Resident will not be charged for “ordinary wear and tear” in the Premises, which is defined as “the deterioration of any item resulting from its ordinary use by persons who exercise reasonable care in maintaining the apartment in a safe and sanitary manner”.
If Resident lived in the Premises for at least twenty-four (24) months before moving out; painting within “normal wear and tear” conditions is included at no charge. Otherwise, if painting is necessary and not due to ordinary wear and tear, painting costs will be charged. Painting charges are for only one coat of paint; additional necessary coats have additional charges.
PAINTING PRO-RATE BREAKDOWN
NO DEDUCTIONS OTHER THAN DAMAGES
If Resident lived in the Premises for at least sixty (60) months before moving out; flooring material within “normal wear and tear” conditions is included at no charge. Otherwise, if repairs or replacements are necessary and not due to ordinary wear and tear, flooring material will be charged. Carpet cleaning charges for stain / spot removal will create additional charges.
FLOORING MATERIAL REPLACEMENT
Any part of the Premises unit that has been damaged, burned, discolored, odorized or otherwise affected by smoking in the Premises is NOT considered normal wear and tear. The cost to repair, replace and/or deodorized the Premises will be charged 100% to the Tenant.
Common area charge: In the event that Resident shares a Common Area, Owner/Agent may deduct from each Owner/Agent Security Deposit in the Property 100% (each Resident in the Property is responsible for an equal amount of the charge) of the cost to put the common area back in the same condition as it was at the inception of the tenancy, less normal wear and tear.
Common Area Definition: Common areas include but not limited to outdoor parcel, laundry rooms, kitchens, bathrooms, hallways, and all other jointly used spaces for the common use of residents, resident’s guests and invitees on the Property. All Residents of the Property are jointly and severally responsible for the condition and upkeep of the common areas.
Damages: All persons signing this Agreement, as Residents are jointly and severally liable for all rent under this Rental Agreement and for all damages to the Premises and Common Areas used or permitted by Resident and their guests and invites
You may also want to review the following documents (if applicable), which provides additional information and resources regarding your responsibility as a Resident:
- Tips on Mold: Tips for Residents
- Ordinary Wear and Tear
- Satellite Dish and Antenna Policy
- Additional Policies & Procedures
To view your MSC Lease Agreement terms, go on to your MSC Appfolio Tenant Portal.