Sober Housing Credit Agreement

between Elite Recovery and  


THIS HOUSING CREDIT AGREEMENT, dated as of (the “Agreement”), is entered into by and between ELITE RECOVERY, LLC, a Minnesota limited liability company, having its principal place of business at 1137 Grand Ave., St Paul, MN 55105 (”Elite”), and    a Minnesota limited liability companies, having their principal place of business at . (Elite and  are referred to as the “Parties”, and each, a “Party”).

WHEREAS,  is in the business of providing sober housing for individuals (“Resident(s)”) recovering from a substance use disorder (the “Housing”);

WHEREAS, Elite is in the business of providing outpatient treatment to individuals recovering from a substance use disorder (“Treatment”); 

WHEREAS,  has a comprehensive understanding of the treatment services offered by Elite and that Elite is able to offer to the Residents;

WHEREAS, the Parties desire to enter into an agreement whereby Elite agrees to provide payment to  to be applied to the rent of any Resident referred to Elite in accordance with the terms of this Agreement.

NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the premises set forth above and other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, the Parties agree as follows:

1. Referral of Residents.

    1. In the event believes a Resident needs or would likely benefit from treatment, will recommend the Resident contact Elite for the purpose of determining whether the Resident would benefit from treatment.      
    2. covenants and agrees that it shall only refer Residents to Elite whom believes in good faith would benefit from treatment with respect to his or her recovery from a substance use disorder. Although the Parties acknowledge that they may receive financial benefits from Residents who are successfully referred to Elite, covenants and agrees that it shall not refer any Residents to Elite for financial gain or for any other reason than in the best interests of the Resident and his or her recovery.  
    3. Upon satisfaction of the terms and conditions set forth in Section 2.a. herein, Elite will issue housing credit (“Housing Credit”) to for the benefit of the Resident who earned it in the amount set forth in Schedule A attached hereto, which agrees to apply to the applicable Resident’s rent for that month.
    4. At the time refers a Resident to Elite, shall make any legally required disclosures to the Resident and shall disclose that if the Resident earns Housing Credit from Elite, then Elite will pay it directly to .
    5. The prices, terms, and conditions under which Elite provides treatment to a Resident shall be determined by Elite in its sole discretion. Elite shall have the authority to control all discussions and negotiations regarding any proposed or actual treatment to a Resident. Nothing in this Agreement shall obligate Elite to provide Treatment to a Resident. 


2. Housing Credit. 

Elite will issue Housing Credit directly to  for the benefit of a Resident in the amount corresponding with the number of hours of Treatment the Resident completes as set forth on Schedule A hereto and upon the satisfaction of the following conditions:

    1.  notifies Elite in writing in advance that it referred a Resident for treatment and the name of the Resident;
      1. Elite performs an intake assessment of the Resident to determine if treatment would be beneficial to him or her;
      2. The Resident enters into a treatment agreement with Elite;
      3. Payment of the Resident’s treatment is approved by the Resident’s insurance carrier, a government assistance program, or other source of funding that Elite determines, in its sole discretion, is sufficient to guaranty payment for treatment; 
      4. is not in default under this Agreement; and
      5. The Resident is not in default of any of the terms of the client agreement.
    1. Provided all the conditions set forth in Section 2.a. are satisfied, on the first business day of each month, Elite shall remit to in advance a Housing Credit in an amount determined by the number of hours of treatment the Resident has agreed to attend for the upcoming month. Elite shall pay Housing Credits due under this Agreement to by either delivery of a check via U.S. Mail or electronically by bank wire or ACH. Elite will also deliver an accounting of all Housing Credit to be earned that month, which shall include the names of the Residents who are intending to earn the remitted Housing Credit and the respective amount of each Housing Credit. 
    2. If a Housing Credit is issued for a Resident for any given month and the Resident fails to attend 90% or more hours of treatment for which previous Housing Credit was issued, Elite shall have no obligation to issue additional Housing Credit for following month. Elite shall have no obligation to thereafter issue a Housing Credit for that Resident until he attends 90% or more hours of treatment that he or she was required to attend that month.
    3. agrees to refund to Elite any or all of a paid Housing Credit to the extent the rent owed by the Resident for which it was issued is less than the Housing Credit. If consented to by Elite, any such overpayment may be carried over to the next month if the Resident continues to reside in housing for that month.    
    4. acknowledges that Elite Recovery has a policy to only issue one rent credit per client per month. If client moves out of residence during a given month, Elite is not responsible for a second rent credit being issued. 
    5. Client acknowledges that Elite recovery has a policy to only issue one rent credit per client per month. If a client moves out of a residence during a given month and into a second residence, Elite is not responsible for a second rent credit being issued.
    6. understands if a client completes less than 2 weeks of treatment services at Elite, no housing credit will be issued and will refund Elite. 


