Report: Tenant Files Lawsuit Over Alleged Roach Infestation at 261 Broome Street

Posted September 18, 2019 at 5:08 am

A new tenant at 261 Broome Street filed a lawsuit against the landlord, claiming that an alleged roach infestation forced her to leave after only four days on-premise back in June. The complaint, filed this week in Manhattan Supreme Court by Julia Perry, alleges that the infestation was so severe that the critters even found […]

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Here’s What Really Happened in the Roach-Infested East Village Building that Made Headlines this Week

Posted July 18, 2017 at 7:45 am

The so-called hoarder heard ’round the world made headlines this weekend for an East Village apartment in shambles. After the tenant’s eviction – court proceedings reportedly dragged on for more than a year – the landlord hired exterminators to enter the scene, eradicate the roach infestation, and pick up everything from trash to dead animals. The super […]

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This Hoarder’s Roach-infested LES Apartment Had a Dead Cat in it [VIDEO]

Posted July 17, 2017 at 5:08 am

“Whatever you’ve seen, you’ve never seen nothing like this,” Lower East Side superintendent Martin Fernandez quipped in a YouTube clip showing the cleanup of an evicted hoarder’s unidentified Lower East Side apartment. Apparently the tenant in question began hoarding like crazy about two years ago. There hadn’t been a problem previous. The landlord eventually served […]

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Mapping Roach Infestation Around the 5 Boroughs

Posted July 23, 2013 at 10:31 am

There’s a sobering and proactive way to quantify NYC’s cockroach infestation. Hold onto your lunches, and check out Roach Map, the newest way to track these scuttling abominations. From the site: They may not disrupt your life as much as bedbugs, but nobody wants to live in a place where cockroaches roam free. They defecate […]

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