My neighbor possibly has bed bugs. Does my Landlord have a legal obligation to tell me?

By Angela

We walked out of our apt to find our neighbor across the hall had exterminators and they were in the process of sealing her door.  I went downstairs to ask my Landlord what is going on, and she said that she "Thought" she had bedbugs, but it was something else; some sort of beatle so they decided to exterminate anyway.  Does she have a legal obligation to be honest with me so that I can protect my apt? I’m assuming she is being honest because that is the right thing to do, but am I naive?

I tried to ask the neighbor, but she is long, gone.

I am driving myself batty with the notion of having bedbugs, and I’m not even sure that is what is going on?  How do I find out?

-On the verge of freeking out!

Edited on: Monday, December 16th, 2013 7:36 pm

No Responses to “My neighbor possibly has bed bugs. Does my Landlord have a legal obligation to tell me?”

My response: (We welcome stories, examples, explanations, answers and a touch of your personality)
 

Close


Yes, the RPA® Can Help You!

Filing an official complaint is the nation's fastest way to solve tenant problems.

Not Ready? Learn more...

Complaint Filling Deadline  Tips/Suggestion

Need Help Filing Your Complaint?

Agents Available Mon- Fri 10am to 10pm

Recently Resolved Complaints:

See how the Nation's Rental Authority has helped thousands of tenants already!

Ask Question:

Post a new question to the RPA Tenants rights forum.

You Have Tenant Rights.
Recently Posted Questions:

Over 4,000 questions have been asked by tenants including these new posts:

Tenant Rights Categories

Popular categories about renters rights.