HOA members use fake documents to skirt pet rules
Q: We live in a condominium near Lake Norman. We have a 30-pound weight restriction on pets, as well as a prohibition on certain breeds that are deemed aggressive. Several residents have moved in and presented us with “Service Dog Certificates” so that their 50- or 60-pound dogs can live here by virtue of the federal housing guidelines. It’s quite obvious that these certificates were obtained online and that these dogs are not trained service dogs. Is there a process for us to verify these certificates? It’s getting to be quite a problem. Read the article………….