My apartment is infested with COCKROACHES- PLEASE HELP!

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I just moved into my new apartment, I have not even finished unpacking. I have worked hard to get this apartment for my son and I and I have recently discovered (About 2 days after move in) that the apartment is infested with roaches!!!! WHAT ARE my legal rights as a tenant? Is it legal for a landlord to allow you to move in and not tell you that the place is infested with cockroaches? I know there is no way to get rid of them, not for good, so are my son and I stuck to live in this horrible place?  I have not been able to sleep at all there completely disgusted and worried about them crawling on my baby boy or myself at night.

I put all my money into this move so how in the hell can I find another place to move to, plus I signed a six month lease. 
WHAT IF my landlord which i assume will do, what if she wont exterminate the whole complex? 
PLEASE HELP ME, I dont know what to do, I have no idea what my legal rights are.
Thank you.
Also my Apartment is in Sacramento, California.

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Edited on: Friday, May 20th, 2011 10:53 pm
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