Alabama Rental Lease Agreement Templates | PDF | Word

Download Alabama rental agreements to forge a rental agreement between a landlord and tenant. The contract ensures that the tenant will pay a monthly fee in exchange for a livable property. The document has full legal justification and can be used for leverage if either the tenant or landlord does not perform on their side of the deal.


According to Section 35-9A-421,a landlord (or their authorized representative) may submit notice to a lessee that is at least seven (7) days’ late on their rent. The notice allows for the option to pay and keep the lease agreement ongoing or for it’s termination. The return of service should be completed and notarized.

A Commercial Lease Agreement (also called a “Business Lease”) is an agreement in which the landlord agrees to let the owner of a retail, industrial, or office space for an agreed upon monthly rate. There are three different ways to setup a commercial lease agreement, which are: Triple Net, which is easily the best deal for the landlord, because it requires the tenant to pay a monthly amount plus pay any maintenance for the facility. Gross, in which the tenant…

Download this month-to-month rental agreement, which gives the tenant the ability to cancel or renew the agreed upon lease as long as the landlord has been given a one (1) month notice. The main difference between a Month-to-Month and a standard agreement is the tenancy at will has no pre-determined end date and can continue as long as the tenant pays their own bills. As the landlord, it is a good idea to charge a security deposit to the tenant before they move…

This Alabama Rental Application Form is a document that helps screen any potential tenants for your property. You can use the information to judge the individuals likeliness to pay bills and other qualities. The landlord has the power to charge the possible tenant a processing fee for the Rental Application, and also has the power to deny a refund if the possible tenant does not pass the screening. As the landlord, direct the possible tenant to fill in these sections…

The Alabama residential lease agreement contract is an agreement that stay’s in affect for twelve (12) months or longer (depending on the deal agreed upon between the landlord and tenant). The landlord and tenant will want to confirm who pays what utilities, such as: Water Heat Electricity Parking Cable Internet It is also recommended that the landlord utilize a credibility check to ensure the tenant has a clean history and is a trustworthy occupant of your property. Also remember to stay informed…

A Sub-Lease Agreement is an agreement in which the original tenant, called the “Sub-lessor” rents out the currently rented property to another party, now called the “Sub-lessee”. Keep in mind that if the landlord does not receive the Sub-lessee’s monthly payment, the original tenant is still liable to pay the landlord that month’s full rent. Because of that reason, it is strongly recommended that the Sub-lessor does a full background check on the potential new Sub-lessee. It is also important…

Disclosures

All forms must be written with the lead based paint disclosure form attached if the building structure was completed before the year 1978. This is a federal (HUD) requirement.

*If either landlord or tenant has a dispute or any questions about their rights they should view the Alabama Landlord Tenant Handbook or seek legal advice.

Landlord Laws

Security Deposits
Maximum: One Month’s Rent. Landlord may also charge a Pet Deposit (if applicable).
Returning: Landlord must return the deposit within thirty-five (35) days of the end date or the day the tenant vacates the property. If the payment is not made within thirty-five (35) days the landlord will be landlord will be obligated to pay the tenant double the amount. (Statute 35-9A-201)

Notices/Entry
According to the Alabama Landlord Tenant Handbook the landlord must provide at least two (2) days’ notice before entering the premises for any type of maintenance issues. The landlord may only enter the premises without notice in the case of an emergency.