(Condominium / Apartment)
AN AGREEMENT made on the ______ day of _______________ 200___.
_______________________________ NRIC/Company ROC No. __________ of
(hereinafter called "the Landlord" which expression shall where the
context so admits include the person entitled for the time being to the
reversion immediately expectant on the term hereby created) of the one
__________________________________________NRIC /Company ROC____ of
(hereinafter called "the Tenant" which expression shall where the
context so admits include the Tenant's successors and assigns) of the
NOW IT IS HEREBY AGREED as follows:
1. The Landlord agrees to let and the Tenant agrees to take all that
property known as ______________________________________________________
(hereinafter called "the said premises") together with the furniture,
fixtures and fittings therein belonging to the Landlord as specified in
the Schedule annexed hereto (hereinafter called “the furniture”) TO HOLD
unto the Tenant from the ___ day of ________________ 200___ for a term
of (____) years, at the rent of DOLLARS
__________________________________________ (S$_________ ) per month
(a) Dollars ____________________________________(S$ _________) being
rental in respect of the said premises;
(b) Dollars ____________________________________(S$__________) being
charges for the hire of the furniture, fixtures and fittings as per
(c) Dollars ___________________________________(S$__________) being
The first payment of rent is payable on the signing of this Agreement
and subsequent payment of rent payable monthly in advance without
deduction whatsoever on the ____ day of each month.
2. The Tenant hereby agrees with the Landlord as follows:
(a) To pay the said rent at the times and in manner aforesaid.
(b) To pay a deposit of DOLLAR _____________________________________
(S$_________) being equal to (___) months rent upon the signing of this
Agreement (the receipt whereof the Landlord hereby acknowledges) as
security against the breach of any term or condition of this Agreement,
such deposit to be refunded (free of interest) within seven (7) days
after the expiry or lawful termination of this tenancy. This deposit
shall not be utilised as set-off for any rent due and payable during the
currency of this Agreement.
(c) To pay all charges due in respect of any telephones, television or
radio license fees, cable television or other equipment installed at the
said premises, including any tax payable thereon.
(d) To pay all charges for the supply of water, electricity, gas and any
water borne sewerage system, any such installations installed or used at
the said premises, including any tax payable thereon.
(e) To keep the interior of the said premises including the sanitary and
water apparatus and the furniture and the doors and windows thereof in
good and tenantable repair and condition throughout this tenancy (fair
wear and tear and damage by any act beyond the control of the Tenant
(f) To permit the Landlord and its agents, surveyors and workmen with
all necessary appliances to enter upon the said premises at all
reasonable times by prior appointment for the purpose whether of viewing
the condition thereof or of doing such works and things as may be
required for any repairs, alterations or improvements whether of the
said premises or of any parts of any building to which the said premises
may form a part of or adjoin.
(g) To be responsible for all minor repairs and replacement of parts and
other expendable items at its own expense up to Dollars One Hundred
(S$100.00) per item. Such expenditure in excess of Dollars One Hundred
(S$100.00) shall be borne by the Landlord.
(h) To comply with all such rules and regulations and terms and
conditions as may be imposed from time to time on occupiers of the
building by the Management Corporation or other bodies (where
applicable) for the proper management of the same.
(i) To yield up the said premises at the expiration or sooner
determination of this tenancy in such good and tenantable repair and
condition (fair wear and tear excepted) as shall be in accordance with
the conditions, covenants and stipulations herein contained and with all
locks keys and the furniture.
(j) To keep the air-conditioning units installed at and for the said
premises in good and tenantable repair and condition which
air-conditioning units are to be serviced and maintained at least once
every three (3) months at the expense of the Tenant by a reliable
air-conditioning contractor, a copy of the service contract to be
forwarded to the Landlord.
(k) During the two (2) months immediately preceding the expiration of
the tenancy herein to permit the Landlord or its representatives at all
reasonable times and by prior appointment to bring interested parties to
view the said premises for the purpose of letting the same.
(l) During the currency of this tenancy, to allow the Landlord or its
representatives at all reasonable times and by prior appointment to
bring any interested parties to view the said premises in the event of a
prospective sale thereof. The said premises shall be sold subject to
(m) Not to make or permit to be made any structural alterations to the
(n) To use the said premises strictly as a private residence only and
not to do or permit to be done upon the said premises any act or thing
which may be or may become a nuisance or annoyance to or in any way
interfere with the quiet or comfort of any other adjoining occupiers or
to give reasonable cause for complaint from the occupants of
neighbouring premises and not to use the said premises for any unlawful
or immoral purposes.
