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[New York] Smoking and tenants' rights: Your Stories

her belongings smell like smoke. What are my rights, she asks? Landlords may, but are not required, to adopt policies that would prevent smoking in common areas and individual units. However, what they must do is prohibit smoking in any indoor place of
WSYR (Syracuse, NY)
added Jan 3, 2013 21:09

[Texas] HFD: Flicked cigarette may have caused apartment fire

the fire looked to be accidental. Investigators believe a lit cigarette fell from a third floor balcony to the second floor, causing the blaze.
KHOU CBS 11 (Houston, TX)
added Dec 21, 2012 12:16

[Rhode Island] Smoke free public housing in RI

The Rhode Island Department of Health has recognized 16 of the state's 25 public housing authorities for implementing smoking bans in their units.
WPRI Fox 12 (East Providence, RI)
added Dec 20, 2012 00:09

Apartment dwellers exposed to secondhand smoke

A new federal report reveals that as many as 29 million United States apartment dwellers could be breathing in smoke seeping in from neighboring apartments and common areas. Tim Mcafee, a director with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
WLS-TV ABC7 (Chicago, IL)
added Dec 14, 2012 17:15

[Pennsylvania] Erie Housing Authority asks residents whether homes should go smoke-free

Should smoking be prohibited or limited on Housing Authority property? The question is included in an annual survey the authority distributes to the families and individuals who have lived in public housing for at least six months, 1,862 surveys in all.
Erie (PA) Times-News
added Dec 1, 2012 11:45

[Washington] KCHA bans smoking in public housing ($$)

The King County Housing Authority starting Saturday will prohibit smoking in all its 3,366 public housing units.
Journal Of Commerce
added Nov 30, 2012 09:18

MaineHousing units to go smoke-free

The Maine State Housing Authority is imposing a new smoke-free policy in all future units, making Maine the first state to require protection of tenants from secondhand smoke in new units
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 4, 2012 01:07

[Wisconsin] Apartment renters must obey no-smoking rules of landlords ($$)

Kenosha (WI) News
added Nov 1, 2012 17:37

[Georgia] Albany Housing Authority snuffs smokers

The policy will restrict residents from smoking inside their homes, with proper smoking areas set up outside. Executive Director Dan McCarthy says these new regulations will be beneficial for the Housing Authority and the health of its residents.
WFXL Fox 31 (Albany, GA)
added Oct 24, 2012 17:34

[California] DENNEY: Tell Your Rent Board This Friday You Need to Breathe Clean Air

Tired of breathing your neighbor’s secondhand smoke? Come to the Ad Hoc Committee on Smokefree Housing on Friday, October 19, 1:00 pm (2001 Center Street, Law Library, 2nd Floor) and tell the Rent Board.
Berkeley (CA) Daily Planet
added Oct 18, 2012 15:24
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