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Federal Laws Landlords may not prohibit a service animal or emotional support animal from living in the unit. Landlords may not charge the tenant extra "pet" rent or "pet" security deposit for a service or emotional support animal.

Answered by: Always Sunny Date created: Sep 26, 2022

Can a landlord refuse a service animal?

Asked By: ulou Date created: Sep 23, 2022

No, a landlord cannot refuse access to a service dog as they are protected by the ADA.

Answered By: ScottyBlades Date created: Sep 26, 2022

Can a landlord deny a service animal?

Asked By: Frank Krueger Date created: Sep 23, 2022

Can Landlords Deny a Service Dog? No, a landlord cannot refuse access to a service dog as they are protected by the ADA. A service dog is a medical tool and not a pet. There are two types of assistance animals that have special rights regarding housing.

Answered By: MvG Date created: Sep 23, 2022

Can a landlord refuse a service dog based on breed?

Asked By: Gareth Date created: Sep 18, 2022

A landlord is permitted to refuse accommodation for a service animal based on breed if allowing the animal would be unreasonable. For example, if your insurance carrier drops your coverage because of a restricted breed on the premises, you may be able to refuse the service dog.

Answered By: LinusGeffarth Date created: Sep 21, 2022

Can landlords deny service animals?

Asked By: Sri Murthy Upadhyayula Date created: Sep 18, 2022

No, a landlord cannot refuse access to a service dog as they are protected by the ADA. A service dog is a medical tool and not a pet. There are two types of assistance animals that have special rights regarding housing.

Answered By: Cameron Date created: Sep 19, 2022

Can you refuse to rent to someone with a service dog?

Asked By: Louys Patrice Bessette Date created: Sep 12, 2022

Landlords can't refuse to rent to someone who uses a service dog. The federal Fair Housing Act requires that landlords make “reasonable accommodations” for tenants with disabilities. As a practical matter, assistance dogs are normally so well trained and well behaved that a landlord has little reason to object to them.

Answered By: Jaypal Sodha Date created: Sep 12, 2022

Can a landlord make you get rid of your service dog?

Asked By: Paul D. Waite Date created: Sep 13, 2022

Landlords cannot charge a service dog handler a monthly “pet fee” or a special “pet deposit”. They cannot discriminate against you due to your dog's weight or breed. In addition, your landlord cannot ask you to disclose your disability or force your service dog to “perform” for them.

Answered By: Jap Mul Date created: Sep 15, 2022

Can a landlord refuse a service dog?

Asked By: Bastien Ducreux Date created: Sep 22, 2022

No, a landlord cannot refuse access to a service dog as they are protected by the ADA. A service dog is a medical tool and not a pet. There are two types of assistance animals that have special rights regarding housing.

Answered By: Robin De Schepper Date created: Sep 24, 2022

Can a service dog go anywhere?

Asked By: Tom Hawtin - tackline Date created: Sep 20, 2022

Under the ADA, you are allowed to take your service dog virtually anywhere you are allowed to go. Your dog is not considered a “pet”. You are allowed to have your service dog with you in your apartment, restaurants, beaches, airplanes, etc., all without having to pay any extra fees or deposits.

Answered By: Rahul Date created: Sep 22, 2022

Do I have to tell my landlord I have a service dog?

Asked By: David Date created: Sep 16, 2022

You may give your landlord your ESA letter before or after you sign the lease. You are not required to let your apartment management company know that you need or may need an emotional support animal. Remember, the manager, owner or landlord must make reasonable accommodation for you and your ESA under Federal Law.

Answered By: MauriceNino Date created: Sep 19, 2022

Can you be denied an apartment with a service dog?

Asked By: ktiu Date created: Sep 15, 2022

No, a landlord cannot refuse access to a service dog as they are protected by the ADA. A service dog is a medical tool and not a pet. There are two types of assistance animals that have special rights regarding housing.2 Sep 2017

Answered By: Mike Walton Date created: Sep 16, 2022

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