(o) Not to assign sublet or part with the possession of the said
premises or any part thereof without the written consent of the Landlord
which consent shall not be unreasonably withheld in the case of a
respectable and responsible tenant. This prohibition shall not apply to
the occupation of the said premises or any part thereof by any person or
persons employed or engaged by the Tenant or members of the Tenant’s
family where applicable.
(p) Not to keep or permit to be kept on the said premises or any part
thereof any materials of a dangerous or explosive nature or the keeping
of which may contravene any statute or subsidiary legislation.
(q) Not to do or permit to be done anything whereby the policy or
policies of insurance on the said premises against damage by fire may
become void or voidable or whereby the premium thereon may be increased.
(r) To ensure that at all times during the currency of this Agreement
that the Tenant and/or permitted occupants are in compliance with all
the rules and regulations relating to the Immigration Act and the
Employment of Foreign Workers Act (if applicable) and any other law in
the Republic of Singapore which relates to foreign residents. Further,
to provide the Landlord upon request physical inspection of all
immigration and employment documents, including but not limited to the
passports of all non-local occupants, the employment pass and/or work
permits, and proof of employment, and to provide the Landlord with
certified true copies of such documents. Further, to authorise, permit
and co-operate with the Landlord to make such enquiries with relevant
government departments and/or employers to verify the same.
(s) To ensure that during the currency of this Agreement to be lawfully
resident and employed in the Republic of Singapore and if there is any
change in the immigration and/or employment status of the Tenant and/or
permitted occupants, to inform the Landlord in writing no less than 14
days prior to such change of immigration or employment status, or if
such change cannot be anticipated, to inform the Landlord immediately
upon receipt of such notice.
(t) To indemnify and keep indemnified the Landlord for all matters
relating to the immigration and employment status of the Tenant and/or
permitted occupants to the full extent as allowed by the laws of the
Republic of Singapore.
3. The Landlord hereby agrees with the Tenant as follows:
(a) To pay all rates, taxes, maintenance charges and any surcharges
thereon, assessments and outgoings (except as otherwise provided in this
Agreement) which are or may hereafter be charged or imposed on the said
premises including any surcharges payable thereon.
(b) To insure the said premises against loss or damage by fire and to
pay all premium thereon.
(c) To be responsible for the repair and replacement of parts in respect
of the air-conditioning units installed at the said premises save where
the same are caused by any act, default, neglect or omission on the part
of the Tenant or any of its servants agents occupiers contractors guests
(d) To maintain the said premises in good and tenantable repair and
(e) That the Tenant paying the rent hereby reserved and observing and
performing the several conditions, covenants and stipulations on the
Tenant's part herein contained shall peaceably hold and enjoy the said
premises during this tenancy without any interruption by the Landlord or
any person rightfully claiming under or in trust for the Landlord.
4. Provided always and it is expressly agreed as follows:
(a) If the rent hereby reserved shall not be paid for seven (7) days
after its due date or if there shall be a breach of any of the
conditions, covenants or stipulations on the part of the Tenant herein
contained, the Landlord shall be entitled to re-enter upon the said
premises and thereupon this tenancy shall immediately absolutely
determine but without prejudice to any right of action of the Landlord
for damage or otherwise in respect of any such breach or any antecedent
(b) In the event the rent remaining unpaid seven (7) days after becoming
payable (whether formally demanded or not), it shall be lawful for the
Landlord to claim interest at ten percent (10%) per annum on the amount
unpaid calculated from after the date due to the date of actual payment.
(c) The Landlord shall not be liable to the Tenant or the Tenant’s
servants agents or agents or other persons in the said premises or
persons calling upon the Tenant for any accidents happening, injury
suffered, damage to or loss of any chattel property sustained on the
(d) In case the said premises or any part thereof shall at any time
during this tenancy be destroyed or damaged by fire lightning riot
explosion or any other cause beyond the control of the parties hereto so
as to be unfit for occupation and use, then and in every such case
(unless the insurance money shall be wholly or partially irrecoverable
by reason solely or in part of any act, default, neglect or omission of
the Tenant or any of their servants agents occupiers guests or
visitors), the rent hereby reserved or a just and fair proportion
thereof according to the nature and extent of the destruction or damage
sustained shall be suspended and cease to be payable in respect of any
period while the said premises shall continue to be unfit for occupation
and use by reason of such destruction or damage.
