PHAs Were Required to Have Smoke-Free Policies in Place by July 31

Public housing agencies (PHAs) were required to implement smoke-free policies by July 31. A final rule published on December 5, 2016, required PHAs to design and implement policies prohibiting the use of specific tobacco products (see Memo, 12/5/16). Read more of this article here

If you or your organization need to learn more on developing and implementing a Smoke-Free Housing Policy, join us August 21-22 in Oklahoma City for the 2018 Affordable Housing Conference: Plan.Build.House. Day 1 of the conference includes the session “Development & Implementing a Smoke-Free Policy for Housing.” This session will explore the intricacies of designing and implementing a smoke-free policy for healthy housing. Sara Church, Asset Manager with Midwest Housing Equity Group, will moderate the panel. Expert panelists include Deb Holcomb with Excel Development, Bobbi Jo Lucas with Cornerstone Development, and Matthew Mills with the Oklahoma City Housing Authority.

For more information on the conference or to register: CLICK HERE.

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