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Bed bug bill in New Jersey General Assembly: A-3203

September 17, 2008

New Jersey Assembly members Joan M. Quigley, L. Grace Spencer, and L. Harvey Smith introduced legislation (A-3203) on Monday which would make New Jersey landlords wholly responsible for eliminating bed bugs from rented accommodation. The bill has been referred to the Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee for a hearing. Here’s a video of Joan […]

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Jersey City legislators push to make landlords pay for some bed bug treatments

September 12, 2008

State Senators and Hudson County Democratic Assembly Members were already working on changing the laws in New Jersey so that landlords could not pass on bed bug extermination costs to tenants. Now Jersey City politicians are trying to make the same change on the city level, ASAP. The Jersey Journal reported Wednesday via The […]

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New Jersey’s laws designed to spread bed bugs in rental housing

July 2, 2008

Many local laws make it easier for bed bugs to spread, and New Jersey’s laws are among them. As noted on our FAQ about who pays for treatment, the New Jersey Warranty of Habitability says landlords have to keep rental apartments pest-free. However, things can be a bit more complicated than that. Although the law […]

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Bed bugs in Danbury, Connecticut senior housing

June 10, 2008

According to The News-Times, Danbury Housing Authority is fighting bed bugs in Ives Manor, a 98-unit elderly housing complex on Main Street in Danbury, CT. Carolyn Sistrunk, executive director of the Danbury Housing Authority, said Monday the complex had a problem with the bugs in 2007 and spent about $17,000 to get rid of them. […]

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scaring British children; bed bugs and renter’s insurance; bed bug reality show

December 16, 2007

Today’s bed bug news: CBBC Newsround | UK | Look out, there are bedbugs about How to scare the children, from the Children’s BBC. Remember it was just a few years ago when the CBBC thought bed bugs were the same as dust mites. We’ve come a long way, babies. San Jose Mercury News – […]

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More from Cincinnati: senior housing complex

October 5, 2007

According to Channel 12 WKRC in Cincinnati (doesn’t Howard Hesseman work there?), residents at the Hillrise Apartment building, which is owned by Cincinnati Business & Professional Women’s Retirement Living Incorporated, are suffering from various issues including bed bugs. Calvin Merritt’s problems at Hillrise Apartments are pretty simple. “Mostly bugs, roaches and all that…” The “all […]

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Freehold, NJ Social Service agency asks county for money to treat bed bugs

July 14, 2007

Bed bug news, even the important stuff that can make a difference, is often considered unimportant, and squeezed into a paragraph under the bottom of an article on something else. reported Friday that in Freehold, NJ, Keith Hamilton said that bedbugs have returned to some local social-service facilities and asked if the county can […]

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