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THIS LEASE AMENDING AGREEMENT dated this 12th day of December, 2018


(the "Landlord")


- AND-

(the "Tenant")


  1. Background
  2. The Landlord and the Tenant entered into the lease (the "Lease") dated December 12, 2018, for the premises (the "Premises") located at ______________________________________________.
  3. The Landlord and the Tenant desire to amend the Lease on the terms and conditions set forth in this lease amending agreement (the "Agreement").
  4. This Agreement is the first amendment to the Lease.

IN CONSIDERATION OF the Landlord and Tenant agreeing to amend their existing Lease, and other valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged, both parties agree to keep, perform, and fulfill the promises, conditions and agreements below:

  1. Amendments
  2. The Lease is amended as follows:
    1. ______________________________________________________
  3. No Other Change
  4. Except as otherwise expressly provided in this Agreement, all of the terms and conditions of the Lease remain unchanged and in full force and effect.
  5. Miscellaneous Terms
  6. Capitalized terms not otherwise defined in this Agreement will have the meanings ascribed to them in the Lease. Headings are inserted for the convenience of the parties only and are not to be considered when interpreting this Agreement. Words in the singular mean and include the plural and vice versa. Words in the masculine include the feminine and vice versa. The words "Landlord" and "Tenant" as used in this Agreement include the plural as well as the singular; no regard for gender is intended by the language in this Agreement.
  7. Governing Law
  8. Subject to the terms of the Lease, it is the intention of the parties that this Agreement, and all suits and special proceedings under this Agreement, be construed in accordance with and governed, to the exclusion of the law of any other forum, by the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, without regard to the jurisdiction in which any action or special proceeding may be instituted.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF the Landlord and Tenant have executed this Lease Amending Agreement as of the date first above written.





Lease Amendment

Alternate Names:

A Lease Amendment is also known as:

  • Amendment to Lease
  • Lease Modification Agreement
  • Lease Amending Agreement
  • Lease Addendum

What is a Lease Amendment?

A Lease Amendment is used to modify an existing Lease Agreement between a tenant and landlord by adding or removing clauses, or changing existing clauses. An amendment allows the parties to change the terms without having to sign a new Lease Agreement.

Who can use a Lease Amendment?

A Lease Amending Agreement can be used by landlords and tenants to change terms in an existing Lease Agreement. The landlord and tenant must both consent to and sign the amendment in order for it to come into effect.

What can I use a Lease Amendment for?

A Lease Amendment is commonly used for making changes to the:

  • Lease length, renewal, or termination clauses
  • Amount of rent
  • Maintenance duties, such as maintaining outdoor areas
  • Rental terms, such as subletting
  • Permissions, such as pets
  • Property use or boundaries
  • Number of occupants or tenants, such as a roommate

As long as both parties agree to the amendment, almost any change can be made to the Lease Agreement.

How many amendments can you make using LawDepot's Lease Amendment?

When amending your Lease, you can make up to five amendments with a single Lease Amending Agreement. If you wish to make multiple amendments, such as introducing a new set of terms, you should consider creating a new Lease Agreement.

How many amendments can you make to a Lease Agreement?

You can make amendments on six separate occasions using LawDepot's Lease Amendment form. If you wish to make more than that, you should consider creating a new Lease Agreement, integrating the previous amendments.

After amending a Lease Agreement, do the original lease terms still apply?

Yes, other than the terms that have been modified by a Lease Amendment, the original terms of the Lease Agreement still stand.

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