Nebraska Rental Lease Agreement Templates | PDF | Word

The Nebraska rental lease agreements are written to bind an individual who owns property, landlord/lessor, and an individual who is seeking to occupy the space for commercial or residential use, tenant/lessee. The landlord should always verify the credentials of each applying lessee to deter someone who would not pay rent or cause damage to the premises. During the course of the rental contract, the tenant is expected to pay on-time the date stated in the agreement (usually the first (1st) of the month).


The Nebraska commercial lease agreement is a real estate contract that is created to legally bind a retail, office, or industrial tenant to property that is rentable for business use. The contract may be filled in to satisfy the intentions of the parties and can be structured in any three of the following ways: Gross – Tenant only pays a monthly amount and the landlord covers most all utility charges, property expenses, and taxes to the property. Modified-Gross – The…

Nebraska tenancy at will, or a month to month agreement, is a form that allows a tenant to rent property from a landlord with the no end date to the contract. The agreement is perpetual, as long as both parties continue to abide by the terms and conditions, until either the landlord or tenant provides at least thirty (30) days’ notice to one another about an altering of the terms or termination (Statute 76-1437). Use Notice to Terminate Month to…

The Nebraska rental application is a document that is used to obtain information of the tenant and to grant their authorization for the landlord to perform any type of necessary background or credit check. The landlord, at their sole discretion, is allowed to charge a fee for conducting this service whether the tenant is approved or not. The landlord is also advised to seek any references the tenant may have, usually a previous landlord or employer, in order to get…

Nebraska residential lease agreements are the most popular type of rental contracts as they give both the landlord and tenant security by electing to rent property for a fixed period of time. Due to the term being usually one (1) year, it is standard for the lessor to check the tenant’s credentials with the rental application in order to ensure that they are currently employed, have good credit, and have a positive leasing record with other tenants. The landlord will…

A Nebraska sublease agreement is for a tenant that has decided to either rent a portion or the entire premises they are currently under agreement to someone else. The landlord usually must be notified of this due to most master lease agreements barring the act of subletting on behalf of the tenant. If this is the case the tenant must obtain written permission stating their allowable use of subletting the property. The sublessor, or original tenant, should keep in mind…

The Nebraska notice to quit gives an ultimatum to either pay the rent that is due to the landlord or face leaving the premises at the end of the three (3) day period. Even if the tenant vacates the premises, they will still be on the hook for paying the month’s rent due to the landlord. See Statute 76-1431

All state laws may be found in the Revised Statutes Article 14

REQUIRED LANDLORD DISCLOSURES

Identification (Statute 76-1416) – Any person that should enter the premises on behalf of the landlord must be identified to the tenant in writing.

Lead Paint – If the facilities (residential only) were built before 1978 this form is required to be attached to the agreement and signed by the tenant.

LANDLORD-TENANT LAWS – See the Landlord-Tenant Handbook for more information (PDF | RTF | Word)

Security Deposits (Statute 76-1416)

Maximum – The landlord is only allowed to ask for up to One (1) Month’s Rent from the tenant.

Returning – Landlord is required to give back the deposit within Fourteen (14) Days of the tenant moving out.

Access to the Premises by Landlord (Statute 76-1423)

The landlord, or representative, must issue at least one (1) day’s notice before being able to enter the premises.