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Some Animals are More Assistive than Others: HUD Issues New Guidelines regarding Disability Accommodation Requests Involving Assistance Animals


It’s been almost a decade since the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”) last issued guidelines regarding assistance animals. Since then, use of assistance animals has increased considerably, as have efforts by some to exploit ambiguities, leading to news stories about emotional support peacocks and kangaroos. In the absence of clear guidance fromContinue Reading >

Pet Rules and Regulations


Generally, associations may not prohibit members from having at least one pet.  California Civil Code Section 4715(a) provides that “No governing documents shall prohibit the owner of a separate interest within a common interest development from keeping at least one pet within the common interest development, subject to reasonable rules and regulations of the association…” Continue Reading >