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Stand Up Against the Eviction of a Tenant for having Bed Bugs
June 17, 2011 – 7:09 AM | 2 Comments
Stand Up Against the Eviction of a Tenant for having Bed Bugs

On Thursday, June 23rd, please join the Metropolitan Tenants Organization at a rally supporting a YMCA senior, disabled resident, Alonzo Carter. Alonzo is a member of the Emil Jones Tenant Council in a property owned …

When Bed Bugs Attack
January 12, 2011 – 6:51 PM | 9 Comments
When Bed Bugs Attack

Bed bugs have returned, invading our hospitals, hotels, public transportation, and most unsettling of all, our homes. While bed bugs do not transmit disease, bed bugs have proven to be a serious nuisance to homeowners …

Bed Bug Seminar & Cosi Sandwiches: Thursday, Jan 20th at 6pm
January 12, 2011 – 1:39 PM | No Comment
Bed Bug Seminar & Cosi Sandwiches: Thursday, Jan 20th at 6pm

MTO will be hosting a Bed Bug Workshop at the Chicago Urban League (4510 S. Michigan) on Thursday, Jan 20th from 6 to 8pm. Free parking is available. Sandwiches and refreshments will be served, courtesy …

Those pesky bedbugs won’t rest: Chicago Tribune
October 29, 2010 – 12:09 PM | No Comment
Those pesky bedbugs won’t rest: Chicago Tribune

Bedbugs have made the leap from apartments and homes to some of Chicago’s downtown office buildings and government headquarters.
And late last month, a “government office in the Loop” brought in Meron Kahssai, resident bedbug expert …

Bed Bug Workshop – Dec 2nd, 2010 – No RSVP needed
October 29, 2010 – 11:40 AM | No Comment
Bed Bug Workshop – Dec 2nd, 2010 – No RSVP needed

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Garfield Park Conservatory
300 N. Central Park, Chicago
A bed bug expert from the Metropolitan Tenants Organization will tell you what bed bugs look like, describe signs of an infestation, and outline …

Bed Bugs – FAQ
October 4, 2010 – 2:51 PM | 27 Comments
Bed Bugs – FAQ

What are bed bugs?
Bed bugs are small, wingless insects that feed on the blood of warm-blooded animals. Bed bugs prefer human blood, but can also feed on pets if people aren’t present.
Are bed bugs disease …

MTO hotline caller featured in the Chicago Tribune
September 23, 2010 – 3:14 PM | One Comment
MTO hotline caller featured in the Chicago Tribune

In late August, an Albany Park household contacted MTO’s hotline regarding bed bugs in their unit. After door knocking the entire building, an MTO organizer discovered that many of the renters in the 20+ unit …

Saturday, September 25th: the Rents Rights Expo
September 22, 2010 – 8:16 AM | No Comment
Saturday, September 25th: the Rents Rights Expo

Learn about bed bugs, credit repair, foreclosure, repair issues, housing subsidies and more.
Come join us Saturday September 25th from 9am- 2pm at Truman College, 1145 W. Wilson Ave., for the cities largest rental housing expo, …