United States District Court, C.D. California
FINAL JUDGMENT AND ORDER FOR PERMANENT INJUNCTION AND
OTHER EQUITABLE RELIEF AS TO ALL DEFENDANTS
HONORABLE ANDREW J. GUILFORD UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
the Federal Trade Commission (“Commission” or
“FTC”), filed its Complaint pursuant to Section
13(b) of the FTC Act, 15 U.S.C. § 53(b) (Docket No. 1),
and moved for summary judgment on all counts against all
Defendants (Docket No. 77). The Court granted summary
judgment to the FTC (Docket No. 91), and now issues this
Final Judgment and Order for Permanent Injunction and Other
Equitable Relief against Defendants.
purpose of this Order, the following definitions apply:
Apartment Hunters, Inc., also d/b/a WeTakeSection8.com,
ApartmentHunterz.com, and FeaturedRentals.com; Real Estate
Data Solutions, Inc.; Rental Home Listings Inc.; UAB
Apartment Hunters LT; and their successors and assigns.
Corporate Defendants, Kevin Shayan, and Steven Shayan,
individually, collectively, or in any combination.
Ban on Marketing Rental Listings
is ordered that Defendants are permanently
restrained and enjoined from advertising, marketing,
promoting, offering, selling, or assisting others in
advertising, marketing, promoting, offering, or selling,
subscriptions for or access to the listing of a dwelling for
rent, including a single-family home, townhouse, apartment,
or condominium unit.
however, that this Order does not prohibit Defendants from
listing properties that any Defendant owns for rent.
Prohibition Against Misrepresentations
is further ordered that Defendants, Defendants'
officers, agents, employees, attorneys, and all other
persons, in active concert or participation with them, who
receive actual notice of this Order, whether acting directly
or indirectly, in connection with advertising, marketing,
promoting, offering, or selling of any good or service are
permanently restrained and enjoined from misrepresenting, or
assisting others in misrepresenting, expressly or by
implication: the total cost; any material restriction,
limitation, or condition; any material aspect of its
performance, efficacy, nature, or central characteristics;
the nature or terms of a refund or cancellation; or any other
is further ordered that:
Judgment in the amount of Six Million Thirty-Seven Thousand
Six Hundred Eighty-Six Dollars and Ninety-Nine Cents ($6,
037, 686.99) is entered in favor of the Commission against