Delaware Standard Rental Lease Agreement Templates

Delaware standard rental lease agreement forms. Free basic fill-in-the-blanks agreement documents available in Google Documents, Word Processing, PDF formats and more. Download by clicking on the buttons below. Learn more on what to include in the agreement form by reading the information provided below.

Last updated May 9th, 2024

Delaware standard rental lease agreement forms. Free basic fill-in-the-blanks agreement documents available in Google Documents, Word Processing, PDF formats and more. Download by clicking on the buttons below. Learn more on what to include in the agreement form by reading the information provided below.

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Key Elements of the Delaware Rental Lease Agreement Form

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Required Disclosures (3)

Landlord-Tenant Code – It is mandatory for landlords to provide new tenants with a copy of the “Summary of the Delaware Residential Landlord-Tenant Code”, which has been prepared and distributed by the Consumer Protection Unit of the Delaware Attorney General.
Lead-Based Paint Disclosure Form – If you are renting, buying, or selling a residential dwelling that was built before 1978, you must disclose whether or not the property contains lead-based paint.
Owner/Agent Disclosure – The Landlord must provide a comprehensive disclosure of the property owner’s information in the lease. This ensures transparency and accountability in all aspects of the lease agreement.

Security Deposits

Maximum Amount – The maximum amount for yearly rental agreements is limited to one month’s rent. For month-to-month leases under Tenancy at Will, it is up to the landlord to determine the amount.
Return – The landlord must return the security deposit within 20 days of the tenant moving out, along with an itemized statement of any deductions.
Source: § 5514(a)

Landlord Access

The Landlord is required to provide the Tenant with a minimum of 48-hour notice before entering the leased premises.
Source: § 5509(b)

Paying Rent

Grace Period – Five (5) day grace period.

Maximum Late Fee – The maximum penalty amount shall not exceed 5% of the monthly rent.

NSF Fee – $50 per bounced check.

Source: § 5501(d)

Delaware Standard Rental Lease Agreement Preview Sample

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