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IT IS AGREED, on __________________, 20___ by and between KCK Properties, Landlord, and_________________________________________

That Landlord hereby lets to Tenant, and Tenant hereby leases from Landlord, the following described premises situated in Story County, Iowa, to-wit:
_____________________________________________________________ Gargage Number _______________________________________________
herein referred to as the dwelling unit. In consideration of the mutual promise of the parties herein, and upon the following terms, provisions, and conditions:
1. TERM. The duration of the Rental Agreement shall be from
_____________________________, 20______ to and including 12:00 noon on _____________________, 20______
2. RENT. Tenant agrees to pay Landlord, as rental for said term, as follows: $______________ per month.
(pro-rated rent for _____ days @ $________ per day = $_________) in advance, the first rent payment becoming due on
_____________, 20_________ and the same amount per month, in advance, on the 1st day of each month thereafter during the term of this Rental
Agreement, Rent paid after the 3rd of the month will be assessed a $30.00 late fee.
Per month, and the same amount per month, in advance on the first day of each month thereafter.
All sums shall be paid to the landlord at 1003 E. Lincolnway, Ames, Iowa 50010 or at such other places as Landlord may, from time to time, direct.
3. DEPOSIT SECURITY. At the time of execution of this Rental Agreement. Tenant shall pay to Landlord in trust the sum of $540.00 to be held and disbursed
as a rental deposit pursuant to the provisions of the Iowa Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act.
4. USE-ABSENCES. Unless otherwise agreed in writing, Tenant shall occupy and use the above-described property as a dwelling unit. Tenant shall notify
Landlord of any anticipated extended absence from the premises not later of the first day of the extended absence. An absence shall be considered "extended" if it is
longer than 14 days.
5. UTILITIES & SERVICE. The party indicated on the following chart shall pay for utilities and service:


Water and Sewer




Snow Removal




Lawn Care






Basic Cable TV




6. UTILITIES. Tenant agrees to transfer utilities into Tenant's name PRIOR to occupying unit. Utilities not switched after 3rd day of occupancy will be
disconnected. Tenant agrees to have such accounts in Tenant's name throughout term of lease, even if Tenant does not reside in the unit. Tenant agrees
to use all utilities in a reasonable manner and to use utilities paid by Landlord in reasonable amounts only and to not install additional appliances or
equipment which could materially affect or increase energy consumption.
7. MANAGER. KCK Properties, 1003 E. Lincolnway, Ames, Iowa 50010, is the person designated by Landlord to manage the premises and to
receive and receipt for all notices and demands upon the owner of the premises.
(a) Comply with the requirements of applicable building and housing codes materially affecting health and safety.
(b) Make all repairs and do whatever is necessary to put and keep the dwelling unit fit and habitable condition.
(c) Keep all common areas of the premises in a clean and safe condition, but Landlord shall not be liable for any injury caused by any objects or
materials which belong to, or which may have been placed by, a tenant in the common areas of the premises used by Tenant.
(d) Maintain in good and safe working order and condition all electrical, plumbing, sanitary, heating, ventilating, air-conditioning, and other facilities
and appliances, including elevators, supplied or required to be supplied by Landlord.
(e) Provide and maintain appropriate receptacles and conveniences, accessible to Tenant, for the central collection and removal of ashes, garbage, rubbish, and
other waste incidental to the occupancy of the dwelling unit, and arrange for their removal.
(I) Supply running water and reasonable amounts of hot water at all times and reasonable heat, except where the building that includes the dwelling
unit is not required by law to be equipped for that purpose, or the dwelling unit is so constructed that heat or hot water is generated by an installation
within the exclusive control of Tenant and supplied by direct utility connection. If dwelling unit is a single family residence, it is understood and
agreed that Tenant shall perform the Landlord's duties specified in Paragraphs (e) and (f) above, and shall make whatever repairs, alterations and
remodeling, and perform whatever maintenance tasks, as may be specified on an addendum, which shall be attached hereto, and signed by the
(a) Comply with all obligations primarily imposed upon Tenants by applicable provisions of building and housing codes materially affecting health
and safety.
(b) Keep that part of the premises that Tenant occupies and uses as clean and safe as the conditions of the premises permits.
(c) Dispose from the dwelling unit all ashes, rubbish, garbage, and other waste in a clean and safe manner.
(d) Keep all plumbing fixtures in the dwelling unit or used by Tenant as clean as their condition permits.
(e) Use in a responsible manner all electrical, plumbing, sanitary, heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and other facilities and appliances, including
elevators in the premises.
(I) Not deliberately or negligently destroy, deface, damage, impair, or remove a part of the premises, or knowingly permit a person to do so.
(g) Conduct himself in a manner that will not disturb a neighbor's peaceful enjoyment of the premises. In addition, if the dwelling unit is other than a
single family residence. Tenant shall perform those repairs. maintenance tasks, alterations or remodeling as shall be specified in a separate writing signed by
the parties and supported by adequate consideration, and Landlord shall not treat performance of such separate agreement as a condition to an obligation or a
performance of this Rental Agreement.
I0. RULES. All existing rules concerning the Tenant's use and occupancy of the premises have been furnished to the Tenant in writing. Additionally, Landlord
may, from time to time, and in the manner provided by law, adopt further or amended written rules concerning the Tenant's use and occupancy of the
premises. All rules are a part of this Rental Agreement.
11 ACCESS. Landlord shall have the right, subject to Tenant's consent, which consent shall not be unreasonably withheld, to enter the dwelling unit in order to
inspect the premises, make necessary or agreed repairs, decorations, alterations or improvements, supply necessary or agreed services, or exhibit the
dwelling unit to prospective or actual purchasers, mortgagees, tenants, work men or contractors; provided, however, that Landlord may enter the
dwelling without Tenant's consent, in case of emergency, scheduled repairs, or if impracticable to secure permission.

