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O. To let the Authority know immediately if there is any unsafe condition. ii) A covered person has engaged in illegal drug use (including cases where

     Apartment Size -bedroom

     Project No. 605

     Unit No. 24

     Monthly Rent: $ .00

    Sec. Deposit: $200.00

    Move-In Date: __________________

    The Braun Cove New Development (referred to herein as “Authority”) leases to:

     (referred to herein as “Resident”) the apartment described herein under the rules in this lease, an understanding

    of which the Resident expresses as follows:

    1. NAMES AND ADDRESSES

A. My apartment address is

    and it is located in Crossville Tennessee 38555 B. The people who will live in my apartment are:

    Relationship Social Security Names of Household Members to Resident Date of Birth Number

    Only these people can live in my apartment or use this as their mailing address.

    2. AMOUNT AND DUE DATE OF RENTAL PAYMENTS AND OTHER CHARGES

A. Rent Charges

    My rent for the rest of this month will be $ .00 . I must pay this now. Then my rent

    will be $ 349.00 every month. I must pay this on the first weekday of each month. This

    will start on October 1, 2008 . This rent will remain in effect unless adjusted in accordance with

    Section 5 hereof, or in accordance with Rent Schedules, Requirements, or Regulations established by

    the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

B. Other Charges

    I may be charged for maintenance and repair beyond normal wear and tear at the current rate.

    Maintenance and repair charges will be assessed based upon actual cost to the Authority of labor and

    materials as posted at the Authority office. Other charges as identified in this section shall become due

    and payable on the date stated in any notice to me but no sooner than fourteen (14) days after delivery

    of the notice. Failure to pay these charges when due may subject me to court action for judgment. If

    BCND sues me to enforce this Lease and wins, or if I settle with BCND after BCND has gone to court

    because BCND was right, I will have to pay for BCND’s lawyer’s fees and court costs. This means

    that if BCND sues me to make me follow the Lease or to enforce BCND’s rights I will owe for

    BCND’s lawyers and the court costs. This will only happen if BCND wins the court case.

C. Late Charges

    In the event rent and other charges are not paid in full by the close of business on the 10th day of the

    month, a late charge of 10% of the monthly rent will be added to the account as part of my current bill.

     If the 10th falls on a holiday or weekend, late charges will be added at the close of the next weekday.

D. Lease Term

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    This lease shall begin on __October 1, 2008__through September 30, 2009____. The initial term

    shall be for one year. This lease may or may not be renewed at the option of Braun Cove Apartments.

     If Braun Cove Apartments does not intend on renewing the lease the tenant will be given a

    90-day notice prior to the end of the contract term. If the tenant does not intend on renewing the

    lease the tenant is required to give a 30-day notice.

    If the tenant does not vacate the premises by the end of the contract term a writ of possession to take

    over the unit will be filed immediately to remove the tenant from the premises. Grievance hearings do

    not apply.

    3. SECURITY DEPOSIT

A. I agree to pay $ 200.00 as a security deposit to be used by the Authority at the termination of

    this lease toward the following:

    1) Unpaid rent;

    2) Repair of damages that exceed normal wear and tear as listed on the Move-Out Inspection

    Report; and

    3) Other charges due under the Lease.

    4) Utility Overages

B. After I have notified the Authority that I have permanently moved out of the apartment, the Authority

    will return the security deposit less any charges in accordance with section 15, G. This may take up

    to 4 weeks.

C. The Authority shall provide me with a written list of any charges made against the security deposit. If

    I disagree with the amounts deducted, the Authority will meet with me to discuss the charges.

    4. UTILITIES

A. Utilities will be placed in the tenants name at move-in time and the tenant will provide verification of

    this.

B. I agree to maintain heat to the apartment sufficient to prevent freezing of piped water. If for any reason,

    I am unable to maintain sufficient heat, I will immediately notify the Authority. I will be charged for

    any damages resulting from my failure to maintain sufficient heat or to notify the Authority. I will take

    action to conserve energy including keeping outside lights off during the day and keeping windows

    closed during the winter. I agree to report all minor water leaks to the Authority office within three (3)

    working days and will immediately report any major leaks.

