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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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[California] Can Calif. regulate smoking in homes?

Is this good legislation? We asked our Housing Huddle panel, made up of six local real estate insiders, what they think.
U-T San Diego [San Diego Union Tribune]
added Apr 2, 2013 08:42

[Texas] Housing authorities across state eye no-smoking policies ($$)

Texas housing authorities are progressively moving toward no-smoking policies in buildings
Temple (TX) Daily Telegram
added Apr 1, 2013 09:04
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