Online Course

IPM in Multifamily Housing


We are not currently awarding certificates of completion. We hope to be able to offer them again when we are fully funded. Check back in fall of 2024 for an update.
See handouts below for PDF of slides.

Click on the links to watch the recordings.

Session 2: Cockroaches

Session 3: Rodents

Session 4: Bed Bugs



Course Description: 

The IPM in Multifamily Housing Course was designed to help housing professionals provide safe and effective pest control in their communities. The course covers:

  1. the biology, behavior and health risks of the major pests of housing (bed bugs, cockroaches and rodents);
  2. how to effectively manage pests within a housing community with the least risk of pesticide exposure for residents and staff;
  3. and how to troubleshoot pest control failures.

***We offer this course on-site, in-person. Reach out for more information:


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Support for this training was provided by HUD's Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes.

Handouts for the course

PDFs of Slides:

Session 1. Introduction to IPM and Pesticide Use

Session 2. Cockroaches

Session 3. Rodents

Session 4. Bed Bugs


Workplan - this is a worksheet for you to think about who will do what and contract language to consider

IPM Log Example focus unit tracking sheet

Safety Data Sheet (sample)

NPIC graphic – Reading Pesticide labels

HUD IPM Notice PIH 2011-22

HUD Bed Bug Notice PIH 2012-17

Roles & Responsibilities- IPM team job descriptions

Helpful resident engagement materials:

Bed Bug Poster (English or Español)

Tenant Bed Bug Policy

Tri-fold flyer – Tenant’s role in IPM

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!

NYS IPM Program’s Bed Bug Management - One Step at a Time illustrated guide,

--- Spanish - Manejo de las Chinches - Un Paso a la Vez


PDFs of the slides:

Session 1. Introduction to IPM and Pesticide Use

Session 2. Cockroaches

Session 3. Rodents

Session 4. Bed Bugs


Archived online courses:

Live course April-May 2022

Live course for HUD Region 3,  May 11- June 1, 2022

Live course for Virgin Islands July 13- August 3, 2022

Live course October-November 2022


LIVE COURSE  HUD region One July 26 - Aug 16, 2023


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