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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

[Kansas] Cigarette ignites destructive fire at Aspen Park Apartments in west Wichita

It was the latest example of an apartment fire caused by careless smoking, Bevis said. No injuries were reported, but every resident of the building will need other quarters because of smoke and water damage. “All the units in that building are going to
Wichita (KS) Eagle
added Jun 20, 2013 19:48

[New York] Rochester Housing Authority to implement smoke free housing initiative

The Rochester Housing Authority is implementing a new smoke free policy. Officials say the policy with allow the authority to eliminate second hand smoke, improve indoor air quality, decrease maintenance costs and help prevent fires. They say the new pol
WHEC 10 NBC (Rochester, NY)
added May 23, 2013 13:24

Alaska Housing Finance Corp bans smoking in certain units

The Alaska Housing Finance Corp. is banning smoking at its large multi-unit housing units as part of a new policy catalyzed by resident surveys that favored a smoking ban, said Director of Public Housing Cathy Stone.
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added May 18, 2013 11:24

[California] LETTER: Change needed in Glendale apartment smoking laws

Would the members of the Glendale City Council wake up on May 14 and recognize the need for a multi-unit residential amendment to Glendale's Fresh Air Ordinance -- one that will protect the city's nonsmoking apartment/condo tenants from inter-unit drifti
Glendale (CA) News-Press
added May 11, 2013 12:54

[Canada] Reason #83 to quit the tobacco habit: Smoking inside your home can lower its resale value

A recent survey of Ontario real estate agents and brokers found that smoking in the home could lower the value of your property by up to 29% - with an average house price of $369,000 in Ontario➀ this may mean a loss of up to $107,010. "Smoking has a p
Toronto News 24 (ca)
added May 8, 2013 23:31

[California] Lamorinda Briefs, May 3: Multifamily housing smoking ban eyed

Lafayette officials are eyeing changes to the city's municipal code to address the effects of secondhand smoke in apartment buildings and other multiple dwelling units.
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added May 3, 2013 01:26

[New York] Port Chester apartment fire, likely caused by smoking, leaves 27 homeless ($$)

(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added May 2, 2013 17:36

Smoke-free subsidized housing would save $521 million a year

The bulk of those annual savings - $341 million - would come from reduced health care expenditures related to secondhand smoke. The study also estimates savings of $108 million in annual renovation expenses and $72 million in annual smoking-related fire
added Apr 17, 2013 07:41
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