The New York sublease form is designed for tenants that are already renting property and would like to rent either a part or the entire space to someone else. This allows the tenant that is holding the original lease agreement to vacate the property early, or for a period of time, or if he or she would like a room mate to help with the…. Utility Bills- You can ask your tenant for part of utility bills if you pay the utility bills for the entire house. As a subtenant, since you didn't sign the original Lease Agreement, in most instances you'll contact the original lease holder with any issues you may have about rent or repairs. Unless you've made other arrangements, you'll pay your rent to the lease holder and they will pay the rent to the landlord. Utility Bills- You can ask your tenant for part of utility bills if you pay the utility bills for the entire house.