HUD Smoke-Free Letter

CALC’s letter urges United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro to issue regulations making all government-subsidized housing smoke free. The letter was signed by CALC member organizations advocating for children and public health. It observes that this reform would:

  1. Protect kids from asthma – the most prevalent chronic health condition affecting children, and even more prevalent among kids in public housing;
  2. Mitigate racial disparities in health, and;
  3. Save a half-billion taxpayer dollars every year

Click here to read the letter.

Related: Advocates Call for Smoke-Free Public Housing (press release)