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[Massachusetts] Colonial Avenue fire displaces 14 in two homes; smoker blamed

Officials blame careless disposal of a lit cigarette on a first-floor porch, which they say ignited in flames that shot up to second- and third-floor porches. No residents were injured, but three firefighters were sent to the hospital, one with a should
Dorchester (MA) Reporter
added Nov 3, 2013 22:58
2 Views Smoke-free rental units growing more popular

more real estate developers and landlords in the Philadelphia region are embracing the trend toward healthy housing. The 86-unit South Star Lofts at 521 S. Broad St. will prohibit smoking when it opens in early 2014, said Marianne Harris, director of mar
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Oct 28, 2013 01:11

[Illinois] Housing Authority moves toward no-smoking environment

* The Franklin County Housing Authority board has voted to implement a gradual move that will one day result in smoke free facilities.
Benton (IL) Evening News
added Oct 26, 2013 17:05

[Pennsylvania] Smoke ‘em if you got ‘em? Maybe not in county senior housing

KINGSTON — Will the Luzerne County Housing Authority ban smoking in its senior housing units? About 60 percent of residents of Luzerne County elderly housing want smoking banned in their buildings, while 27 percent say they want smoking to still be all
Wilkes Barre (PA) Times Leader
added Oct 10, 2013 21:46

[Pennsylvania] Chester County Makes All Its Public Housing Smoke-Free

There’s a new rule for public housing in Chester County: no tobacco use on the property. “The health of our residents was the greatest motivator,” says Chester County Housing Authority executive director Dale Gravett. He says his housing agency is the
KYW Newsradio-1060 KYW-TV CBS 3 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Sep 20, 2013 15:44

[Pennsylvania] Chesco housing agency goes smoke-free

The Housing Authority of Chester County is the first in Southeastern Pennsylvania and South Jersey to go smoke-free, although the Philadelphia Housing Authority hopes to test a policy at four pilot sites within a year. And it is one of only a handful na
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Sep 20, 2013 10:46

[UK] House-hunters in Plymouth would be put off by evidence of smoking, report finds

NEARLY 70 per cent of people in Plymouth would be put off buying a house where there is evidence of smoking, a report has revealed. New research reveals lighting up indoors can drastically affect the value of your house. The statistics come out of a su
Plymouth Herald / This is Plymouth (uk)
added Aug 16, 2013 02:53

[Canada] Squamish stratas vote to go smoke-free

Residents in some Squamish condo complexes are butting out after their stratas elected to designate the premises smoke-free. In June, Artisan owners set a milestone by voting to ban smoking from the complex. The following month Squamish Pointe and Studi
The Chief (Squamish, BC) (ca)
added Aug 15, 2013 08:12

Smoking kills interest, say home buyers

SMOKING indoors can devalue homes by an average of £10,000, according to new statistics. The results come from a poll by Smokefree South West in which it was also revealed that more than 50 per cent of buyers are put off from making an offer on a house p
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Aug 11, 2013 11:54

[New Hampshire] VIDEO: Manchester, NH fire displacing more than 60 caused by cigarette

"Forty units, everybody's sleeping," he said. "It could have been disastrous." But amazingly, everyone escaped the Country Club Drive apartment building when it went up in flames overnight. The four-alarm blaze, caused by a cigarette tossed on a balcony
New England Cable News (NECN)
added Jul 30, 2013 02:49
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