Landlord Resources
     


NEW - What Landlords Need to Know Regarding Oregon's Disclosure Law (in effect Jan. 1, 2010)

Articles from The Landord Times

"Restoring an Smoke-Damaged Apartment" by Kennedy Restoration

Landlord How-to-Guide

Model Press Release for announcing your no-smoking policy

Model Resident Notification Letter

Model Warning Letter

Sample Tenant Survey Questions

Sample Tenant Survey Questions (Spanish)

Tenant Handout

Infiltration of Secondhand Smoke into Condominiums, Apartments and Other Multi-Unit Dwellings

Is there a “right to smoke”?

 

Research

2009 Benchmark Market Survey of Tenants in the Portland-Vancouver Area

2006 Baseline Market Survey of Tenants in the Portland Vancouver Area

Opinions of Experienced Metro-Area Landlords Regarding Smoking Policies and Practices

The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) position statement on secondhand smoke


Forms and Model Lease Language

Sample Lease Language

Rental Housing Association of Greater Portland smokefree lease agreement

Metro Multi-Family Housing Association Oregon Forms - See List for No-Smoking Addendum

Metro Multi-Family Housing Association Washington Forms - See List for No-Smoking Addendum

Non-Smoking Lease Addendum by Stevens-Ness Law Publishing


Affordable and Public Housing Resources

Department of Housing and Urban Development Recommendation on Non-Smoking Policies in Public Housing

Article on the ability of Housing Authorities and Section 8 Landlords to prohibit smoking

Article on the Federal Fair Housing Act and the protection of persons who are disabled by secondhand smoke in most private and public housing

The Americans with Disabilities Act: Effective Legal Protection Against Secondhand Smoke Exposure

Additional Links

Oregon’s Landlord-Tenant Law

Washington Landlord-Tenant Law

Market your Smokefree Properties on HousingConnections.org 

Oregon’s Smokefree Workplace Law

Washington's Smoking in Public Places Law

Rental Housing Association of Greater Portland's smokefree webpage

Metro Multifamily Housing Association

Washington Apartment Association

Clark County Rental Association

Kennedy Restoration Services, Portland, Oregon

Links to Resources from Other States and Canada

Public Opinion Surveys (other than Oregon's)

The Hartford Insurance Company: Smoking – Kick this Fire Risk