Bronx tenants say rats have infested apartment building, climbing through walls – News 12 Bronx


Recommended by Dikshit Aryal, Published on November 6th, 2021

News 12 Staff

Nov 04, 2021, 9:21pm

Updated on: Nov 04, 2021, 9:21pm

People living in an apartment complex in the Bronx say they are fed upwithratsthathave infested the building.

AureaColon says rats have made their way through the walls of her apartment on Crotona Avenue and into her kitchen.

"I sleep like five or10minutes and that's it, I wake up because I'm scared because he's running in my room too,saysColon.

Colon took a video that shows five rats on her living room floor. Next door, AilynAgostosays she is also on edge because of the rats.

"You can hear them like playing around, playing around on the floor and everything. A lot of them.I keep on putting theBrillosin the holes to see like if they don't come around,but they still do, said Agosto.

Neighbors say the problem with the rats started at the beginning of this year,butthe problem has only gotten worseas time has gone on.

News 12 reached out to the propertymanagerL.D. Property Management, which said ithasbeen tryingitsbest to get a handle on the situation--listening to complaints and sending an exterminator to the apartment building three times a month.

L.D. Property Managementbelievesnearbyconstructionis to blame for the issue.

Colon tells News 12 a Section-8 inspector is scheduled to visit her apartment on Friday.

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