Get a written statement from your health care provider (physician, therapist) attesting to your disability and your need for a companion animal that will help ease your disability. Provide a copy of this statement to your landlord along with your own request to keep an animal.
Below are some of the other frequently asked questions about companion animals.
- Can I have a pet if my rental agreement says “no pets”?
- What must I do to keep a companion animal if the lease says “no pets”?
- What does “disabled” mean?
- Can the landlord increase my rent or charge a “pet deposit”?
- Can the landlord make rules about the kind or number of companion animals I can keep?
To see all the questions and answers, click here.The information in this site is not intended as legal advice.
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