Dakota County Receives 2020 NACo Achievement Award for Smoke-Free Housing Hats off to our partners at the Dakota County Public Health Department (DCPH) and the Dakota County Community Development Agency (CDA) for receiving a 2020 Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties for their smoke-free housing efforts! Big thanks to HealthPartners for their partnership […]

Assessing the Use of the Term ‘Grandfathering’ in Smoke-Free Housing There are many words and phrases in the English language that we use regularly without awareness of their roots. At first glance, a word or phrase may seem harmless, however, a second look sometimes unveils a racist, damaging, or offensive history. In the realm of […]

Every year on the third Thursday of November, we celebrate the Great American Smokeout®. This event, hosted by the American Cancer Society, is a public awareness event to encourage people to quit smoking.

Our mission is to promote and maintain successful smoke-free housing opportunities throughout Minnesota, the United States, and across the housing spectrum. We believe that everyone deserves the right to a safe, clean, healthy, and SMOKE-FREE home.