Q: Can apartments make you get rid of a therapy dog that 2 of your dr's think you need and you have a medical papework?
A: Believe it or not, I have run into this problem being faced by my clients quite frequently in the past. A letter from a medical doctor or therapist is all that is needed to classify the animal as an assistance animal. Landlords must agree to a reasonable accommodation request if the disability claim is true and if the request does not create a hardship on the landlord or other tenants. The difficulty here is arguing whether a hardship is being created on the landlord or other tenants as the "hardship" factory is loosely defined. Having a lawyer virtually always helps, these cases tend to be reasonably priced.
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