We may be able to help with housing problems.
When you contact Legal Aid Society for help with a housing problem, the help that we can provide will depend on the kind of problem. We will always help you find some resources for help and advice. We will always help you find some resources for help and advice. We don’t have lawyers to help with every case. But a lawyer from Legal Aid Society or our Volunteer Lawyers Program may be able to represent you in the following kinds of cases:
We may be able to help with these kinds of homeownership problems:
- You are behind or about to be behind on your mortgage payments
- You have received a notice of foreclosure
- You need help getting your mortgage payments lowered
If any of these things are true, click here to see if we can help you.
If you rent and have problems with a Landlord, we may be able to represent you in the following kinds of cases:
- You are being evicted
- Your Section 8/VASH voucher is being terminated
- You have been turned down for public housing
- You have been turned down for housing because of your criminal record or credit history
- You have been treated you differently based on your race, gender, color, religion, disability, what country you’re from, or because you have kids?
- You are disabled and having problems with your housing
- Your landlord locked you out of your apartment or cut off your utilities?
We also have Legal Help Booklets on this website. They may help you with your legal problem.
If you want to talk to a lawyer for advice about your problem, you can come to a Free Legal Help Clinic. Click to see times and dates for legal advice.
You can also go on-line and ask a lawyer a question. Click here for TNFreeLegal Answers.