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SORRY, IT'S RENTED FOR 2018-2019

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The Colonel's Mansion

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WE HAVE TWO ROOMS AVAILABLE FOR 2018-2019

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The Colonel's Cottage

THE COLONEL'S COTTAGE
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SORRY, IT'S RENTED FOR 2018-2019

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Griffith Hall

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ROOMS, STUDIOS, TWIN-STUDIOS AND A 1-BEDROOM APARTMENT FOR 2018-2019

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Montgomery House

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WE'RE IN NEGOTIATIONS FOR 2018-2019

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Wallace House

WALLACE HOUSE
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WE'RE IN NEGOTIATIONS FOR 2018-2019

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Weston House

WESTON HOUSE
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6-ROOM HOUSE AVAILABLE FOR 2018-2019

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Woodcraft Manor

WOODCRAFT MANOR
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SORRY, IT'S RENTED FOR 2018-2019

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Sample Lease

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1. PARTIES:

This Lease is made and entered into this ___________ day of ____________________________, 20__, by and between ROBINSON RESIDENCES (hereinafter referred to as "Owner") and _________________________________________________________________________
_____________________________ (hereinafter referred to as "Renter").

2. PREMISES:

Owner hereby leases to Renter and Renter hereby leases from Owner, on the terms and conditions hereinafter set forth, that certain real property and the residence located thereon situated in the City of Los Angeles, County of Los Angeles, State of California, commonly known as: _______________________________________________(PROPERTY NAME AND ADDRESS)____________________________________________

(b) All musical instruments, television sets, stereos, radios, etc., are to be played at a volume which cannot be heard outside Renter's apartment.

3. TERM:

The term of this Lease shall be for ________________________TWELVE MONTHS___________________________________________________________ commencing on_____________AUGUST 16__________________________, 20__ and ending on ____________AUGUST 15_________________________, 20__

4. RENT:

Renter shall pay to Owner as rent for the Premises, the sum of ____________________________________________________________________________ ($__________________) dollars per month, in advance on the first day of each month during the term hereof. Rent shall be payable without notice or demand and without any deduction, off-set, or abatement in lawful money of the United States to the Owner at the address stated herein for notices or to such other persons or such other places as the Owner may designate to Renter in writing. If Renter's check is returned unpaid by the Renter's bank for any reason, Renter agrees to pay to Owner a returned check fee of $25.00 and Owner may require that future rent payments be made by cashier's check or money order. Renter agrees to pay to Owner a late payment fee of $30.00 for any Rent payment not received by Owner on the first day of each month during the term hereof. Rent must be received (not postmarked) on the first day of each month during the term hereof.

5. SECURITY DEPOSIT:

Renter shall deposit with Owner upon execution of this Lease the sum of ____________ ___________________________________________ ____________ ($____________________) dollars as a security deposit to secure Renter's faithful performance of the terms of this Lease. After the Renter has vacated, leaving the Premises vacant, the Owner will use the security deposit for cleaning of the Premises, for repair of any damage to the Premises or common areas beyond normal wear and tear, and for any rent or other amounts owed pursuant to the lease agreement or pursuant to Civil Code 1950.5. Renter may not use said deposit for rent owed during the term of the Lease, including the final month. Within 21 days of the Renter's vacating the Premises, Owner shall furnish Renter a written statement indicating any amounts deducted from the security deposit and returning the balance to the Renter. If Renter fails to provide a forwarding address to Owner, then Owner shall send the statement and any security deposit refund to the Renter at the address of the leased Premises.

6. POSSESSION:

If the Owner for any reason cannot deliver possession of the Premises to Renter at the commencement of the term, the Owner shall not be liable to Renter for any loss or damage resulting therefrom, but there shall be a proportionate reduction of rent; nor shall this Lease be void or voidable for a period of twenty (20) days thereafter; and if for any reason the Premises cannot be delivered within said twenty (20) day period, the Renter may, prior to the Owner's delivery of the Premises, declare this Lease to be null and void and all money paid to Owner shall be refunded to Renter.

