There are about 125,000 Ontarians living in co-op housing in Ontario.
Many co-op members are involuntarily exposed to second-hand smoke in their homes. Some co-ops are meeting this challenge by passing smoke-free policies. However, there is still a significant shortage of smoke-free buildings.
Our site provides assistance and advice to co-op members and co-ops about smoke-free housing.
- A taking action section for addressing the problem of second-hand smoke;
- Tools to make your efforts easier;
- Important information on laws and legal issues, including a legal opinion on no-smoking policies in co-operatives; and
- Surveys conducted with residents of multi-unit housing.
- Common questions
Also, check out our section about fire prevention and smoke-free housing.