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Ohana Military Communities Property

Tenants Evicted Due to Water Contamination by Navy Fuel Leaks Class Action

The defendants in this case are four landlords on the Hawaiian island of Oahu—Ohana Military Communities, LLC, Hunt MH Property Management, LLC, Island Palm Communities, LLC, and Hickam Communities, LLC—and possibly others, as yet unknown. These landlords, the complaint alleges, have “forcibly evicted” families from their homes because the drinking water for the properties has  Read more

Real Estate
Tenants' Rights, Real Estate, Landlord/Tenant Dispute, Contaminated Water/Groundwater
Swimming Pool at 808 Columbus Square

Columbus Square Limited Resident Pool Access Class Action

UDR, Inc. owns apartments at 808, 795, 775, 801, and 805 Columbus Avenue. The complaint for this class action brings suit against UDR and the individual apartment buildings, alleging that the apartments are advertised as having “daylong access” to a swimming pool at 808 Columbus. However, the complaint alleges, “residents are in fact deprived of  Read more

Real Estate
Tenant Use of Amenities, Real Estate, Deceptive Advertising
Westgate Resort in Orlando, Florida

Westgate Timeshares Pressure Tactics and Overselling Class Action

This class action takes issue with methods used in the sale of timeshares, by Westgate Resorts, Ltd. and ten other Westgate companies, and two Central Florida Investments companies. The complaint alleges that the companies use a “high pressure scheme” to make sales, without disclosing to customers all legally-required information, and without providing sufficient access to  Read more

Real Estate
Unfair Business Practices, Timeshares, Real Estate, Did Not Make/Receive Proper Disclosures, Deceptive Sales Practices
US Bank Logo on Top of Building

US Bank Improper Fees for Payoff Statement Massachusetts Class Action

Mortgages and their servicing are thoroughly regulated, including in the state of Massachusetts. The complaint for this class action alleges that US Bank, NA charges impermissible fees, such as a Payoff Statement Fee and a Discharge Recording Fee, which are included in the Total Amount Due when borrowers request a Payoff Statement for their mortgages.  Read more

Real Estate
Unlawful Fees, Servicing Your Mortgage, Payoff Statement, Mortgage-Related Unfair Practices
A Regional Headquarters for PHH

PHH Mortgage Naming of Owner of Mortgage RESPA, Reg X Class Action

The Real Estate Settlement Practices Act (RESPA) and Regulation X are meant to help consumers with the servicing and settlement of their real estate transactions. They were intended to require mortgage servicers and other to provide them with adequate and timely information and to protect them from high charges and abusive practices. The complaint for  Read more

Real Estate
Servicing Your Mortgage, RESPA, Regulation X, Failure to Provide Proper Info on Mortgage
Nationstar Name and Logo

Nationstar Foreclosures Violate Homeowner Law California Class Action

California passed a Homeowner Bill of Rights (HOBOR) after its foreclosure crisis in 2007, “to prohibit the abusive and deceptive loan servicing misconduct” and to give homeowners a chance to retain their homes. The complaint for this class action alleges that Nationstar Mortgage, LLC, doing business as Mr. Cooper, does not follow the law and  Read more

Real Estate
Mortgage-Related Unfair Practices, Mortgage or Loan Modifications, Foreclosure
CitiMortgage Name/Logo

CitiMortgage Insurance Charges on Redemptions Class Action

In Kansas and in certain other states, homeowners who lose their properties in a foreclosure proceeding may redeem, or buy back, the property within a certain period after the sale. During the time the bank or other lender owns the property, it is likely to take out hazard insurance on it. The hazard insurance may  Read more

Real Estate
Your Bank, Unfair Charges, Insurance, Foreclosure Redemption
Wraparound Fidelity Sign on Building

Fidelity Bank Insurance Charges on Redemptions Class Action

In certain states, homeowners who lose their properties in a foreclosure proceeding may redeem, or buy back, the property within a certain period after the sale. During the time the bank or other lender owns the property, it is likely to take out hazard insurance on it. The hazard insurance may only be in force  Read more

Real Estate
Your Bank, Unfair Charges, Insurance, Foreclosure Redemption
Tall Building with BNY Mellon Sign at Top

Bank of New York Mellon Insurance Charges on Redemptions Class Action

When a bank forecloses on a property, it is likely to take out hazard insurance to protect it. This hazard insurance may only be in force for a matter of months if the former owner or an assignee redeems the property. However, the complaint for this class action alleges that the Bank of New York  Read more

Real Estate
Your Bank, Unfair Charges, Insurance, Foreclosure Redemption
A US Bank Location

US Bank Hazard Insurance Charge on Redeemed Property Class Action

In some states, homeowners who undergo foreclosure have a limited amount of time in which they can buy back their properties. The complaint for this class action alleges that when these buybacks take place with a property purchased by US Bank, NA, US Bank charges them for a full year of hazard insurance, even if  Read more

Real Estate
Real Estate, Foreclosure Redemption, Extra Charges