Can I be evicted because of an esa dog?

////Can I be evicted because of an esa dog?


If you have a esa dog in the house can u get evicted?


Fair Housing laws apply to most housing. According to guidelines of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Fair Housing Act “does not require a dwelling to be made available to an individual whose tenancy would constitute a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals or whose tenancy would result in substantial physical damage to the property of others.” Therefore, even a disabled person with an emotional support animal can be evicted if the animal poses a health or safety threat to others, but the landlord would need to prove that the animal actually poses such a threat before a court will order the eviction of the tenant. Consult with an attorney in your state regarding the facts of your particular situation, including, for example, the type of housing you live in.

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