Bedbug Disclosure Bill Signed Into Law By Paterson

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Effective immediately, New York City landlords must let prospective tenants know in writing if an apartment has suffered a bed bug infestation within the past year, or if there has been a bed bug problem in the building during that time.

""New York City tenants have been living in fear of bedbugs, and I am excited to offer them this new protection," said New York State Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal, who sponsored the bill, in a press release issued this afternoon.

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