A bed bug will feed on anybody they can get to, regardless of the person’s hygiene habits. Bed bugs are not due to bad hygiene any more than mosquitoes are due to bad hygiene. Bed bugs are tied to the location and not the person. The next question you might ask is if bed bugs are due to poor housekeeping.
Poor housekeeping can make it difficult to identify a bed bug infestation. It can also lead to clutter which gives bed bugs more places to hide. This can make bed bug control, prevention and eradication especially difficult.
This isn’t to say that poor housekeeping is the cause of bed bugs. Even under the best conditions a place can still be infested. Read Home Bed Bug Prevention Tips to learn how to protect your home.