Sample Lease

LEASE AGREEMENT (CONTRACT)
Furnished Apartment

THIS LEASE AGREEMENT, hereinafter called Lease, is made and executed this ___ Day of September 20__ between (Guest/Tenant Name) hereinafter called Tenant(s), and Avioner, Inc. (dba Adams Morgan Suites) hereinafter called Landlord.

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1. RENT AND TERM. Landlord hereby Leases to Tenant, and Tenant hereby Leases from Landlord, subject to the covenants and agreements hereinafter set forth, the Premises known as 1715 Euclid Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009, apartment __, hereinafter called the Premises for the term commencing on the (Start Date) and ending not later than (End Date) at and for the total rental of $_________ payable in (___) installments. The total rental DOES NOT include Electric Usage. Electric usage will be deducted from security deposit at end of term using monthly electric invoices assigned to the Premises. The first monthly installment, plus the security deposit set forth below (Item 3) and any pro-rata rents are due upon execution of this Lease. The remaining installments are payable in advance on the FIRST or other assigned day of each ensuing month during said term. Tenant will pay said rent, at the time and place specified without notice or demand and without deduction, set-off or counterclaim of any kind whatsoever, and this obligation to pay rent shall be independent of any other covenant herein. All rental payments are to be made payable to or such other person, firm or corporation as Landlord may designate in writing. If applicable, Tenant is hereby issued or made aware of Bank of America Deposit Only ATM Card, (card found within apartment) whereby Tenant will pay rent directly to “Avioner, Inc or Avioner, LLC.” from any Bank of America ATM that allows deposits. The loss or destruction of issued ATM card will constitute a fee to tenant of $25.00. Premises are not regulated by District of Columbia Housing Authority with regard to Rent Control, and Premises maintains Rent Control Exemption No. 527968.

It is understood and agreed that Tenant shall take possession of the Premises on __________ and all elements of this contract herein shall commence. Tenant shall pay pro-rata rent of $__________ or $__________ per day from the period of _________________________.

2. FEES, LATE CHARGES, PENALTIES, AND TENANT-CAUSED DAMAGES. Landlord hereby invokes a non-refundable move-in fee of $00.00. The same fee of $00.00 shall be invoked by Landlord to Tenant for move-out expenses. Rent is due on the 1st day of each month. There will be a late fee of $20.00/day for each day rent is late past the 1st day. An additional charge of $30.00 will be made for any check tendered Tenant to Landlord and subsequently dishonored by Tenant’s bank. Damage to Premises, including but not limited to appliances, walls, windows, doors, plumbing, fixtures, and HVAC caused by Tenant’s negligence noted during tenancy will be deemed as additional rent due. The sum of all damages caused by the Tenant will be considered rent due and added to rent until damage obligation is satisfied.

3. SECURITY DEPOSIT. Tenant shall pay to Landlord, upon execution of this Lease, the sum of $500.00 for lease terms less than 90-Days, $1,000.00 for lease terms 90-Days and longer) as Security for compliance with the terms and conditions of this Lease. THIS DEPOSIT IS NOT RENT and may not be used or applied as such by Tenant without the express written consent of Landlord. It is understood and agreed that all or any portion of the security deposit (including accrued interest, if any) may be withheld by Landlord as full or partial payment for unpaid rent or any other Tenant charges which remain unpaid, including, but not limited to, the cost of the following for which Tenant shall be liable in damages to Landlord if the Security Deposit is not sufficient to discharge such costs (1) any labor over and above that usually required for cleaning of the stove, refrigerator, kitchen, bathroom, or other portions of the Premises and for the removal of trash or other property left or abandoned in the Premises; (2) the extra costs of painting and redecorating the Premises resulting from any condition of the Premises beyond that caused by ordinary wear and tear, including the removal of wallpaper installed by Tenant, or any other action of Tenant which necessitates repainting or redecorating costs; (3) the cost of repairing or replacing any portion of the premises or property of Landlord placed thereon, which may be injured, defaced, destroyed, removed, or altered in any manner; (4) any other damages to the Premises caused by the negligence of Tenant, Tenant’s agents, family, or guests; (5) administrative, advertising, redecoration, and other costs, including the cost of full or partial eviction, which are incurred by Landlord to re-rent the Premises due to early termination of this lease; (6) any late charges or penalties resulting from Tenant’s violation of any term or condition of this lease; and (7) upon executing lease and Tenant offering security deposit as means to legally and honorably secure Premises and before taking possession of Premises, Tenant, for whatever reason, does not take possession, Tenant will forfeit security deposit as Landlord’s lost revenues from other potential Tenants. Landlord shall pay interest on said Security Deposit as required by law. Any forfeiture of Security Deposit and/or acceptance thereof by Landlord shall not operate as a waiver of any other of Landlord’s rights or remedies.

