Off Campus & Commuter Services

West Chester University

Sykes Student Union, Rm 116

Before Signing a Lease

Check for:

  • Names: you, landlord, address
  • Description of the building
  • Dates: terms of rental
  • Rent: payment procedures, amount, due date, late penalties
  • Renewal
  • Maintenance & Repairs
  • Utilities
  • Deposits
  • Termination of Renewal
  • Subletting
  • Landlord Access
  • Alternative housing if you cannot occupy the property on the first day of lease
  • How much notice must the landlord give to enter my leased property (if any)?

Always have multiple parties read your potential lease!

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