Support and Service Animals: Know Your Rights!

Farm animals like pigs and peacocks may not seem like a good fit for an airplane cabin, yet they would qualify as ‘emotional support’ animals in an apartment under federal rules. Tenants can use federal disability law to to keep the landlord from turning away a pet. Here we take a closer look at the tenant’s options when the landlord doesn’t welcome Fido — or that peacock!

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Negotiating for Pets: Tips for Success

Federal disability law recognizes what most pet-keepers already know: our furry friends provide valuable emotional support. That’s why certain animals are afforded protection in rental housing. But most pets are not officially designated as service or support and we depend on landlords choosing to accept a pet. Here are a few tips to help Fido or Feline find a home in our new apartment.

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