In their Cooperatives and Condominiums column, Richard Siegler and Eva Talel of Stroock & Stroock & Lavan write: While boards have little difficulty granting waivers of "no-pet" rules to blind individuals who require seeing-eye service dogs, boards do not always know how to respond to owners who claim to have impairments or conditions that require a pet in order to enjoy the use of their apartment. Further, courts and administrative tribunals have given conflicting messages as to what an owner must establish in order to keep a support pet.
Pet Issues Revisited: Questions Raised on Support Pets
New York Law Journal
January 3, 2013
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