We have research, resources and toolkits to help renters and rental housing operators achieve greater pet-inclusivity in ways that benefit everyone.

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Resources for Becoming More Pet-Inclusive

We have research, resources and toolkits to help renters work with rental housing operators to take advantage of creating pet-friendly opportunities in ways that benefit everyone.

Tackling Misconceptions

Learn why common pet restrictions may not be financially necessary in rental housing.

Attitudes
Toward Pets

See how residents and rental housing operators feel about pets in their rental communities.

Pet-Positive Pet Agreement

Download a sample Pet Agreement with recommended requirements, responsibilities and pet policies to share with your rental housing operator.

Pet-Inclusive Housing Report

The Pet-Inclusive Housing Report highlights the benefits of pet-friendly rental housing by sharing new data and market-based solutions that benefit all – so operators, residents and communities win together.

I realized that animal lovers tend to be really great community builders because it’s in their nature. They go to dog parks and interact with each other. So, we realized that if we created an environment that really welcomed dogs, that would create a fair amount of ‘stickiness,’ or resident retention, in our portfolio.

David Meit, CPM

Principal, Oculus Realty

Electronic Press Kit

For a list of promotional materials and media resources please view and download our press kit by clicking on the link below.  

From Our Blog

Read the latest news, trends and tips in building more pet-friendly communities.

Oculus Realty’s No Pet Restrictions Policy: Case Study #2

Oculus Realty’s No Pet Restrictions Policy: Case Study #2

Multifamily Housing Operator Embraces No-Restrictions Pet Policies, Welcomes All Cats and Dogs.   Case Study #2: Oculus Realty, Presented by The Pet Inclusive Housing Initiative Oculus Realty, a Metro D.C. area multifamily housing operator, is one of the industry...

You Feel Your Property is Pet Friendly, But Do Your Renters?

You Feel Your Property is Pet Friendly, But Do Your Renters?

You Feel Your Property is Pet Friendly, But Do Your Renters? Pet-Friendly vs. Pet-Inclusive Series Written by Judy Bellack, Industry Principal, Pet-Inclusive Housing, Michelson Found Animals September 20, 2022 Ask almost anyone in property management if their...