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Bed bugs in Memphis HUD housing

May 31, 2015

Residents of a housing complex in Memphis for elderly and disabled people are dealing with what sounds like a serious bed bug problem, as LocalMemphis.com reports: (You can also view the video on the Local Memphis website if it doesn’t load here.) First, this sounds like a bed bug problem which has been growing for […]

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Sen. Charles Schumer urges interagency bed bug task force

August 9, 2010

Pest Control Technology (PCT) reports that: U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) recently drafted a letter to heads of EPA, HUD and Health and Human Services (HHS) urging the groups to form an interagency task force to investigate and resolve bed bug infestations infesting properties. The letter was dated July 20th, and you can download it […]

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18-story Dayton apartment building infested with bed bugs to be treated with Vikane gas

July 27, 2009

On August 22nd, an entire 18-story apartment building in Dayton, the Biltmore at 210 N. Main St., is being treated for bed bugs with Vikane (sulfuryl fluoride) gas fumigation.  Residents will be evacuated for a week (to friends’ homes, or to a local hotel). The Dayton Daily News reports that this process is only being […]

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Low-income tenants not liable for treatment costs in HUD-supported rentals

July 17, 2009

WFTV in Florida helped some low-income tenants with bed bugs to get help. The owner of Oakwood apartments in Mount Dora tried to charge seven families almost $3,000 each for extermination fees. The South Florida based company, Miami Mar Incorporated, told the residents they would be kicked out if they didn’t pay. Whether this is […]

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Bowling Green Towers: another infestation in elderly and disabled housing

February 5, 2008

Jim Gaines Reports for the Bowling Green Daily News (Bowling Green, Kentucky) that A few of the roughly 200 residents in Bowling Green Towers at 1149 College St. have had restless nights due to a pesky problem. Several apartment-dwellers have reported an infestation of bedbugs – but health officials say trouble is being squashed before […]

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