Can I break my lease due to roach infestation?

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Moved into this apartment, and have had a severe roach infestation. Rental agreement states the complex handles pest control, and the management office has sprayed on 3 occasions in the past couple months. We have lined the apartment as well with boric acid, sprayed etc. to no avail. The bugs are now infesting our furniture, electronics, etc. We have 2 small children, and I am about to deliver our third. The 2nd time pest control came out they stated they have had a problem with our neighbor for 5 years. Unclear on whether statute 83.56 would deem roach infestation as untenable situation.

Answered 6 years ago| Contributor
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