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

Emotional Support Animals are Protected by Two Federal Laws:

The Fair Housing Act (FHA) – The Department of Housing issues guidance relating to the FHA
The Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA) – The Department of Transportation issues guidance regarding the ACAA

In order to be receive protections under these two Emotional Support Animal Laws, you must […]

How Do I Make My Dog an Emotional Support Dog?

In this post we will review the steps on how to make your dog an emotional support animal. Here is a quick summary on how you can make your dog an emotional support dog.

Determine what an emotional support dog is and if it would benefit your mental health
Get in touch with your therapist […]

How to get an ESA Prescription Letter

Are you suffering from an emotional or mental disability? Do you think an emotional support animal may be the answer for you? You are not alone. More and more people are realizing the comforting effects a furry (or feathery/scaly) companion can bring. However, there’s more to getting an ESA than just calling your current pet […]

Emotional Support Animal Certification Guide

ESA Certification Process 
Mental health illnesses are on the rise and people are less willing to live with these issues. Mental Health Professionals are now diagnosing and supporting patients with a wide range of mental and emotional. 
What helps is that these mental health conditions are becoming more widely talked about and accepted as true illnesses. Now […]

Can My Pit Bull Qualify as an Emotional Support Animal?

Emotional support animals can come in all shapes, sizes, and species, unlike service animals, which have primarily fallen into the capable paws of the canine species. Although under the American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA) any species of animal can be considered an ESA, the problem with Pit Bulls does not lie with this organization, but […]

Guide to Renting an Apartment With an Emotional Support Animal

The use of Emotional Support Animals (ESA) has become more and more common. This is due to science and medicine realizing the many beneficial qualities these animals can bring to a mentally or emotionally disabled individual. However, even though ESA’s are being recognized for their usefulness, it doesn’t necessarily mean the rest of the world […]

What is the Fair Housing Act for Emotional Support Animals?

Under the Fair Housing Act, having an ESA letter will protect your animal from housing discrimination.

Finding Pet Friendly Apartments in Your City

Moving is always a stressful time for everyone involved.  This tends to be even more true if your family includes a pet.  Pet friendly apartments can seem almost impossible to find.  Even worse,  a lot of places only accept certain types or sizes of pets making finding a perfect apartment for you and your fur […]

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