pet-inclusive housing initiative

At the Pet-Inclusive Housing Initiative, we believe people and pets belong together – no matter where they live.

I’m a Rental Housing Operator

Discover the benefits of offering pet-inclusive rentals, plus pet-positive rental agreements and other resources.

I’m a Pet Owner

Find resources and support for being a community-friendly pet owner.

I’m an Animal Welfare Organization

Looking to support happier, healthier rental housing communities? Explore our resources for plenty of tips and helpful information.

The 2024 Pets & Housing Awards – Watch Now!

Presented by Michelson Found Animals and the Pet-Inclusive Housing Initiative, the 2024 Pets & Housing Awards recognized those who are making a significant difference across the pet-inclusive housing landscape. 

Pet-Inclusive Scorecard

Is your rental housing property truly pet-inclusive, or is it just pet-friendly?
The team at Michelson Found Animals’ Pet-Inclusive Housing Initiative
developed an easy-to-use scorecard to help you answer that question.

Pet-Inclusive Housing Report

Download the Pet-Inclusive Housing Report for data and market-based solutions.

What is the Difference Between Pet-Friendly and Pet-Inclusive?