NYC Real Estate News: Smoking Banned In NYC Apartments

Smoking Banned In NYC Apartments

Related Companies, which bills themselves as the premier global residence company, banned smoking in its rental buildings. What started as a pilot program in 2009 is now live in 40,000 rental properties that Related manages and owns.

What does the ban mean? New tenants and those with expiring leases must sign a contract stating that they won’t smoke anywhere in the building – from private balconies to the actual apartments. The result if tenants to – they face eviction.

Related Companies has a number of properties in New York City such as The Lyric, One Carnegie Hill, The Tate and MiMia.

What do you think of the ban? Are they at the forefront of a trend?Stay tuned for more NYC real estate news from Ron Hershco

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