4. HOLDOVER. This lease will terminate at end of agreed upon term and dates unless Tenant desires to remain in same status and such extension of term and dates requires Tenant to give Landlord at least thirty (30) days written notice prior to the expiration date indicated in the Lease. Tenant(s) may remain in Premises with permission of Landlord after the expiration of this Lease; however, a new lease will be executed to confirm tenant’s intent to remain in Premises for the documented period of time commencing on the next day after the expiration of this Lease. In so continuing, Tenant agrees to pay the same monthly rental, plus any increase(s) in monthly rent validly imposed by Landlord, and to keep and fulfill all the other conditions and agreements herein. If Tenant remains in the Premises after the expiration of this Lease, or before termination of lease date tenant gives end date prior to termination, then Tenant agrees to give Landlord a Notice to Quit in writing forty-five (45) days before vacating the Premises. If Tenant desires to terminate the tenancy at the expiration of this Lease, and after having given notice of such intention to quit, shall refuse, without reasonable excuse to surrender possession according to such notice, Tenant shall be liable to Landlord for rent at double the rent payable according to the terms of this Lease for all the time that Tenant shall so wrongfully holdover, to be recovered in the same way as the rent accruing before termination of the tenancy.

5. APPLICATION. Landlord has tendered this Lease to Tenant on the basis of Tenant’s representations set forth on the signed Application attached hereto, incorporated herein by reference and merged with this Lease. Each and every one of the representations in this Application is deemed to be material and to have been made for the purpose of inducing Landlord to execute this Lease. In the event that any of the representations made in the aforesaid Application shall be found by Landlord to be untrue, incorrect or misleading, Tenant shall be deemed to have breached a covenant of the Lease and to have violated an obligation of tenancy and Landlord shall have the right to cancel the Lease and to repossess the Premises as permitted by law.

6. PARKING/STORAGE. The tenancy created by this Lease does not include either vehicle parking space or personal property storage space (storage for suit cases and the like available within Premises.

7. CONDEMNATION. In the event the Premises, or any part thereof, are taken by condemnation by the United States, or any other governmental agency or authority, this Lease shall be terminated at the option of Landlord, and Tenant hereby specifically waives any right to any portion of the award received as damages for the taking of the Premises.

8. UNINHABITABILITY. If said Premises become uninhabitable by reason of fire, water, natural disaster or other casualty not caused by the negligence of Landlord, Tenant, Tenant’s agents, family or guests, the rental herein shall be suspended until said Premises shall have been restored to a habitable condition. Nothing herein shall be construed; however, as requiring the Landlord to rebuild or restore said Premises and Landlord shall have the right to terminate this Lease at any time following the fire or other casualty without any liability to Tenant. Landlord further maintains no liability or responsibility to reimburse Tenant for hotel or other living and subsistence expenses during tenure of uninhabitability regardless of source of uninhabitability, i.e., Act of God, natural disaster, fire, flood, water damage from internal or external source (plumbing for example). It is furthermore recommended that Tenant purchase and maintain a “Renter’s Insurance Policy” to insure personal possessions as Landlord’s insurance policy does not cover Tenants’ possessions (Renter’s Insurance Addendum attached). Landlord further maintains no liability, obligation, responsibility now or at later date to reimburse tenant for hotel or other living and subsistence expenses during tenure of uninhabitability.

