Secret Site Map
Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Home News NYC to Unveil Tougher Bed Bug Regulations for Landlords

NYC to Unveil Tougher Bed Bug Regulations for Landlords

Bed bugs

The New York Post reports that New York City Council and Bloomberg administration officials will announce stepped-up rules today targeting landlords who neglect bed bug problems in their buildings.

| March 29, 2011

The New York Post reports that New York City Council and Bloomberg administration officials will announce stepped-up rules today targeting landlords who neglect bed bug problems in their buildings.

Under the new rules — which take effect immediately — building owners must inspect and treat apartments next to, above and below any unit that has bed bugs. They also must notify all tenants when bedbugs have been detected and distribute a plan on eradicating them.

Property owners who repeatedly fail to take care of bedbug infestations will be required to get a licensed exterminator to fill out a sworn affidavit indicating the problem has been handled.

The Department of Health will be empowered to send landlords who ignore bedbugs to the city’s Environmental Control Board, which can issue fines. Presently, only the Department of Housing Preservation and Development can issue violations to landlords for bed bugs.

Click here to read the entire story.

Source: New York Post

 

Top news

Terminix Places Top Talent Behind International Division

Larry Pruitt and Jason Bailey have been appointed to new roles designed to drive its strategy to increase its international footprint.

Terminix Acquires Assets of Quebec-Based Groupe Cameron

The entrance into the Quebec province expands Terminix's presence in Canada.

Police Officer Hospitalized After 100+ Yellowjacket Stings

A Georgia police officer was rushed to the hospital after a swarm of yellowjackets attacked him during a chase Wednesday, WSBTV reported.

Peanut Executive Guilty in Deadly Salmonella Outbreak

A jury in Georgia convicted a former peanut company owner Friday of conspiracy, fraud and other federal charges in a groundbreaking case stemming from a deadly salmonella outbreak almost six years ago.

BedBug Central Introduces SenSci Volcano and SenSci Activ

SenSci Volcano, a bed bug monitor, and SenSci Activ, a bed bug lure are products that can be used in combination for detection.

x