Tag Archives: Housing

Franklin Towers residents concerned about growing bed bug infestation

Franklin Towers residents concerned about growing bed bug infestation

FBI AGENTS AND BOSTON POLICE SPENT MUCH OF THE DAY ON CAMPUS INVESTIGATING. AFTER LOSING POWER – SOME RESIDENTS IN FRANKLIN TOWERS ARE STILL LIVING WITH LIMITED ELECTRICITY… BUT THEY ALSO HAVE ANOTHER CONCERN – BED BUGS. RESIDENTS OF FRANKLIN TOWER REACHED OUT TO EIGHT INVESTIGATES – LOOKING FOR ANSWERS. NORAH HOGAN ASKED PORTLAND HOUSING AUTHORITY WHAT THEY’RE DOING TO SOLVE IT. <NORAH HOGAN> “BEDBUGS ARE HARD TO GET RID OF. THE EXTERMINATION PROCESS IS LENGTHY AND EXPENSIVE. SO, ONCE THEY SHOW UP IN AN APARTMENT BUILDING […]

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Brandon man escapes bug-infested Manitoba Housing unit – Brandon Sun

Brandon man escapes bug-infested Manitoba Housing unit – Brandon Sun

A Brandon man says his life is in limbo after plans to move closer to family in Winnipeg ended in him fleeing his Manitoba Housing apartment that was infested with cockroaches and bed bugs. Victor Bouvette, 68, is now living out of bags after returning to his original Manitoba Housing unit in Lawson Lodge on Eighth Street in Brandon. In the meantime, he’s attempting to salvage the furniture and household items he left in Winnipeg, but was told he has until Friday to remove his belongings, or […]

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Behre: Could our affordable housing crunch be solved by looking just down the hall? | Commentary

Behre: Could our affordable housing crunch be solved by looking just down the hall? | Commentary

It was a time when Charleston’s economy was humming and housing was in critically short supply. No, not last year or the year before that, but 80 years ago, during an era when most would describe the city as a proud but sleepy backwater. The United States had just entered World War II, and demand for workers at the Charleston Naval Base and Shipyard was soaring, drawing many new faces to town who — much like today’s new faces — struggled to find an affordable place to live. This […]

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