The Justice Department today announced that United Communities, LLC, a private company that manages military housing at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst (JB-MDL), has agreed to pay $62,501.78 to resolve allegations that it violated the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) by imposing early termination charges on 13 servicemembers who had exercised their right to terminate their residential leases upon receipt of qualifying military orders. The early termination charges ranged from $138 to $3,100. This case and the settlement with another company in United States v. Twin Creek, announced on Sept. 11, are the first two SCRA cases the Department has brought involving lease incentives.


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