9. BANKRUPTCY/INSOLVENCY OF TENANT/DEATH. In the event Tenant dies, is adjudicated a bankrupt, or makes an assignment for the benefit of creditors, this Lease shall, at the option of Landlord shall cease, and said Premises shall be surrendered to Landlord, who hereby reserves the right, in any of said events, to repossess said Premises as permitted by law.

10. NO WAIVER. No provision of this lease shall be deemed to have been waived by Landlord unless such waiver shall be in writing and signed by Landlord.

11. PRESENT CONDITION. Tenant has examined the Premises and accepts them in their present condition, and, except as otherwise expressly written, without any representations on the part of the Landlord or its agents as to the present or future condition of said Premises. As such, Tenant will complete “Move-In Checklist” (attached with lease or may be completed from website at “Forms and Documents” tab) within 24 hours of taking possession of Premises.

12. USE. Tenant covenants and agrees that he shall not use nor permit said Premises to be used for any illegal purposes, nor shall it use, permit or suffer the same to be used by any other person or persons in any noisy, dangerous, offensive, illegal, or improper manner. Tenant shall not make or permit to be made any disturbing noises or do or permit any act which creates a public or private nuisance or which will unreasonably interfere with the rights, quiet enjoyment, comforts, or convenience of other Tenants or Landlord. Tenant shall keep the volume of any radio, television or stereo in the Premises sufficiently reduced at all times so as not to disturb other Tenants in the building. Additionally, tenant will be cognizant of the structure’s construction and refrain from dancing or the like within Premises.

13. SURRENDER. Tenant will, upon termination of this Lease, surrender the Premises and all fixtures and equipment of the Landlord therein in good, clean and operating condition, ordinary wear and tear accepted. Tenant shall, at time of vacating the Premises, clean said Premises including stove and refrigerator and remove trash from Premises. A “Move-out/Cleaning Tips Checklist” will be provided to Tenant within 30-days of Tenant’s written Notice-to-Vacate or not less than two-weeks before termination of this contract. If such cleaning and removal of trash as directed by “Move-out Checklist” is not accomplished by Tenant, a standard cleaning fee will be assessed to Tenant of $175.00.

14. COMPLIANCE WITH THE LAW. Tenant further covenants and agrees as follows: to comply with Sections 800, 802 and 803 or any Other Section of the District of Columbia Housing Regulations as amended, or successors thereto; to keep the Premises as clean and sanitary as required by law; to dispose from the Premises all rubbish, garbage and other organic or flammable waste in a clean, safe and sanitary manner; to keep all plumbing fixtures as clean and sanitary as their condition permits; to properly use all electrical, gas, plumbing and heating fixtures and appliances; and to not permit any person on the Premises to willfully or maliciously destroy, deface, damage or remove any part of the structure or dwelling unit or facilities, equipment, or appurtenances thereto, nor himself do any such thing. Any citation directed to Tenant from the District of Columbia Government for violations of the Health, Fire or Housing Regulations shall be deemed prima facie evidence of Tenant’s violation of these provisions. The toilets, garbage disposal, and other water, sewer and sanitary apparatus and fixtures shall not be used for purposes other than those for which they are designed. No sweepings, matches, rags, ashes, diapers (including “disposable” diapers), or other improper articles shall be thrown therein. The cost of repairing any damages resulting from the misuse of the same shall be borne by Tenant.

15. ALTERATIONS AND DECORATING Tenant shall not make any changes, or alterations to the Premises or decorate or paint the Premises, structure, equipment or fixtures thereof without Landlord’s prior written consent. All such changes, i.e. any items affixed to a wall, door, and/or floor shall become property of Landlord unless specifically agreed to in writing to the contrary.

