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Public Health - Seattle & King County

Smoke-free housing

Bus billboard: Getting the Drift?
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.


Smoke Free Housing Guide for tenants

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. 

  • Visit Smoke Free Washington to learn the steps you can take to make your home smoke-free.

  • 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.

Smoke Free Housing Guide for landlords and property managers 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.