Smoke-Free Multi-Unit Housing

Benefits of Smoke-Free Housing


There is no safe-level of secondhand smoke exposure. Secondhand smoke contributes to over 40,000 deaths among nonsmokers. Smoke-free housing can save lives, improve quality of life, encourage quitting, and save money.

Find out more about why Going Smoke Free Matters in Multi Unit Housing!

For Property Owners/Managers

Considering making your property smoke-free or need assistance improving or enforcing your current smoke-free policy?  Help is available!

SEPA Tobacco Control Project offers:

  • Smoke-free Policy development
  • Planning and implementation
  • Communication with staff and residents
  • On-site tobacco cessation resources and referrals
  • Ongoing assistance for policy enforcement
  • Free heavy duty metal signage indicate a smoke-free building

Interested in going smoke-free?


For Residents

It only takes one smoker in a multi-unit building to cause health problems for everyone. You have the right to breathe clean air.

Smoke-Free Public Housing 

The Department of Housing and Urban Development has issued a final rule and is requiring all publicly-funded housing become smoke-free. We can help you understand and meet the requirements, enforcing the policy, as well as provide signage.