C. The following services and equipment will be furnished by the Authority without additional cost: range,

    refrigerator, and hot water heater. The Authority is not responsible, however, for damages to food or

    other personal property caused by the malfunction of a refrigerator or freezer.

    5. REDETERMINATION OF RENT AND APARTMENT SIZE

    A. Annual Reexamination

    Once each year as requested by the Authority, I agree to furnish the Authority a signed statement and

    certification containing accurate information as to family income, employment, and composition, for

    use by the Authority in determining whether the apartment is still appropriate for my needs. This

    determination will be made in accordance with the approved Schedule of Rents and Statement of

    Income and applicable regulations available in the Authority office. Changes resulting from the annual

    reexamination shall be effective as of the annual reexamination date.

    6. OBLIGATION OF RESIDENT

I agree:

A. Not to give wrong information.

B. Not to transfer or sublease the apartment.

C. Not to provide accommodations for boarders or lodgers without the written consent of the Authority.

    I must live in the apartment and not use the apartment for anything but a place to live for me and

    members of my family as listed in Paragraph 1. I understand that the only persons allowed to live in

    my unit are those named in my lease. Anyone else living with me is considered to be an unauthorized

    person. An unauthorized person is someone who is living with me who is not listed on my lease. If I

    wish to have more guests for a longer period of time I am required to get written permission from the

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    manager of my development. I understand that if approved I will be given a written notice stating the

    person is allowed to stay and for what period of time he/she/they are allowed to stay.

    D. Not to keep a pet in or around the apartment unless I have signed a separate “Pet Lease” and have paid

    a special deposit and/or fee. There will be a $20.00 charge imposed for the first time an unauthorized

    pet is discovered. Eviction will result from a second occurrence.

E. Not to leave or permit others to leave inoperable and/or abandoned vehicles on Authority property or

    in parking bays or on the street; to park automobiles and other motorized vehicles in designated

    parking areas only; not to display vehicles for sale; not to grease, change oil, make repairs to such

    vehicles except where necessitated by emergency.

F. Not to drive or park cars, trucks, motorcycles, or vans on lawns for any reason, nor let family or

    visitors do this. The Authority may charge $10.00 per day for each occurrence discovered.

G. Not to bring any gasoline operated equipment or gasoline containers into my apartment.

    H. Not to install any appliances or equipment, including but not limited to, extension telephone, waterbed,

    air conditioner, clothes dryer, stove, refrigerator, ham radio set, or transmitter, satellite dish, or other

    antennae UNLESS I HAVE WRITTEN PERMISSION AND/OR DIRECTION from the Authority.

    If I do not get permission and make my request in writing with an approval in writing from BCND, I

    will have to pay the Authority for any costs. I must remove any unauthorized appliances or equipment

    and must pay the Authority for any damages.

I. Not to do anything against the law. I must not harm the social environment of the project. I must not

    disturb my neighbors or let my family or visitors do this.

J. Not to damage any part of my apartment or the neighborhood. I must not let my family or visitors do

    this.

K. I must live in the apartment and not use the apartment for anything but a place to live for me and

    members of my family as listed at Paragraph 1B. To report to the office anytime the apartment is

    going to be vacant more than seven (7) days. If left vacant for more than 30 consecutive days without

    prior permission from the Authority it will be assumed that the apartment is abandoned. This is in

    violation of the lease and can result in eviction. In the event of such abandonment, the Authority may

    remove any personal property in the apartment.

    L. Not to make any modifications to the building or grounds, including but not limited to, changing

    appliances or fixtures, painting (including feather painting) or installing wallpaper unless I obtain

    permission from the Authority. I must not display any signs, use tacks, nails, screws, fasteners or floor

    coverings in my apartment except where authorized by the Authority. I must not put up decals, contact

    or wallpaper, or other sticky materials on fixtures, appliances, equipment, walls, floors or furnishings

    that belong to the Authority. I must not add or remove landscaping materials without prior approval

    of the Authority.

M. To be responsible for the conduct of family members and visitors on Authority properties.

    N. To keep the apartment clean, neat and safe. I must get rid of trash in the proper way. Plastic bags must

    be used. The Authority may charge me for noncompliance.

