This story is in regards to an ongoing escalating issue with a bed bug infestation at a multi family residence located at 207 15th St. SE., Cedar Rapids, IA. We have voiced several concerns on numerous occasions with the landlord requesting to have this issue resolved. The outcome: the city has placed an Intent to Placard dated Monday, July 15th for possible placard of building for unsafe and unsanitary conditions. The people of this muti family unit are up in arms with what to do next, while being assualted by bed bugs. Is this what " being thrown in a pit of rattlesnakes" feels like?
Statement made early, very early, this morning, by Mr. Halfhill," It is shameful and intolerable.These are yearly rental leases for which the landlord is receiving deposits and rent for tenant use, without any dislosure of said infestation problems. Low income families are moving in, signing yearly leases, with no disclosure of the infestation problems, which in return has caused great grief and great expense amongst these low income families. At no time has anyone been denied access. As the sign on the building states' bed bugs, 2+ years, help.'"

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The comment has been submitted for review. Thank you . says ... on Sunday, Jul 14 at 2:31 PM

Total Landlord Negligence! These property owners and management companies need to read Bed Bugs For Landlords, Tenants and Property Management found on before they wind up in a lawsuit.

@williamcurryk9 says ... on Sunday, Jul 14 at 8:41 AM

Discloser is the only answer. Who has had bed bugs,when did they have bed bugs and what was done. Lastly who did the remediation work. Documentation of all efforts,list of those involved and certified inspections to verify results. Its time is now.

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