Washington Sublease Agreement Form

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The Washington Sublease Agreement is a legal and binding document that is used by a Sublessor and Sublessee for the establishment of agreement that the initial tenant who is responsible for the agreement until expiration, but with written permission from the landlord, would be able, after the fact, to share space or allow another person to take over the agreement entirely. The Sublessor, will, however, remain responsible for all aspects of the initial agreement until it’s expiration. The sublessor will be responsible to collect the rent from the sublessee and continue to oversee the care of the premises. The sublessor will be responsible to be certain that the entire rent payment is paid to the landlord and initially agreed. The agreement is straightforward and easy to understand. The tenant must read and agree to all sections of the agreement before signing the document.

How to Write

Step 1 – Parties – Enter the following:

  • Enter the name of the Sublessor
  • Enter the name of the Sublessee
  • Enter the address where the rental property is located

Step 2 – Term – Provide the following:

  • Enter the date of commencement of the document in dd/mm/yyyy format
  • Enter the date of the expiration of the agreement in dd/mm/yyyy format

Step 3 – Rent – Provide the following information:

  • Enter the amount of rent to be paid to the sublessor and then to the landlord
  • Check the appropriate box indicating the frequency and possible division of rental payment
  • Provide description of the method in which the rent will be paid and collected

Step 4 – Utilities

  • Should the sublessor agree to pay any of the utilities, enter this information into this section
  • If the tenant will be responsible for all utilities or none of the utilities, enter the information into this section

Step 5 – Liability – Tenant(s) should carefully review and agree to the remaining sections of the agreement prior to signing of the agreement:

  • Liability
  • Guests
  • Security Deposit (Landlord must enter the amount of the security deposit in the field provided)
  • Move In Checklist (Landlord must select and check the appropriate box)
  • Lead Based Paint (Disclosure) – (Landlord must select and check the appropriate box)
  • Master Lease
  • Disputes
  • Written Agreement
  • Language
  • Smoking Policy (Landlord must select and check the preferred box)
  • Original Copies
  • Landlord’s Consent (Landlord must select the box that best describes their preference)
  • Governing Law
  • Additional Terms or Conditions (Landlord must enter any additional terms/conditions, if any)

Step 6 – Date and Signatures

  • Enter the date of execution of the agreement in dd/mm/yyyy format
  • Provide the Sublessor(s) Signature(s)
  • Date the signature(s)
  • Enter the Sublessor(s) Printed Name(s)
  • AND
  • Enter the Sublessee(s) Signature(s)
  • Date the signature(s) respectively
  • Provide the Sublessee(s) Printed Name(s)
  • AND
  • Provide the landlord(s) consent(s)

The original lease must be attached to this document