Building Success and more than 100 other programs are compiled in the updated 2019 Global Directory of Smoke-free Multi-Housing Programs. Organizations are listed by country and region/state. The Guide is produced by Live Smoke Free, a program of the Association for Nonsmokers-Minneapolis (www.mnsmokefreehousing.org).
Negative responses by public housing residents to HUD’s new smoking ban are attracting media attention across the country. Residents forced to smoke more than 25 feet from a HUD property say they feel shamed and unsafe. Many also report not having been consulted on how to implement the ban. A…
Ellen Childs, PhD, and John Kane, DPP, members of the Building Success research team, presented “Tracking Reports of Smoking Violations in Public Housing: Initial Findings” at the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) annual conference in Anaheim, CA, on June 28, 2018.
Key findings from research exploring the experiences of public housing authorities that have adopted and implemented smoke-free policies were presented by Building Success on February 14 and 20, 2018.