New South Dakota laws will impact renters

South Dakota Support Animals

South Dakota tenants who lie about having a disability to keep a pet in their rental unit will be subject to eviction and fees beginning Sunday.

The law will allow landlords to evict tenants who fake a disability or provide false documentation claiming they have a medical condition to keep an emotional support animal.

Supporters said the law is crucial in preventing tenants from lying about their medical conditions to forego payments for pets.

Read the full story a the Argus Leader