Renting with pets

If the tenant is permitted to keep pets capable of carrying parasites which can affect humans, a pet bond may be charged.  

The pet bond can only be applied to the cost of any fumigation of the premises that may be required at the termination of the tenancy.

Lessors/agents must lodge the security bond as a single amount, specifying the amount taken as pet bond.

A maximum amount of $260 may be charged for a pet bond, irrespective of the number of pets being allowed. Tenants must not be charged a pet bond for an assistance dog.

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