PHA Liable for Unit’s Bedbug Infestation

Facts: Household members sued the local PHA, alleging that the PHA was negligent because it failed to eradicate a bedbug infestation condition. The residents claimed that the condition began in 2012 and continued to date. The PHA admitted that the unit had bedbugs on and off over a period of time, but denied any liability. The residents asked the court for a ruling on the issue of the PHA’s liability for failing to eradicate bedbugs in the unit.

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