shall be liable for any damage caused to the bunk bed.

Lawn/Exterior. The LANDLORD shall be responsible for maintaining the grass area, any plantar area and all other landscaped areas. TENANTS shall not touch the sprinkler system, which includes any sprinklers and the control box, without LANDLORD’s written consent.  TENANT shall be liable for any damage caused to, but not limited to, the lawn, any plantar area, all other landscaped areas, sprinklers, sprinkler systems and so forth.

Vacuums. Each UNIT will be provided a working vacuum. TENANT agrees to keep vacuum in assigned UNIT. TENANT shall be responsible for any misuse of vacuum.  LANDLORD will provide extra vacuum bags, belts and filters upon request.  TENANT shall be liable for any missing and/or broken vacuums due to TENANT negligence.

Smoke Detectors: LANDLORD will provide smoke detectors in each UNIT. TENANT shall be responsible for maintaining each smoke detector within the UNIT.  TENANT shall be responsible ($75.00 per detector) for any damaged and/or lost smoke detector.

Storage: TENANT’s use of the UNIT is at his/her own risk. LANDLORD is not liable for any damage, loss, or theft to TENANT’s person and/or property. TENANT shall be responsible for all costs associated with removing and/or storing of his/her personal property from the UNIT. LANDLORD may dispose of TENANT’s personal property pursuant to Utah Law.

Parking: TENANT shall not park (1) in front of the trash dumpster (if applicable); (2) on the grass (if applicable); or (3) in any plantar area (if applicable). TENANT agrees to use the UNIT’s driveway and parking lot at his/her own risk and to hold LANDLORD harmless for any damage, loss or theft to TENANT’s person and/or property. TENANT shall be responsible for all damage caused to the driveway and/or parking lot.  If applicable, TENANT may be assigned a parking permit and a parking spot. TENANT and guests will abide by all posted parking rules and regulations.

Lead Based Paint Warning. Houses built prior to 1978 may contain lead-based paint. Lead from paint, paint chips, and dust can pose possible health hazards. Lead exposure is especially harmful to young children and pregnant women.

Agent disclosure– Check appropriate box.

____(A) Presence of lead-based paint and/or lead based paint hazards on the property.

_____(B) Landlord has no knowledge of lead-based paint and/or lead based paint hazards on the property.

_____(C) Landlord has no reports or record pertaining to lead-based paint and/or lead based paint hazards on the property.

Agent has informed TENANT of Lead-Based paints or hazards.

TENANT has read and understands potential hazards from the pamphlet “Protect your Family from Lead in your Home”.

Renters Insurance. TENANT is encouraged to have renter’s insurance. If TENANT fails to have renter’s insurance LANDLORD will not be responsible for lost, stolen, damaged or misplacement of TENANT or TENANTS personal property.

Severability. If any term of this ADDENDUM is to any extent invalid, illegal, or incapable of being enforced, such term shall be excluded to the extent of such invalidity, illegality, or unenforceable; all other terms hereof shall remain in full force and effect.

Laws of Utah. TENANT and LANDLORD agree to abide by applicable city, Utah County, Utah State and Federal laws governing the rental relationship, agreements, and the rental property.

Entire Agreement. The BYU Contract and this ADDENDUM constitute the entire agreement between LANDLORD and TENANT. No oral agreements have been entered into, and all modifications or notices shall be in writing to be valid.

By signing below, TENANT acknowledges that he/she has read the BYU Contract and ADDENDUM and agrees to the terms and conditions set forth therein.

_________________________________________   ___________________

TENANT Signature                                                       Date

 

_________________________________________  ____________________

LANDLORD or Authorized Agent                              Date

 

DO NOT SIGN UNTIL YOU READ AND HAVE UNDERSTOOD THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS


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