Florida Lease Agreement

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The landlord, or a person authorized to enter into a rental agreement on the land­lord’s behalf, must disclose in writing to the tenant, at or before the commencement of the tenancy, the name and address of the landlord or a person authorized to receive notices and demands on the landlord’s behalf. (Fla. Stat. Ann. § 83.50)

Landlord must tell new tenants about the availability of fire protection in a building over three stories high. (Fla. Stat. Ann. § 83.50)

In all leases, landlord must include this warning: “RADON GAS: Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that, when it has accumulated in a building in sufficient quantities, may present health risks to persons who are exposed to it over time. Levels of radon that exceed federal and state guidelines have been found in buildings in Florida. Additional information regarding radon and radon testing may be obtained from your county health department.” (Fla. Stat. Ann. § 404.056)

Within 30 days of receiving the security deposit, the landlord must disclose in writing whether it will be held in an interest- or non-interest-bearing account; the name of the account depository; and the rate and time of interest payments. Landlord who collects a deposit must include a copy of Florida Statutes § 83.49(3) in the lease. (Fla. Stat. Ann. §§ 83.49, 83.43 (12))