12. ASSIGNMENT, SUBLETTING, SALE. Tenants shall not assign this lease, or sublet the apartment hereby leased or any pan of their interest
thereof, without prior written consent of Landlord. Landlord reserves the right to assign his interest in this lease, and any sums received hereunder, on
sale or lease of the apartment building. This lease may be terminated by giving the Tenants 30 days written notice in event of sale, or if possession is
required for removing the building or buildings or materially altering or improving them. Time of termination and yielding of possession by Tenants
shall be at the end of such period so designated in the notice.
13. FIXTURES AND IMPROVEMENTS. Tenants shall leave upon, and surrender to Landlord, with premises at the termination of this Rental
Agreement, all locks, brackets for curtains, and all other fixtures attached to doors, windows, woodwork, and all alterations, additions or improvements
made by Tenant, without any payment thereof. Tenant shall make no structural alterations without Landlord's written consent. Tenant shall surrender
possession of said premises to the Landlord in as good repair and condition as the same are now, or may hereafter be placed (ordinary wear and tear,
non-negligent damage by fire or other elements excepted), at the expiration of this lease without notice to quit, Tenant shall not do, or cause to be done,
any interior decoration or remodeling unless Landlord consents in writing. Interior decoration shall include, but not be limited to painting, wallpapering,
removal or replacement of doors, locks, windows, nailing, tacking, gluing or taping anything to the walls or floors.
14. FIRE OR CASUALTY DAMAGE. If the dwelling unit or premises are damaged or destroyed by fire or other casualty to the extent that
enhancement of the dwelling unit is substantially impaired, Tenant may (1) immediately vacate the premises and notify the Landlord within fourteen
(14) days of Tenant's intention to terminate this Rental Agreement, in which case this Rental Agreement shall terminate as of the day of vacating, or (2)
if continued occupancy is lawful, vacate only that part of the dwelling unit rendered unusable by the fire or casualty, in which case, Tenant's liability for
rent shall return to Tenant all prepaid rent and security recoverable under the Iowa Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act. Accounting for the
rent in the event of termination or apportionment shall occur as of the date of the casualty.
15. NONPAYMENT OF RENT. In addition to Landlord's other remedies provided by law, and without prejudice thereto, if rent is unpaid when due,
and Tenant fails to pay the rent within (3) days after notice by Landlord of nonpayment and the Landlord's intention is to terminate this Rental
Agreement if the Rent is not paid within that period of time, then the Landlord may terminate this Rental Agreement by giving Tenant a 3-day Notice to
16. NONCOMPLIANCE OF TENANT. If there is a material noncompliance of Tenant with the rental agreement or a noncompliance with paragraph 9 materially
affecting health and safety, Landlord may deliver a written notice to Tenant specifying the acts and omissions constituting the breach and that the rental agreement
will terminate upon a date not less than thirty days after receipt of the notice. If the breach is riot remedied in fourteen days, the rental agreement shall terminate as
provided in the notice subject to the provisions of this section. 1f the breach is remediable by repairs or the payment of damages or otherwise and Tenant adequately
remedies the breach prior to the date specified in the notice, the rental agreement shall not terminate. If substantially the same act of omission which constituted a prior
noncompliance of which notice was given reoccurs within six months. Landlord may terminate the rental agreement upon at least fourteen days written notice
specifying the breach and the date of termination of the rental agreement.
17. FAILURE TO MAINTAIN. If there is noncompliance by the Tenant within Paragraph 9, materially affecting health and safety that can be remedied by repair or
replacement of a damaged item or cleaning, and the Tenant fails to comply as promptly as conditions require in case of emergency or within fourteen days after
