We have research, resources and toolkits to help renters and rental housing operators achieve greater pet-inclusivity in ways that benefit everyone.
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.
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.
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.
Applications for The 2023 Pet Awards are Now open!
Join Us at The Apartment Internet Marketing Conference (AIM) in Huntington Beach, CA on Tuesday, May 9th Applications for the 2023 Pet Awards are now open! The growing number of pets and the increasingly important role they play in the lives of families and...
Recognizing an Early-Adopter in Rental Housing Pet Inclusivity
A Chat with Eric Brown, Founder of Urbane Apartments By Judy Bellack, Industry Principal, The Pet-Inclusive Housing Initiative I recently had the opportunity to chat via Zoom with long-time friend, entrepreneur, author, and real estate developer Eric Brown, founder of...
The Industry-Changing Work of Judy Bellack
After working for 30 years in the multifamily industry, Judy Bellack felt it was time for a career shift. “I reached a point where I had given so much of myself to corporate America, and when you throw yourself into something so heavily, it can take a toll over...
Keeping Pets and People Together, the Pet-Inclusive Housing Initiative is Leading the Way with the Housing Industry’s Best
Meet the PIHI team and some of today's industry leaders interviewed here, including Oculus Realty and The Management Group, and learn how easing restrictions and becoming more pet-friendly leads to better business and happier communities. The Pet-Inclusive Housing...
MFA’s Judy Bellack Promotes Pet Inclusion on The Amenitize or Die Podcast
Amenitize or Die Podcast w/ Scott Patterson - Promoting Pet Inclusion with Judy Bellack, Michelson Found Animals Foundation The Amenitize or Die Podcast discusses tactics and strategies from the front lines of the multi-family operating environment. On their...