New Jersey Sublease Agreement Form

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The New Jersey Sublease Agreement Form is a legally binding contract that is made between the original tenant (Sublessor) and a new tenant (Sublessee) The sublease gives the subtenant the right to either share or to completely take over the rented premises from the original tenant. The subtenant would pay the rent directly to the first tenant while the Sublessor would take the responsibility of paying the rent to the landlord on time. The landlord would hold the first tenant directly responsible for the rent as well as any damages to include any damages that would have been caused by the subtenant. Unless otherwise written, the original tenant must procure permission from the landlord to arrange a sublet to another person.

How to Write

Step 1 – Download the form and enter the beginning date

  • Enter the name of the Sublessor
  • Enter then, the name of the Sublessee
  • Both parties must carefully review the remainder of the section

Step 2 – Description of Original Lease and Premises – Enter:

  • The Address of the Rental Unit
  • Street
  • Apartment Number
  • City
  • State
  • Zip Code
  • AND
  • Landlord’s Name and Telephone Number
  • Term of Original Lease mm/dd/yyyy format to mm/dd/yyyy
  • Term of Sublet mm/dd/yyyy format to mm/dd/yyyy

Step 3 – Provision of Sublet Agreement (Sections A through F)- This section will address the liability of how the sublet space will be arranged. Read the options and check the boxes that will best fit the sublessor and sublessee by checking the box. Complete any required fields within any selections.

Step 4 – Signatures – Once you’ve completed the form, the sublessor and sublessee should review the information in the form. Once complete agreement has been reached provide the following:

  • Sublessee Signature
  • Date of signature
  • AND
  • Sublessor Signature
  • Date of Signature
  • AND
  • Landlord’s Signature
  • Date of Signature
  • All parties must review the final brief paragraphs contained at the end of the form
  • Make copies for record keeping for all three signatories