When the Bed Bugs Bite: Landlord and Tenant Responsibilities for a Reemerging Pest Problem

By Alice M. Noble-Allgire
Bed Bugs

Bed Bugs

There is varying certainty as to whether and how bed bug infestations are governed by the warranty of habitability.

For several decades, Americans could sleep tight without letting the bed bugs bite. But the United States is now “experiencing an alarming resurgence” of this pest. Joint Statement on Bed Bug Control in the United States from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 1 (2010).

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