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Watch the 2024 Pets & Housing Awards 

A huge round of applause to everyone who joined us for the 2024 Pets & Housing Awards – an event dedicated to celebrating the incredible organizations championing pet-inclusive housing! At Michelson Found Animals, we believe that people and pets belong together and shouldn’t be hindered by restrictive housing policies. The Pets & Housing Awards, presented by Michelson Found Animals and the Pet-Inclusive Housing Initiative, recognize those who are making a significant difference in this crucial area.

Congratulations to all the nominees and winners! Your dedication to creating pet-inclusive rental communities does not go unnoticed. From innovative pet amenities to impactful adoption events, your efforts ensure families can stay together and pets thrive.

A big round of applause to this year’s award winners:

Most Creative Pet-Centered Event: Sequoia Equities


Most Impactful Adoption or Foster Event or Program: Dane Park Communities


Outstanding Pet Citizen: The Management Group


Most Innovative Pet Amenity or Amenity Group: Dane Park Communities


Most Innovative Pet Marketing Campaign: Sequoia Equities


The Vanguard Award: The Management Group


Best Leap Forward Award <10,000 units:  Rainier Properties


Best Leap Forward Award 10,000+ units: Sequoia Equities


Most Pet-Inclusive Property: Lilac Pointe, MGMT Residential


Merit Recognitions: Oklahoma Humane Society & Urban Resource Institute

And a special thank you to this year’s judges:

K. David Meit, Principal, Oculus Realty

Brian Cooley, Principal, Cooley Insights

Lindsey Braun, VP, The Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI)

Missed the live awards show? No worries! Relive the excitement and get inspired by the amazing work being done across the pet-inclusive housing landscape. Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2024 Pets & Housing Awards. Together, we’re making a world where pets and families can truly have it all!

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