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Renters and Smoke-Free Multi-Housing

Are you experiencing secondhand smoke coming into your unit from another source in your apartment building? You are not alone. Approximately 17% of Minnesota nonsmoking renters report smelling smoke somewhere in their home.(1)

Even if you do not allow smoking in your unit, secondhand smoke can still find its way into your home. Secondhand smoke can drift through:

  • Open windows and doorways
  • Shared air and heating vents
  • Electrical outlets
  • Cracks in plaster and sheet rock
  • Gaps around pipes and other structural openings
  • Baseboards and under carpeting

Live Smoke Free can help residents who are suffering from secondhand smoke exposure in their rental unit. We can provide you with:

Search our Smoke-Free Housing Directory to find smoke-free rental buildings all over Minnesota.

We encourage you to print out and share our materials with your neighbors and property manager. You may also want to check out the property managers' section for information on how your property manager can adopt a smoke-free building. Contact Live Smoke Free if you have specific questions or if you would like to receive printed materials for your property manager or neighbors.

For Owner-Occupied Residents

If you live in a condominium, town home, co-op, or other type of common interest community, please access our Common Interest Communities materials or contact Live Smoke Free for further information.