The State of Pets in Multifamily in 2023

by John Bradford

Internet, keyless entryways, and Bluetooth capabilities have a lot in common with pets. All were afterthoughts in the apartment world in decades past. 

But just as most renters simply cannot live without digital connectivity, they have become more discerning about the potential comfort levels of their pets, as well. In 2023, merely allowing pets at a rental community no longer qualifies as “pet friendly.”

This has been a gradual trend, naturally, and not something that just sprouted up over the past few months. The response by apartment operators, however, has been mixed. Some are on the cutting edge and have adeptly met the morphing preferences and demands of pet owners, while others have been slow to adapt.

Read John Bradford’s article in the Multifamily Executive.

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