Residents wishing to have pets must make an application and bring in all requested verifications and pay any appropriate fees before the pet is registered or approved. MDHA refers to pets as meaning dogs, cats, birds and fish. Residents must pay a $200.00 non-refundable pet maintenance fee for dogs and cats. Residents must also pay a $100.00 refundable pet deposit fee for dogs and cats. Residents must abide by any and all general guidelines governing MDHA’s pet policy lease addendum. These regulations do not apply to animals that are necessary as a reasonable accommodation to assist, support, or provide service to persons with disabilities.