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Pets Allowed! Condos Loosen Up on Dog Prohibitions

 When Marjorie Kehe moved from New York to Boston in 2003, she brought a  roommate: her black border-collie mix, Sheba. While no stranger to urban  living, Kehe was taken aback at how few Massachusetts landlords would even  consider the 25-pound dog.  

 “It was awful. I had no idea it would be so hard,” she remembers. About “90 percent of listings were unavailable to me. I was shocked.”  

 But when it came time for her and her husband to buy a condominium two years later, it was, happily, a rather different scenario.  

 “Every place we saw in person allowed dogs,” Kehe says. “We wouldn’t have bothered to go otherwise.”  

 The Kehes ended up purchasing a condominium in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of  Boston, where they are happily ensconced with Sheba and two cats (more recent  additions to the family).  

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