Below is the first part of an article by Yvonne Wenger from baltimoresun.com. It reads…

Tenants at Sage Management apartments and townhouses in Baltimore filed a class

action lawsuit Friday against the property management company for allegedly charging illegal late fees, according to a compliant filed in the city’s Circuit Court.

The 29-page lawsuit — which is open to current and former tenants since January 2004 — claims the company routinely charges tenants who are late on their rent a 5 percent penalty along with agent, court and eviction fees that trap the families in a cycle of debt.

“I have met dozens and dozens of Sage Management tenants from East Baltimore and West Baltimore; what they have in common is they come to us very confused,” said Zafar Shah, a staff attorney with Public Justice Center, which filed the lawsuit.
Read more: http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/baltimore-city/bs-md-ci-rental-lawsuit-20140307,0,7474541.story#ixzz2vbu1wCsV

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