Lincoln Property Application and Lock Change Fees Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Closed

Closed Settlement Statement:

According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.

Case Summary:

Lincoln Property Company, Salem Station, LLC, and Lincoln Apartment Management, LP are settling a class action about properties they own and manage in Massachusetts. The complaint alleged the companies violated Massachusetts law by charging fees for applications and for changing locks on apartment doors.

Docket Number:


Company: Lincoln Property Company

Filing Deadline: January 4, 2022

Class Period: July 8, 2010 to November 22, 2019

Objection Deadline: June 17, 2021

Final Approval Hearing: July 8, 2021

Proof of Purchase:

You must provide the name of the property where you were a tenant.


You may be eligible if you are an individual who paid fees for rental applications and locks and keys to Lincoln Property Company or Lincoln Apartment Management, LP in Massachusetts, including all tenants or prospective tenants of Jefferson at Salem Station who paid such fees, between July 8, 2010 and November 22, 2019.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Cash payment of 100%-200% of the amount charged for application and lock change fees. Defendants will also stop charging such fees when tenancy begins in Massachusetts.

Total Settlement Amount: Up to $4,160,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firm:
Metaxas Brown Pidgeon, LLP

Claim Form: Lincoln Property Application and Lock Change Fees Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Matthew Ortins, et al. v. Lincoln Property Co., et al.

Settlement Website: Lincoln Property Application and Lock Change Fees Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Analytics Consulting, LLC

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

LPC Property Settlement
c/o Analytics Consulting LLC
P.O. Box 2004
Chanhassen, MN 55317-2004

Tags: Real Estate, Rental Fees, Tenants' Rights