O. To let the Authority know immediately if there is any unsafe condition. I must alert the Authority

    within 24 hours if something needs to be fixed.

    P. To let the Authority do repairs even if I have not requested them. I will have to pay for these repairs if

    they are necessary because of something that is not "normal wear and tear".

    Q. To cooperate with the Authority to solve problems. One way I can do this is by going to conferences

    if notified by the Authority. Failure to respond to a request for a conference with BCND my result in

    an eviction.

    R. To provide the Authority with a police report if someone who is not family or a visitor has vandalized

    (damaged) my apartment inside or out.

    S. To move personal belongings out of the way when the Authority’s workers come to the apartment.

    The Authority will notify me in advance if it plans to work in the apartment.

T. Smoke detectors are required by law to be functional. If my smoke detector is not working properly, I

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    must report it to the Authority. I must not disable the smoke detector. Tampering with smoke detectors

    is a threat to the safety of residents. There will be a $20.00 charge imposed the first time a smoke

    detector is disabled. Eviction will result from a second occurrence. I also understand that I am

    responsible for the everyday use and maintenance of the smoke detector in my unit. This includes

    checking as often as I feel is necessary to insure that the smoke detector is in working order. I will report

    immediately to the housing authority if I discover that the smoke detector in my unit is not working.

     _____________ I have read and understand Section T above.

     (Initial)

    U. BCND has told me they do NOT have any insurance on my furniture and/or household goods. They

    advised me to get “Renters Insurance” to cover my possessions.

    V. To be very careful to prevent fires. I must report any fire right away. I must clean my apartment if it

    is damaged by smoke or if repairs must be made. I will have to pay for damages if the fire is my fault

    or that of my family or guest.

    W. To assure that the Resident, other persons under the Resident’s control, any member of the Resident’s

    household, or a guest, shall not engage in:

    1) Any activity on or off the BCND’s premises that the BCND determines may interfere with or

    threaten the health, safety, or right to peaceful enjoyment of the premises, by other Residents,

    employees of the BCND or any other person lawfully on the BCND’s premises.

    2) Any drug-related criminal activity on or off such premises; or any activity by a resident or guest

    in which the BCND determines that a resident or guest is illegally using a controlled substance.

     3) Abuse of alcohol that the BCND determines that it has reasonable cause to believe that

     such illegal use (or pattern of illegal use) of a controlled substance, or abuse (or

     pattern of abuse) of alcohol, may interfere with the health, safety, or right to peaceful

     enjoyment of the premises by other Residents, employees of the BCND, or persons

     legally on the premises.

    VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION (W) SHALL BE CONSIDERED TO BE A SERIOUS

    VIOLATION OF THE MATERIAL TERMS OF THIS LEASE. A CRIMINAL CONVICTION OR

    ARREST IS NOT NECESSARY FOR THIS LEASE TO BE TERMINATED AND FOR EVICTION

    ACTION TO BEGIN. CRIMINAL ACTIVITY OR DRUG-RELATED CRIMINAL ACTIVITY IS

    CAUSE FOR EVICTION UNDER SECTION XIV WITHOUT AN ARREST OR CONVICTION.

    X. To promptly (within 30 days of receipt) furnish to the Authority any letter from HUD concerning the

    amount or verification of family income.

    Y. To comply with HUD’s One-Strike and You’re Out Policy which is included in Section 14, Grounds

    for Termination.

    Z. Resident or family member agrees that any person who is under a “no trespassing” notice

     of trespassing will not be allowed in or near the dwelling unit with the consent of the head

     of the household or a family member. It will be a serious violation of this lease to allow

     any such person on or near the dwelling unit after notice to resident of the person’s name

     and nature of trespass notice.

    7. OBLIGATION OF THE AUTHORITY

    I understand that the Authority will:

    A. Maintain the premises and the neighborhood in decent, safe and sanitary condition.

    B. Comply with requirements of applicable building codes, housing codes, and HUD regulations

    materially affecting health and safety.

    C. Make necessary repairs to the premises.

    D. Keep buildings, facilities and common areas, not otherwise assigned to me for maintenance and

    upkeep, in a clean and safe condition.

