Fumigation is the best way to protect people from unsanitary and unhealthy living conditions. This should be considered a basic human right that does not depend on socio-economic status.
Fumigation kills termites that helps make buildings safer during earthquakes.
Section 8 and Low-income properties are less likely to be fumigated if it becomes too costly.
The fumigation industry provides thousands of Latinos and other minority families with a liveable income.
Without fumigation, these workers – who may have limited skills or education – would likely suffer financial hardships.
Low-income minority communities are typically more likely to live in housing conditions requiring fumigation.
Without fumigation, these communities are more vulnerable to the adverse consequences of living in pest-infected apartments and homes.
Lack of fumigation options will disproportionately impact ordinary Californians who depend on government- backed home loans, like FHA and VA loans.
Fumigation kills pests that harm children and adults; this includes bed bugs; cockroaches, rodents and other pests.