Pets & Animals

Q. Are dogs allowed in Public Housing?

A. Yes, some breeds of dogs are allowed for seniors and for those needing service animals due to documented medical needs. Dogs are not to exceed 40 pounds at time of maturity. All dogs must be spayed or neutered. Dog breeds including Rottweilers, Doberman Pinschers, German Shepherds, and Pit Bulls, or combinations thereof, are not permitted.

Q. How many pets can I have in my apartment?

A. Residents may own one cat or one dog per dwelling unit, except that Pit Bulls, Dobermans, Chows, Rottweilers, and other dangerous animals are not allowed.

Q. What other rules apply to having a pet?

A. Please read the MHA Pet Policy