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Bed BugsOct 25, 2018

I am President of our Condo.WE have a unit owner who is a type of hoarder who has bed bugs confirmed by an exterminator we hired . He was all for it , but when he found out that he has to do :clean his place up and what this "prepping" entails he said no and got an extermnator who claimed he found no evidence on the bed (I am sure he vacuumed before the guy came). He did leave bed bug traps all over, which proves he is not all that sure that there are no bugs,. We wanted to get a third (dogs) opinion, but he refuses to allow us in anymore. There are all sorts of remedies for Tenant Landlord, but what about for a unit owner who refuses to do anything??

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Bed Bugs - peoples choice #1 Oct 26, 2018

This is a health issue and needs to be reported to the proper authority, call 311 ASAP. Sounds like the owner is breaking some kind of rules in your Condo and can be forced to move.
Now for my question. Where is your managing agent? If you have one get a new one. This is your managing agents job to guide you in such manners and your lawyer. It's also time to search for a new managing agent. Search the Habitat for Managing agents, they have one issue each year that rates and gives a lot of info. on each agent. Let us know what your out come is. Best of Luck

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Bed bugs - Connie S Oct 28, 2018

If you are a condo 311 does NOTHING- You have to take the unit owner to Supreme court. If you are a coop or rental , it's easy, not so for a condo. You own the unit with a deed and the rules are different. WE have been in contact with a lawyer, arbitration , according to our by-laws might work, but if the unit owner is not willing , Supreme court IS THE ONLY OPTION from wht we are told. We found a lawyer how can speed up a court hearing within a month. The good thing is all the lawyers fees according to our by laws will be billed to the affending unit owners account.

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