Reasonable Accommodations: Service and Assistance Animals in Condominiums

November 12, 2012

When a condominium unit owner requests to keep a pet, the
condo association usually consults its master deed, bylaws, and rules and
regulations to determine whether or not the pet is allowed. But what if the
unit owner wants to keep a service or emotional support animal? And what if
that animal is a snake or a pig? What if the condo association can’t determine
if the unit owner is disabled? How should they proceed? What are the factors to

Diane Rubin, a partner in Prince Lobel’s Real Estate Practice
Group and a well-known expert in the field of condominium law, answers these
and many other questions in her recent article, which you can find by clicking

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