Settlement Structure: Claims Made
Active: OpenCase Summary:
A $1,600,000 settlement fund will be posted by FPI Management, Inc. to settle a class action alleging that it charged applicants tenant screening fees without first giving them the required disclosures. The complaint also alleged that FPI charged a holding fee on apartments before unconditionally offering them to prospective tenants, in violation of Washington state laws.Docket Number:
Company: FPI Management, Inc.
Filing Deadline: January 1, 2100
Class Period: April 16, 2016 to October 13, 2021
Objection Deadline: December 27, 2021
Exclusion Deadline: December 27, 2021
Final Approval Hearing: February 3, 2022Proof of Purchase:
You do not need to provide proof or submit a claim form if you received a Notice of this settlement.Eligibility:
You may be eligible if, between April 16, 2016 and October 13, 2021, you submitted an application to rent a residential property which was located in Washington State and managed at the time by PFI, and if you meet one of these criteria:
- In connection with the submission of your rental application, you paid a tenant screening fee through FPI to the owner of the property,
- In connection with the submission of your rental application, you had one or more consumer credit reports pulled by FPI or an entity acting on its behalf, or
- In connection with the submission of your rental application, you paid a holding deposit through FPI to the owner of the property.
You will receive a portion of the net settlement fund, after it has been used to pay attorneys’ fees and costs, incentive awards to the plaintiffs, and settlement costs. The notice does not provide an estimate.
Total Settlement Amount: $1,600,000Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
Cameron Sutherland PLLC
Law Office of Kirk D. Miller
Case Name: Brianna Morris v. FPI Management Inc.
Settlement Website: FPI Management Screening Fee Washington Settlement Website
Postlethwaite & Netterville
Brianna Morris v. FPI Management, Inc.
c/o Settlement Administrator
PO Box 3637
Baton Rouge, LA 70821