Updated on September 28th, 2021
A South Carolina roommate agreement is a type of contract entered into by two (2) or more individuals who plan on living together in a residential rental unit. This agreement sets forth the terms and conditions by which the roommates must abide with regard to their rights, responsibilities, and obligations to the rental property.
Separate from the lease agreement between the landlord and tenants, a roommate agreement determines how rent will be split up between the residents, how cleaning and other household tasks will be managed, the division of utility payments, and how common areas will be used. Once all roommates understand and agree to all provisions, the document can be signed and it will become legally binding.