A landlord in Australia has been left with a huge bill after the family he gave free accommodation to trashed the house.
Perth landlord Vim Vijaya offered the young family free accommodation after they told him their previous home had burned down, 7 News reports.
The two women with two young children left the house in a mess with food, worms, blood and needles found among the rubbish, Mr Vijaya said.
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Professional cleaners have pinged him with a AU$30,000 (NZ$31,565) damage bill, and more work still needs to be done, according to 7 News.
And not only did the family leave a mess, they also took electronic items from the house, including a television and an Xbox, Mr Vijaya said.
The family had only been in the house for two weeks, he said, and during that time managed to get barbeque sauce on the walls and ceilings, and motor oil all over the laundry.
Mr Vijaya has been flooded with support on social media, with one person saying: "I'd be happy to come and clean out the air conditioner for free for you mate."
Another said, "I hope he gets compensated for this. I'm also happy to help clean his home if he wants a lending hand, that's a lot to clean."
Police are investigating the matter and have asked people to come forward with information.
New Zealanders have also had their fair share of nightmarish tenant disputes.
In November, Auckland landlord Joseph Yi found the house he rented out had been vandalised so badly that insurers told him it was the worst damage they'd ever seen.