7. USE:

It is agreed that the Premises shall be used only for residential purposes, for only the named person(s) _____________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________ and no animals, and for no other purpose whatsoever. Renter in his/her possession, use and occupancy of the Premises agrees to observe and comply with all restrictions, laws and ordinances affecting said Premises or occupancy thereof; and Renter further agrees that no use shall be made of the Premises, nor acts done which will increase the existing rate of insurance upon the Premises, or will cause the cancellation of any insurance policy covering the Premises. INITIALS ____________________________________

8. UTILITIES:

Owner shall pay for water, for trash pickup and for high-speed Internet access. Renter shall pay for all other utilities and/or services supplied to the premises.

9. REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE:

The Owner shall at its sole cost and expense keep and maintain the exterior walls, roof, electrical wiring, heating system, air conditioning system (if any), water heater, water lines, and appliances provided by Owner, in good and sanitary order, condition and repair, except where damage to such fixtures and appliances is caused by Renter. Renter shall inform Owner immediately, in writing, of any defect, malfunction or failure of any system, item or part of the rented Premises. If a plumber is called to repair backup or blockage of a toilet or drain in the Premises, the plumber shall determine whether the blockage occurred within the rented Premises or in some other part of the drainage system. If the blockage occurred within the Premises, Renter shall be responsible for the cost of repair.

Except as provided herein, Renter agrees that the Premises are now in a tenantable and good condition and shall at his/her sole cost and expense keep and maintain the Premises, appurtenances and every part thereof, in the manner in which they were received, reasonable wear and tear excepted, including household furnishings, fixtures, goods and chattels belonging to the Owner so that they shall remain in good and satisfactory order, condition and repair. The Owner agrees to maintain landscaping, driveway and parking area, if any.



10. ALTERATIONS:

Renter shall not, without Owner's prior written consent, make any alterations, improvements or additions in or about the Premises, including changes or additions to windows, window coverings, lighting fixtures, fireplace mantels, walls, floors, ceilings, paint, wallpaper and appliances. Renter will not add, change or install any lock, bolt, locking device or latch on the Premises. Renter will not without Owner's written approval repair any part of the Premises, fixtures or appliances. All repairs will be implemented using Owner's approved materials and labor. Any decorations installed by Renter shall be affixed using materials whose removal will not result in damage to the surface to which they are affixed. The use of nails, screws or other hardware for such purpose is prohibited. Renter shall be liable for any repairs necessary to restore premises to the original condition.

11. HOLD HARMLESS:

Renter shall indemnify and hold Owner harmless from and against any and all claims arising from Renter's use or occupancy of the Premises or from any activity, work, or things which may be permitted or suffered by Renter in or about the Premises including all damages, costs, attorney's fees, expenses and liabilities incurred in the defense of any claim or action or proceeding arising therefrom. Except for Owner's willful or grossly negligent conduct, Renter hereby assumes all risk of damage to property, including household furniture and goods, or injury to persons in or about the Premises from any cause, and Renter hereby waives all claims in respect thereof against Owner.

12. DAMAGE TO PREMISES:

(a) If the Premises are so damaged by fire or from any other cause as to render them uninhabitable, then either party shall have the right to terminate this Lease as of the date on which such damage occurs, through written notice to the other party, to be given within fifteen (15) days after the occurrence of such damage; except that should such damage or destruction occur as the result of the abuse or negligence of Renter, or its invitees, so as to render the Premises uninhabitable, the Owner only shall have this right of termination.

(b) If this Lease is not terminated as provided in this paragraph (12), the Owner shall promptly repair the Premises and there shall be a proportionate reduction of rent until the Premises are repaired and ready for Renter's occupancy, such proportionate reduction to be based upon the extent to which the making of repairs interferes with Renter's reasonable use of the Premises.

