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I have been having pest problems in my house for several

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i have been having pest problems in my house for several months, but most recently in Aug 16 a bat got into my home. i told my landlord about it and he did nothing 4 for weeks, i have called and had visits from 2 pest control companies and he still did nothing, i have not slept well since this has happens. now all of a sudden my landlord want to have a contractor over just to look things over, i had NY code dept come visit my house and they saw several violations which they reported. i have held my rent for this month of Sept. at this point i just want an attorney to represent me and help me get time to move out by Nov 1 without anymore stress. can someone help me i know i have rights too
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