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.