After deadly Columbia gas leak, Congress mandates detectors in public housing

COLUMBIA, S.C. — A provision included in the $900 billion COVID-19 relief bill signed by President Donald Trump this week will require carbon monoxide detectors in all federally subsidized housing. The new rules come nearly two years after two residents in Columbia’s Allen Benedict Court housing project died from a gas leak there. The city’s code enforcement later found 869 code violations at the property, including missing carbon monoxide detectors. An investigation from NBC News revealed that at least 13 public housing residents nationwide have died from carbon monoxide poisoning since 2013….

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