Oklahoma Standard Residential Lease Agreement Template

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The Oklahoma Standard Residential Lease Agreement is a written legal document that is a basic contract held between landlord and tenant outlining the terms and conditions for both parties with regard to a rental agreement for a residential property. This particular agreement outlines the responsibilities of the landlord and tenant(s). The lease will also provide all of the necessary information pertaining to rules, regulations, and costs of acquisition and maintenance of the unit.

Tenant(s) should closely read all of the sections of the lease to ensure that they understand what they are preparing to sign. If they are uncertain of any portion of the document, they may wish to consider speaking with a knowledgeable attorney.

Laws – Title 41 (Landlord and Tenant) (Rich Text Format)

HandbookWhat Are Your Rights and Duties as a Tenant? (PDF)

How To Write

Step 1 – Download the document –

  • Begin by checking the documents that will be included with this document and writing in any additional documents that are not included on this list
  • Enter the owner’s name
  • Enter the name(s) of the tenant(s)
  • Enter the name of the owner’s broker
  • Enter the physical address of the property
  • City, State, Zip Code
  • Provide a legal description of the property in the field provided

Step 2 – Terms, Conditions and Covenants – Provide the followin:

  • Enter the date in which the agreement shall commence
  • Enter the expiration date
  • Tenant(s) must carefully read the remainder of the paragraph

Step 3 – Rent – Enter the following information:

  • The amount of the monthly rental payment
  • The day of each month in which the rental payment is due and the address where the rent payment should be delivered
  • Prorated amount for how many days
  • Enter the amount per day and the total amount
  • Enter the date in which the payment is payable
  • Enter the late payment date
  • Enter the fee that is due in addition to the regular payment if rent is not paid on time
  • Read the rule regarding deductions from rent
  • Read the rule about “Dishonored Checks” (returned for insufficient funds)
  • Enter the returned check fee that must be paid with the complete amount of the rental check within 24 hours (there will be no re-depositing of checks)
  • If a second check is insufficient, all future rent payments will be paid by certified funds
  • If non payment occurs, the tenant will receive a 5 day notice to move or eviction will be filed

Step 3 – Security Deposit –

  • Landlord must enter the amount of security deposit due at the signing of the lease
  • Tenant(s) must review and understand the terms of the return of the deposit in the remainder of the paragraph

Step 4 – Titled Sections – Tenant(s) must read, understand and agree to the titled sections of this lease prior to providing their signatures:

  • Possession of Premises
  • Legal Use
  • Non-Smoking
  • Pets
  • Utilities
  • Occupants (Occupants must be listed)
  • Emergency Contacts (Enter two Names with relationships to occupants)
  • Phone numbers
  • Maintenance (Owner must state in writing, any maintenance exceptions)
  • Alterations and Repairs
  • Application of Funds
  • Homeowner’s Association
  • Assignment and Subletting
  • Insurance
  • Inventory – Check all furnishings already in the unit at move in
  • Owner or  Broker Right of Entry and Inspection
  • Attorney’s Fees
  • Notice (Provide owner’s address)
  • Surrender
  • Breach of Contract
  • Waiver by Owner
  • Disclosure (A and B)
  • Other Conditions (enter in the fields provided)
  • Mediation
  • Entire Agreement

Step 5 – Signatures – Provide as follows:

  • Tenant’s Signature(s)
  • Date Signatures
  • AND
  • Owner’s Signature
  • Date Signature
  • AND
  • Owner’s Broker’s Signature
  • Date Signature
  • By:

Step 6 – Security Deposit Receipt and Instructions – Complete the following”

  • Check who is acknowledging the receipt
  • Check the form in which funds are being presented
  • Date and provide the owner’s or broker’s signature
  • Print Name
  • Company Name
  • Address
  • Phone Number