Whether a landlord needs to exterminate roaches, rodents, mice or a mouse, ants, termites, and or vermin depends on the severity of the problem and the extent to which it's caused by the tenant's cleanliness. Different jurisdictions and even different courts have different tolerances for infestations. Because it’s hard for someone to gauge the severity of an infestation from a single walkthrough or inspection, tenants are encouraged to keep updated documentation of sightings...
This is a generic guide to help with typical rental problems. RenterPeace is not a lawyer replacement and this is not legal advice. Please consult an attorney. RenterPeace provides tools and processes used by most tenants to fix most problems. Your situation may be different.
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