homeless shelters

Glutted homeless shelters have trouble treating for bed bugs

December 19, 2008

This article from the Globe and Mail is about how Bay Street (Toronto’s financial district) and charities are calling on the government to provide a “recession relief fund” for agencies that help people. (The Bay Street crowd was behind the call because they realize that due to the fall in stock prices, they can’t keep […]

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Charlotte, NC Salvation Army Women’s Shelter has bed bugs again

June 12, 2008

Back in August 2007, we reported on a Salvation Army women’s shelter in Charlotte, North Carolina, which was fighting bed bugs. Ten months on, they’re in the news again. News 14 Carolina reports: Last August, crews removed mattresses and spread polyurethane on the beds to stop bed bugs from hiding in the cracks. “Overall they […]

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