INSTITUTING SMOKE-FREE PUBLIC HOUSING (GHA)
(Effective Date: February 15, 2017)
The Gallatin Housing Authority Board of Commissioners, has adopted the following regulations regarding the Gallatin Housing Authority and all properties owed by the authority, in accordance with Federal HUD Notice PHI 2017-03, “Smoke-Free Policies in Public Housing” Guidelines, which was effective February 15, 2017,
“The rule prohibits lit tobacco products in units, common areas, PHA administrative offices, and all areas within 25 feet of buildings. This rule also prohibits smoking in all outdoor areas within 25 feet of housing and administrative office buildings, or to the PHA’s property boundary. This 25-foot perimeter includes balconies, porches, decks, and any outdoor space (picnic shelters, playgrounds) within 25 feet.”
A copy of the Smoke Free Guidelines can be found at the main offices.
Gallatin—401 N. Boyers Ave, Gallatin, TN 37066