    E. Maintain in good working order and condition the electrical, plumbing, sanitary, heating, ventilating

    and other facilities and appliances, supplied or required to be supplied by the Authority.

    F. Provide and maintain appropriate receptacles and facilities (except containers for my exclusive use)

    for the deposit of ashes, garbage, rubbish and other wastes removed from the premises by me.

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G. Supply running hot and cold water and reasonable amounts of heat at appropriate times of the year

    (according to local custom and usage) except where the heat or hot water is generated by an installation

    within the exclusive control of the resident and supplied by a direct utility connection;

H. Notify me of the specific grounds for any proposed adverse action by the Authority. (Such adverse

    action includes, but is not limited to, a proposed lease termination, transferring me to another

    apartment, or imposition of charges for maintenance and repair, or for excess consumption of utilities.)

     When the Authority affords me the opportunity for a hearing under the Authority's grievance

    procedures:

    1) Notice of proposed adverse action shall inform me of the right to request such hearing.

    2) In the case of a proposed adverse action other than a proposed lease termination, the Authority

    shall not take the proposed action until the time for me to request a grievance hearing has

    expired, and (if a hearing was timely requested by me) the grievance process has been

    completed.

    8. MY RIGHT OF USE AND OCCUPANCY OF THE APARTMENT

A. For purposes of this lease, the term "guest" means a person on public housing property with my

    consent or the consent of a member of my household.

B. With the consent of the Authority, members of my household may engage in legal profit making

    activities in the apartment, if the Authority determines that such activities are incidental to the primary

    use of the leased apartment for residence by members of the household.

C. With consent of the Authority, my foster child or live-in aide may reside in the apartment.

D. For purposes of this lease, "live-in aide" means a person who resides with me if I am an elderly,

    disabled or handicapped person and who is:

    (1) Is essential to the care and well-being of the person

    (2) Is not obligated for the support of the person, and

    (3) Would not be living in the apartment except to provide necessary supportive services.

    (4) The Housing Authority has complete discretion on approval for a live-in aide. All tenants must

    have prior approval before anyone including a live-in aide can move in.

    9. RESIDENT MAINTENANCE

Management and Resident agree that the Resident shall perform seasonable maintenance or other

    maintenance tasks, as permitted by the nature of the design and construction of the dwelling and according to

    local custom such as mowing and upkeep of lawn areas assigned to Residents. Tasks to be performed by the

    resident are mowing and upkeep of lawn areas assigned to them as approved by the Authority.

    10. DEFECTS HAZARDOUS TO LIFE, HEALTH OR SAFETY

In the event that the premises are damaged to the extent that conditions are created which are hazardous to

    life, health, or safety of the occupants, the following terms and conditions apply:

A. I shall immediately notify the Authority of damage;

B. The Authority shall be responsible for repair of the apartment within a reasonable time. If the damage

    was caused by me, a member of my household or my guests, reasonable cost of the repair shall be

    charged to me;

C. The Authority shall offer standard alternative accommodations, if available, under circumstances

    where necessary repairs cannot be made within a reasonable time; and,

    D. Provisions shall be made for the abatement of rent in proportion to the seriousness of the damage and

    loss in value as an apartment in the event repairs are not made in accordance with sub-paragraph B

    of this paragraph or alternative accommodations not provided in accordance with sub-paragraph C

    of this paragraph, except that no abatement of rent shall occur if I reject the alternative accommodation

    or if the damage was caused by me, a member of my household or my guests.

    11. PRE-OCCUPANCY AND PRE-TERMINATION INSPECTION

I (or my representative) have inspected the premises prior to commencement of occupancy by me. The

    Authority has furnished me with a written statement of the condition of the premises, the apartment lease, and

    the equipment provided with the apartment. The statement has been signed by the Authority and me and a

    copy of the statement is retained by the Authority in my folder. The Authority is obliged to inspect the

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apartment at the time I vacate the apartment and to furnish me a statement of any charges to be made.

    Provisions shall be made for my participating in the later inspection, unless I vacate without notice to the

    Authority. It is my responsibility to arrange for the inspection of the apartment prior to vacating the

    apartment or transferring to a different apartment. Failure to notify the Authority prior to my vacating may

    result in charges to me arising from the Authority's inspection of the apartment.

