I Have A One Year Lease Which Prohibits Pets. I Am Six Months Into My Lease. For The Past Three Months, I Have Kept A Dog In My Home.

Yes, the fact that your landlord chose to allow you to have a dog and not enforce the lease term prohibiting pets does not mean that the landlord can never enforce the lease term. To enforce the suspended lease term the landlord needs to give notice that he wants you to comply with the lease term. If you do not comply, your landlord can terminate your lease and file a dispossessory affidavit.

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