After section 131 of the Principal Act insert —
(1) If the Director considers it appropriate to do so, the Director may investigate whether a rooming house owner—
(a) is in breach of a duty to ensure a room or rooming house is maintained in good repair; or
(b) has failed to comply with the standards of privacy, safety, security and amenity of a room, facility, service or common area of a rooming house prescribed for the purposes of Division 8 of this Part.
(2) If the Director carries out an investigation under subsection (1), the Director—
(a) may negotiate arrangements for the carrying out of repairs if the Director is satisfied that the rooming house owner—
(i) is in breach of the duty to maintain the room or rooming house in good repair; or
(ii) has failed to comply with the standards prescribed for the purposes of Division 8 of this Part; and
(b) must give a written report to any resident affected by the breach or failure to comply, as the case requires, and a copy of the report to the rooming house owner.
(3) An investigation may be carried out under this section whether or not the resident applies for an investigation under section 131.".