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[Massachusetts] Area housing ahead in going smoke-free

Forbes, executive director of Mansfield Housing Authority, said the state requested his housing work toward a smoke-free environment, and they complied last July. He said the policy has been working well, and there have been few complaints. Tenants can st
Attleboro (MA) Sun Chronicle
added Nov 14, 2015 14:44
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[District of Columbia] VIDEO: HUD smoking ban riles public housing residents

Upon hearing the proposal, Doycisse and others quickly point out that the prohibition appears unenforceable. One resident asked if HUD would install cameras and smoke detectors in his home. Several non-smoking residents do support the change, pointing t
Media General News Service
added Nov 14, 2015 14:43
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[Florida] HUD housing likely to go smoke-free, 720 units in the Keys

We aren't a fan of many government regulations, but this seems well-intentioned and based on sound policy. And increasingly, private landlords are making their living environments smoke-free. No one would be kicked out of their homes; rather, leases woul
Florida Keys Keynoter
added Nov 14, 2015 14:41
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[Maryland] EDITORIAL: No smoking in public housing

Perhaps the most persuasive argument for the feasibility of the ban is the fact that it is already policy in hundreds of housing agencies across the nation. HUD has been encouraging housing agencies to adopt smoke-free policies since 2009, and the number
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Nov 14, 2015 14:35
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Colorado Springs public housing agency won't implement smoking ban before federal mandate

Chad Wright, the Colorado Springs Housing Authority's executive director, praised the concept and the intentions of a newly announced federal proposal to ban smoking at public housing. But, he said, the agency can not implement a ban before the U.S. Dep
Colorado Springs (CO) Gazette
added Nov 14, 2015 13:50
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[District of Columbia] VIDEO: HUD smoking ban riles public housing residents

In Washington, D.C., public housing residents showed mixed enthusiasm for the new smoking policy. “They’re taking away rights. That’s the one thing about America, we’re able to vote. So until they give us our right of voting, I don’t think they should c
WTHI-TV (Terre Haute, IN)
added Nov 16, 2015 01:29
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Federal Smoking Ban Won't Change Much In Oregon Public Housing

But some government subsidized complexes in Oregon have been non-smoking for years. Hollywood East Apartments in Portland went smoke-free six years ago. Mel Trotter said he obeys the ban, but he doesn’t like it.
Oregon Public Broadcasting
added Nov 14, 2015 16:39
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BENTLEY: Disabled Could Be Biggest Victims If HUD Pushes ‘Cruel’ E-Cigarette Ban In Public Housing

policy comes with a hefty price tag of $212.2 million and that’s not including the cost of enforcement...Conley, President of the American Vaping Association, said...“Now, the bullying bureaucrats want to stop smokers from switching to dramatically reduce
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Nov 14, 2015 15:41
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HUD Proposes to "Formalize" Definitions of Harassment and Expand Fair Housing Act Liability

Critically, the proposed rule also contains a provision that seeks to clarify the liability standards in the fair housing context. This would apply to the entire FHA, not just harassment. Specifically, the proposed rule outlines direct liability for a pri
JD Supra, LLC
added Nov 14, 2015 15:11
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[Arkansas] 3 state agencies ahead of any smoking ban

Three public housing authorities in Arkansas already have some form of no-smoking policy. HUD began encouraging housing authorities to adopt such rules voluntarily in 2009. That year, the Little Rock agency now known as the Metropolitan Housing Alliance
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Nov 14, 2015 15:00
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