Your lease will govern who will pay the utilities (gas, electric, garbage). Your lease may require you to put those utilities into your name for the period of the lease and you would be responsible to pay for the utilities. Or, your lease may read that your landlord is responsible to pay those utilities.
Regarding water and sewage, the municipality requires that the bill be sent to the property owner. However, again, the lease that you negotiate with your landlord may hold you responsible for payment. Or, the lease may indicate that the landlord will pay the water and sewage bill.
In short, it all depends upon the language of the lease. You must make sure that you read through the lease. If possible, take it home for a day or two so that you can digest the information in the lease. That way, if you have any questions, you can then ask the landlord before you enter into the lease.
There is a GREAT resource called the "Renters
Handbook." Below is a link to the site. You should read through each section BEFORE you read and/or enter into a lease with your landlord. The Handbook is VERY informational.
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