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Baltimore's housing authority already offers cessation programs and reached out to resident association leaders last year when the federal government started exploring a blanket smoke-free policy. "We believe there are definite health benefits to having
Nov 13, 2015 Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Nov 14, 2015 00:04
The rebel in me still wants to thumb my nose at the government, but I can't help but wish a rule like this had been implemented when my sister and I were children. We could have breathed much easier.
Nov 13, 2015 DigitalJournal.com (blog)
added Nov 14, 2015 00:00
"That's too far," said resident Luis Torres. "That's private. You can do everything you want in your apartment, not what the government say." Not all residents are against the idea. Kaamar Lebrew welcomed the proposal, saying it would be better for the
Nov 11, 2015 NBCNew York.com
added Nov 13, 2015 23:57
some New Haven tenants said they aren’t ready to butt out in the privacy of their homes. They may not have a choice, if federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro prevails with the proposed rule change he announced
Nov 12, 2015 New Haven (CT) Independent
added Nov 13, 2015 23:55
HUD’s proposed smoking ban protects vulnerable people, but also imposes more regulations on them.
Nov 13, 2015 CityLab (The Atlantic)
added Nov 13, 2015 16:47
adopting such a policy, in an existing co-op for example, is no simple thing, requiring the complicated process of amending proprietary leases. And enforcement is challenging anywhere. But a renewed conversation could at least get things moving toward the
Nov 12, 2015 New York Times
added Nov 13, 2015 16:39
[New York] EDITORIAL: Just butt out: Ban secondhand smoke for all multiple-dwelling buildings if you like, but don't single out NYCHA
If government is going to ban smoking in NYCHA projects, let government also prohibit smoking in all multi-family residential buildings in the city. Are you up for that Gov. Cuomo, Mayor ... We’d back such a bill to the hilt.
Nov 13, 2015 New York Daily News
added Nov 13, 2015 13:57
"The argument about secondhand smoke is over," HUD Secretary Julián Castro told The New York Times. "It's harmful, and we believe it's important that we have an environment that's healthy in public housing."
Nov 12, 2015 Christian Science Monitor
added Nov 13, 2015 13:55
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
Nov 13, 2015 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Nov 13, 2015 13:52
The HUD proposal seems carefully drawn to avoid accusations of overreaching, and involved months of public review and meetings with tenants. It is not draconian — smoking infractions, to be policed by tenants and employees, would be treated as nuisance v
Nov 13, 2015 New York Times
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