    12. ENTRY OF PREMISES DURING TENANCY

The Authority may enter the premises during my possession under the following circumstances.

A. The Authority shall, upon reasonable advance notification to me, be permitted to enter the apartment

    during reasonable hours for the purpose of performing routine inspections and maintenance and for

    making improvements or repairs. A written statement specifying the purpose of the Authority's entry

    delivered to the premises at least two days before such entry shall be considered reasonable advance

    notification.

B. The Authority may enter the premises at any time without advance notification when there is a

    reasonable cause to believe that an emergency exits.

C. In the event that I and all adult members of my household are absent from the premises at the time of

    entry, the Authority shall leave on the premises a written statement specifying the date, time and

    purpose of entry prior to leaving the premises. A request by me for apartment repairs, provides

    implied consent for entry. No notice will be given for filter changes.

D. A work order request for repairs to a unit provides implied consent of entry and does not require

    prior written notice to resident.

D. Pest control services are during the last week of each month. Alternating each month pest control

    services are where all the units are sprayed one month and the next month only half the units are

    sprayed. No prior notice will be given for pest control. This section in the lease is notification.

    13. NOTICE PROCEDURES

A. Notices by the Authority to Me

    Except as provided in Section 12, all notices to me shall be in writing and delivered to me or to a

    responsible adult member of my household residing in the apartment or sent by pre-paid first class

    mail properly addressed to me.

B. Notice by Resident to the Authority

    1) Notice by me to the Authority shall be written and delivered to the main office or sent by

    pre-paid first class mail properly addressed.

    2) If I am visually impaired and head of my household, notice must be in an accessible format.

    Another literate person may be designated by me to accept written notices on my behalf as

    compliance with this requirement.

    14. GROUNDS FOR EVICTION

A. I understand that the Authority will terminate or refuse to renew my lease for the following grounds

    These grounds are illustrative and not limited to the following:

    1) Violation of the lease, which includes, but is not limited to:

    (a) Failure to pay rent or other payments due under the lease; or repeated chronic late

    payment of rent (chronic: three times in a six-month period and/or seven times within a 24

    month period) or

    (b) Violation of my obligations under this lease;

    (c) Other good cause which includes, but is not limited to:

    (1) Any drug-related criminal activity on or off the premises, including cases where:

    i) A covered person has engaged in drug-trafficking; or

    ii) A covered person has engaged in illegal drug use (including cases where the

    Authority determines that illegal drug use or a pattern of illegal drug use by

    me or by a household member may threaten the health or safety of, or the

    right to peaceful enjoyment of the premises by other residents).

    (2) Any criminal or other activity by a covered person that threatens the health or safety

    of, or the right to peaceful enjoyment of the premises by other residents, Authority

    Staff, an Authority Contractor, Subcontractor or Agent.

    (3) I or a member of my household is:

    i) Fleeing to avoid prosecution, custody, or confinement after conviction for a

    crime, or attempt to commit a crime, that is a felony under the laws of the

    place from which the individual flees;

    ii) Violating a condition of probation or parole imposed under federal or state

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    law.

    (4) Any determination by the Authority that I or a household member has engaged in

    abuse or pattern of abuse of alcohol that threatens the health or safety of, or the

    right to peaceful enjoyment of the premises by other residents.

    (5) Any reexamination which discloses that I, at time of admission or any

    reexamination, made any misrepresentations or failed to disclose information

    which resulted in being classified as eligible when in fact I was ineligible, I may be

    required to vacate even though I am currently eligible.

    (6) A member of my household has been convicted of drug-related criminal activity for

    manufacture of production of methamphetamine on the premises of federally

    assisted housing.

    (7) If I refuse to accept a revision to the lease after being given at least 60 days notice

    of its proposed effect and being allowed a reasonable time to respond to the offer.

    (8) If I fail to promptly furnish (within 30 days of receipt) to the Authority any letter

    from HUD concerning the amount or verification of family income.

    (9) Failure to complete reexamination after I have been given a 30-day written

    notice.

