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I am a landlord for a private home. I placed an add online
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If an elderly man or woman has written documentation from a doctor that allows said person to keep a pet despite the landlord having the right to say who can or can't have a pet would that elderly per… read more
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looking for advise for my daughter, she is in college and living in an apartment with two other girls, they are all on the lease - one of the girls has brought in a puppy and it is destroying the unit… read more
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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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Hi, I'm currently evaluating whether or not I'm going to pay the fee or roll the dice with small claims. I need a question answered but first let me explain the situation. I owe $377.89 extra in damag… read more
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In NJ, does the landlord have the right to charge the tenant additional fee for an ESA dog? According to the lease, I need to have landlord's permission to have a pet. And the landlord has the right t… read more
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Recently signed a lease about 2 months ago. At the time
Hi recently signed a lease about 2 months ago. At the time I paid the additional $500 pet deposit. The following month I was diagnosed with a disability and had my Dr. Write a prescription to my landl… read more
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I am a new landlord of a 2 bedroom condo, 2nd floor(880 sq
I am a new landlord of a 2 bedroom condo, 2nd floor(880 sq ft). My tenants signed the lease 11/21/14, move in date a few days later. I originally said 'no pets', but agreed to 2 cats for which they pa… read more
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I am wanting to know how much to charge a tenant for a pet
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