To Alpi, safety is a factor in making public housing smoke-free.
People who smoke are still allowed to rent units, but as part of the policy, no smoking will be allowed inside any public housing buildings or within 25 feet of those buildings.
Smoking will not be allowed in or near public housing units starting on Tuesday, due to a newly-implemented rule from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. "So, they had 45 days to talk about it".
In Richmond however, prohibited tobacco products include all forms electronic cigarettes - defined as any electronic device that provides a vapor of liquid nicotine. "They have more things to fix than telling somebody they can't smoke", Robinson said.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development officially banned smoking on February 3, 2017 and provided an 18-month implementation period for all public housing authorities.
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"We explained the process to them and we have given them the opportunity to weigh in on it", he said, adding it was in their annual plan.
Low-income housing across the states, including IL, will be smoke-free. Under HUD rules, tenants can be evicted after three smoking violations.
HUD notes that people "do not have to quit smoking" to live in government housing, but need to follow the new ban.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HUD's national smoke-free policy will save public housing agencies $153 million every year in repairs and preventable fires, including $94 million in secondhand smoke-related health care, $43 million in renovation of smoking-permitted units, and $16 million in smoking-related fire losses.