Pet Deposits

PET DEPOSIT

In most states, there is no law prohibiting a landlord from charging an extra fee as a PET DEPOSIT . This additional fee may be NON-REFUNDABLE.


The PET DEPOSIT MAY BE:


  • non-refundable

  • in addition to your security deposit which is limited by state law

  • unrealistic

  • permitted by state law

  • may not be charged if you have a service animal (certified for your disability). NOTE: Exemptions exist.

  • any amount agreed to by you and your landlord

  • >non-discriminatory

  • based on size of pet

  • based on number of pets

  • based on type of pet

  • charged to people who think their pet is the best



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