Resident involvement is critical to a successful Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program. Because traditional methods, like spraying pesticides, are ineffective, residents resort to using unsafe pesticides themselves. For more information on pesticides and pests and how to keep your family safe you can view our Safe Pest Control Guide.
Safe Pest Control Guide Quick Reference Sheet: English | Spanish
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Owners and managers of affordable housing should consider Integrated Pest Management (IPM) as an alternative to traditional pest control because it works, making it a good business decision and a way to improve the quality of life for residents. View our step by step guide for owners and managers to implement an Integrated Pest Management program.
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Exposure to pests and pesticides poses health risks, especially for families living in affordable, public and subsidized housing. Policymakers have an opportunity to promote Integrated Pest Management (IPM) among housing and public health officials. View a business case on Integrated Pest Management as a cost-effective intervention for those with asthma.
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