16. LOCKS AND KEYS. No additional locks shall be placed upon any doors or windows of the Premises. Upon termination of this Lease, Tenant shall immediately surrender to the Landlord all keys to the premises. In the event Tenant changes the lock to the Premises without prior written permission from Landlord, any damages that may result to the Premises as a result of Landlord not being able to gain access to the Premises shall be borne by Tenant. Tenant shall be liable for the replacement at cost should any lock be removed or changed. In the event Landlord does not have keys to the Premises, Tenant agrees to supply Landlord with a copy of all keys to all locks within five (5) days of receiving written request for the keys. Failure to provide keys as aforesaid shall also be deemed a breach of the Access provisions herein.

17. HAZARDOUS MATERIALS. Tenant shall not allow any gasoline or other combustible materials to be kept or stored in said Premises, nor permit or do anything, which will increase the rate of fire and/or public liability insurance upon the building or Premises or increase the hazard of fire. 100watt light bulbs and bulbs of greater wattage are not authorized. NOTE: Candles of any type, variety, size, shape and the like are prohibited inside Premises.

18. EQUIPMENT and APPLIANCES. Tenant shall not install any aerial for television or radio on the roof or exterior of the building nor install in said Premises any washing or drying machine, home laundry device, dishwasher or similar equipment without written consent of the Landlord. Tenant will not install any personal (tenant owned) internet router, Digital Video Recorder (DVR) or any such device interacting with the Premise’s existing internet network. Tenant shall maintain and use electrical extension cords, electric appliances and any other permitted electric equipment in conformance with District of Columbia Fire and/or Electric Codes and Regulations. Landlord provides window furnishings. If window furnishings convey at time of occupancy, it is the responsibility of Tenant to maintain window furnishings to current condition as noted on “Move-in Checklist.” Damage to window furnishings upon vacancy will be assessed to Tenant. It is further agreed that tenant WILL exercise or use all furnished appliances (central air/heat pump, washer/dryer, dishwasher, garbage disposal, oven) at a minimum of once each 21-day cycle to ensure proper working order. Dryer component to stacked washer/dryer must be checked and cleaned of lint after each use. Neglect to do so will cause damage to dryer (see Para (2)).

19. LOAD. Tenant shall not keep anything in the Premises that, in the sole judgment of Landlord, exceeds the permissible load or jeopardizes the safety of the floors or structure. Tenant agrees to remove immediately any such item upon demand in writing by Landlord. Use of waterbeds is expressly forbidden. Any damage to apartment created by the defect in the waterbed shall be the responsibility of the Tenant. If applicable, Tenant shall not permit more than (4) four persons on balcony at any one time.

20. PICTURE HOOKS. It is further understood and agreed that only picture hooks shall be used in hanging Tenant’s pictures and that toggle bolts or anchor screws shall not be used without Landlord’s prior written consent.

21. ACCESS. Landlord or its agent will provide a minimum of 24-hour’s notice to Tenant before entry into Premises and notice will contain reason for requiring such access. Notice of entry to Tenant by Landlord, or its agents WILL NOT be necessary in the event of fire in Premises, or evidence of any emergency event within Premises that Landlord or its agents deems as a matter of personal and public safety of Tenant(s), Premises and/or the entire structure. It is further agreed that Landlord may exhibit the Premises to prospective Tenants at any reasonable time (24-hour’s notice if all possible) after reasonable notice within thirty (30) days prior to the termination of the Lease. Tenant must inform Landlord if Tenant desires a dial-tone/hardwired telephone line in order to provide access of technician to control panel rear of building.

22. NOTICE OF DEFECTS. Tenant shall give Landlord prompt written notice (email will suffice) of any defects or breakage in the structure, equipment or fixtures of said Premises.

