Luis Torres smokes a cigarette Nov. 12 outside the New York City Housing Authority's Chelsea-Elliot Houses where he lives. The Department of Housing and Urban Development proposed a rule Nov. 12 to require the more than 3,100 public housing agencies across the country to make their properties smoke-free. Tacoma Housing Authority has had such a ban since 2014.
Luis Torres smokes a cigarette Nov. 12 outside the New York City Housing Authority's Chelsea-Elliot Houses where he lives. The Department of Housing and Urban Development proposed a rule Nov. 12 to require the more than 3,100 public housing agencies across the country to make their properties smoke-free. Tacoma Housing Authority has had such a ban since 2014. Mary Altaffer The Associated Press
Luis Torres smokes a cigarette Nov. 12 outside the New York City Housing Authority's Chelsea-Elliot Houses where he lives. The Department of Housing and Urban Development proposed a rule Nov. 12 to require the more than 3,100 public housing agencies across the country to make their properties smoke-free. Tacoma Housing Authority has had such a ban since 2014. Mary Altaffer The Associated Press

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