written notice by the Landlord specifying the breach and requesting that the Tenant remedy it within that period of time, the Landlord may enter the
dwelling unit and cause the work to be done in a workmanlike manner and submit an itemized bill for the actual and reasonable value of it as rent on the
next date when periodic rent is due, or if the rental agreement has terminated, for immediate payment.
18. DAMAGES TO PREMISES/REIMBURSEMENT. Whenever damage to the rental unit caused by carelessness, misuse, abuse, or neglect of the
Tenant, Tenant's family, household member, visitor, guest or agent, the Tenant agrees to repair or otherwise correct the damage at Tenant's expense and
in a manner approved in writing by Landlord and to do so within a reasonable time, OR. to pay Landlord reasonable cost of all repairs and replacements
completed by Landlord to restore premises to decent, safe, and sanitary condition, and to do so within 30 days of Landlord's completion and billing for
19. ABANDONMENT. If Tenant abandons the dwelling unit, Landlord will make reasonable efforts to rent it as a fair rental. However Landlord will
not be deemed to have accepted any abandonment as a surrender unless written notice of an election to do so is given to Tenant. Acceptance of keys to
the dwelling unit shall not constitute an acceptance of any abandonment. In the event Tenant abandons personal property in or about the dwelling unit
Landlord's obligations with respect to such property shall be limited to the obligation to (a) protect it from injury if removed by Landlord from the
dwelling unit and (b) notify Tenant that any personal nonperishable items found shall be kept in storage for 60 days starting on the date the Tenant(s)
vacate the same. After 60 days all items shall be disposed of. Tenant(s) may redeem their personal items within said 60 days by contacting the office at
1003 E. Lincolnway, Ames. Iowa 50010, and paying any assessed charges.
20. HOLDOVER. if Tenant remains in possession without Landlord's consent after expiration of the term of the rental agreement or its termination,
Landlord may bring action for possession and if Tenant's holdover is willful and not in good faith, Landlord, in addition, may recover their actual damages
sustained by the Landlord and reasonable attorney's fees. No consent under this paragraph shall be valid unless it is in writing and signed by Landlord.
21. CONDITION OF RENTAL UNIT. Tenant agrees unit is in decent, safe, clean, sanitary condition, and that all appliances, fixtures, equipment in rental unit
are in good working order. Tenant shall have the right to report, in writing, any defects or damages to Landlord within 72 hours from date of first
occupancy. Without said report, it will be assumed unit is in acceptable condition. Tenant agrees to use reasonable caution in protection & care of rental
unit and premises during occupancy and at end of tenancy to deliver and surrender premises and furnishings to Landlord in condition as good as when
received, reasonable wear and tear excepted.
22. NOTICES. Any notice, for which provision is made in this Rental Agreement, shall be in writing, and may be given by either party to the other, in
addition to any other manner provided by law, in any of the following way: (1) by personal delivery, (2) service in the manner provided by law for the
service of original notice, or (3) by sending said Notice by certified or registered mail, return receipt requested, to the last known address. For purposes
hereof, the place for the payment of rental, as provided in Paragraph 2 above, shall be the place designated by Landlord for the receipt of any such
notice; and unless otherwise provided herein, Landlord shall receive and receipt for all notices and demands upon the owner of the premises. Landlord
may require execution of "Lease Renewal" up to 180 days prior to the expiration of this lease. Tenant acknowledges that Landlord has displayed the
letter of compliance for the premises being rented and given Tenant an opportunity to read it.
Words and phrases herein shall be construed as in the single or plural number, and as masculine, feminine, or neuter gender, according to the context.
THIS LEASE. EXECUTED 1N DUPLICATE on the day and year first above written.

