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The U.S. Fair Housing Act, Community Associations and ‘Companion Animals’

 

David J. Byrne, Co-Chair of Stark & Stark’s Community Association Group, authored an article for the March 21, 2011 New Jersey Law Journal’s Real Estate, Title Insurance & Construction Law supplement, entitled, The U.S. Fair Housing Act, Community Associations and ‘Companion Animals.’

The article discusses the United States Fair Housing Act in relation to whether or not a person with a mental or emotional disability should be allowed to have a “companion animal” living with them in a private community despite rules against pets, in the same way a physically disabled person is allowed a “service animal”?

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