The terms service animals and support animals are used interchangeably. The distinctions between them, however, are very important. While it’s forgivable for those with a cursory understanding to initially believe they are one and the same, property teams would be well advised to know the nuances.
Renters are modern. They expect to be able to manage their lives from the palm of their hand, and that includes their living spaces and rental experience. Today’s renters demand flexibility, affordability and options. They want it provided by their apartment community — and they want it now.
Creating a pet-friendly community isn’t as easy as simply reducing restrictions and allowing a free-for-all atmosphere. A measured approach is required, and the suggestions above will help ensure that properties are not only pet-friendly, but pet-responsible, as well.
There are multiple facets to pet-inclusivity, beginning with pet-friendly policies and regulations. By establishing clear and concise pet policies, operators set the foundation for a harmonious coexistence between associates, pet owners and non-pet owners.
PetScreening, which offers the rental housing industry’s first and leading pet policy management software at no charge to property owners and managers, today announced it has been named to the 2023 Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in America.
Apartment communities have become very creative when it comes to keeping their current residents. Soft renewal-rate increases, promises of more resident events, the implementation of cutting-edge smart home features, property upgrades, and flexible lease terms are among the items offered.
PetScreening, which offers the rental housing industry’s first and leading pet policy management software at no charge to property owners and managers, today announced it has integrated with Updater, the leading resident onboarding and relocation technology company.
It’s no secret that apartment operators have boosted their levels of pet-friendliness in recent years in an effort to capture a significant subsection of renters—the pet-owning resident. But being genuinely pet-friendly goes beyond simply allowing pets.
Approximately 60% of the reasonable accommodation requests reviewed and evaluated by PetScreening do not meet the guidelines set forth by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) or the Fair Housing Act.
PetScreening today announced the successful completion of its Type 1 SOC 2 audit. Established by the AICPA, the SOC 2 examination is designed for organizations of any size, regardless of industry and scope, to ensure the personal assets of their potential and existing customers are protected.