Marketability and Resident Demand

By adopting a smokefree policy you are making your buildings more appealing to the majority of renters.

    • Only 16.7% of Vermont’s adult population smokes (Vermont Department of Health).
    • In surveys conducted across the country, 66-80% of residents, smokers and non-smokers alike, from market and subsidized housing, would prefer to live in a smokefree environment.
    • Eighty-seven percent of adults and sixty-seven of smokers with children living in the household already prohibit smoking in their home (Vermont Department of Health).