23. MAINTENANCE. Landlord has leased said unit to Tenant with all elements in working condition and Tenant shall surrender Premises in same working condition. Tenant assumes responsibility for replacement of all light bulbs (USE OF 100WATT BULBS ARE NOT PERMITTED) and minor repairs under $50.00. Tenant is responsible for regular changing (every 30-days) of HVAC (central air conditioning) filter. HVAC air filter size for unit is: 10 x 20 x 1 (additional filters are within premises on shelf near intake vent). If determined by licensed HVAC vendor that damage to HVAC system was due to Tenant’s negligence of not maintaining air filter, Tenant will assume responsibility for repair of HVAC system (see Para 2, Additional Rent Due). Tenant(s) who occupy lower level units (Apt 1) initials ( / ) and (Apt 3) initials ( / ) are responsible to maintain and keep clear of any debris from front entry and rear patio drains. Damage to interior of apartment and/or exterior of building due to drain related flooding will be assessed to tenant.

24. INTERRUPTION OF UTILITIES/SERVICES AND DISASTERS. In the event of
any interruption or curtailment of gas, electric, refrigeration air conditioning, heating, water or any other utilities or services to be furnished by Landlord, Tenant shall not withhold any rent, nor shall rent or any part thereof be abated, nor shall Landlord have any liability to Tenant as a result of such interruption or curtailment. This includes both Acts of God and man-made failures and shortcomings. Landlord also assumes no responsibility for cable TV or Direct TV failure, or interruptions and telephone line service and recommends Tenant carries “line maintenance insurance” with Telephone Company of choice to cover failures of telephone service. In instances where Landlord has offered services such as High-Speed Internet (wired or wireless) and/or TV services (cable TV, Direct TV and the like), Landlord may, at no notice to Tenant, terminate such service(s) with no reduction in assigned rent. Furthermore, flaws or damage to Direct TV receiver box, remote control or any component to Direct TV system requiring professional maintenance or replacement of such component will be incurred by Tenant, not Landlord.

25. HOLD HARMLESS. Except as otherwise provided by law, Landlord shall not be liable or responsible for any loss, destruction, theft, injury or damage from any cause whatsoever to Tenant, any member of Tenant’s family, any quests or visitors of Tenant or to any other person, or to any personal property of Tenant or any of the aforementioned persons, at any time within said Premises, or the halls, stairways, or any other portion of the apartment building or walks or grounds adjacent thereto.

26. LIEN. In a event of Tenant’s default in the payment of rent for the Premises or any portion thereof, Landlord shall have a lien, in the amount of the unpaid rent, upon all of the goods, wares, chattels, fixtures, furniture and other property of Tenant which may at any time during the term of this Lease be found in or upon the premises. Such lien shall be enforced under and in accordance with the laws of the District of Columbia.

27. RIGHTS OF THE LANDLORD. The remedies of Landlord provided herein below are cumulative and does not restrict Landlord’s election of remedies at law.

A. WAIVER OF NOTICE TO QUIT FOR FAILURE TO PAY RENT. If Tenant shall fail to pay any of said monthly installment of rent or additional amounts due hereunder when and as the same shall respectively become due end payable, although no demand may have been made for the same, then, at Landlord’s election and option this Lease shall cease and shall operate as a Notice to Quit thereby entitling Landlord to take possession of said Premises forthwith, by any legal processes in force in the District of Columbia governing proceedings between Landlord and Tenants, and without any previous demand for possession or notice. Tenant hereby expressly waives a right to a forty-five (45) day Notice to Quit or other Notice to Remove from the said Premises.

B. ABANDONMENT. If the Premises are abandoned, deserted or vacated by the Tenant prior to the expiration of the Lease term, and this Lease is not canceled in accordance with the provisions of Paragraph 5 of this Lease, at its option, may enter the Premises and take possession thereof, without a demand for possession.

C. NOTICE TO CURE OR QUIT. Upon Tenant’s violation of any obligation of his or her tenancy Other than the nonpayment of rent, and if Tenant fails to correct such violation within thirty (30) days after receiving Notice thereof, which Notice at the Landlord’s option may constitute a Notice to vacate served upon the Tenant and the Rent Administrator of the District of Columbia, then this Lease shall cease and determine, and Landlord may proceed to recover possession of said Premises under and by virtue of the provisions of the Code of Law for the District of Columbia, or by such legal process as may at the time be in operation and force in like cases relating to proceedings between Landlords and Tenants, and when such possession is obtained Landlord may re-rent said Premises at the risk and cost of the defaulting Tenant, whose default in no instance shall relieve him or her of liability for the difference between the rent herein reserved and the rent actually received by Landlord during the tenure remaining after such default occurs.

