What is are a tenant's rights regarding a roach infestation?

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My GF checked the place before we signed the lease there were no roaches. The third day they appeared. Complete infestation. GF is pregnant and has a lung problem. I didn't move anything in the apartment at all. The refrigerator was in there and had dead roaches, shells, eggs under it. I had 2 exterminators come out, used bait traps and fogged twice. The roaches are still there. They are either big ones or baby ones crawling. And they are the brown ones. I just signed the lease a week ago is there anything that I can do?

Answered 7 years ago| Contributor
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