“Dog hair tends to stick to the grease on elevator pulleys and causes the need for more maintenance work,” he says.And if your beloved designer dog has an accident out in the hallway on some carpet, that’s even more cleaning.The city recommends keeping detailed notes about when and where an employee of the building saw you with your (non-notorious) pet and who else witnessed the encounter.The law states that you shouldn't fear threats of eviction if you're discovered, and even if you lose your case in a lower court, you can appeal.It’s also important to have a letter from your vet saying your dog is up to date on vaccines (no anti-vaxxers! In a way, Salyi notes, it’s a lot like online dating.“It’s not uncommon for hopeful tenants to fudge the weight of their dog.
That said, there are, of course, side doors to getting pets into non-pet buildings.
And therein lies the business model for Task Rabbit, a web platform launched in 2008 that specializes in connecting people who need chores done with people willing to complete them.
Consumers in markets where Task Rabbit operates—19 U. metro areas and London—simply have to enter information about the task at hand, pick a date and time slot to have it done, and select from a short list of people who are oddly willing to schlep your stuff, rake your yard, or build your unpronounceable shelving unit.
They’re presenting the picture they want people to see.” Obviously, you can't say your Great Dane weighs what a Corgi does, or the landlord will call your bluff. Again it really depends on how lenient your landlord is.
GO FETCH (AN EXTRA DEPOSIT) Another way to sweeten the deal with your potential landlord is by offering extra security deposit and supplemental rent.