mold in the apartment


We are living in an apartment since 6 months and we found  the mold a week ago. Due this problem, we requested at the property management to fixed it. At this time, We are waiting for that.Also, we are requesting a medical check up for mold  for each member of my family (3) under the landlord expenses. We are having symptoms such as headaches, itchy nose,eyes, throat and skin. We are having sleeping difficulties and concentration issues.  We are very concern for our health because we are putting the puzzle together and we realize that this problem has been here since day one.  First of all, because a mysterious hidden filter was NEVER change since the apartment was constructed therefore, it means we have been breathing mold for at least six months since we are the first tenant  and we didn’t know it until last week (February 5, 2011).  My wife is trying to get pregnant and she is concerned about her health status.

For those reasons, we want to know if by law can  we procedure with our requeriments and are they obligated to cover them? Could you tell us which one legal institution or agency is available to help us? How we have to proceed it?

Thank you very much!!!

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Edited on: Thursday, February 16th, 2012 9:40 am
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