following and conditions as stated:
1. It shall be considered a breach of these rules for any tenant to provide false or misleading information upon a rental application if such information is
material to the determination of the Landlord whether to rent a unit to the tenant. In the event any such false or misleading information is discovered,
which would have been material to such determination, tenant shall be deemed to have breached these rules.
2. Landlord is not an Insurer of Tenants person or possessions. Landlord shall not be liable for personal injury or death of Tenant, Tenant's family or
guests or any loss of tenants personal property by water, fire, etc, not caused by landlord negligence. Effective 8/1/2014 all tenants will be required to
have renters insurance with a minimum liability coverage of $300,000.
3. Pianos, televisions, stereo, and other such devices shall not be played or operated at an unreasonable volume at any time, and shall not be played
audible outside the leased premises between 10 p.m. and 8 a.m. Each tenant is required by his or her lease to conduct himself in a manner that will not
disturb a neighbor's peaceful enjoyment of the premises.
4. Profane, obscene, loud or boisterous language, or unseemly behavior and conduct is absolutely prohibited, and tenant obligates himself and those
under him, not to do or permit to be done anything that will annoy, harass, embarrass, or inconvenience any of the other tenants or occupants in said or
adjoining premises. The Landlord may terminate this Agreement for:
*Criminal activity that threatens the health, safety, or right to peaceful enjoyment of the premises by other tenants or any drug-related criminal
activity on or near such premises, engaged in by a tenant, any member of the tenant's household, or any other person under the tenant's control.
5. No alcoholic containers larger than 2 gallons allowed.
6. No pets allowed, except where pre-approved. Upon violation, tenant will be subject to a 7/7 day notice and possible eviction. Contact office for list of approved
pets and locations. If approved, a double deposit is required and additional 520/mo in rent. Assistance animals categorized as either service animals or
companion animals are not considered pets under the Fair Housing Act and will not be subjected to pet fees or deposits. Pet-sitting is prohibited.
7. The common area of the premises such as halls, elevators, vestibules, stairways, laundry rooms, trash containers, storage areas, garages, driveways,
parking lots, and entrances or exits to the building shall be used for their appropriate purposes such as entrances or exits. Tenant shall not use any of
these common areas for any other purpose and shall prevent their children, if any, from using such areas as play areas including no skateboards or
rollerblades. All of these areas which are used for entrance and exits must be kept free of any personal property. Personal property found in above
described common areas shall be considered abandoned and disposed of.
8. All cars in the lots must be licensed and operable. Any car not, will be towed at owner's expense. Washing and repair of motor vehicles anywhere on the
premises is not allowed. Under no circumstances is a car or truck to be driven on lawns. Boats, campers, trailers, or vehicles not used for daily transportation shall
not be parked on the premises without special permission of the management. Park in designated areas only. Parking in front of garage areas, in driveway,
etc. is prohibited. Violators will be subject to towing at the owner's expense.
9. All garbage, rubbish, and other waste from dwelling unit should be put into garbage bags and disposed of promptly and in a clean, safe manner and
placed in garbage containers. Any tenant(s) not disposing of garbage properly will be charged a maintenance fee.
!O. Utilities, for which Tenant is responsible, are to be transferred PRIOR to occupancy. Utilities not switched after the third (3rd) day of occupancy
will be disconnected. Tenant agrees to use utilities provided by Landlord in a reasonable and not wasteful manner.
11. Nothing shall be hung or attached to the walls or ceiling of the deck or patio: this includes but is not limited to hanging plants. planters, swings, satellite
dishes or TV antennas, birdfeeders, wind chimes, clotheslines, decorations, etc. Satellite dishes arc not allowed without prior written approval
12. No signs, notices, flags or advertisements shall be attached or displayed by tenants on or about the premises without written consent.
13. No additional locks may be put on any door without consent of the Landlord, nor shall any locks be changed by tenants without the consent of the
14. Light bulbs are furnished at the time of occupancy. Thereafter, tenants will replace all bulbs at Tenant's expense. At checkout. Tenants are
responsible for all bulbs to be same wattage as originally provided and to be working.
15. Your carpets were professionally cleaned using the extraction method prior to your move-in date. You are required to leave them in the same
condition, less normal wear and tear. A receipt for carpet cleaning using the extraction method must be shown at the time of your move-out inspection.
Failure to have your carpets cleaned on or before your move-out inspection date. may result in additional costs charged by the carpet cleaning
companies for "Same Day" service.
16. All tenants shall be responsible for all damages caused by them, or any other person under the tenants control, as a result of their negligence. carelessness, or
misuse of the property or equipment. All damages should be reported promptly. It will be corrected by the Owner at the expense of the Tenant.
17. Tenant is responsible for all drains and waste pipes in unit including the cost of clearing any partial or complete blockage occurring during
occupancy. Be careful no grease, coffee grounds, food, toys, etc., go down drains.
18. Tenants shall not cause or permit any unusual or objectionable odor to be produced upon or emanate from their apartment or the building. Tenant
will be responsible for the expense of extermination of cockroaches, bed bugs or silverfish if Tenant is found to be the cause of the problem, unless it is a
preexisting condition. All other pest control is the tenants responsibility and expense.
19. The complex address will not be used for purposes of advertising; nor will peddling, soliciting, or distribution of any type of product of service be allowed
in the complex without written consent of the Landlord. Advertising is restricted to the resident bulletin board.
20. The maximum occupancy restrictions are as follows: Efficiency - 1 person; 1 bedroom - 2 unrelated; 2 bedroom - 2 unrelated; 3 bedroom - 3 unrelated
people. With the exception of 4815, 4901, 4915 Todd Dr. 2 bedroom - 3 unrelated.
21. No live Christmas trees.
22. Rent is due on the first day of the month in advance to the Landlord at 1003 E. Lincolnway, Ames, Iowa 50010. Tenant can expect to be charged late
fee of $30 if rent is not paid on time.
23. Your security deposit cannot be used as partial payment of your rent. It will be refunded to you after you have returned the apartment to its original
condition and it has been inspected by one of our representatives upon completion of your lease. Deposits will be returned within 30 days of lease expiration.
The deposit will be in one check only and made out to all tenants whose names are on the lease.
24. The premises shall only be occupied ONLY by those persons who have signed the application, lease and rules. Occupancy by any other person is not
permitted and will be treated as a breach of the lease agreement.
25. Laundry facilities in Multiple Housing Units are provided for use by Tenants only. Promptly remove all laundry from machines. Clean machines and
lint filters after each use. Keep laundry areas clean.

