Resident Not Allowed to Keep Second Dog

Facts: A resident with diabetes lives in a Section 8 building. The lease expressly prohibits dogs or cats as pets. At some point while living in her unit, the resident got a dog. The owner allowed the resident to keep the dog as an accommodation for unspecified reasons. In July 2009, the resident took in a second dog without notifying the management. The resident also signed a recertification of her lease in December 2009, in which she stated that she didn’t have a second dog in the unit.

Full Article Access:

Full access to complete articles from Assisted Housing Management Insider is for subscribers only.

Not yet ready to subscribe?