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I am a landlord for a private home. I placed an add online
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i received a 3 day notice for an eviction for my dog and they have a pet policy of 30 pounds or less. I believe they are providing inconsistent treatment for me because there are other dogs on the pro… read more
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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 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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I m a landlord rating a SFH to a mother and her 3 teenage
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I have a tenant with a mental disability, she's been living in the unit for about 5 months now. she just stated to me i have to let her have a dog because she got a prescription from the doctor. i tol… read more
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In January of 2012, my husband and I invested our savings to purchase an oceanfront condo in San Diego. It was to be our dream come true, but first, we had to be certain that we could have two dogs. A… read more
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