Landlord Pitches Tent in Back Yard of Tenant's House and Starts Living There | 22 Words

A family in Australia were left shocked recently when their landlord starting living in a tent in their back garden.

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We've all had landlord issues in the past.

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Whether it's about paying rent late or dealing with maintenance issues, landlords can sometimes be hard work.

Even though there are many kind-hearted and patient landlords out there...

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There is a handful who just couldn't care less about the wellbeing of their tenants.

Because all they care about...

Is getting their monthly rent payments on time!

And there's nothing worse than a landlord who only cares about the money...

Because more than often, this results in a very miserable living situation for the tenants.

And sometimes...

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Landlords can just be difficult and weird for no reason at all!

But one family in Australia recently experienced a true landlord from hell...

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Who, in a money-saving move, decided to move into a tent in their tenants' back yard.

A couple known as Nicky and William have been renting a property in New South Wales, Australia...

Along with their young children.

They'd been there for 2 months when they heard some bizarre news...

When their landlord, Pascale Hubert, wrote them a pretty disturbing letter that shocked a lot of people online.

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"Dear Nicky and William, I am the owner," the letter read.

"As of tonight, I will be occupying the rear yard." Yep, the landlord and her partner decided to set up camp in the back yard.

Hubert claims she's within her legal rights, as she owns the backyard...

And the contract contains the clause "rear yard not included." When A Current Affair arrived at the house she said, "we are not squatting in the backyard" and told reporter Steve Marshall "it was not rented with the backyard".

"It's day eleven of them living in the backyard. It's completely bizarre to everybody we tell. Police and real estate don't know what to do."

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"Our children are terrified, they keep asking, 'Who are they?' and we can't give them any answers," Nicky told A Current Affair. "Regardless of them being able to access the back shed, they need to give us at least 7 days' notice to come access the property - let alone camp in it."

There have even been angry confrontations between the warring parties.

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"Listen here, s*** for brains, I've given you a warning, move that frigging car now, you are in big s***," the landlord's partner has been recorded saying. Not cool.

Sadly for Nicky and William, it seems their disruptive landlord is here to stay.

"It could be that the landlord is trespassing whenever they go across that driveway area because they are entering into a place that they've given someone else procession," Leo Patterson Ross from The Tenants Union of NSW said. "At the end of the day while the lease says that the backyard isn't included the landlord has to go down the driveway that the lease doesn't talk about and what the lease also promises the tenant is reasonable peace, comfort, and privacy in their home."

Now, that's truly the landlord from hell!

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