Can we pay rent as a couple?
Learn about the different ways you can choose to pay rent using Keyhook.
Firstly, it is recommended that you understand how to pay rent using Keyhook - instructions can be found here.
When using Keyhook as a couple, it is required that every person who will be signing a lease has their own separate Keyhook account. However, in certain situations this may cause an issue when it comes to paying your rent.
- One person in the couple may cover rent for both people
- Rent may be paid from a shared bank account
Keyhook has a few different ways for you to handle these situations.
When setting up the rent split between you and your partner in the tenancy, you can choose that one person pays the full rent amount and other person to pay $0 (it is important that you put exactly $0).
Keyhook detects your payments using your unique reference code, so rent payments can be made from either your personal or shared account.
If you have a shared bank account and wish to have a history of rent payments for both of you, you can set up 2 separate recurring payments for 50% of the rent each. Just make sure that the reference is different for each payment and that the references match the ones shown in your individual Keyhook accounts.
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