natural disasters

Bed bugs “a disaster no different from a fire” Brattleboro officials

October 9, 2009

The Brattleboro Reformer notes that bed bugs can be considered “a disaster, no different from a fire,” at least according to Brattleboro, Vermont officials. Landlord Ron Gaida applied to the town of Brattleboro, Vermont for a low-interest loan to help him treat his 8-unit rental building for bed bugs. Last week, the Selectboard approved the […]

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Status of New Jersey bed bug extermination bill A3203: so far so good

December 9, 2008

We now have a status update on the bill in the New Jersey Assembly which would make landlords entirely responsible for eradicating bed bugs in rental properties. According to PolitickerNJ.com, The Assembly Housing and Local Government Committee released the measure 5- 0 with one abstention. It now heads to the Assembly Speaker, who decides if […]

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