NOTICE OF CLASS SETTLEMENT

 

On May 15, 2017, the Court signed an order for preliminary approval of settlement of the Moving Expenses Class in the Marymount class action case. A copy of the Notice of Settlement of Class Action can be found here.

On Sept. 15, 2016, the Court signed an order for preliminary approval of settlement of the Raised Rent Class in the Marymount class action case. A copy of the Notice of Settlement of Class Action can be found here .

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On March 23, 2015, San Mateo Superior Court Judge Marie Weiner certified Plaintiffs’ class action lawsuit against the Marymount Gateway and Summit Apartments in connection with the attempted condo conversion of the Marymount Gateway and Summit Apartments in Pacifica, California. The complaint charges that tenants’ rents were improperly raised and that tenants who moved out were not paid moving expenses.

The certified classes are:

  1. a) All persons who signed a lease at The Marymount Apartments and whose rent was raised after January 21, 2008, but before March 23, 2015 (the “Raised Rent Class”); and
  2. b) All persons who signed a lease at The Marymount Apartments who voluntarily moved out of The Marymount Apartments after December 15, 2008, but before March 23, 2015, and were not paid moving expenses (the “Moving Expense Class”).

Hooshmand Law Group was appointed as class counsel and will represent all class members who decide not to opt-out of the class.

The Court approved notice can be found here

If you believe you qualify to join one or both of classes listed above, please contact Marielena Lopez at (415) 318-5709 or contact us online.

 


 

Hooshmand Law Group is representing a class of past and current tenants of the Marymount Summit and Gateway Apartments in Pacifica, California. If you lived in either the Marymount Summit or Gateway Apartments since January of 2008, please contact plaintiffs’ counsel, Mark Hooshmand or Tyson Redenbarger at 415-318-5709, or via email at marymountclassaction@lawmmh.com.

CASE FACTS:
The complaint charges the Marymount Summit and Gateway Apartments with violations of the Pacifica Municipal Code. Specific violations include raising rent on tenants during a condominium conversion and failing to pay moving expenses to tenants who moved out after the condominium conversion application was filed. Additional violations include the failure to offer tenants over the age of 62 a lifetime lease with rent protections.

ACTION:
Plaintiffs seek to recover damages on behalf of all tenants who lived at the Marymount Summit and Gateway Apartments during the class period. The Plaintiffs are represented by the Hooshmand Law Group, which has expertise in prosecuting tenant lawsuits. If you wish to discuss this action or have questions about your rights, please contact us.