Client Feedback

Categories: Success Stories

Here are a few recent comments from our clients. Spelling and punctuation has not been changed. “Thank you for your time and efford, I appreccte what information was given to me. The information was helpful. I will do the best that I can afford. Thanks.” from GO for Claire Abely, housing attorney in our Nashville office …

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Obtaining Housing for a Trafficking Victim

Categories: Success Stories

“Robin” became a sex-trafficking victim when her father sold her at the age of 8.  Despite a lengthy criminal record of prostitution (over 200 charges), Robin began turning her life around in her mid-thirties. She received services at The Next Door, went through the Magdalene House program, obtained employment, and regained custody of her children. …

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Helping a Family Scammed by a Fake Landlord

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“Joseph” and his wife and three children rented an apartment in the basement of a single family home. There were many problems with the apartment, and the landlord went months without fixing them. Joseph reported the issue to Nashville’s Metro Codes Administration and to the Metro Public Health Department. When Joseph received the agencies’ reports, …

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Seeking Justice After a Wheelchair Ramp is Denied

Categories: Featured, Success Stories

“John” came to Legal Aid Society with a fair housing issue. Because of a medical issue, the only way John’s wife could get inside their home was to have family members or friends carry her up the stairs, or she would slowly crawl up the steps. They desperately needed a wheelchair ramp, but the couple’s …

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