What's NEWS (in Rental Industry Publications)

See recent articles on No-Smoking policies:

Tax Credit Housing Management Insider
National Apartment Association's UNITS
Oregon Rental Housing Association Newsletter
The Landlord Times, Portland, OR
Metro Multifamily Housing Association

PNRC-NAHRO News
Daily Journal of Commerce, Portland, OR
Multifamily Executive

Tax Credit Housing Management Insider, a legal compliance guide for the low income tax credit community.

December 2010: "How to implement a smoke-free policy"

National Apartment Association's UNITS, a special edition features articles from rental industry and public health experts on just about every aspect of adopting a no-smoking policy.

Reprint of the December 2007 edition "Clearing the Air: Industry Discusses Trend Toward Smoke-Free Housing"

The Landlord Times, (formerly The Apartment Manager), a monthly publication distributed to Oregon-based apartment owners, property managers, on-site and maintenance personnel features:

April 2012: Smokefree Rentals Reduce Fires (page 4)

March 2010: "Are you in compliance with the new Smoking Policy Disclosure Law?" (page 11)

August 2009: "New Oregon law requires landlords to disclose smoking policy to tenants" (page 1)

February 2009: "Smells don't sell" (page 13) and "Public Housing Agencies are adopting No-smoking rules" (page 22)

January 2009: "Residents statewide want smokefree units, Guardian resident happy about no-smoking rules" (page 1)

March 2007: "Do tenants have a legal right to smoke?"

February 2007: How do I enforce a no-smoking rule at my rental property?

January 2007: Can I legally prohibit smoking at my rental property?

December 2006: Protect your investment: Four good reasons for smokefree housing

November 2006: How to make your rental property smokefree

October 2006: Is there a market for smokefree housing?

Oregon Rental Housing News, a semi-annual publication of the Oregon Rental Housing Association:

Winter 2010: "New law provides perfect opportunity to adopt no-smoking policies" (page10)

Summer 2009: "New Oregon law requires landlords to disclose smoking policy to tenants" (page 6)

Winter 2009: "What Oregon residents want: Residents happy about no-smoking rules" (page 6)

MMHA News and Events, a quarterly publication of Portland based Metro Multifamily Housing Association:

Fall 2009: "Legislative Update - New Oregon Law Requires Landlords to Disclose Smoking Policy to Tenants" (page 6) and "2009 Renter Survey Shows Real Change in Availability of Smoke-Free Apartments" (page 11)

Pacific Northwest Regional Council NEWS, a quarterly newsletter for the PNRC-NAHRO (National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials), a trade association for public housing administrators from Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Alaska:

February 2012: "No-smoking rental policies are one MORE reason to quit smoking" (page 8)

November 2011: "Enforcing No-Smoking Policies - Tips from successful housing managers" (page9)

June 2011: "What PNRC members say about their no-smoking policies" (page 5)

February 2011: "Is No-Smoking featured as an amenity in your property listings?" (page 12)

November 2010: "Invitation -- Register for a free webinar on how and why to adopt a no-smoking policy" (page 8)

August 2010: "When you are ready to adopt a no-smoking policy, no need to start with a blank sheet of paper" (page 8)

May 2010: "No-smoking policies in public housing - What folks are saying" (page 11)

February 2010: "Pacific Northwest Housing Authorities are adopting no-smoking policies" (page 3)

November 2009: "Have you been wondering about these [legal] questions?" (page 3)

August 2009: "HUD strongly encourages public housing authorities to implement no-smoking policies..." (page 3)

June 2009: "No-Smoking Policies: Trends and Tools for Housing Authorities" (page 9)

February 2009: "At least 21 PNRC Member agencies have adopted No-Smoking rules on one or more properties" (page 4)

Portland's Daily Journal of Commerce:

December 1, 2008: "Guardian Management antismoking czar helped establish company's strict no-smoking policy"

Multifamily Executive, apartment and condo news and business strategies for multifamily owners, managers and developers:

December 11, 2008: "No Butts About It: A Smoking Ban Success Story"