Utah Standard Residential Lease Agreement Template

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The Utah Standard Residential Lease Agreement is a legal document that would be considered a basic rental agreement. This document will provide all of the information needed to create an agreement that is easier to understand and provides, in writing. all that is needed to maintain legal protections for both parties. Tenants must read and agree to all sections of the agreement prior to providing their signature.

Laws – Title 57 (Real Estate)

HandbookUtah Apartment Association Landlord Guide (2020 Version)

How To Write

Step 1 – Parties – Enter the following:

  • Enter the date in which the document is being executed
  • Provide the name of the landlord
  • Provide the name of the tenant(s)
  • Enter the county in Utah where the rental property is located

Step 2 – Term – Provide:

  • Enter the length in months and/or years of the agreement
  • Enter the expiration date of the agreement

Step 3 – Rent – Specify:

  • The total annual amount of rent that the tenant(s) will be responsible for each month
  • Enter the day of each month that the rent will be due
  • Enter the monthly installment amount

Step 4 – Damage Deposit –

  • Enter the amount of damage deposit that the tenant(s) will be responsible to pay upon execution of the agreement

Step 5 – Use of Premises – Provide the following:

  • Provide the names of the immediate familial occupants
  • State the use of the premises
  • Read the remainder of the section

Step 6 – Titled Sections –

  • Tenant(s) must read and agree to all remaining sections before applying signature(s) to the document, as follows:
  • Condition of Premises
  • Assignment of Subletting
  • Alterations and Improvements
  • Non-Delivery of Possession
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Utilities
  • Maintenance and Repair Rules (A through L)
  • Damage to Premises
  • Inspection of Premises
  • Subordination of Lease
  • Tenant’s Holdover
  • Surrender of Premises
  • Animals (landlord must enter the number of allowable animals and the amounts of any pet deposits)
  • Quiet Enjoyment
  • Indemnification
  • Default
  • Late Charge (landlord must enter the amount that must be included as late charge if the rent is late)
  • Abandonment
  • Attorney’s Fees
  • Recording of Agreement
  • Governing Law
  • Severability
  • Binding Effect
  • Descriptive Headings
  • Construction
  • Non-Waiver
  • Modification
  • Notice (each party must provide contact information to the other for the purpose of delivery of notices)

Step 7 – Signatures –

  • Date the landlord’s signature in dd/mm/yyyy format
  • Landlord’s Signature
  • Landlord’s Printed Name
  • Date of signature in mm/dd/yyyy format
  • AND
  • Date tenant’s signatures in dd/mm/yyyy format
  • All tenant’s signatures
  • All tenant’s printed names
  • Date all signatures respectively, in mm/dd/yyyy format