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[New York] Real Estate Q & A: Neighbors’ Refuse in a Garden

When I started working on my garden, I noticed that an amazing number of cigarette butts were being thrown out the windows of the rental. What is the best way to motivate the owner of the building to deter tenants from throwing the butts into my yard?
New York Times
added Jul 19, 2013 15:15

[Canada] Moving to building with smokers concerns family

Brock suffers from Duchenne’s muscular dystrophy. For his long-term care, he has to move to a building with smokers living in it, which concerns his family.
York Region (ca)
added Jul 18, 2013 18:44

[North Carolina] Smoking bans coming to an apartment building near you

Major U.S. apartment manager Related Cos. is going smoke-free in all of its properties, said Rick Haughey, vice president of property operations and technology at the National Multi-Housing Council trade group. But they tend to be in denser urban markets
Wilmington (NC) Star-News
added Aug 8, 2013 16:28

[California] Broderick Perkins: Thirdhand smoke can reduce your home's value by as much as 29%

It's difficult to sell a home coated in a muddy colored residue that smells like a dirty ashtray. Movoto reported 88 percent of real estate agents surveyed said it's more difficult to sell a home where someone smoked than a home were smoking didn't occur
Salinas (CA) Californian
added Jul 12, 2013 21:40

[New York] Anne Peterson: Landlord allows outdoor smoking for tenants

We own and manage 20 very nice apartments ... our leases state that the building is "smoke free." ... but someone who smokes can live there, as is the case with two of our tenants. Like everywhere else in their life, they go outside to smoke.
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added Jul 6, 2013 18:58

[California] Tulare County health officials want to establish smoke-free environment

Tulare County residents are seemingly part of the downward trend in smoking among adults. The Tulare County Tobacco Awareness and Education Program, the county's main program against tobacco, was formed in 1989. The program is coordinated by the Public
Visalia (CA) Times-Delta
added Jul 6, 2013 18:28

[Maryland] Greenbelt secondhand smoke case ends, but leaves door open to similar litigation

Greenbelt housing co-op now allows residents to implement ban
Gaithersburg (MD) Gazette
added Jul 6, 2013 11:31

[Texas] Cigarette blamed for apartment fire that displaced 50

KRTK TV ABC13 (Houston, TX)
added Jul 5, 2013 16:49

McLINDEN: Should Smoking be allowed in Apartments? - Northborough, MA - The Villager

I read an interesting article about laws that are being passed in different parts of the country where smoking is not allowed in rental units. Beside the laws we are seeing more and more landlords that are not allowing it, and with good reason.
Wicked Local (MA)
added Jul 4, 2013 16:23

[Nebraska] Cigarette ignited potting soil, then Omaha apartment building

The improper disposal of smoking materials caused a blaze that destroyed a southwest Omaha apartment building on Friday, fire officials have concluded. Assistant Fire Chief Dan Stolinski said Monday that a cigarette stubbed out in potting soil reignited
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Jul 3, 2013 11:36
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