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Are pet fees legal for rental property in North Carolina? Not a deposit but an unrefundable fee.

Asheville, NC |

In some states, it is illegal to require a tenant to pay additional rent or a "pet fee" on rental property. What is the law in North Carolina?

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In most states, including North Carolina, it is legal to require a pet deposit and/or pet rent. The only exception is for service animals because they are not "pets" in the eyes of the law.

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