26. We offer good, clean, well-maintained apartments. If you find anything to the contrary, please advise us at the office at once. We will expect
you to return the apartment to us in the same condition. It is the Tenants responsibility to clean the apartment upon vacating. We are not in the
cleaning business, and we hope that by relieving us of this task we will have more time to better serve our residents. Any work, cleaning or repairs
required to be done, will be charged on an hourly rate plus material. Hourly rates are subject to change as conditions warrant.
27. SUBLEASING. Lessee may sublease apartment subject to Lessor's approval of new tenant. Lessee will be charged 5100.00 for preparing
and changing all records. Or you may employ KCK Properties to sublease your apartment. The rental fee, $250.00 is due and payable when the
apartment is re-rented. We at no time guarantee the re-rental. You will be released of all obligations only when the apartment has been re-rented.
28. ROOMMATE CHANGE FEE. 575.00, Subject to Lessor's approval of new tenant. Lessee moving out will be charged $75.00 for preparing
and changing all records.
29. All lockouts to be assessed at $50.00 fee.
30. Residents are responsible for maintaining charged batteries in all battery-operated smoke detectors located in the leased premises. The tenant will
be subject to a service charge for any detectors found disconnected or without functioning batteries.
31. Tenant may be assessed a percentage of the cost of repainting and cleaning of the apartment if there is excessive smoke damage, caused by
the tenant.
32. Reasonable use of small sized nails for wall hangings is permitted. Do not patch or fill nail holes. Tenant will be charged for any painting
required due to nail hole patches or excessive nail holes.
33. Occupants shall not remove or permit to remove any upholstered furniture or other furniture intended for indoor use to the yard or deck for
use as lawn furniture.
34. Upon notification of vacating your apartment said Landlord or agent may, without hindrance show said premises to parties wishing to rent
them between the hours of 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. daily.
35. Smoking is not allowed in any Unit or Building. Tenants who smoke outside the building must dispose of all smoking material in safe, closeable
and appropriate containers. Upon violation, tenant will be subject to a 7/7 day notice and possible eviction.
36. The City of Ames prohibits the use or storage of open flame charcoal or gas grills on or near the housing structure of a deck. Exceptions:
Fountainview, Grayhawk, and Tiverton.
37. Tenant acknowledges receipt, in writing, of all existing rules concerning Tenants use and occupancy of premises. Tenant understands Landlord
may, from time to time, and in the manner provided by law, adopt further and amended written rules concerning Tenant's use and occupancy of
38. Tenant agrees to be bound by these written rules and understands should Tenant break such rules, sufficient grounds exist for termination
of occupancy by Landlord.
39. COMPLIANCE. The tenant agrees to comply with all said rules and regulations and certifies that they have read the Rental Agreement and
House Rules.