D. TENANT’S LIABILITY. In the case of any default, re-entry or dispossession by summary proceedings, Tenant agrees to nevertheless pay to the Landlord as damages, an amount equal to any rents or other amounts becoming due prior to re-entry or dispossession and to pay to Landlord any amounts which would have become due under the Lease, through the period which would otherwise have constituted the balance of the term of this Lease, had same not have been terminated. In the event of re-entry by the Landlord, the Landlord shall have the night, but not the obligation, to attempt to re-let the Premises in mitigation of damages and upon such re-letting, the Tenant agrees to pay the deficiency, if any, in rent, which might be suffered by Landlord.

E. TENANT HOLDOVER AFTER NOTICE TO QUIT. In the event the Landlord serves upon Tenant a thirty (30) day Notice to Quit for breach of this Lease and Tenant continues in possession of the Premises after the termination date provided in the Notice to Quit, then in that event, receipt of rent or other monies by the Landlord for a period following the expiration date contained in the Notice shall not void, the Notice or constitute a waiver of the breach or default.

F. COURT COSTS. Tenant hereby agrees to pay to Landlord all court costs and legal fees as may be awarded by a court of competent jurisdiction, which are incurred by the Landlord in the prosecution of any breaches of this Lease by Tenant.

28. SUBORDINATION. This Lease is subject to all present or future occupants. Said premises shall be occupied by not more than _2_ person(s). Any additional occupants must be approved with the express written permission of the Landlord, at Landlord’s sole discretion; otherwise Tenant is in violation of said Lease. Should the number of occupants exceed the number as proffered in Application, Landlord will amend amount of rent to compensate for additional services consumed by additional occupant. A guest who occupies the premises for longer than 7-days will be considered an additional occupant and amount of rent will be adjusted to compensate for services consumed. This Lease will not apply to after born children of the Tenant, provided that the number of persons occupying the apartment does not exceed _2_ person(s).

29. RULES AND REGULATIONS. Tenant, and any family member, guest, or invitee of Tenant, shall comply with obligations within lease. Tenant is forthwith held liable for actions and damaged caused by guests, family members, or invitee of Tenant both within Premises and in and around the building, its corridors, balconies, lobbies, drives, grounds, and other appurtenances. Tenant, and any family member, guest, or invitee of Tenant, shall also comply with any changes in the lease, which Landlord, in its discretion, hereafter shall and may adopt for said building. Tenant covenants and agrees that any change in the lease which may hereafter be adopted by Landlord and made known to Tenant, shall have the same force and effect as covenants of the Lease.

30. INSURANCE. Tenant acknowledges that he has been advised to obtain renter’s insurance to cover loss or damage to the personal property of Tenant, its family or guests; such loss or damage of personal property is not covered by Landlord’s insurance. Additionally, Tenant must complete the “Renter’s Insurance Addendum” attached hereto.

31. PROHIBITIONS AGAINST SIGNS, ADVERTISEMENTS AND THE LIKE. No sign, advertisement, banner, placard, flag symbol of any kind, or anything else of a like nature shall be displayed, hung, placed or affixed in any manner whatsoever to or on any portion of the Premises open to public view, including, but not limited to windows, window sills, exterior doors, awnings, fixtures, or any other portion of the building.

32. TRASH REMOVAL/RECYCLING. Trash, refuse and the like WILL NOT be stored within Premises. All garbage and trash in unit must be placed by Tenant in suitable covered containers supplied by Landlord and deposited in the Premise’s central container for regular pick-up and removal. Trash pick-up for Premises is on Monday (larger blue trash container located at front patio). Tenant will abide by all local laws and regulations concerning the separation and special pickup of recyclables. Recyclable materials will be placed in designated container (smaller blue container is for recycling) for pick-up on Friday. Should Tenant accumulate quantities of trash exceeding Premise’s container, Tenant will be responsible for bulk trash pick-up costs as set by local vendors.

