Ohio rental/lease agreements

 A free Ohio rental and lease agreement template can be used to prepare a rental or lease contract between a lessor and a tenant. Once the lessee has viewed the premises and is satisfied and has agreed on a monthly rent with the lessor, they will usually complete a rental application that allows the landlord to confirm their income and background information. As soon as the contract is signed by both parties, it becomes legally binding. 

Ohio rental/lease agreement templates

Ohio rental/lease agreements

The Ohio lease agreements come in 6 types:

Commercial Rental Lease Agreement – For creating a leasing agreement for property intended for commercial purposes, i.e. retail, warehouse, etc.

Monthly Rental lease Agreement – This type of tenancy may be canceled by the occupant and lessor and is required to provide a minimum of thirty days' notice with rent renewable every month under § 5321.17.

Rent-to-Own Rental Agreement – This tenancy type allows the occupant to purchase the premises at an amount set by the lessor. Certain conditions must be met before the tenant is allowed to purchase the property. 

Roommate Lease Agreement – For the members of a shared dwelling to establish rules for the maintenance and expenses on the property. 

Standard Residential Lease Agreement –  A typical residential contract with a start and end date that commonly lasts for one year. It can last longer depending on the agreement between the lessor and the lessee. It offers many protections that often aren’t available in other types of lease agreements. 

Sublease Rental Contract – A subletting which has a lessee bringing in a new tenant to occupy their space for the remainder of the contract lease. It also comes in two options; a commercial sublease and a residential sublease.

One disclosure requirements

Lead-Based Paint Document  – Required by federal law that all lessors of properties built before 1978 furnish their occupants with this information. 

Access to property

The lessor is required to provide notice of a minimum of twenty-four hours before accessing the dwelling of the occupant, according to § 5321.04.

Money deposited as security

Interest-Yielding Bank Account (§ 5321.16) – If the lessor collects fifty dollars or whatever is equal to one month’s rent, it is required to be lodged in an interest-yielding bank account at a five percent (5%) rate per annum if the occupant is to reside on the property for a minimum of six months. Interest is required to be paid by the financial institution or the lessor. 

Maximum – No limit.

Returning (§ 5321.16) – The lessor must return to the lessee the security deposit within thirty days after the expiry of the rental contract along with any accrued interest.

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