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I am a landlord for a private home. I placed an add online
I am a landlord for a private home. I placed an add online for a rental house and listed "no pets". My application reads "no pets". When I interviewed a prospective tenant by phone, I asked if she had… read more
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I signed a lease 11 months ago for 2 years but only because the landlord said i had to sign 2 years if I wanted to have my dog and he made me pay $400 non refundable.deposite. But now he says he want … read more
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My friend has a situation about a pet with her tenant.the
Hello, My friend has a situation about a pet with her tenant.the lease agreement says the tenant cannot have pet, but with an exception if they do get one,, they need to take permission from landlord … read more
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I had For Rent ad in the paper for an apartment. There was
I had For Rent ad in the paper for an apartment. There was an extra fee for pets. A lady rents the place and says that she does not have a pet. A month later, I noticed a big dog in the unit. She said… read more
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I am a Landlord in Illinois, thus would prefer someone to
I am a Landlord in Illinois, thus would prefer someone to reply that is knowledgeable with Illinois Fair Housing and Disability laws. I have an existing tenant for 2-1/2 years whom has no pets and is … read more
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I signed a lease in October 2016 and renewed it in 2017 for
Hello, I signed a lease in October 2016 and renewed it in 2017 for an apartment. The lease says no pets, however, I have a letter from my therapist for an emotional support animal. My landlord is vehe… read more
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I rent to 5 unrelated university girls in one house.The
I rent to 5 unrelated university girls in one house.The house has a not pet rule. One of the girls now is getting a companion support animal. The problem is two of the other girls say they are going t… read more
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We got a french bulldog back in December. My wife has
Good morning, We got a french bulldog back in December. My wife has anxiety a lot of anxiety, and we currently live in an apartment complex that naturally doesn't allow dogs in our building. As such, … read more
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I have a question about a tenant with a service animal. We
Hello, I have a question about a tenant with a service animal. We own a 10 unit apartment building in Colorado. The add specified that we do accept small and medium sized dogs (no large dogs) but only… read more
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My mentally disabled son received documentation on 4/7/2016
My mentally disabled son received documentation on 4/7/2016 of proof his dog is considered an Emotional Support animal. As his Rep payee, I contacted Management whom he rents from asking them to work … read more
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As a landlord, am I required to allow an emotional support
As a landlord, am I required to allow an emotional support animal plus another animal in a rental unit?… read more
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I am the landlord. My tenant, signed a lease with a no pet
I am the landlord. My tenant, Mary signed a lease with a no pet policy, unless a separate pet agreement is in place, and a pet deposit is paid and the landlord approves the pet because we don't want "… read more
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I ask my landlord if i could have an ESA dog she said yes.
I ask my landlord if i could have an ESA dog she said yes. Then 2 days later she said no. I already purchase the dog when she said yes. Now she says I don't have a lead because it wee expired and she … read more
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Last year I signed a lease with a tenant and one of the
Last year I signed a lease with a tenant and one of the terms was, no pets without landlord's written permission. Without my knowledge they got a big dog, and a couple of months after I got complaints… read more
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We own a condo in a complex that has a one dog pet policy.
We own a condo in a complex that has a one dog pet policy. For several years the HOA did not enforce their pet policy and several owners, including us had two dogs. Last July the HOA decided they woul… read more
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Hello- I recently put my dog down :( she was 10 years old and
Hello- I recently put my dog down :( she was 10 years old and it was time. I asked my landlords if I could get another dog (its a house and every single other person has a dog in the house). They said… read more
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I am a landlord in Bergen County NJ. I just found out my tenant
I am a landlord in Bergen County NJ. I just found out my tenant is now harboring a pet and I want him to remove it. I don't have a specific disallowance of pets in the lease, but he did not have the p… read more
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I have a TAR lease that states no pets aloud and a tenant that has defaulted by allowing
I have a TAR lease that states no pets aloud and a tenant that has defaulted by allowing dogs in the home .I have charged them the additional rent according to the lease tirms and given them a 24 hr w… read more
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