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SMOKE-FREE HOUSING A Guide for Residents of New York City (PDF)

The aim of this guide is to empower New York City residents with information and resources to create healthier homes by making them free of secondhand smoke. By eliminating smoke from your home, and encouraging your building to go smoke-free, you can sig
New York City Coalition for a Smoke Free City
added Apr 11, 2013 12:45
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VIDEOS: Smoke-Free Housing Strategies in New York City

Community Service Society of New York / Smoke-Free Housing: A Guide for the Residents of New York City / Asian Americans for Equality (16:44): Making Room to Breathe: A Case Study of Smoke-Free Housing in NYC / New York Public Interest Research Group (31:
You Tube
added Apr 11, 2013 12:43
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[Canada] LETTER: POVAH: Multi-unit dwelling ban on smoking is life saver

Dramatic and encouraging as the difference is - just 2.1 deaths for every 1,000 fires in apartment buildings with sprinklers, as opposed to 23.1 deaths per 1,000 fires in apartments without sprinklers- that 2.1 could be lowered even further if the easies
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Apr 10, 2013 13:03
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[Hawaii] More condos opt to snuff out smoking ($$)

SMOKE-FREE condominiums are a small but growing trend in Hawaii, with a handful of condo owner associations amending their rules in recent years to prohibit smoking. Now a developer is set to build what is being described as the first new condo tower bu
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Apr 7, 2013 09:21
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[Iowa] Smoked out | Some residents unhappy about owners reversing smoking ban in apartments

Late last year, the apartment complex, which has 57 units for residents age 62 and older who accept Section 8 vouchers, was purchased by Pacific Management Inc. of Chicago. Soon after, tenants say they were informed that the building's no smoking policy
Iowa City (IA) Press-Citizen
added Apr 4, 2013 10:06
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[Texas] Lit cigarette blamed for apartment fire

Firefighters say much of the eight unit building was damaged and seven families were displaced. Two people had to be treated for minor smoke inhalation, but they are expected to be okay.
WOAI NBC Channel 4 (San Antonio, TX)
added Apr 4, 2013 08:14
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[Massachusetts] Springfield Fire Department: Careless disposal of smoking materials cause of blaze that displaced 5 from Forest Park neighborhood home

Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Apr 4, 2013 07:56
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[California] The Corsair : Council opposed smoking evictions

Smoking is an issue that should be addressed, but the City Council clearly prioritized keeping people in their homes over slightly cleaner air, which should always be the priority no matter the situation.
Santa Monica College Corsair
added Apr 3, 2013 19:00
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[California] Santa Monica Housing Discrimination Complaints Surge

Did Zelda’s request for a smoke-free apartment qualify as a reasonable accommodation to G & K’s wait-list rules? There are two basic legal requirements for a reasonable accommodation. First, the accommodation must be needed in response to the nature of
Santa Monica (CA) Mirror
added Apr 2, 2013 15:32
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[California] Second-Hand Smoke Leads Santa Monica Woman to File Fair Housing Complaint

Santa Monica's Consumer Protection Unit (CPU) helped a woman with a severe respiratory disability relocate to get away from the second-hand smoke wafting in from her neighbors' apartments, according to City staff. Zelda Alvarado (whose name has been chan
Santa Monica (CA) Lookout
added Apr 2, 2013 15:28
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