Jocelyn Augustino took this photo of a bona fide FEMA comfort dog, used to help people find composure after disasters.
Have you seen an increase in tenants with ESAs, or those who claim their animals are ESAs?
Emotional Support Animals (ESAs) are domestic animals who provide therapeutic support to their owners. They are not task-trained, like service dogs, and can be prescribed by doctors or other professionals. Housing laws prevent landlords from refusing tenants with ESAs, and must provide reasonable accommodation.
We’re curious: Have you seen an increase in tenants with ESAs, or those who claim their animals are ESAs?
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