September 2011 Coach's Quiz

We have given you the answers to the 12 most common questions about assistance animals under fair housing law. Now let's look at how the rules might apply in the real world. Take the COACH's Quiz to see what you have learned.

INSTRUCTIONS: Each of the following questions has only one correct answer. On a separate piece of paper, write down the number of each question, followed by the answer you think is correct—for example, 1)b, 2)a, and so on. The correct answers (with explanations) follow the quiz. Good luck!

We have given you the answers to the 12 most common questions about assistance animals under fair housing law. Now let's look at how the rules might apply in the real world. Take the COACH's Quiz to see what you have learned.

INSTRUCTIONS: Each of the following questions has only one correct answer. On a separate piece of paper, write down the number of each question, followed by the answer you think is correct—for example, 1)b, 2)a, and so on. The correct answers (with explanations) follow the quiz. Good luck!

QUESTION #1

Only dogs that are specially trained to perform tasks for individuals with disabilities qualify as assistance animals under federal fair housing laws. True or false?

  1. True.

  2. False.

QUESTION #2

If your community has a no-pet policy, you may refuse to rent to an applicant who says he needs his dog for emotional support. True or false?

  1. True.

  2. False.

QUESTION #3

We can require all applicants who have animals to pay any extra fees or additional security deposit to cover any potential property damage the animal may cause. True or false?

  1. True.

  2. False.