Thursday, May 12, 2016
Duration : 60 Minutes
The phrase "Don't let the bed bugs bite" may be used mostly in a lighthearted way, but bed bugs are nothing to joke about. Although the appearance of these pests has greatly declined since the early 1900s, many families every year still find them in their homes. There are many different methods for getting rid of bed bugs and preventing them from returning.
We will examine HUD’s bedbug policy and Integrated Pest Management Plan. This is a methodical plan for addressing infestations, considering what resources are available, and how to respond to inspection findings. We will also review HUD’s notice H 2012-5 concerning bed bugs.
- What is HUD's Notice H 2012-5?
- What are the methods for getting rid of bed bugs?
- What do they look like?
- Where do they usually hide?
- Do they carry disease?
- How to identify bed bugs from other insects?
This course will cover all aspects of the bed bug problem. We will discuss the most effective treatment to get rid of them as well as how to identify them in the first place. There are many strategies and resources to use and all of these various options will be discussed. We will also discuss the history, current strategies and the guidance that HUD provides for this issue.
Who will Benefit:
- Property managers
- Property Owners
- Housing Authority Staff