Secret Site Map
Tuesday, May 05, 2015

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

Arrow Exterminators Acquires Corpus Christi-Based Certified Termite and Pest Control

New location adds to Arrow’s footprint in the growing Texas market.

Copesan Elects New Officers on Board of Directors

Stacy O’Reilly, president, Plunkett’s Pest Control, succeeds Sprague Pest Solutions’ Alfie Treleven as chair of the Copesan board of directors.

Rollins Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results

Company posts 36th consecutive quarter of improved earnings.

Carl Tanner to Retire as Liphatech CEO; Manny Martinez Named Successor

Martinez will assume his new role effective Sept. 1.

Bed Bug Awareness Week to be Held June 7-13

The Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA) will be marking Bed Bug Awareness Week to coincide with the start of the summer travel season.

x