Yan Liu - Court action

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29 June 2012
Court actions

The landlord of a Mont Albert rooming house has been fined $3000 after being found guilty of seven breaches of the Residential Tenancies Act 1997.

Yan Liu committed breaches of the Act by failing to:

  • provide tenants with the required condition report
  • give tenants a statement of rights and duties
  • provide tenants with his name and contact number for urgent repairs
  • complete and sign a bond lodgement form and give the form to the tenants
  • lodge bonds received with the Residential Tenancies Bond Authority within 10 business days
  • comply with the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act 1998.

Mr Liu also breached the Act by preparing tenancy agreements in a non-prescribed form.

The breaches related to Mr Liu’s failure to meet his obligations in relation to two residents of a rooming house he operated in Kenmore Street, Mont Albert.