Is Landlord Responsible for Property Damage Due to Bedbug Infestation?
LVT Number: #30214
Tenant sued landlord in small claims court, claiming that landlord caused $5,000 in damages to her personal property due to a bedbug infestation in her apartment. The court ruled for tenant in part and awarded her $2,000.
Harvey v. Proto Property Services: 63 Misc.3d 165(A), 2019 NY Slip Op 50946(U) (App. T. 2 Dept.; 6/7/19; Pesce, PJ, Aliotta, Elliott, JJ)