bed bugs in public housing

Bed bug-infested mattress set on fire by NYCHA cleaner

October 28, 2010

Don’t try this at home! The Daily News reported yesterday that Miriam Ortiz, a cleaner who works in the New York City Housing Authority’s Manhattanville houses has been charged with arson, after setting fire to a bed bug infested mattress. This happened on the 10th floor of a 20-story building. The Daily News noted that […]

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BC Housing shares “bed bug sauna” technical details

January 12, 2010

Remember the “bed bug sauna” that Rain City was implementing in the Lux, a new British Columbia Housing development? BC Housing’s publication TECHNICAL BULLETIN NO. 29-2009 gives all the technical details and plans (click to download PDF) for the bed bug sauna, in the now open building. Bravo to BC Housing for sharing the details […]

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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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