     (10) Unauthorized person(s) living in the unit. An unauthorized person is

     someone who is not listed on this lease.

    (11) Disturbances that I must not harm the social environment of the complex. I must not

    disturb my neighbors or let my family or visitors do this.

    B. Evidence of Criminal Activity The Authority may terminate my tenancy for criminal activity by a household member if the Authority

    determines that a member of my household has engaged in the criminal activity, regardless of whether

    the household member has been arrested or convicted for such activity. When the Authority seeks to

    terminate my tenancy for criminal activity as shown by a criminal record, the Authority will provide

    me with a copy of the criminal record before any grievance hearing or court hearing concerning the

    termination of tenancy or eviction. I will be given an opportunity to dispute the accuracy and relevancy

    of that record.

    C. Consideration of Rehabilitation

    In determining whether to terminate my tenancy for illegal drug use or alcohol abuse or a pattern of

    illegal drug use or alcohol abuse by a household member who is no longer engaging in such use or

    abuse, the Authority may consider whether such household member is participating in or has

    successfully completed a supervised drug or alcohol rehabilitation program.

    D. Conditions for Continued Assistance

    1) In determining whether to terminate my tenancy for illegal drug use or alcohol abuse by a

    household member, the Authority may impose, as a condition of continued assistance for other

    household members, a requirement that any household member who engaged in or is culpable

    for the drug use or alcohol abuse may not reside in the apartment.

    2) The Authority may require a household member who has engaged in the illegal use of a drug, or

    in alcohol abuse that threatened the health or safety of, or the right to peaceful enjoyment of the

    premises by other residents, to submit evidence of current participation in, or successful

    completion of, a supervised drug or alcohol rehabilitation program as a condition to being

    allowed to reside in the apartment.

    E. Definitions

    1) Covered person: Me and any member of my household, a guest or another person under my

    control.

    2) Household: My family and any Authority-approved live-in aide.

    3) Premises: The building or complex in which my public housing apartment is located, including

    common areas and grounds.

    15. LEASE TERMINATION NOTICES

    A. The Authority will give me written notice of lease termination as follows:

    1) Immediate notice where the Authority determines that any member of my household has ever

    been convicted of drug-related criminal activity for manufacture or production of

    methamphetamine on the premises of federally assisted housing.

    2) Three (3) days notice for any criminal activity or drug-related activity as defined in Section 14

    and as stated in Section 6.W, Obligations of Resident.

    3) Fourteen (14) days notice in the case of failure to pay rent or retro rent;

    4) A reasonable notice of time considering the seriousness of the situation (not to exceed thirty (30)

    days, but may be as little as three (3) days) when the health and safety of other residents or

    Authority employees are threatened; and,

    5) Thirty (30) days notice in any other case.

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    B. Notice of lease termination shall state specific grounds for my termination. It shall inform me of my

    right to reply if I wish to. It will state the date by which my reply must be received by the Authority.

    The notice shall also inform me of my right to examine the Authority's document(s) directly relevant to

    the lease termination/eviction and to permit me to make copies at my expense.

    C. Notice of lease termination shall contain a statement regarding the Grievance Procedure (see attached):

    1) Notices of lease terminations for violations shall contain a statement regarding the grievance

    and what my rights are to a grievance procedure.

    D. Notices under this section may run concurrent with any notice of termination as may be required by

    state or local law.

    E. Following my eviction for engaging in criminal activity, including drug-related criminal activity, the

    U.S. Post Office will be notified that I no longer reside in the apartment so that the delivery of mail to

    me at the apartment will be terminated. I understand that following my eviction, I will not be allowed

    to return to the premises to pick up mail.

    F. At the time of lease termination, all amounts I owe under the terms of the lease, including the costs of

    obtaining warrants or petitions to the court, will become due and my failure to meet those obligations

    will be made a matter of permanent record and will be provided to apartment owner's associations,

    public housing authorities, consumer credit bureaus as well as being turned over for collection. If

    BCND sues me to enforce this Lease and wins, or if I settle with BCND after BCND has gone to court

    because BCND was right, I will have to pay for BCND’s lawyer’s fees and court costs. This means

    that if BCND sues me to make me follow the Lease or to enforce BCND’s rights I will owe for

    BCND’s lawyers and the court costs. This will only happen if BCND wins the court case.

