The Rental Checklist
Are pets allowed? Which pets, if any, are allowed? Where are they allowed to be?
Is smoking permitted? Where can one smoke, if at all?
Studying / Quite Hours
What are the quite hours? When do they take effect?
Who is responsible for cleaning what? What happens when someone leaves a mess?
Who is going to cook at what time? Can everyone be cooking in the kitchen at the same time?
Are overnight guests allowed?
Is the tenant allowed to use all appliances, including adjusting the thermostat?
Use of Common areas
Is the tenant allowed to use all common areas?
Are alcohol and drugs permitted? If the tenant possesses illegal drugs, does that nullify the contract?
Use of Telephone
If you have a land line, is it available for tenant use? Can they call long distance?
Sharing Personal Items
What items of yours can the tenant use, including game systems, movies, exercise equipment, etc.
Music / T.V.
Can the tenant watch television and movies? Are there any restrictions on when, what, and how loud the tenant can view?