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Re: dog discrimination...after 3mos?

Posted by skye on September 30, 1998 at 14:15:13:

In Reply to: dog discrimination...after 3mos? posted by sl on September 28, 1998 at 09:58:17:

nope. Till the dog has been there 6 months you can't use the "well he knew it was there" clause in the law
bottom line. YOur lease says no. That's what the courts will see, so he can in fact F- you over for breaking the lease
and that's fair...i mean honestly. Use a pooper scooper and keep the dog off the sidewalks!

: Hi all. I have imported a dog for breeding and
: showing. I was primarily going to leave the
: dog with a relative, because my lease stats that
: I cannot have a dog. However, when I purchased the dog,
: The super of the building never mentioned that I cannot
: have the dog, possibly because they own a dog and many other
: tenants own a dog as well. I let my dog stay, and
: on several ocassions, I have come across my super
: who has never mentioned that I cannot have a dog.
: In fact we have actually had casual conversations
: about our dogs and have let them play together.

: All of a sudden, because my dog has had an accident or two on the
: sidewalk of our building, the super has asked me to not let that
: happen, and has also threatened me by impling the rules
: on my lease, that I cannot own a dog in the building.
: As he has stated HE lets me SLIDE because other tenants own
: dogs.

: I am wondering if there are any laws that protect me since he has
: not complained about the dog and in fact he is simply
: discriminating against me, acting as if he can pick and choose
: which dogs stay and which don't?

: If anyone can offer any info please email me or post it here.
: Any info is helpfull.

: Thanks in advance.

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