HUD guidance on service and assistance animals

The right for people with disabilities to have a service and/or assistance animal under the Fair Housing Act Amendments (FHAA)  is different from the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations; in fact, the ADA limits the definition of “service animal” to include only dogs, and further defines “service animal” to exclude emotional support animals, whereas the FHAA does not.  For a detailed, very informative guide regarding service and assistance animals under the FHAA, click here:  https://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/documents/huddoc?id=servanimals_ntcfheo2013-01.pdf