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    Navy Will Let Housing Companies Charge Pet Fees. Marines to Follow.

    Navy Will Let Housing Companies Charge Pet Fees. Marines to Follow.

    The Navy will allow private companies that run many of its on-base housing and barracks buildings to charging sailors a , refundable pet deposit, with the Marine Corps saying it will soon follow suit.

    According to an administrative memo released Monday, companies that run Public-Private Venture (PPV) housing will be able to ask for a maximum of $250.00 per pet and up to $500.00 per household with new leases. The memo offered no further detail on pricing or whether there would be a two pet cap.

    The move, according to the memo, is being put in place to move Navy housing “in alignment with standard industry practice and other military Services.”

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    When asked what was driving the implementation of the fee, Coleen Nicholas-Perez, a spokeswoman for the Navy's commander of installations, told Military.com in an email Thursday that the Pentagon's universal lease for PPV housing allows companies to collect such a fee and that it would encourage “all residents to prevent home damages potentially caused by pets.”

    “In the long-term, damage prevention helps to maintain PPV housing for incoming Sailors and families,” she added.

    A Marine Corps spokesman told Military.com Tuesday that the Marines will have a similar policy coming out soon.

    At the moment, the Navy says that there are no bases that have implemented the new pet deposit…

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