    G. I must give the Authority written notice of my intent to terminate the lease at least fourteen (14) days

    in advance (a form will be provided.) I will continue to pay rent through the entire notice period and

    until I vacate the premises, whichever comes later. The Authority will inspect the apartment and make

    a list of items to be charged to me. If I wish to be present for this inspection, I must make an

    appointment with the office at least one working day before the apartment is inspected. It will not be

    possible to conduct a termination inspection until all items are removed from my apartment. The

    inspection will be conducted during regular office hours. If I fail to make arrangements for a

    termination inspection, I accept the findings of the Authority and will pay such reasonable charges as

    shall be made by the Authority. Any funds due the Authority are due and payable immediately, and

    any credits due me for unearned rent paid or unused security deposit will be subject to offset before

    being refunded to me. Any refund due to me will be paid as soon as possible after the apartment has

    been vacated, keys returned to the Authority, the move-out inspection has been completed and any

    negligent damages assessed.

    H. In the event of death with no remaining member of a resident family (provided legal age

     for contractual purposes has been attained), the lease is automatically terminated and rent

     will be charged until keys are turned in and the paperwork completed at the administrative

     office.

If I become incapacitated and can no longer take care of myself and/or my unit or in case of my death, it is my desire

    that the following individual(s) can have access to my unit to remove my belongings. If I am due any refunds for

    unearned rent or Security Deposit that are held by the Crossville Housing Authority, after charges for repairs or

    excess utilities have been deducted, please pay to the following individual(s). In the case that Crossville Housing

    Authority is unable to locate the person listed by phone and/or mail within a reasonable amount of time I authorize

    a representative of Crossville Housing Authority to enter my unit and remove my belongings.

______________________________________________________________________________

    Appointee for my estate

______________________________________________________________________________

    Address Phone no.

______________________________________________________________________________

    City, State, Zip

______________________________________________________________________________

    Signature

______________________________________________________________________________

    Witness

16. CHANGES AND MODIFICATIONS OF LEASE TERMS

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A. Authority Policies, Rules and Regulations and Schedules for special charges for services, repairs

    and utilities are incorporated in this lease by reference and/or are publicly posted in a conspicuous

    manner in the Authority office. I will be furnished a copy on request. Such schedules, policies, rules

    and regulations may be modified from time to time by the Authority provided that the Authority shall

    give me at least thirty (30) day’s written notice setting forth the proposed modification, the reasons

    therefore, and providing me an opportunity to present written comments which shall be taken into

    consideration by the Authority prior to any proposed modifications becoming effective. A copy of

    such notice shall be delivered directly or mailed to me.

    B. Other Changes

    Except as provided in (A) above, and as provided in Section 5 "Redetermination of Rent and

    Apartment Size", modifications of the lease must be accomplished by a written rider to the lease

    executed by me. However, nothing will preclude the Authority from modifying this lease to take into

    account revised provisions of law or governmental action with notice to me.

C. Lease Amendment

    Where applicable, the following amendment has been executed by the parties and is attached herewith:

    (1) Pet Addendum _________________________

    17. ACCOMMODATION OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

It shall be the policy of the Authority to provide reasonable accommodations to the extent necessary to

    provide persons with handicaps, as defined by 24 CFR Part 8.3, with the opportunity to the use and

    occupancy of the apartment equal to a non-handicap person. At any time during my tenancy, I may request

    reasonable accommodation of a handicap household member or reasonable accommodation so that I can

    meet lease requirements or other requirements of tenancy.

    I understand that the unit I live in may be designated housing, which means the unit is intended for use by

    individuals who are:

    1. Handicapped/Wheelchair Disabled

    2. Elderly/Disabled

    3. Family Self-Sufficiency Participant

If I am in one of these units and the Crossville Housing Authority (CHA) needs the unit for one of the above

    persons I must transfer to another appropriate size unit.

The CHA must pay for any reasonable transfer costs involved in the transfer.

