Browse Tag: Bedbug infestation

Bed Bugs And The Law: UNLV’s Christian Hardigree at NAR 2011

Bedbug

Bed bugs spread among multi-unit housing, and also by hitching a ride on the person of travelers coming from infested space which can be as small as a single chair in a hotel lobby.  The health and legal consequences for owners, managers, operators, guests and residents apartment buildings, multi-family, hospitality, theaters and commercial properties of all stripes are already huge and only getting bigger.  The commercial real estate industry’s problem with bed bugs is only growing; some entomologists (that’s “bug scientists” to you and me) alarmingly predict that 50% of US residences will be infested with the persistent critters in a few years.

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Bed Bugs And The Law: IREM’s Chuck Achilles at NAR 2011

Line art drawing of a bedbug.

The commercial real estate industry’s problem with bed bugs is only growing; some entomologists (that’s “bug scientists” to you and me) alarmingly predict that 50% of US residences will be infested with the persistent critters in a few years.  Bed bugs spread among multi-unit housing, and are also spread by travel to infested spaces, which can be as small as a single chair in a hotel lobby.  The health and legal consequences for owners, managers, operators, guests and residents apartment buildings, multi-family, hospitality, theaters and commercial properties of all stripes are huge and getting bigger.

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