Can a New York Co-op building deny my Emotional Support Animal?

Co-op buildings are buildings where tenants are shareholders of the building. Co-ops are run by the Co-op Board the owners and tenants must follow building rules.
New York State prohibits apartments, condos, and co-ops from denying an applicant due to age, sex, religion, race, disability, etc.
Emotional support animals and their owners are protected […]

Emotional Support Animal Housing

Emotional support animals are granted certain rights under the law. Unfortunately, sometimes the people who rely on these animals are discriminated against and have their rights as an ESA handler violated. Emotional support animals, or ESAs, are more than just pets. They are recommended or prescribed by licensed mental health providers to individuals who suffer […]

The Difference Between the Fair Housing Act and ADA

When you become disabled, the world becomes a very different place. Things that may have once been easy may become more difficult to do. For this reason, laws have been put in place to ensure an individual with a disability is treated fairly.
Two of the commonly known organizations is the Fair Housing Act and the […]

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Can I Have Emotional Support Animals in Florida Condos?

Laws about assistance animals are basically the same for all the states. But is the treatment really the same everywhere? In this article, you’ll learn everything you need to know about emotional support animals in Florida condos. Let’s start with the basics.

If you believe an emotional support animal would benefit your life, complete the questionnaire […]

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How to Get an Emotional Support Animal in New York

The role of an animal in some people’s lives is going above and beyond being “just a pet.” Animals that provide comfort and support to an emotionally or mentally challenged individual are now being viewed as a necessity. And with that fact, these dogs, cats and other animals could fall under the title of an […]

Emotional Support Dog Laws for Texas Apartments

If you want to know about emotional support animals in Texas, you have come to the right place. If you live in Austin, Dallas, Houston, or any other city in Texas, the same rules apply for living with an emotional support dog in an apartment complex. In this article, we will talk about relevant Emotional […]

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Not Faking It – My Legitimate ESA Letter with ESA Doctors


My name is Stephanie and I have an emotional support animal (ESA). My ESA’s name is Buddy. He loves long walks, kisses, and blueberries with his breakfast. Buddy has been a lifesaver. Although my struggle with severe and sometimes crippling anxiety is still an ongoing battle, my ESA has provided me with immeasurable support and […]

Can a Landlord Deny an Emotional Support Animal?

An ESA is a medical tool and not a pet. Under Federal Fair Housing Laws, Emotional  Support Animals must have access to apartments with a no-pet policy and are exempt from pet-related fees.
Pets that provide people with comfort have unique housing rights. The law refers to these types of pets as Emotional Support Animals. Emotional […]

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How to Inform My Landlord of My Emotional Support Dog Letter

If you have an emotional or mental disability and your pet brings you comfort and a new lease on life, then you may be entitled to housing in “no pets” policy buildings. You are also, by law, not required to pay any extra fees for your ESA or have a weight or breed restriction imposed […]

Emotional Support Animal Laws You Should Know

In this article, we will provide a brief overview of the Fair Housing Act and the ACAA. We will discuss what protections these laws give to owners of emotional support animals and how landlords and airlines must comply. We will also review ESA qualification requirements and how you may qualify for an ESA.

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