FPI Management Screening Fee Washington Settlement

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  Read more

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Greystar Prospective Tenant Screening Fees Settlement

Three Greystar companies (Greystar Real Estate Partners, LLC, Greystar Management Services, LP, and Greystar RS West, LLC) are settling a class action that alleged, among other things, that the companies charged tenant screening fees without first giving prospective tenants the required disclosures, thus violating Washington state law.  Read more

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Lincoln Property Application and Lock Change Fees Settlement

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.  Read more

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Deerfield Crossing Apartments Eviction Letters and Fees Settlement

RAM Partners, LLC and Tralee Affordable Panther, LLC, which does business as Deerfield Crossing Apartments, have chosen to settle a class action alleging that they unlawfully charged and threatened to charged certain fees to tenants when they filed summary eviction actions against them. The fees included complaint filing fees, sheriff service fees, and attorneys’ fees.  Read more

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NRP North Carolina Rentals Collection Letters and Eviction Settlement

The NRP Group, LLC, NRP Management, LLC, NRP North Carolina, LLC, NRP Partners, LLC, NRP Alston Village, LLC (Falls Pointe at the Park), and NRP Alston Management, LLC are settling a class action alleging they violated the North Carolina Residential Rental Agreements Act, among other state laws. The complaint alleged that the companies unlawfully either  Read more

Big Ten Property Management Iowa Class Action Settlement

Big Ten Property Management in Iowa has agreed to settle a lawsuit that alleges that the company had provisions in its lease contracts that violated the Iowa Landlord Tenant Act.  The lease illegally removed the landlord's liability, provided for automatic carpet cleaning, required tenants to pay for all damages to common areas, and contained charges  Read more

Iowa City Apartments Settlement

This lawsuit claims that Apts. Downtown and Apts. Near Campus contained various provisions that were prohibited under the Iowa Landlord Tenant Act.  Read more

Equity Residential Management Settlement (Massachusetts)

Equity Residential Management (ERM) and other companies have settled a class action claiming that they charged tenants nonrefundable fees, including application fees, move-in fees, pet fees, and community fees, that allegedly violate Massachusetts laws. This settlement resolves claims against the following companies: ERM GPT-RG Fall River, LLC EQR-Heritage Ridge, L.P. Charles River Park “D” Company  Read more