When Dealing With Illegal Pets, Time Matters

Co-op and condo boards need to move swiftly – and cautiously – when enforcing pet bans.  When dealing with illegal pets in a no-pet building, time is of the essence. The state Pet Law requires the landlord to begin an action within 90 days of discovering the forbidden pet. As applied to a co-op, it might just as well be 30 days. Although the law says you must begin the action within 90 days, you can’t do that until you have served a notice to cure, followed by a termination notice. Doing that can take from 45 to 60 days.    Read the article…………


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