Rooming house operator RNSS Enterprises has been fined $24,750 after being convicted of 99 breaches of the Residential Tenancies Act 1997.
On 16 July, RNSS Enterprises Pty Ltd pleaded guilty in the Dandenong Magistrate’s Court to 99 charges relating to 33 separate tenancy agreements for 12 properties, including 10 rooming houses.
The company admitted using written tenancy agreements that were not in the prescribed form and failing to complete bond lodgement forms or give them to tenants for signing. It also failed to lodge bonds and forms with the Residential Tenancies Bond Authority within the required timeframes.
RNSS Enterprises was convicted and fined $24,750 plus $1445 costs.