bed bugs in single room occupancy hotels

Bed bugs in San Francisco SROs

March 19, 2010

“The biggest problem in the neighborhood, after crack, is bed bugs.” Those are the words of Joseph Jones, a 70-year old resident of a Single Room Occupancy apartment (SRO) in San Francisco’s Tenderloin district.  Jones is quoted this 2009 article from Race, Poverty and the Environment. This week, Mission Loc@l reports that while a horrifying […]

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Injured Queens woman was living in bed bug-infested room

June 3, 2008

Ann Kenny was lying immobilized on the floor of her room at the Baxter Hotel in Far Rockaway, Queens for nearly a week before being found and taken to get medical assistance. As if falling and not being found for nearly a week was not enough of a horror story, this news article in the […]

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