Lawsuit Investigation Looks into Appfolio Over Inaccurate Background Checks

December 11, 2020

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects:
Anyone who had a background check run by Appfolio and found the report contained inaccurate information.
Who Is Appfolio?
Appfolio is a company that provides background check reports on potential tenants to property management companies. Its reports include information on criminal and eviction records, as well as rental payment and credit history.
What’s Going On?
Attorneys are investigating whether a class action lawsuit can be filed against Appfolio after the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) came forward with allegations that the company failed to take proper steps to ensure the accuracy of its background check reports.
How Could a Class Action Help?
A class action lawsuit, if filed and successful, could provide $1,000 per person, money for lost deposits and other damages, and an additional monetary award to punish the defendant for its actions.
What You Can Do
If you had a background check run by Appfolio and found it contained inaccuracies, fill out the form on this page and tell us about it. You may be able to help get a class action lawsuit started.

The information submitted on this page will be forwarded to Berger Montague who has sponsored this investigation.

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