Bed bugs in condos and coops: a recent case in Chicago, some resources for New York City

April 25, 2011

A case from Chicago The condominium association for the building at 5415 N. Sheridan Road in Chicago, is suing resident Sandra L. Gold for failure to cooperate with efforts to get rid of her unit’s bed bugs. Park Tower Condominium Association, Inc., claims Ms. Gold’s condo “is infested with more than 500 bed bugs,” according […]

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Illinois vs. bed bugs: state Senate considers Bed Bug Task Force bill

April 25, 2010

Galesburg Radio WGIL reports that an Illinois state senator is sponsoring a bill to create an Illinois bed bug task force. This is good news!  We all want action on bed bugs, now, but officials need good advice on what actions to take. The WGIL report notes that Bed bugs are a common problem in […]

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Bed bug bites: latest research says most do react

April 4, 2010

Bed bug bites are one of the murkiest areas when it comes to our knowledge of bed bugs: who reacts, when, and how? The latest research says most people do react to bed bug bites. The February 2010 issue of PCT Online reported the results of the latest study of bed bug bite reactions carried […]

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Presidential Towers sold, with free bed bugs!

March 6, 2007

Chicago’s Presidential Towers has been sold for $470 million. This announcement comes only days after the 3 tenants filed a lawsuit against the building, which has four 49-story buildings, and 2,300 residences. Presidential Towers sold for $20 million more than experts expected; I wonder if homeowners with bed bugs can expect the same value-enhanced effects […]

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Bed bugs in detox and Presidential Towers

March 3, 2007

Three tenants are suing Presidential Towers over bed bugs, according to the Chicago Tribune. Presidential Towers is an enormous complex–almost like a little village, with multiple high-rises, with its own little mall and a full-size health club inside. Exterminators began work on the problem in January, but the bedbug infestation persists, the lawsuit said. The […]

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