Flores v. Shonumi

Date

Friday, July 10, 2009

Issue

Tenant filed a Security Deposit refund complaint on 4/22/09 against the Landlord.

COLTA Decision

Following the 6/16/09 hearing, COLTA issued its Opinion and Order on 7/10/09 awarding the Tenant three times the amount of the original deposit based on the Commission’s finding of Landlord negligence for failing to return the Tenant’s deposit plus applicable interest.

Post Decision Action(s)

Landlord failed to comply with the COLTA Order and did not respond to subsequent City enforcement action. Attempts to secure a lien against the property were terminated by the Tenant.