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Condo Corporations

Housing Co-Ops




for Landlords


Why Choose Smoke-Free Housing

Smoke-Free Multi-Unit Housing and You

A Rental Property Owners' and Condo Corporations' Guide to Smoke-Free Multi-Unit Housing

Benefits of Going Smoke-Free

Common Questions

Enforcing a Smoke-Free Policy

Fact Sheet for Smoke-Free Multi-Unit Dwellings

How-to Guide: Smoke-Free Policy for Existing Building

How-to Guide: Smoke-Free Policy for New Building

Interference with Occupancy

Laws and Legal Issues

Market Demand for Smoke-Free Housing

Sample No-Smoking Policy Addendum

Sample Resident Manager Notification Letter

Sample Tenant Notification Letter Policy Change


Sample Tenant Survey Cover Letter

Sample Tenant Survey Questions

Sample Warning Notice to Tenant - With No-Smoking Clause in Lease

Sample Warning Notice to Tenant - Without
No-Smoking Clause in Lease


Second-Hand Smoke

Smoke-Free Housing: A Review of the Evidence


Table of Costs

Why Go Smoke-Free

How-to Guide

Laws and Legal Issues

Common Questions

Additional Resources:

The Investment Property Owners Association of Nova Scotia assists and provides a range of services to residential landlords. Visit IOPANS website or call 902-425-357

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation website provides useful tips on addressing indoor air quality issues in apartments.

US Indoor Environmental Engineering website provides information on how to reduce second-hand exposure in multi-unit dwellings.

The information and materials contained on this website are for informational purposes only and are not intended to be and should not be construed to be legal advice or a substitute for obtaining legal advice from a lawyer.

Adapted with permission from the smokefreehousingbc.ca website produced by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of BC and Yukon, on behalf of the BC Healthy Living Alliance.


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