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Re: Dog weight limit: read the other stuff

Posted by Red on May 10, 2000 at 16:28:18:

In Reply to: Re: Dog weight limit: read the other stuff posted by JJ on May 10, 2000 at 15:39:49:

I did not see anything pertaining to weight limits in leases. All of the court cases and the law and the bar assoc. pamphlet refer to cases when there is a no-pet clause in the lease.

This clause allows me to have a dog but only under a certain weight limit. My dog breaks this weight limit. But, as I stated earlier the super and doorman have seen the dog everyday since I moved in. I'm not trying to hide her.

Would I have any rights as a tenant??

: So you read the Pet Law: did you see if there are similar questions earlier and see if
: there is a similar case in the decisions? Did you read the bar association pamphlet?

: If you're asking would this weight limit somehow override the 90 day rule in the law:
: probably not. Call that bar assoc.

: : The doorman and super have both seen the dog. I've read the info on the Pet Law. Does this apply to weight limits as well???

: : : : I live in a rental building in NYC (not controlled or stabilized). My lease says that I can have a dog but it has to be under 50 lbs. I moved in with my dog who is over that limit. I've been there for 4 months. The landlord has told me that I am in violation of my lease and I must get rid of my dog.

: : : : What rights do I have?

: : : Read about NYC Pet Law, TenantNet Home.

: : : Search for 'dog' 'pet' on this board, on homepage, on Housing Court Decisions.

: : : Still have a question? give some more details, like dates, building staff, etc.

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