No smoking policy for federally-owned housing takes effect in July

In November 2016, the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released a final rule requiring local public housing agencies (PHAs) to adopt smoke-free policies for federally-owned housing by July 2018. This aligns with HUD’s mission to provide safe, sanitary housing for vulnerable populations and improve the health outcomes of public housing residents.

hud smoking banDownload the Smoke-Free Policy guidance, click here or on the graphic. 

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