It is not an easy decision to choose to allow pets. Maybe you have even heard some horror stories about the damage pets have done to rental units. But there is another side to the story: many landlords who have chosen to make their units pet-friendly can attest to having wonderful and responsible tenants. Likewise, many tenants with pets are conscientious, reliable and responsible people whose choice to have pets doesn't change that at all.
Here is some information that will help to demonstrate why adopting a pet-friendly policy can be beneficial to landlords.
How Adopting a Pet-Friendly Policy Benefits You
Common Concerns About Accepting Pets
Drafting a Pet Application Form
Renting to Responsible Pet Owners: A Checklist for Landlords
Pet-friendly apartments and other rental housing are a much-needed resource!
As a landlord, you hope to be able to find a great tenant. Opening up a rental unit to renters with pets means opening it up to a much wider range of potential tenants.