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potential health risks / landlord responsibility?

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Recently moved into an apartment across from Edinboro University in Edinboro PA. There's signifigant rust in the bathroom sink and on the lip of the sink in the kitchen. The surface of the bathtub has scoured in abrasions (which allow for bacterial growth). The wall behind the toilet is covered in mold. Yesterday I sat down on my couch and ended up with a rusty old double-pronged barbed fish hook in my foot. What is the landlord responsibility here? DO I have to just live with these things? I have signifigant health problems and little resistance to infection. I need to know what my best course of action is here. Please help, if you can.



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Rust and mold - 4 letter words!!!

Rust is not a health problem and it is present "after the fact" with human useage. Get a dehumidifier or use your AC and the mold should disappear.

Normally, frugal tenants not wanting to use their AC end up with mold due to poor ventilation.

Why would the fishhook be the landlord's responsibility?

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