HUD implements nationwide smoking ban in public housing

HUD implements nationwide smoking ban in public housing

People who smoke are still allowed to rent units, but as part of the policy, no smoking will be allowed inside any public housing buildings or within 25 feet of those buildings.

Beginning Tuesday, smoking in and around the more than 900,000 public housing units is now prohibited. Tenants are still allowed to smoke on the premises, but only in certain areas.

"HUD's smoke-free rule is a reflection of our commitment to using housing as a platform to create healthy communities", Castro said in a news release. Ince said residents were given ample time to prepare for the new rule and have their questions answered. "So, they had 45 days to talk about it".

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"We explained the process to them and we have given them the opportunity to weigh in on it", he said, adding it was in their annual plan.

The movement is part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's ban on smoking in public housing, a rule that was passed almost two years ago in November 2016. HUD wants to reduce exposure to unsafe secondhand smoke, and encourage its tenants to drop the carcinogenic habit. The majority from heart disease. FWHS adopted its policy in September 2017 and it affects its two public housing properties, Butler Place Apartments and Cavile Place Apartments. To that effect, the encouragement will be underlined by stringent guidelines: Tenants could face eviction for violation of these rules - though first offenses will be forgiven.

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