Landlords are required to establish a written agreement for each rental. Even if a landlord does not prepare one, the standard terms of a rental agreement apply. The payment of a deposit also creates a rental agreement, even if there is no written lease and the tenant never contracts. If the tenant meets the landlord`s qualifications, a lease must be established (Instructions – How to write). Landlords and tenants should meet to discuss the specific terms of the rental agreement, which mainly consist of: In case of late payment by the tenant, the landlord has some possibilities. First, the lessor may accept late payment fees in the event of late payment. If the owner is not on the agreement, the manager assumes all the responsibilities of the owner.