A landlord has won a partial payout during a claim dispute after evicted tenants left broken windows, graffiti and missing taps – although the majority of the damage was ruled to be subject to a policy exclusion for poor housekeeping and unhygienic habits.

We have seen a number of disputes arises over the recent months so it is important you review the wording to ensure you understand the difference between malicious damage and poor living habits by a tenant. The full article we are referencing can be found here: https://www.insurancenews.com.au/daily/nightmare-tenants-unhygenic-lifestyle-not-covered-by-insurance