Report title: Smoking Behavior and Attitudes Among Public Housing Residents in SouthCoast Massachusetts

Author(s): David Borges

Report date: 2013

Sponsor: Voices for a Health SouthCoast, with funding from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

Services: survey research, technical assistance

Issue areas: health, housing, Gateway Cities

Summary: CFPA is the lead evaluator for the SouthCoast Healthy Housing and Workplace Initiative (SCHHWI), a project of Voices for a Healthy Southcoast. SCHHWI seeks to improve heart and lung health in Fall River, New Bedford, and Wareham, Massachusetts by promoting smoke-free public and subsidized housing, worksites, and mental health and substance use treatment facilities. The two-year initiative is funded by the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) Community Transformation Grant (CTG) and is authorized by the Affordable Care Act.

Report link: SCHHWI_Baseline_Resident_Survey