Alabama Rental Lease Agreements

Alabama lease agreements allow a landlord and tenant to enter into a legal contract to occupy a property in exchange for the payment of rent. The most common type of rental contract is the 12-month fixed lease which guarantees the property to the tenant for a period of one (1) year as long as the same monthly payments are made on time (typically on the first (1st) of the month).

Laws – Chapter 9 (Landlord and Tenant) & Chapter 9A (Residential Landlord and Tenant Act)

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An Alabama residential lease agreement can be used by any landlord, property manager, or real estate agent to legally bind a tenant into a rental contract. It is advised that the tenant involved fill out a rental application in order to make sure that he or she is able to pay the rental amount on-time each month. Table of Contents Forms (2) Alabama Assoc. of…


Use the Alabama month-to-month rental agreement is between a tenant and landlord that renews automatically until either party gives a notice to quit. At the same rate, the landlord can choose to increase the rent or modify any of the lease terms with at least thirty (30) days’ notice. This gives the tenant enough time to find new housing and the landlord enough time to…


An Alabama rental application should be used any time a new tenant is applying to rent a property. The form allows verification of employment, credit, and rental history to see if their qualifications meet the requirements of the landlord. A landlord may be able to charge a fee for this service to cover any fees related to performing this service and a tenant can usually…


The Alabama commercial lease agreement is for any tenant seeking to occupy retail, office, or industrial space for a business or personal use. The payments are typically made on a monthly basis and may range anywhere from one (1) to five (5) years and can be for any time-frame as desired by the parties. Renewal periods, option periods, first right of refusal, and options to…


The Alabama sublease agreement is a document that allows a tenant that is bound to a standard lease agreement with a landlord to rent partially or wholly the same property. This is common in college and urban areas where one (1) person will be on a lease and rent rooms or other units to sub-lessee’s. Although, whether or not the original tenant receives rent, he…


The Alabama roommate agreement is a document that is between the guests of a property that is rented by a landlord. The agreement is only between the guests with the landlord being held harmless of any liability. The individual(s) listed as the tenant(s) on the original or master lease is the only person that will be held liable in any eviction action. Otherwise, it is up…