Under the federal Fair Housing Act, assistance animals are not considered pets and housing providers, including HOAs, must make reasonable accommodations to permit them. However, a historical lack of guidelines and definitions surrounding assistance animals has hindered disabled people while allowing abuse by people not needing assistance.

Recently, HUD issued practical guidance on assistant animals, outlining an 8-step process for responding to requests, with helpful tips for each step.

Associations, their board, and their managers should be aware of the existence of Fair Housing laws and regulations at the state and Federal level.

To learn more, click here.

Search Articles...

Membership Plans

Subscribe to the Chicago Condo Resource to access our Members Only Content.

Subscribe to Newsletter

Seminars & Events

No events
March 2020
S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31