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Landlord bans smoking in all buildings

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Related Companies, a major landlord across the country, is banning smoking in all of its apartments.

The new rule is meant to create healthier living conditions, company officials told the NY Times. Second-hand smoke has been found to be a health hazard.

New tenants must sign a contract promising not to smoke anywhere in the building including private terraces and balconies.

Violators could be evicted.

Related Companies owns approximately 40,000 units.

Full story from the NY Times.com

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