3. Term and Termination.

The term of this Agreement commences on the date of this Agreement and continues for a period of 90 days unless and until earlier terminated as provided under this Agreement (the “Initial Term”). Upon expiration of the Initial Term, this Agreement automatically renews for another 90 day term unless and until either Party provides Notice of non-renewal at least thirty (30) days prior to the end of the then-current term, or unless and until earlier terminated as provided under this Agreement (each a “Renewal Term” and together with the Initial Term, the “Term”).

  1. In addition to any remedies that may be provided in this Agreement, either Party may terminate this Agreement with immediate effect upon Notice to the other party, if the other party: (i) fails to pay any amount when due under this Agreement and such failure continues for thirty (30) days after the other party’s receipt of Notice of nonpayment; (ii) has not otherwise performed or complied with any of the terms of this Agreement, in whole or in part; or (iii) becomes insolvent, files a petition for bankruptcy, or commences or has commenced against it proceedings relating to bankruptcy, receivership, reorganization, or assignment for the benefit of creditors.‌
  2. Any Party may terminate this Agreement at any time with or without cause by providing written notice to the other Party by mail, fax, or email to the street address, fax number, or email address set forth on the signature page for this Agreement for any reason whatsoever. The termination shall be effective five (5) full days after notice is sent (“Termination Date”).  


4. Miscellaneous.

All notices, requests, consents, claims, demands, waivers, summons and other legal process, and other similar types of communications hereunder (each, a “Notice”) must be in writing and addressed to the relevant Party at the address set forth on the first page of this Agreement. All Notices must be delivered by personal delivery, nationally recognized overnight courier (with all fees pre-paid), or certified or registered mail (in each case, return receipt requested, postage prepaid). A Notice is effective only (i) upon receipt by the receiving Party and (ii) if the Party giving the Notice has complied with the requirements set forth in this agreement. 

  1. This Agreement and all matters arising out of or relating to this Agreement are governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Minnesota, without regard to its conflict of laws provisions. Any legal suit, action or proceeding arising out of or relating to this Agreement must be instituted in the federal courts of the United States of America or the courts of the State of Minnesota, in each case located in the City of Minneapolis and County of Hennepin, and each Party irrevocably submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts in any such suit, action, or proceeding
  2. This Agreement, and each of the terms and provisions hereof, may only be amended, modified, waived, or supplemented by an agreement in writing signed by each Party.
  3. shall not assign, transfer, delegate, or subcontract any of its rights or obligations under this Agreement without the prior written consent of Elite. Any purported assignment or delegation in violation of this Section shall be null and void. Elite may at any time assign, transfer, or subcontract any or all of its rights or obligations under this Agreement without ’s prior written consent. This Agreement will inure to the benefit of and be binding upon each of the Parties and each of their respective permitted successors and permitted assignees.
  4. This Agreement may be executed in counterparts, each of which is deemed an original, but all of which together constitutes one and the same agreement. Delivery of an executed counterpart of this Agreement electronically or by facsimile shall be effective as delivery of an original executed counterpart of this Agreement.
  5. If any term or provision of this Agreement is invalid, illegal, or unenforceable in any jurisdiction, such invalidity, illegality, or unenforceability shall not affect any other term or provision of this Agreement or invalidate or render unenforceable such term or provision in any other jurisdiction.
  6. This Agreement constitutes the sole and entire agreement of the Parties with respect to the subject matter contained herein, and supersedes all prior and contemporaneous understandings, agreements, representations, and warranties, both written and oral, with respect to such subject matter.
  7. The parties do not confer any rights or remedies upon any person, including Residents, other than the Parties and their respective successors and permitted assigns.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Parties have executed this Agreement as of the date first written above.

Elite Recovery, LLC

by: Justin Scharr, LADC CDCC
Treatment Director



between Elite Recovery and  



Housing Credit Schedule


Hours of treatment attended

Housing Credit

80 hours per month


64 hours per month


48 hours per month


36 hours per month


20 hours per month


Extended Care





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Document name: Sober Housing Credit Agreement
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January 22, 2021 10:51 am CDTSober Housing Credit Agreement Uploaded by Justin Scharr - IP
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