Assistance Animals: YOU BET YOUR ASSETS! Presented by Victoria Cowart

Service or Support HUD or DOJ? FHA or ADA? Do you know the difference?

Thursday, May 26, 2022
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM (CDT)
You Bet Your Assets
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Here is a desciption and key takeaways you can expect from the training. 

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.

Join this webinar to learn from multifamily expert Victoria Cowart, CPM as she shares her knowledge on assistance animals in housing and staying on the right side of one of the hottest HUD complaint topics. This webinar (You Bet Your Assets!  What you need to know about ESA processing & more) will help on-site teams and regional management navigate the HUD Assistance Animal Notice and Fair Housing guidelines. 

By attending this webinar, you can expect to come away with:

  • An understanding of the differences between HUD, DOJ, FHA, and ADA for assistance animal guidelines

  • Knowledge of what is considered a pet vs. a support animal vs. a service animal

  • Best practices for reviewing reasonable accommodation requests

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PetScreening™ helps housing providers manage residents' pets and assistance animals digitally while generating opportunities for pet-related revenue. The virtual screening platform standardizes risk-assessment for household pets by providing a digital Pet Profile and FIDO Score for each pet screened. PetScreening streamlines the assistance animal accommodation request review process while following HUD guidelines, and it helps limit unauthorized pets. For more information, visit

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Meet your Presenter: Victoria Cowart, CPM

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.

For questions, please contact: 

Victoria Cowart, CPM

Director of Education and Outreach




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Steihl Reeves

Steihl Reeves

Education Coordinator, Apartment Association

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