The rent affidavit form is used for various purposes such as for indemnifying the holder of the rent agreement, rent payment/ non-payment and occupation, residence proof and even a promise of compensating the tenant by the landlord. This form needs to be created and signed by the notary public in order to be official and legalized. The purpose for such a form must be highlighted during the formulation of the form.
This can also be used for tax purposes to be filed under strict government laws. The rent affidavit form is important for ensuring that no legal hassle ensues in the future. Most rental companies, real estate agents etc ensure such forms are filed.