13. ASSIGNMENT AND SUBLETTING:

Renter shall not voluntarily or by operation of law assign, transfer, sublet, mortgage, or otherwise transfer or encumber all or any part of Renter's interest in this Lease or in the Premises without Owner's prior written consent, which consent shall not be unreasonably withheld. The consent to one assignment or subletting shall not be construed as consent to any subsequent assignment or subletting. Renter shall pay to Owner an administrative fee of One Hundred and Fifty ($150.00) dollars immediately upon notifying Owner of his/her intention to sublet. Renter may proceed with subletting only in accordance with Owner's written policy.

14. DEFAULT:

It is agreed between the parties hereto that if any rent shall be due hereunder and unpaid, or if Renter shall default and breach any other covenant or provision of the Lease, then the Owner, after giving the proper notice required by law, may re-enter the Premises and remove any property and any and all persons therefrom in the manner allowed by law. The Owner may, at its option, either maintain this Lease in full force and effect and recover the rent and other charges as they become due or, in the alternative, terminate this Lease. In addition, the Owner may recover all rentals and any other damages and pursue any other rights and remedies which the Owner may have against the Renter by reason of such default as provided by law.

15. ABANDONMENT:

Renter shall not vacate or abandon the Premises at any time during the term of this Lease.

16. ENTRY BY OWNER:

Renter shall permit Owner and/or its agents to enter into and upon the Premises at all reasonable times and upon reasonable notice (by phone message or by posted note) for the purpose of inspecting or maintaining the Premises, or for the purpose of exhibiting the Premises to prospective purchasers, lenders, insurers or appraisers. Owner may enter the premises without advance notice in cases of emergency. Renter shall not add or change locks or otherwise restrict entrance.

If Renter has been offered a renewal lease as described in Clause 18 of this Lease, and has not agreed in writing to a renewal by the prescribed deadline for such agreement, or has not signed a renewal lease by the prescribed deadline for such renewal, Renter agrees that Owner may then show the Premises to prospective tenants between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Mondays through Saturdays without further notice. INITIALS ____________________________________

17. SURRENDER:

On the last day of the term of this Lease, Renter shall surrender the Premises to Owner clean and in good condition, ordinary wear and tear excepted.

18. TERM/RENEWAL/HOLDING OVER:

Renter acknowledges that Premises are in a student housing area and are subject to the demands of the student renting cycle. In January, if Renter is not in arrears or in default of any term of the Lease, Owner will provide Renter a written offer to extend the tenancy for 12 months following the end of the Lease term. If Renter chooses to accept the offer, Renter shall deliver his/her written acceptance to Owner by January 15 of the Lease term, and shall sign a new 12-month lease by January 31 of the Lease term. If Renter fails to meet either deadline, Renter agrees that he/she may be deemed to have rejected the renewal offer and that Owner may show the premises to prospective tenants as provided in Clause 16 of this Lease.

19. BINDING ON SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS:

Each provision of this Lease performable by Renter shall be deemed both a covenant and a condition. The terms, conditions and covenants of this Lease shall be binding upon and shall inure to the benefit of each of the parties hereto, their heirs, personal representatives, successors and assigns.

20. NOTICES:

Whenever under this Lease a provision is made for any demand, notice or declaration of any kind, it shall be in writing and either served personally or by registered or certified United States mail, postage prepaid, addressed to the address as set forth below:

TO OWNER AT:   TO RENTER AT:
     
27 ST. JAMES PARK   (PROPERTY ADDRESS)
LOS ANGELES, CA 90007-2521   LOS ANGELES, CA 90007-****

Such notice shall be deemed to be received within forty-eight (48) hours from time of mailing.



21. WAIVERS:

No waiver by Owner of any provision hereof shall be deemed a waiver of any other provision hereof or of any subsequent breach by Renter of the same or any other provisions.

22. TIME:

Time is of the essence of this Lease.

23. JOINT AND SEVERAL OBLIGATIONS:

"Party" shall mean Owner and Renter, and if more than one person or entity is the Owner or Renter, the obligations imposed on the party shall be joint and several.

24. PARKING:

Rent includes ______ONE_________ outdoor parking space(s) on the property, in a location to be designated by Owner.

