Assistance Animals in Housing

Posted By: Denise McClary Education ,

Service or support?    HUD or DOJ?     FHA or ADA?

Do you know the differences? In this session, we’ll discuss what you need to know now about assistance animals and accommodation requests — from the 101 basics to the 2020 HUD Assistance Animal Notice. Both on-site teams and regional management will appreciate the content that we’ll cover on one of the hottest HUD complaint topics.

Victoria Cowart, CPM is a multi-family industry member with extensive experience providing management and oversight for multifamily housing communities (conventional & subsidized), mobile home communities, and HOAs. She is a property management instructor and a proud graduate of the NAA Lyceum Program. Victoria obtained her degree in the Management of human resources and then her industry CPM designation. She was honored to be commissioned a SC “Palmetto Patriot,” to receive the Charleston Regional Business Journal’s Executive “Influential Women In Business,” and the NAA AIMS Grassroots Member Advocate of the year. She has served the industry as President of both the local and state affiliates as well as having served as a Regional VP for Region IV for NAA. She now serves the National Apartment Association as its Legislative Chair for 2021. She is passionate about education, simplification and creating ease and understanding for industry members. Victoria is a wife, mother and a proud PetScreening pack member who also leads her own “pride” of three pound-kitties.