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Smoking and social housing: Supporting residents, addressing inequalities

May 2022
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A joint report published by ASH and the Housing Learning and Improvement Network (LIN), setting out the case and opportunities for addressing smoking in social housing. This collaboratively produced report:

  • Outlines the case for reducing rates of smoking in the social housing sector as part of social landlords’ health and wellbeing activity.
  • Aims to equip the social housing and public health sectors with the information required to collaboratively progress action on smoking and improve the support available to residents who smoke.
  • Makes recommendations to central government to better support local action on this issue.

The report includes forewords by Jeanelle De Gruchy, the Deputy Chief Medical Officer for England and Joint lead for the Office for Health Improvement and Disparities (OHID), and Martyn Hale, Director of Care and Support at Citizen Housing.