25. HOUSE RULES:

Renter agrees to comply with the House Rules provided by Owner, which are a separate incorporated document. Renter's breach of the House Rules shall have the same force and effect as a breach of the Residential Lease.

26. MISREPRESENTATION:

Misrepresentation on an application will be considered a material breach of this rental agreement.



The parties hereto have executed this Lease on the date first above written.

OWNER:   RENTER:
__________________________________________   _____________________________
    _____________________________




REQUIRED NOTICES (Addendum to Lease)

1. LEAD:

Housing built before 1978 may contain lead-based paint. Lead from paint, paint chips and dust can pose health hazards if not managed properly. Lead exposure is especially harmful no young people and pregnant women. Before renting pre-1978 housing, owners must disclose the presence of known lead-based paint hazards in the housing premises. Also, renters must receive a federally approved pamphlet on lead poisoning prevention.

The Premises were built before 1978,. Owner has no knowledge of lead-based paint and/or lead-based hazards in or on the Premises, and Owner has no report or record pertaining to lead-based paint in or on the Premises.

____ Renter's initials indicate that Renter has received the pamphlet entitled "Protecting Your Family From Lead In Your Home," and a copy of any report re: lead-based paint on the property, and Renter shall notify Owner promptly in writing of any deteriorating and/or peeling paint.

2. REGISTRATION:

____ Renter's initials indicate that Renter has received a copy of the Statement of Registration of Rental Units issued by the Los Angeles Housing Department.

3. CHEMICALS:

Renter must be provided with a copy of a "chemicals used notice" from Owner's pest control company (Civil Code 1940.8) if, and only if, there is a written pest control contract in effect. No such contract is in effect.

4. TOXIC SUBSTANCE WARNING NOTICE:

The Owner is required to give Renter notice that areas on the property contain one or more of some 700 + toxic substances and chemical substances, such as cleaning substances, automobile exhaust fumes, second-hand smoke, laundry fluids or emissions, lead paint, asbestos, etc., known to the State of California to cause cancer, reproductive toxicity, birth defects and reproductive harm. Please contact the owner for further information.

5. MOLD AND MILDEW WARNING NOTICES:

Mold and mildew may be injurious to one's health. Therefore, Renter agrees to: (a) inspect the Premises, and every part thereof, at the outset of the tenancy for signs of moisture, mold or mildew therein; (b) keep the Premises well-ventilated, clean and dry, (c) promptly notify Owner of any dampness from leaks, overflows, water intrusion, etc., and (d) promptly notify Owner of any malfunction of ventilation, air conditioning or heating systems. Renter shall be liable for any injuries or damages that may result from any negligent performance of the foregoing duties.

6. DOJ NOTICE:

The California Department of Justice, sheriff's departments, police departments serving jurisdictions of 200,000 or more and many other law enforcement authorities maintain for public access a data base of the locations of persons required to register pursuant to paragraph (1) of subdivision (a) of Section 2290.4 of the Penal Code. The data base is updated on a quarterly basis and is a source of information about the presence of these individuals in any neighborhood. The Department of Justice maintains a Sex Offender Identification Line through which inquiries about individuals may be made. This is a "900" telephone service. Callers must have specific information about individuals they are checking. Information regarding neighborhoods is not available through the "900" service. Also, you may inquire about registrants on the internet.

7. EXPIRATION/HOLDOVER/DEATH NOTICE:

Renter shall vacate the Premises upon expiration of the term of the Lease without notice to vacate from Owner being required. Any holdover without Owner's consent shall be deemed a trespass, and damages shall accrue at a daily charge equal to twice the pro-rated monthly Lease rent. A holdover with owner's written consent, unless otherwise agreed, shall be a month-to-month tenancy subject to all covenants and conditions of the Lease. A 30-day notice from Renter is required to terminate any such holdover tenancy. Renter's death shall not terminate any remaining rental obligation for the balance of the Lease term, but Owner, at Owner's option, may take possession of the Premises and re-rent them to mitigate any damages.



The undersigned Renter acknowledges having read and understood the foregoing, and has received a duplicate original.

RENTER:
By:



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