33. NOTICE OF ABSENCE. Tenant shall give Landlord notice of an anticipated extended absence of Tenant from the Premises in excess of Ten (10) days. During any such absence of Tenant, Landlord or Agent may enter unit at times reasonably necessary to protect the property/Premises and any possessions of Landlord on or in the unit.

34. SMOKE DETECTOR. Premise is hard wired (powered by dedicated electric circuit-not battery). Landlord has additionally installed functional Smoke Detectors (battery back-up) in Premises. It shall be the responsibility of Tenant to check smoke Detectors periodically during the tenancy and replace batteries as necessary to keep the Smoke Detectors in proper working condition and to report any malfunctions in said smoke Detectors to Landlord in writing. Neither Landlord nor Agent assumes any responsibility or liability for any non-reported malfunctions of or misuse of smoke Detectors by Tenant which results in injury or damage to persons or to the Premises.

35. SALE OR ASSIGNMENT BY LANDLORD. Landlord may assign this Lease and, subject to applicable law, may sell the Premises to a third party upon said party’s consent to be bound by all provisions of this Lease.
36. SEVERABILITY. Landlord and Tenant expressly agree that if any term, covenant, condition or provision of this Lease, or the construction thereof shall to any extent be deemed by a court of competent Jurisdiction invalid or unenforceable, then that clause, condition, provision or condition shall be deemed deleted. In such event, the other terms, covenants, conditions or provisions of the Lease shall not be affected thereby and each term covenant, condition, and provision of this Lease shall be valid and enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law.

37. SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS. This Lease shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the parties hereto, their respective heirs, executors, administrators, successors and assigns.

38. ENTIRE CONTRACT. This Lease shall be deemed the entire contract and no oral agreements shall be deemed valid unless reduced to writing and stated herein. Any representation, inducement, warranty, understanding or agreement that is not contained in this Lease shall be of no force or effect. This Lease may be modified or changed in any manner only by an instrument duly signed by both parties. This Lease shall be interpreted according to law of the District of Columbia.

39. MUNICIPAL REGULATION SECTION 304.3. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Lease, it is specifically understood and agreed that so long as Title 14 – Housing, District of Columbia Municipal Regulations, Section 304.3 is not repealed by the Government of the District of Columbia or held invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, no provision of this Lease shall be deemed either to exempt Landlord from liability or limit it from damages for injuries to persons or property caused by or resulting from the negligence of Landlord, its agents, servants or employees, in the operation, care or maintenance of the Premises or any portion of, or facility upon, the property of which the Premises are a part.

40. EARLY TERMINATION. All sections herein are binding by provisions of contract law as recognized in all jurisdictions to include the District of Columbia. Early termination of this contract does not apply. In instances where Tenant chooses to leave premises before expiration of contract and not during Holdover status as described in paragraph (4), Tenant shall, at a minimum, forfeit not less than one (1) month’s rent.

41. TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE. Time is of the essence of each provision of this Lease.

WITNESS WHEREOF, Landlord and Tenant have executed this Lease the day and year first above written.

ATTEST: LANDLORD:

Print: ________________________________

Its: Manger, Avioner, LLC, dba Adams Morgan Suites

GUEST/TENANT:

Print: _______________________________   email address: _______________________

Sign: ________________________________ phone no. _____________________________

Print: _______________________________ email address: _________________________

Sign: ________________________________ phone no. ______________________________

Avioner, Inc. Real Estate Development/Property Management
Address: 1715 Euclid Street, Northwest ■ Washington, D.C. 20009
Home/Office Number: 202.320.7020 ■ Fax Number: 202.462.4353
email: [email protected] ■ www.adamsmorgansuites.com