number crunching

New York City bed bug numbers, Bedbugger-style

July 16, 2008

The official New York City data on how many people have bed bugs consists of two sets of numbers: calls to 311 (which are available to the public, sort of), and constituent complaint calls to city council members, which are currently shrouded in mystery. 311 posting NYC Originally uploaded by Beauty Playin ‘Eh According to […]

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Columbia Spectator on bed bugs, again with the HPD statistic soup

March 6, 2008

This Columbia Spectator article focuses on the personal plight of some folks with bed bugs living near Columbia University. It’s a nice article bound to raise some awareness of the problem. But what interests me is the section citing HPD statistics on bed bugs in NYC. It cites the city’s HPD stats on bed bugs […]

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