"Sleepless" on 07/26/2011
I have been living in this 3 yr. old building, in a new apartment complex for almost 2 years. When I moved in here, I was setting up my first permanent "home" and purchased all new furniture. One month ago (June '11) I noticed a rash on my neck and arms which was quite itchy, especially in the morning. I have since determined that the unit has bedbugs. The "super" of the building has been most helpful, but the landlord's office has been very rude and indifferent. They are telling me that it
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will be a week before they are able to treat my unit. They have also indicated that I must pay the $600. fee for the treatment, but I have since found out from the Landlord Tenant Board that the landlord is responsible for the this. ("..unless they can prove that you brought them into the unit...") In the mean time, I have spent over $150. to launder/dry clean my clothes and have temporarily moved out untill it's done. I don't know that I will ever fully recover emotionally from all of this. Even after the unit has been treated, I'll still be uncomfortable sleeping. Moving won't help because the little critters are "everywhere"! Who'd have thought they'd be in a 3 yr. old apt. building so soon!!!