8 out of 10 renters in King County prefer smoke-free housing.
Get help from Public Health with secondhand smoke in housing, whether you are a tenant or a landlord.
Assistance for tenants
Drifting secondhand smoke can make even the best apartment difficult to live in. Your first step to cleaner air is to find out what you can do to protect yourself and your loved ones from secondhand smoke.
Public Health's guide Smoke-Free Housing, The Right Decision also contains information about the benefits of smoke-free housing. Read the guide to start a discussion with your property manager or landlord.
Assistance for landlords
Public Health's step-by-step guide Smoke-Free Housing, The Right Decision is for landlords and property managers thinking about going smoke-free. The guide explains the advantages of being smoke-free and how to develop and implement a no-smoking policy. This guide may be all you need to begin the process of converting your property.
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