The settlement will benefit anyone who fits into three subclasses detailed below. You may be eligible for a potential award from the HHDC Security Deposit Class Action Lawsuit!
According to the class action, HHDC failed to pay interest on security deposits, failed to disclose in lease agreements at what financial institution the money was being held, and failed to provide the Residential Landlord and Tenant Ordinance (RLTO) summary and security deposit law summary upon lease and renewal. So if you are eligible, file a claim by June 3, 2021 to receive your potential award!
HHDC Security Deposit Class Action Lawsuit
- Claim Form Deadline: June 3, 2021
- Who’s Eligible: The settlement Class consists of three Subclasses.
- Subclass A consists of tenants at Properties A who entered into a new rental agreement or lease renewal between May 1, 2014, and Jan. 16, 2020, provided a security deposit held for more than six months and were not paid interest on the deposit annually, within 30 days after the end of each 12-month rental period, at least once.
- Subclass B is made up of tenants at Properties B who entered into a new rental agreement on or after June 1, 2015, through Feb. 16, 2021, provided a security deposit, and were not provided with a disclosure in their lease of the name and address of the financial institution where their security deposit was being held.
- Subclass C consists of tenants at Properties C who entered into a new rental agreement or lease renewal on or after June 1, 2015, through Feb. 16, 2021, and, at least once, were not provided both RLTO summary documents at the beginning or at renewal of the lease.
- Estimated Amount: About $400
- The final payment amount for each Class Member is not known at this time, but is estimated to be between at least $300 to $400.
- The final amount to be paid to each Class Member will be determined per tenancy, not per person. If multiple people shared a tenancy, the individual payments will be distributed equally among all known, named adults on the lease or renewal agreement.
- Proof of Purchase: Yes
- Case Name & Number: Hill, et al. v. Hispanic Housing Development Corp., et al., Case No. 2017-CH-07774 in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, County Department, Chancery Division
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How To File a Claim
- Head over to the HHDC Security Deposit Claim Form.
- Read over the claim form to see if you are eligible.
- Complete the claim form with your info.
- Submit your claim form to receive your potential award by June 3, 2021!
The settlement will benefit anyone who fits into three subclasses detailed above. You may be eligible for a potential award from the HHDC Security Deposit Class Action Lawsuit!
If you are eligible, file a claim by the deadline to receive your potential award! Don’t forget to take a look at our full list of Class Action Lawsuit Settlements! Be sure to give our list of No-Proof Class Action lawsuit to see other settlements you may qualify for.