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Smoking Ban Not a Reasonable Accommodation


In 2004, Phyllis Davis purchased a unit on the second floor of a four-unit building. She was a cancer survivor with a history of asthma and claimed that cigarette smoke from the unit below significantly impacted her ability to breathe comfortably. She requested help from the Association’s board of directors. The board made efforts to mitigateContinue Reading >

New Bill Prohibits Smoking in Multi-family Developments


  On February 21, 2013, Marc Levine (D-San Rafael) introduced AB 746, which prohibits smoking in multi-family homes.  As you might expect, it is sponsored by the American Lung Association.   As presently drafted, the bill bans smoking of cigarettes or other tobacco products in units.  It applies to residential property containing 2 or more units withContinue Reading >