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Testimonials

“We have smoke-free apartments for many reasons; first, the cost. We prefer to spend less on cleaning out a property that is smoke-free as opposed to one that is basically a very expensive renovation because of a previous tenant who smoked. Second, we believe it comes down to being respectful of another person's property. Living near a smoker can be intrusive to other tenants rights to be healthy, and it is hard to lease apartments to non-smokers that are adjacent to apartments where the resident smokes. To me, it is a huge liability to have smoking apartments.”

Research

Metro Public Health Department conducted a 2015 survey of renters in Davidson County about their views on smoking. Read the Davidson County renter smoking survey results.

Contact Info

We are committed to helping Nashville apartment communities go smoke free. If you have questions or would like to partner with us, please contact TobaccoPevention@nashville.gov.

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