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[Illinois] Change in the air: Rental smoking bans

the bans are gaining momentum, according to Rick Haughey, vice president of operations and technology for the National Multi Housing Council, a trade group for landlords.
Chicago Tribune
added Jun 28, 2013 11:56

[Maryland] DAVID S. SCHUMAN v. GREENBELT HOMES, INC.: Opinion by Zarnoch, J. (PDF)

Schuman’s claims arose from his neighbors’ smoking that caused secondhand cigarette smoke to enter his patio and home. ... Circuit Court for Prince George’s County ruled against Schuman. For the following reasons, we agree and affirm the decision of the
Gaithersburg (MD) Gazette
added Jul 6, 2013 11:53

[South Dakota] SD Landlords Consider Smoke-Free Apartments

Thursday at South Dakota Achieve dozens of landlords met to discuss the possibility of having smoke-free apartments. A spokesperson from the American Lung Association was on hand to explain how Sioux Falls landlords can make apartments safer with the s
KDLT (Sioux Falls, SD)
added Jun 28, 2013 11:51

[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

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
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[Pennsylvania] Will Philly follow Wilmington's lead with smoke-free housing?

Back in 2011, the Philadelphia Department of Health sponsored a series of community meetings to gauge community sentiment on a range of tobacco control policies including the idea to ban smoking in public housing. Asked about its plans-or progress in tha
WHYY (Philadelphia, PA)
added Jun 18, 2013 12:25

[Alaska] ELLISON: Smoked out: New smoking rules for public housing are a slap in face

As a former Alaska landlord and a veteran who has bled and laid his life on the line for these United States to be free, I find the rule change to be a slap in the face, not only to free Americans, but to the most fragile of all Americans, the older gene
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Jun 16, 2013 12:10

Smoking Banned In Rental Units, Including Terraces, At All Related Properties

One of the nation's biggest landlords is banning smoking in all 40,000 rental units across America. Starting this month, new tenants at Related Companies' apartments must sign a document promising not to smoke inside their apartments, nor on their privat
The Gothamist [Blog]
added Jun 15, 2013 16:54

[Canada] Smoking ban considered for city's social housing

Residents in city-owned social housing could be banned from smoking in their homes as early as next year, according to the group that operates 14,800 units. The Ottawa Community Housing Corporation says the majority of tenants who responded to a survey i
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Jun 15, 2013 16:50

[New York] A Smoking Ban in All Related Companies Rentals

a major landlord has banned smoking in all of its apartments across the country. As of this month, the Related Companies has decided that tenants can no longer light up in the 40,000 rental units it owns or manages. The edict, which builds on an effort th
New York Times
added Jun 14, 2013 00:07
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