If a provision of the lease gives you or your landlord less than your legal rights, that provision cannot be enforced. 4. Rent. Your lease or lease should indicate the amount of rent, when it is due (usually the first of the month) and how it is to be paid, by .B. by mail to your office. To avoid confusion and avoid disputes with tenants, describe details such as: Landlords must return full or partial deposits to their tenants, with a check and a letter explaining why the entire deposit will not be refunded. See what information you want to include and what deductions are allowed. 1. Names of all tenants. Any adult living in the rental unit, including both members of a married or unmarried couple, should be named a tenant and sign the lease or lease.