Smoking

Q: I have a tenant who moved into his rental unit last month. I included a provision in his lease that prohibits smoking cigarettes in his unit. Now, his neighbors are complaining that cigarette smoke from his unit is seeping through their air vents. When I approached...

Emotional Support Animals

Q: I do not allow pets in my apartments. I have a tenant who is claiming that her cat is a therapy animal and she says that she is entitled to a reasonable accommodation. Do I have to let her keep the cat? A: Yes, a landlord must work with a disabled tenant to make...