(BREITBART) — According to local reports, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene headquarters, which cost taxpayers $316 million, is overrun by bed bugs.

The building is 21 floors, and five of those are home to a bed bug infestation. That’s no shock, since the city itself has been ranked the worst in the nation when it comes to bed bugs.

This is the second time in under a year that bed bugs have been found in the facility, which is only three years old. Critics say that the city is actually underreporting the problem. “It’s an issue of just saying, okay, let’s figure it out, let’s admit it, now how are we going to solve it?” says Rick Moskovitz, president of A-Plus Pest Control in Chicago.

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