    18. SEVERABILITY

The rights and obligations of the parties contained in this agreement are in addition to and not in limitations

    of those required by law. All of the terms and conditions herein shall be governed by the laws of the state of

    Tennessee. Should any term or provision of the lease agreement be held invalid such shall be severed

    herefrom and the remainder of this agreement shall remain in full force and effect.

    19. LEAD PAINT

I have received a copy of the notice entitled "Protect Your Family From Lead in Your Home”.

    20. DRUGS AND INTOXICANTS

The Crossville Housing Authority is committed to providing Drug-Free Public Housing. Part 6W of

    this lease prohibits me from violating the law. I understand that The Crossville Housing Authority will

    respond to illegal drugs and intoxicants in the following ways:

    A. In cases in which I or a family member residing with me engages in the illegal manufacture, sale, distribution,

    use, or possession with intent to manufacture, sell, distribute, or use, of a controlled substance (as defined in

    section 102 of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C.802)), either on or off the premises, The Crossville

    Housing Authority will terminate my Dwelling Lease; and in cases where a person not residing with me but

    who is on my premises with my consent engages in the sale, distribution, manufacture, or use of illegal drugs

    while on my premises, The Crossville Housing Authority will terminate my lease.

    B. In cases in which I or a family member residing with me, or any other person on my premises engages in

    the sale or bootlegging of intoxicating liquors, The BRAUN COVE NEW DEVELOPMENT will terminate

    my lease.

    21. LEAVING WITHOUT TELLING BCND

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    If I abandon my apartment and do not pay my rent, BCND can treat the apartment as abandoned. This means

    that BCND may enter my apartment and remove or store all the property it finds in my apartment. After the

    unit is abandoned, the locks on the apartment will be changed and a notice will be placed on the door

    notifying me to contact BCND within 30 days. If I do not contact BCND within the 30 days BCND may get

    rid of the property.

22. DO I UNDERSTAND THIS LEASE?

    I MUST NOT SIGN THIS LEASE UNLESS BCND HAS GONE OVER IT WITH ME AND I

    UNDERSTAND ALL OF IT. BY SIGNING THIS LEASE, I AM SAYING THAT BCND HAS

    GONE OVER IT WITH ME. I AM ALSO SAYING THAT I UNDERSTAND ALL OF IT. I

    UNDERSTAND THAT THIS LEASE IS AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN ME AND BCND AND

    THAT IT IS A LEGALLY BINDING CONTRACT BETWEEN ME AND BCND.

23. APPLICANT/TENANT CERTIFICATION

    I certify that the information given to the Authority regarding household composition, income, net family

    assets, allowances and deductible expenses is complete and accurate to the best of my knowledge and belief.

     I understand that false statements or information provided for the purpose of obtaining or maintaining

    occupancy in public housing in which the rent is subsidized is punishable under Tennessee law and Section

    1001 of Title 18, U.S.C., which provides penalties up to $10,000 or imprisonment up to five (5) years, or

    both.

SECTION 1001 OF TITLE 18 OF THE U.S. CODE MAKES IT A CRIMINAL OFFENSE TO MAKE A

    WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENT OR MISREPRESENTATION TO ANY AGENCY OR DEPARTMENT

    OF THE UNITED STATES AS TO ANY MATTER WITHIN ITS JURISDICTION.

TENNESSEE CODE ANNOTATED 39-14-104 MAKES IT A CRIMINAL OFFENSE TO COMMIT

    THEFT OF SERVICE BY INTENTIONALLY OBTAINING SERVICES (RENT) BY DECEPTION,

    FRAUD, COERCION, FALSE PRETENSE OR ANY OTHER MEANS TO AVOID PAYMENT FOR THE SERVICES. THEFT OF SERVICES VALUED AT LESS THAN $500 SHALL BE A

    MISDEMEANOR; SERVICES OVER $500 SHALL BE CLASSIFIED A FELONY.

    IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have executed this Apartment Lease this day of , 2008 , at Crossville, Tennessee. By signing this Apartment Lease, I certify that I

    have read the foregoing and understand its terms.

    Resident

Resident_________________________________________

Resident_________________________________________

    Resident

    For the Authority _______ __Title: Director of Housing

     REVISED 11/21/2006

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