Welcome to our website dedicated to the issue of second-hand smoke in multi-unit dwellings and the promotion of no-smoking policies. This site will provide information and assistance to housing co-op members who are suffering from second-hand smoke seeping into their homes from neighbouring units.
According to the Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada, approximately 125,000 Ontarians live in over 44,000 units in more than 550 non-profit housing co-operatives across the province.
While provincial and municipal laws provide Ontarians with extensive protection from second-hand smoke where they work, shop, dine and play, many people are still being involuntarily exposed where they live. Despite strong public support and demand for smoke-free homes, there is a significant shortage of smoke-free buildings for Ontarians who want and need to live smoke-free.
If you are suffering from second-hand smoke infiltrating your home on a frequent and on-going basis, our site will provide you with useful information and tools, including:
Also, check out our common questions section.
The information and materials contained on this website are for informational purposes only and should not be considered legal advice or as a substitute for obtaining legal advice from a lawyer.