Training Materials

Below you will find the materials for "IPM in Multifamily Housing," the free training delivered by the StopPests in Housing Program. Interested in getting StopPests to your site? Fill out our request form. Want to attend a training? Check our calendar.

Agenda and Related Materials

Training Advertisement


Sign In Sheet

IPM Exam

Course Evaluation

Course Completion Certificate

Photo Waiver

PowerPoints & Instructor Notes*

Overview & Introductions

IPM & Pesticide Use



Bed Bugs

Overview & Introductions - Updated 12/5/19

Cockroaches - Updated 2/21/20

IPM & Pesticide Use - Updated 12/5/19

Rodents - Updated 2/21/20

Bed Bugs - Updated 12/5/19


* Instructor notes are included within the PowerPoint files.

Spanish Overview & Introductions

Spanish Cockroaches

Spanish IPM & Pesticide Use

Spanish Rodents

Spanish Bed Bugs


How to Read a Label Exercise

Demonstration Exercise


HUD IPM Notice PIH 2011-22

HUD Bed Bug Notice PIH 2012-17

Roles & Responsibilities

Resident’s guide: Stop Cockroaches!  Spanish: Detenga las Cucarachas!

Resident’s guide: Stop Mice! Spanish: Detenga los Ratones!

Resident’s guide: Stop Bed Bugs! Spanish: Detenga las Chinches!

Rutgers University’s Cost Effective and Money-wasting Bed Bug Control Methods

University of Florida Extension’s How to Make a Bed Bug Interceptor Trap out of Common Household Items

NYS IPM Program’s Bed Bug Management - One Step at a Time illustrated guide, Spanish translation - Manejo de las Chinches - Un Paso a la Vez

NYS IPM Program’s Bed Bug ID cards

Referenced in the training

Links are presented in the order in which they appear in the IPM in Multifamily Housing Training.

  1. HUD’s Notice on IPM: PIH 2011-22
  2. HUD Notices on Bed Bugs: H 2012-5 and PIH 2012-17 with related attachment
  3. Fact Sheets for 7 Common Pests
  4. Institute of Medicine Report on Cockroaches and Asthma (summary)
  5. EPA’s Cleaning Products Web Site
  6. Sealant and Caulk Comparison
  7. Cincinnati Cockroach Case Study
  8. IPM Log Example
  9. Resources for Lawn Care
    1. School IPM 2015: A Strategic Plan for IPM in Schools in the US, pgs 180–196
    2. EPA GreenScapes
    3. Growing Green Lawns
  10. Tenant Preparation Instructions
  11. EPA’s Rodenticide Decision
  12. Bed Bug Poster (English or Español)