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Why Welcoming Pets Makes Good Business Sense

by Crystal Martin

Crystal Martin

Multifamily owners and operators are always on the lookout for ways to improve the financial and operational performance of their communities.

A recent report from Michelson Found Animals and the Human Animal Bond Research Institute shows that providing a welcoming environment for pet owners is a highly effective way to do just that.

According to the 2021 Pet-Inclusive Housing Initiative (PIHI) Report, residents in pet-friendly rental housing stay 21 percent longer than those in non-pet-friendly housing (the report defined pet-friendly housing as any housing that allows residents to have at least one pet, regardless of other restrictions).

Read Crystal Martins entire article in Multi-Housing News.

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