Category Archives: Smoling in the association properties

QUIT SMOKING NOW IN YOUR HOA, OR FACE FINES!

I receive lots of information via the website about smoking in HOAs. Most are seeking a ban on smoking in the common area. Some want to ban it in the units. This used to be a really dicey question. However, more and more municipalities, without the support of any state law, are passing tighter smoking [...]

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SMOKING BAN IN HOAs – A New Law Is Introduced in California

SMOKING IN HOAS: AB 746 recently introduced in California (not law yet) takes aim at health hazards of secondhand smoke in multi-family residences that share walls, ceilings, floors or ventilation systems, says Jim Sanders of the Sacramento Bee (2-28-2013 Article). “Landlords already have authority to prohibit smoking in their rental units, through a law implemented last [...]

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