Zillow Advice: Finding a Rental - why is it so hard to find help ? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/why-is-it-so-hard-to-find-help/469252/ Zillow Advice | Zillow Real Estate I'm so sorry to hear about ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/why-is-it-so-hard-to-find-help/469252/ I'm so sorry to hear about your difficulties.<br/><br/>If your son's dog is a service dog, the landlord may be in violation of the Fair Housing Amendment Act.&nbsp;&nbsp; Here's <a rel="nofollow" href="http://servicedogcentral.org/content/node/460">a link</a> that may give you some background information.&nbsp; <br/><br/><em>"Protection under the FHAA is contingent upon:<br/>(1) Tenant has a disability (case law suggests the landlord may be permitted to require proof of disability);<br/>(2) Landlord/Housing Authority knows about disability;<br/>(3) Reasonable accommodation may be necessary to afford tenant an equal opportunity to use and enjoy his or her dwelling (again, case law suggests the landlord may be permitted to require proof of need and proof of training for a service dog); and<br/>(4) Reasonable accommodation would not constitute an undue burden or fundamental alteration."<br/><br/><br/></em>I recommend calling Legal Aid for your state in the morning, as today is a holiday. <br/><em><br/></em> Thu, 22 Nov 2012 21:37:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/why-is-it-so-hard-to-find-help/469252/ 2012-11-22T21:37:00Z