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Sample Mold Addendum Lease Terms

Mold Addendum Template

Mold Addendum Lease Terms

Effective Date ____/____/______

Tenant [Legal Name], AKA (The Tenant)

Located at [Address]

[City], [State] [Zip Code]

Phone Number (000)000-0000

Email: email@address.com


Owner [Legal Name], AKA (The Owner)

Located at [Address]

[City], [State] [Zip Code]

Phone Number (000)000-0000

Email: email@address.com

This document will serve as an Addendum to the Rental Lease Agreement dated ____/____/______ between the above mentioned parties.

This Addendum contains information for The Tenant, and the responsibilities of both The Tenant and Owner. In all and any cases of mold The Owner must be notified in writing immediately.

Mold: Mold is made up of naturally occurring microscopic organisms which reproduce spores. Mold breaks down and feeds on organic matter that naturally occurs in the environment. The mold spores scatter through the air and the combination moisture and organic matter allows for mold growth. Certain types of mold can lead to serious health risks and / or allergic reactions. Not all mold is easy to see, however when it is, it is often seen in the form of discoloration, that ranges from white to orange or from green to brown or black. There is also a musty odor present. Minimizing the amount of moisture along with proper housekeeping helps reduce the chance and amount of mold and mold growth. Appropriate precautions need to be taken to minimize the potential for mold growth by The Tenant.

Existing Mold: If small areas of mold are already present or occur on non-porous surfaces, for example, ceramic tile, Formica, vinyl flooring, metal, wood or plastic. The Tenant agrees to clean the surface with a soap and water mixture and then letting the surface area dry. Then within twenty four hours applying a pre-mixed household spray such as Lysol Disinfectant or Pine-Sol Disinfectant. Note that if the product contains bleach it can discolor or stain the surface.

Do NOT clean or apply household cleaners to visible mold on porous surfaces such as sheetrock walls or ceilings. Notify The Owner in writing and The Owner will take the appropriate action.

Tenant shall report to The Owner in writing if:

Visible or suspected mold, All Air Conditioning problems or spillage, any plant watering overflows, musty odors, leaky faucets, plumbing, pet urine accidents.

Any discoloration of walls, baseboards, doors, window frames, ceiling

If The Tenant fails to comply with this Mold Addendum, The Tenant may be held responsible for all damage to the above mentioned property and any health problems that may develop.

The Tenant hereby agrees The Owner or Agent may conduct periodic inspections of the unit at any time with a reasonable notice.

This Addendum is between The Tenant and The Owner of the above stated property. This Addendum is in addition to and hereby made part of the Lease Agreement. In the event that there is any conflict between the Lease and this Addendum, the provisions of this Addendum shall prevail.

Applicable Law

This contract shall be governed by the laws of the State of _____ in _______ County and any applicable Federal Law.

Signature of The Tenant

Signature of The Owner