COACH's Pop Quiz!

June 19, 2018
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Q: You could face a fair housing complaint for terminating a resident’s tenancy because she’s made a disability-related request for an exception to your no-pet policy so she can keep an assistance animal. True or False?


A: True, according to a recent ruling. In May 2018, a court refused to dismiss a fair housing case against a Florida community accused of attempting to evict a resident because she asked to keep an emotional support animal as a reasonable accommodation for her disability.

To learn more, see the Coach’s July 2018 lesson, “Legal Update: Recent Developments in Fair Housing Law,” available for download to our subscribers here.