Laws

There are no specific laws associated with bed bugs. Depending on where you live, the municipality may have a housing maintenance code. In most housing maintenance codes there are provisions for pest extermination. If you are within the city limits of any town find out what the local housing complaint process is. For housing problems in a city with a housing inspection program, please contact the number for your city below:

Cedar Rapids.......(319) 286-5197

Marion.................(319) 743-6330

Hiawatha..............(319) 393-1515

Center Point.........(319) 849-1508

Lisbon..................(319) 455-2459

Palo..................... (319) 851-2731

Iowa has the Uniform Iowa Landlord Tenant Act, this applies to rental agreements for most houses or apartments. For a summary of Iowa Landlord and Tenant Law click here.