New York Roommate Agreement Form

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The New York Roommate Agreement Form is a legal document that outlines the rules and responsibilities agreed upon by co-tenants. All of the tenants signing this agreement must abide by the rules agreed upon by all tenants sharing the premises. All rents and percentages of utilities and services must be paid on time. Before signing this document each co-tenant should carefully review this document before entering their signature to be certain that each person will be able to comply with payments and rules of the document. If you’re unsure about any portion of the occupancy rules or the language of this document, get clarification.

How To Write

Step 1- Section 1 – Download the document- Enter the following:

  • Date the document in mm/dd/yyyy format
  • Enter the name of the New Tenant
  • Enter the name of the Principal/Landlord
  • Enter the names of all of the current tenants
  • Property address
  • Enter the commencement of the lease
  • Enter the expiration date of the lease
  • New tenant must carefully review the following two paragraphs, understand and agree to them before signing this document

Step 2 – Section 2 – Provide the required information as follows:

  • Enter the amount of the Security Deposit to include the combined amounts of all of the deposits of all co-tenants
  • New tenant must read and agree to the following paragraph regarding the security deposit and damages

Step 3 – Section 3 – Rent – Enter the following information:

  • Enter the total rent amount to be paid monthly
  • Enter the percentage or amount that the New Tenant agrees to pay monthly
  • Enter the name of the person to whom monthly payments will be made
  • New tenant must read and agree to the statement regarding eviction of tenants and conditions

Step 4 – Section 4 – Utilities – Specify the percentages and amounts of the utilities that the new tenant agrees to pay:

  • Enter the percentage of each utility that the new tenant must agree to pay monthly
  • Enter the percentage of each service that the new tenant must agree to pay each month
  • If the new tenant will place any utility or service in their name, specify the utility and or service they are willing to be responsible for and will agree to pay on time each month

Step 5 – Section 5 – Titled Sections – All co-tenants must read, understand and agree to the following titled sections of this document:

  • Move-Out
  • Additional Agreements
  • Governing Law

Step 6 – Execution of agreement of new tenant by all co-tenants – All co-tenants must agree and provide their signature(s)

  • Principal Roommate/Landlord’s Signature
  • Printed Name
  • AND
  • New Roommate’s Signature
  • Printed Name
  • AND
  • All Co-Roommate’s Signatures