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When you do not understand the rules and regulations while renting a room in Japan.
日本でお部屋を借りる時のしきたりやルールがわからない

09/01/2018

When living in rental housing in Japan there are unique rules of Japan which are difficult to understand at first for the foreigners.

We will give you some examples.

Contract signing

  1. The rent must be paid in advance (prepayment). * Usually due date for the rent is on between the 25th and the last day of the previous month.
  2. The rent must be transferred under the contractor’s name.
  3. Delay in payment of rent and delinquency are strictly prohibited.
  4. You cannot sublet the property or any part thereof to a third person or let the person whose name is not in the contract live there.
  5. In an event of a long-term absence please notify the management company * When you are away for about one month.

Living in

  1. Activation of electricity, gas, water supplies must be accomplished. *Your presence is required for the activation of gas supply.
  2. Do not put personal belongings in the common areas.
  3. As for returning the room back to the original condition※ the tenants shall be responsible for the stains and detects caused by intentional negligence.
  4. Please follow the garbage disposal rule. * Adhere to the rules made for each residential area and building.
  5. Please be careful about the noise. ※ Especially late at night from 22 o’clock to 5 o’clock.
  6. Pets are prohibited.

Process for lease termination

  1. Lease termination notification period varies from property to property so please be careful.
  2. It is necessary to pay the restoration fee and move all your belongings out of the room.
  3.  Deposit

The main content is above.

We have received a great cooperation from GTN, our partner company on creating this column.

(※ The only guarantor company specialized in foreigners in Japan is our partner GTN.)
Regardless of the above, GTN company will provide you the multilingual support if you have any questions or concerns in your life in Japan. If you need a guarantor company, please contact Waseda University Student Housing Center.

日本で賃貸住宅に住むときには外国人の方には一見分かりにくい日本独自のルールがあります。

代表的な事項をあげておきます。

契約時

  1. 家賃は前家賃(前払い)です。
    通常前月25日から末日の間に支払い
  2. 家賃は前家賃(前払い)です。
    通常前月25日から末日の間に支払い家賃振り込みの際は、契約者の名義で振り込みます
  3. 家賃の支払い遅延、滞納は厳禁です
  4. 契約者以外の方への転貸禁止、規定者以外の複数人入居禁止
  5. 長期不在時は管理会社に連絡必要
    概ね1カ月以上不在時

入居中

  1. 電気、ガス、水道開栓通知必要
    ガスは要立ち合い
  2. 共有部分には私物を置かない
  3. 原状回復について室内美化
    故意過失、汚損は入居者の負担となります
  4. ゴミ出しルールの順守・徹底
    居住地や建物ごとに定められたルール順守
  5. 騒音について要注意※特に22時~5時の深夜帯
  6. ペットは原則禁止です

解約時

  1. 解約予告期間が物件により決まっていますので要注意
  2. 室内美化、残置物処理、原状回復費用の精算が必要
  3. 敷金とは主な内容は以上となります。

尚、本コラム制作に関して、弊社提携先であるGTN社様に多大な御協力を頂きました。

(※日本で唯一外国人を専門としている保証会社は当社提携のGTN様だけです)
GTN社様では上記に関わらず、みなさんが日本で生活するにあたり、不明な点や困ったことがあれば多言語対応によりサポートいたします。保証会社が必要な場合は、早稲田大学学生住宅センターまで是非お問合せください。

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