1. Laura wanted a refund of her $900 security deposit. However, the landlord would not return her deposit without a lawsuit. With the assistance of an attorney through ITU, the court awarded Laura $7,100!

    A $900 security deposit turned into a $7,100 windfall for Laura because her landlord would not obey the law.
  2. Glen and Barbara moved out of their apartment. Their landlord refused to return their $1,500 security deposit, so they filed a suit to get it back. The ITU got involved and discovered that the landlord had multiple violations of the residential ordinance.

    Before the case even went to court, the landlord agreed to pay Glen and Barbara $5,000 as settlement for withdrawing their suit.

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