Keith Jerome, et al. v. Elan 99, LLC
Keith Jerome et al. v. Elan 99, LLC Settlement
Cause No. 2018-02263

Welcome to the Keith Jerome, et al. v. Elan 99, LLC Settlement Website

IF YOU WERE A RESIDENTIAL TENANT AT THE ELAN 99 WEST APARTMENT COMMUNITY IN HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS BETWEEN NOVEMBER 1, 2016 AND JANUARY 8, 2018, YOU MAY BE ENTITLED TO A PAYMENT FROM A CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT.

What is this lawsuit about?

There is a pending class action settlement in a lawsuit alleging that from November 1, 2016 through January 8, 2018 Elan 99 violated the Texas Property Code by assessing and collecting from residential tenants at Elan 99 West apartments rent late fees that exceeded the amount they were statutorily permitted to collect. Elan 99 maintains that it properly assessed and collected the fees, and denies all claims and allegations that it acted wrongfully or unlawfully.

Who is included?

The Class consists of all persons, who, during the Class Period, (i) were residential tenants of Elan 99 West apartments under written leases where Defendant served as an owner or landlord, (ii) were assessed or paid late fees on past due rent, and (iii) did not execute a renewal lease on or after January 8, 2018 (approximately 117 Households).

Certain exceptions apply as to who is a Class Member, as described in the Frequently Asked Questions.

YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND OPTIONS IN THIS SETTLEMENT

ASK TO BE EXCLUDED Get no settlement payment. This is the only option that allows you to not settle any individual claims you may have against Defendant for the claims and matters being resolved by this proposed Settlement.
OBJECT Write to the Court about why you do not agree with the proposed Settlement.
DO NOTHING Get a settlement payment if you qualify and if the Court approves the Settlement. Give up your right to individually bring claims against Defendant regarding the claims and matters resolved by this Settlement.

 

These rights and options - and the deadlines to exercise them - are explained on this website.

The Court in charge of this case still has to decide whether to approve the Settlement. If it does, and after any appeals are resolved, money in the form of checks will be distributed to those who qualify. Please be patient.

For More Information

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Mail

Keith Jerome et al. v. Elan 99, LLC
c/o JND Legal Administration
PO Box 91343
Seattle, WA 98111