No Pets Allowed: Housing Issues and Companion Animals

62 Pages Posted: 18 Sep 2007

See all articles by Rebecca J. Huss

Rebecca J. Huss

Valparaiso University Law School


Companionship, emotional support, assistance for disabled family members, and general health benefits are just a few examples of why people choose to keep pets in their homes. This article explores the major legal issues that arise when people desire to keep companion animals in various types of housing. The Author examines the effects of federal, state, and local laws, as well as common contracts clauses.

Keywords: Animals, Real Estate, Legislation

JEL Classification: Z00

Suggested Citation

Huss, Rebecca J., No Pets Allowed: Housing Issues and Companion Animals. Animal Law Review, Vol. 11, No. 69, 2005. Available at SSRN:

Rebecca J. Huss (Contact Author)

Valparaiso University Law School ( email )

Here is the Coronavirus
related research on SSRN

Paper statistics

Abstract Views
PlumX Metrics