It’s not always legal for landlords to charge an additional pet deposit or fee.
Renting a Place to Live With a Service or Support Dog
The federal Fair Housing Act requires that landlords make “reasonable accommodations” for tenants with disabilities, and some state statutes offer additional protections. Allowing an animal can be such an accommodation.
Smart Landlord Policies for Pet-Friendly Rentals
A pet agreement can reduce a landlord's risks in a pet-friendly building. Here's what to include in the agreement.
When California Landlords Must Allow Tenants to Have Service Dogs and Emotional Support Animals
California landlords must make "reasonable accommodations" when an individual with a disability needs an assistance animal. Learn what the law considers to be an assistance animal and what it means to make a "reasonable accommodation."
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