A woman has exposed the squalid interior of her parent’s rental property after a single mother-of-six rented it out and caused thousands of dollars’ worth of damage.
Jasmine Hrodwulf’s parents, Solomon Rolfe and Jody Williamson, had recently renovated their property in the Perth suburb of Mt Nasura.
Taking pity on the woman, they accepted her application wanting to “give her a chance”, Ms Hrodwulf wrote in a post to Facebook.
Not only did the woman fail her rent inspections, she allegedly failed to pay her electricity and rent, and racked up a $950 water bill and caused up to $8,000 worth of damage.
In disturbing footage shared by Ms Hrodwulf, the property was seen left in a disgusting state with the carpet completely destroyed and rubbish strewn across the floor.
The daughter said the house was “infested with cockroaches” and faeces had been smeared across the walls and was smudged into the carpet.
“All of the carpets are ruined, there's been poo smeared on all of the carpet... One of the carpets in the upstairs room has burn marks all over it,” she told Yahoo News Australia.
“There’s tonnes of holes in the walls which will need filling and repainting; the oven needs replacing, all the fly screens need replacing so do the door locks; one of the doors have been kicked in so badly that half of it’s missing.”
She said the home was full of cockroaches and several items needed to be replaced, including the bathroom vanity, shower head, taps and gutters.
“There were bongs left in the shed. She moved out and basically left the whole house full of rubbish - my parents and step dad have had to pay $450 to get the rubbish removed.
“They have to get the carpets replaced — that's four large bedrooms, and almost every area of the house has to be repainted which I've already done most of.”
Ms Hrodwulf and her father, who has a heart condition, spent a week of 11-hour days cleaning the property and trying to make it presentable again.
“My dad is a heart patient so we've all been worried about the stress this has put on him, he's already had two heart attacks.
“I've done as much as I can for my mum and step dad, they're hard working generous people who don't deserve this,”’ she said.
Her parents were still coming to terms with the traumatic experience, which left them significantly out-of-pocket.
“They're still really upset and just gutted that someone could do this. My mum's sad and angry, my step dad is trying to keep calm and be supportive.”
Ms Hrodwulf said since the clean-up effort, a trusted family friend of her parents had moved into the home, which they said had been a “hard decision”.
“My parents just wanted to sell the house but the market isn't good,” she said.
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