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Smoke-Free Multifamily Housing / New! HUD's Action Plan to Create Smoke-free Multifamily Housing

The purpose of this Action Guide is to encourage PHAs and owners/agents of subsidized or market rate multifamily housing to adopt smoke-free policies. The guide also includes insights from some of the early implementers, referred to as smoke-free pioneer
US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
added Jan 25, 2015 00:36

Smoke-free building policies cut indoor exposure: study

Apartment dwellers who don’t smoke still can’t escape second-hand smoke completely, but in smoke-free buildings exposure to the tiny particles in cigarette smoke may be cut by half or more, according to a new study.
added Sep 8, 2014 17:05

Ask Real Estate: Following the Smoke / Trail Advice on Smells, Noises and Raising the Rent

The next time you smell it, step outside your door to see if you notice anything, or call the superintendent immediately and have him try to trace it while it’s fresh. The board could hire a forensic engineer to investigate how smoke travels through apar
New York Times
added May 30, 2014 14:50

[Virginia] Tenants Upset After E-Cigarettes Banned By Section 8 Housing

Tenants are blowing off steam, after receiving a notice sent out by the Harrisonburg Redevelopment and Housing Authority. It details its ban on smoking. According to the notice, tenants living in the J.R. Polly Limeweaver Apartment complex are not allowe
WHSV-TV3 Channel 3 (Harrisonburg, VA)
added Feb 23, 2014 17:08

[Canada] Condo Culture: Buyer beware when it comes to smoking in common areas

check the condo bylaws, declarations, rules and regulations before you purchase, not after. If you do decide to go ahead with the purchase, to be safe, you must specifically make that concern a condition in your agreement of purchase and sale. Unless you
National Post (ca)
added Oct 28, 2013 01:27

[Maryland] KASS: A second-hand lesson in dealing with a smoking neighbor

the burden of proof was on Schuman to prove actual harm, and not -- as the court suggested -- "just from an admittedly offensive odor." ... If you are in a similar situation with a tobacco-smoking neighbor in your community association, here are some ste
Washington Post
added Jul 19, 2013 15:17

A qualitative evaluation of 40 voluntary, smoke-free, multiunit, housing policy campaigns in California

successfully securing voluntary smoke-free MUH policy required a strategic but flexible plan of implementation prior to entrance into the field. Campaigns designed to enhance voluntary smoke-free MUH policy adoption should underscore the economic viabilit
Tobacco Control
added Jun 20, 2013 03:08

[Canada] The real cost of smoking tenants

The study, sponsored by smoking-cessation drug producer Pfizer Canada, canvassed 401 real estate agents and brokers for their take on selling properties where smoking routinely took place. Some 56 per cent of those real estate professionals said buyers a
Canadian Real Estate (ca)
added May 7, 2013 07:56

[California] VIDEO: State lawmakers consider banning smoking inside people's homes

What you do in the privacy of your own home might not be just your business anymore. That's if California Assemblyman Marc Levine pushes his smoking ban through into law.
Eyewitness News CBS29 (KBAK, KBFX) IBakersfield, CA)
added Apr 2, 2013 12:26

A Guide to California's Proposed Ban on Smoking in Apartments

What would the bill do? AB 746, currently in the Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee, would ban smoking in “any residential property containing two or more units with one or more shared walls, floors, ceilings, or ventilation systems.”
KQED (San Francisco, CA)
added Mar 15, 2013 06:36
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