STUDY: D.C. named 2nd most rat-infested big city in America


WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new study shows D.C. is one of the most rat-infested cities in the U.S., according to Renthop.

The report by the apartment search service says the District had the second most rat complaints per 100,000 residents, at about 725, in 2017.

Chicago took the top spot with about 1,900 per 100,000 residents. Boston came in third and New York City ranked fourth.

D.C. saw its most rat complaints in the month of September.

Check out the full report here.