When Pet Rules Get Messy — Service Animals in Your HOA

In my last post I talked about the benefits of setting clear pet restrictions in your community. But you may be wondering how those restrictions could affect service animals – and your compliance with the Fair Housing Act.  Legally, a service animal is just what it sounds like: an animal that provides a necessary service for its owner. The obvious examples would be seeing-eye dogs, or even dogs that assist the deaf. Few would argue the need for a service animal in these cases.    Read the article…………