Vermont Rental Lease Agreement Templates | PDF | Word

Download Vermont lease agreements that allow a property owner and a person seeking to occupy to come to terms for a negotiated period of time. The space may be commercial or residential and upon the authorization of both parties the document becomes legal. It is common for the landlord to perform a standard credit check which may involve the lessee's prior tax returns, bank statements, and any references requested.

Download and fill-in the Vermont commercial lease agreement to solidify a legal arrangement between an owner of retail, office, or industrial property and a willing individual or entity to occupy the premises. The agreement is required to follow all State commercial lease laws (Article 2A) and once signed by both parties the document becomes legal and binding.

The Vermont notice to pay rent gives a tenant fourteen (14) days to pay rent or vacate the property if they become behind on their monthly payment as stated in their lease agreement. This form must be served on the tenant and acts as a warning to the occupant(s) on the property that if the monies are not paid then an eviction may be filed. Laws – § 4467. Termination of tenancy; notice

The monthly lease agreement in the State of Vermont allows for the landlord and tenant to come to an agreement over the use of livable residential property in accordance with Title 9 Chapter 137. This agreement is different from all other types as the landlord or tenant may end the contract with at least thirty (30) days’ notice to one another. All other conditions apply to the landlord and tenant’s responsibilities as stated in the Handbook and once the document…

The Vermont rental application allows a property owner/manager to legally be authorized to view the full background of an individual including using their social security to obtain credit and income verification. The document should include the applicant’s employer to accurately verify their monthly income and the lessor may ask for bank account numbers and previous year(s) tax returns to view prior year earnings. Once the lookup is complete the tenant should be given a fully completed lease ready for signature. See…

The Vermont standard residential lease agreement is a commonly a one (1) year term that ties a landlord and tenant together until the end of the rental period. Upon both parties signature on the last page of the document it becomes final and binding to lessor and lessee. Full Residential Lease Laws – Title 9, Chapter 137 Other Resources – Landlord-Tenant Handbook How to Write After an individual finds a property they deem suitable for themselves they will begin the…

In Vermont there are no laws that regulate the act of subletting which is defined as a tenant who is under a standard lease agreement to re-rent the same space to someone else. It may be setup as a full takeover of the space or as a roommate agreement where new new lessee, or sublessee, would occupy a portion such as a bedroom. The original tenant should know that they will be fully responsible for the actions of the sublessee…

Commercial Laws – Title 9a > Article 2a

Residential Laws – Title 9 > Chapter 137


Lead Paint – Federal law that requires all landlords of structures erected before 1978 to inform the tenant(s) about the potential for this hazard on the premises.

LANDLORD-TENANT LAWS – For more information see the State Handbook on Renting

Security Deposits – 9 V.S.A. § 4461

Maximum – There is no State cap. The landlord has the right to charge whatever necessary to satisfy themselves.

Returning – All monies must be returned within fourteen (14) days if the housing unit was used as the tenant’s primary residence. If not, the lessor has sixty (60) days to return the funds.

Access to the Premises – § 4460

The landlord must give the tenant at least forty-eight (48) hours notice before entering the property for a non-emergency reason.