(e) In case the said premises shall be destroyed or damaged as
aforesaid, either party shall be at liberty by notice in writing to the
other determine this tenancy, and upon such notice being given, this
tenancy or the balance thereof shall absolutely cease and determine and
the deposit paid hereunder together with a reasonable proportion of such
advance rent as has been paid hereunder, where applicable, shall be
refunded to the Tenant forthwith but without prejudice to any right of
action of either party in respect of any antecedent breach of this
Agreement by the other.
* (f) (i) Notwithstanding anything herein contained, if at any time
after the expiration of twelve (12) months from the date of the
commencement of this tenancy, the immediate occupant of the said
premises, Mr ______________________ shall be transferred out of the
Republic of Singapore permanently by his firm, ceased to be employed by
the Tenant or if for any cause whatsoever he shall be ordered to leave
the Republic of Singapore, then and in such a case, it shall be lawful
for the Tenant to determine this tenancy by giving not less than (___)
months' advance notice (this is in addition to the twelve (12) months
aforesaid) in writing to the Landlord or by paying (___) months' rent in
lieu of such notice. Documentary evidence of such transfer, cessation or
order shall be required and such notice shall be deemed to have
commenced on such date as the Landlord shall have actually received such
(ii) If this Agreement should be lawfully terminated by notice in
writing by the Tenant before the expiry of the tenancy herein aforesaid,
the Tenant shall refund to the Landlord, pro rata, the commission of
(S$_____________), paid by the Landlord to his real estate agency
_____________________________________ House Agent Licence
No.________________ of _____________________________________
______________________________________________. The Landlord shall be
entitled to deduct such refund from the deposit held by the Landlord.
(g) The Landlord shall on the written request of the Tenant made not
less than (__) months before the date of expiry of this tenancy, and if
there shall not at the time of such request be any existing breach or
any non-observance of any of the conditions, covenants or stipulations
on the part of the Tenant herein contained, at the expense of the
Tenant, grant to the Tenant a tenancy of the said premises for a further
term of (__) years from the date of expiry of this tenancy at a rent to
be agreed based on the prevailing market rent but otherwise containing
the like conditions, covenants and stipulations as are herein contained
with the exception of this option for renewal.
(h) Notwithstanding anything herein contained, if at any time during the
term of this Agreement, any prohibited immigrant is found on the said
premises or there is any change in the immigration and/or employment
status of the Tenant and/or permitted occupants and the Tenant and/or
permitted occupants is/are no longer allowed to reside in the Republic
of Singapore, this Agreement shall immediately be terminated and the
security deposit forfeited by the Landlord without prejudice to any
right of action of the Landlord in respect of any breach of this
Agreement by the Tenant.
(i) Should the said premises be affected by En-bloc Redevelopment, it
shall be lawful for the Landlord to determine this tenancy by giving not
less than (___) months advance notice in writing to the Tenant and to
refund the security deposit (free from interest) to the Tenant without
prejudice to any right of action of the Landlord in respect of any
breach of this Agreement by the Tenant.
(j) The Landlord warrants that where the premises is mortgaged or
charged or subjected to other such encumbrances, the Landlord has
obtained the prior written consent of the financial institutions for the
lease of the said premises.
(k) The waiver by either party of a breach or default of any of the
provisions in this Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any
succeeding breach of the same or other provisions nor any delay or
omission on the part of either party to exercise or avail itself of any
right that it has or may have herein, operates as a waiver of any breach
or default of the other party.
(l) Any notice served under or in any way in connection with this
Agreement shall be sufficiently served on the Tenant if left at the said
premises or delivered to the Tenant personally or sent to the Tenant at
the said premises by registered post and shall be sufficiently served on
the Landlord if delivered to the Landlord personally or sent to the
abovementioned address by registered post. Any notice sent by registered
post shall be deemed to be given at the time when in due course of post
it would be delivered at the address to which it is sent.
(m) The stamp duty for stamping this Agreement in duplicate shall be
borne by the Tenant and shall be paid on the date of signing of this
(n) This Agreement shall be subject to the laws of the Republic of
Singapore and the parties herein submit themselves to the jurisdiction
of the Singapore Courts.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF the parties have hereunto set their hands the day and
year first above written.
Sign by Landlord __________________________
Sign by Tenant ___________________________
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