bed bugs and people with disabilities

Iowa tenants sue landlord in bed bug class action lawsuit

May 11, 2013

Remember the low income, elderly, and disabled tenants of Elsie Mason Manor and Ligutti Tower in Des Moines, Iowa, who said they lived with bed bugs without treatment for more than two years? In fact, tenants claimed there was no bed bug treatment until they filed a lawsuit. We first told you about their story back […]

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Bed Bugs in Selis Manor, which provides housing for the visually impaired

July 17, 2010

NBC reports that Selis Manor, a Chelsea building providing housing to the blind and visually impaired on 23rd Street in New York City, has multiple units which are battling bed bugs.

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Public housing tenants living with bed bugs for 3.5 years

April 27, 2010

Remember the Connie Griffith / Ballard Towers, in Lexington, Kentucky? In November, 2008, we told you that some of the complex’s public housing tenants had been suffering with bed bugs for two years.  Next month, it will be three and a half years that some tenants have been living with this pest. And as WKYT […]

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Tenants with bed bugs file class action lawsuit in Des Moines

March 17, 2010

Elderly and disabled residents of two buildings in Des Moines which are infested with bed bugs and other pests have filed a class-action lawsuit against their landlord. According to The Des Moines Register, the lawsuit . . . filed this week in Polk County District Court alleges that more than 250 people have suffered “unconscionable […]

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Allentown’s Hamilton Street Apartments infested with bed bugs

December 1, 2008

Residents of an Allentown apartment building are facing bed bugs, NBC 10 reports. These are government-subsidized apartments run by the Lehigh County Housing Authority. Residents are seeing bed bugs and some have had itchy bed bug bites for as long as five months.  Some tenants complained their units were not treated, others that the LCHA […]

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Bed bugs infest Lexington, Kentucky public housing complex

September 10, 2008

Bed bugs are taking over a Lexington, Kentucky public housing apartment complex.  According to WKYT.com, residents of the Connie Griffith and Ballard apartment complexes on Tower Plaza Road are suffering from bed bug bites. The buildings are run by the Lexington Housing Authority for residents aged 55 and older. WKYT claims more than a hundred […]

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