Yes, the registration required by law is independent of the registration of the rental agreement with the competent sub-registrar under “The Registration Act, 1908” Step-1: Visit www.tenancy.tn.gov.in – Tamil Nadu Housing and Urban Development Department Portal The room agreement is similar to the standard rental agreement, but has minor differences as some facts are different, since the owner only rents one room in the property. To reduce costs, tenants and lessors sometimes conclude an oral agreement on the lease and avoid the realization of a lease. Sometimes they also document the agreement and set terms for the rental, but choose not to save the document. This is due to the fact that both parties are responsible for paying a registration fee when a rental agreement is drawn up and registered. The lessor is also required to declare his rental income as soon as the lease is valid. . . .