Response from Germaine:
Thanks for the feedback. Have purchased 2 barstool and more mugs for the apartment. in my 8 years in the unit, I have never seen any roaches and since your departure, I've looked all over and found none. Still called the exterminator and sprayed the apartment just in case. Unfortunately, regarding the thrash in the stairwell, it is hard to control what other neighbors do but a cleaner has been hired to clean the common areas weekly.