Create an Alaska Lease Agreement with our attorney-drafted template!
An Alaska lease agreement is a written document between a landlord or property management company and the person who wants to lease the property. It outlines the duties and responsibilities of the parties involved in the agreement and explains how long the property can be occupied by the tenant.
The most commonly used Alaska lease agreements include commercial lease agreements, a residential lease agreement (this can include a month to month lease agreement or standard lease agreement), and a lease to own agreement. Roommates agreements are another form of lease agreement as are sublease agreements. However, you should speak with the landlord and ensure that having a roommate or subleasing the property is permitted.
Writing an Alaska lease agreement can be easy. It should include the answers to the following questions:
Finally, an Alaska lease agreement should be signed and dated by both the tenant(s) and the landlord.
Under Alaska state law, the following disclosures must be made by the landlord:
Under federal law, Alaska landlords must also disclose the potential exposure to lead-based paint if the housing unit was built prior to 1978.
Under state law, Alaska lease agreements can only charge a maximum of two months' rent as a security deposit unless the amount is more than $2,000. Additionally, if the tenant vacates the premises on time or properly terminates the lease, the landlord has 14 days in which to return the deposit. Landlords get 30 days if the tenant did not properly terminate the lease agreement.