Ohio Month to Month Lease Agreement Template

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The Ohio Month to Month Lease Agreement is a legal document whereas the tenant(s) may live in a month-to-month agreement. A renter may occupy a dwelling as long as they wish provided all of their rent payments are paid on time and the Lessor has not provided notice of vacancy. As well, the tenant’s also have the opportunity to provide a vacancy notice or cancel the lease at any time as long as their notice is within the written rules of the agreement. Short term leases such as this one provide the advantage of flexibility for anyone who is in need of a less complicated and lengthy lease. Many renters simply do not know how long they need to be in one place and this is type of agreement offers a remedy to that problem. The tenant(s) should definitely read the entire agreement carefully to be certain that they understand all of the rules of the lease. If not, seek the services of an attorney to look over the agreement to be certain that the document is in good order.

Minimum Termination Period – 30 days

Laws – § 5321.17

How To Write

Step 1 – Download the document and begin by entering:

  • The landlord’s name
  • The tenant’s name(s)
  • Date the document in mm/dd/yyyy format

Step 2 – Premises – Provide the following:

  • Enter the street address
  • Enter the name of the City in the state of Ohio

Step 3 – Lease Term – This lease is written in accordance with § 5321.17 to terminate tenancy. Either the Landlord or Tenant must give the other party a written thirty (30) days’ notice to vacate the premises

  • Enter the date in which the lease shall begin in mm/dd/yyyy format – the lease shall continue until further notice from either party

Step 4 – Lease Payments –

  • Landlord must enter the amount the tenant(s) must pay each month for rent
  • Enter the address where the rent must be delivered

Step 5 – Late Charges –

  • Enter the date when the rent is considered late
  • Enter an amount per day, to be charged until the rental payments are brought current
  • Enter the day of the month, that if the payment is not made, the tenant will considered in breach of contact and eviction proceedings will begin

Step 6 – Insufficient Funds –

  • Enter the amount that the tenant must agree to pay in the event that their check is returned due to insufficient funds

Step 7 – Security Deposit –

  • Landlord must enter the security deposit amount that must be paid at the signing of the lease
  • Tenant must carefully read the remainder of this section

Step 8 – Titled Sections – The tenant must read entirely the titled sections of the document as follows:

  • Defaults (landlord must enter a number of days from notice of the default, to cure the default)
  • Quiet Enjoyment
  • Possession and Surrender of Premises
  • Use of Premises
  • Occupants (enter the maximum number of tenant(s) who may reside on the property)
  • Condition of Premises
  • Assignment and Sublease
  • Dangerous Materials
  • Utilities and Service (landlord must check the boxes in which they are willing to be responsible and any additional if needed)
  • Pets – (Enter an amount expected for a Pet deposit – per pet)
  • Alterations and Improvements
  • Damage to Premises
  • Maintenance and Repair
  • Right of Inspection
  • Holdover
  • Abandonment
  • Extended Absences
  • Security
  • Severability
  • Insurance
  • Binding Effect
  • Governing Law
  • Entire Agreement
  • Notice
  • Cumulative Rights
  • Waiver
  • Indemnification
  • Legal Fees
  • Display of Signs
  • Noise (landlord must enter reasonable time when furniture delivery may take place)
  • Parking (enter the premises address)
  • Balconies
  • Bicycles
  • Locking of Entrance Doors
  • Dwelling
  • Water Leaks
  • Additional Terms and Conditions (if any)

Step 9 – Signatures – Parties must provide the following

  • Landlord’s Signature
  • Print Name
  • AND
  • Tenant(s) Signature(s)
  • Print Name(s)