I am not a Lawyer; however, if the laws concerning your pets were different when you first moved in,
you should be grandfathered in by that law. in other words, if you were allowed to have your pets when your first moved in then they should allow you to keep them; however if the laws were then that you couldn't have your pets, then you have been in violation of the rules unknowingly of course.
You may have to move out or get rid of your pets.
Having said that, you best to consult a lawyer.
You aren't facing any ethics violation. That's nonsense. You did not act with any prior knowledge of an agent conflict or your client's prior relationship with another agent since you found out after the deal was done.... more