Dealing with Service Animals: Guide for Landlords

We have tenants who have recently moved into a property; the landlord has stipulated no pets. However, the tenant has advised they are getting a service dog. Can the landlord decline this request, and is there anything we can ask the tenant for document-wise for them to prove it is a service dog?

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Unlawful Discrimination

Learn about the legal obligations of landlords under the Equalities Act 2010 and how to avoid discrimination in housing. Visit our website for guidance.