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. Almost 50% of Minnesota renters say that secondhand smoke gets into their apartment from somewhere else. Of those experiencing secondhand smoke in their apartment, 37% say it bothers them "a lot" or "so much I'm thinking of moving."(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:
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.