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- FL Residential Lease Agreement: Download a Free Template
- View Sample PDF
- FL Landlord and Tenant Laws
1. Download a Free FL Residential Lease Agreement
Federal law requires all state Lease/Rental Agreements to have the following information:
- landlord and tenant identifying information,
- pet allowances and prohibitions,
- the address of the premises,
- specific health and hazard disclosures,
- how much rent and security deposit is due to the landlord
However, not every state has identical rental and leasing requirements and often differ when it comes to specific issues.
It is strongly advised to acquaint yourself with your state’s differing leasing and rental laws in order to make sure you are fully protected.
Select the appropriate state where your Lease/Rental Agreement is to be executed to learn about important requirements and differences.
2. Florida Residential Lease Agreement Sample PDF
The sample lease agreement below describes a contract between “Landlord” Anna Kyle and “Tenant” Nicole Chang. She agrees to rent a condominium in Orlando for $800 per month for a fixed term starting on June 01, 2017 and ending on August 31, 2017. The tenant agrees to pay for all utilities and services for the Premises.
This is a good example of what provisions a simple lease agreement might contain, and how one should look in its final form.Florida-Residential-Lease-Rental-Agreement
3. Florida Landlord and Tenant Laws
Florida imposes additional and distinct requirements for landlords and tenants when executing a Lease/Rental Agreement. For example, Florida Statute requires a Lease/Rental Agreement to include the following:
- There is no limit as to the amount of security deposit a landlord can require from a tenant. (No statute)
Landlord Right of Entry:
- A landlord must give the tenant at least twelve (12) hour notice before entering the premises. (Fla. Stat. Ann. § 83.53(2))
Additionally, Florida law requires:
- A landlord must provide all tenants with a rental inspection checklist. (Fla. Stat. Ann. § 83.49 (3a))
Further Contact Details:
- A landlord to provide the address and name of the landlord or agent authorized to receive notices and demands on behalf of the landlord. (Fla. Stat. Ann. § 83.50(2)).