Ms. Talley fled to the Safe Families Office, having made a narrow – and lucky – escape. After attempting to end her relationship, her boyfriend held her hostage for nearly a week. He took her phone so she couldn’t call for help.

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Morgan & Morgan attorney Adian Miller’s disabled client and her son rented an apartment that flooded. A little attorney time can go a long way – sometimes all it takes is a stern demand letter to transform someone’s life.

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Ms. Alden’s daughter has sickle-cell anemia, and relies on an oxygen tank to keep her breathing; when she moved into a new house, Ms. Alden was horrified to find mold growing in the kitchen, a gaping hole in the wall, and roaches and gnats creeping in.

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AVLF is usually a last resort for the tenants who come to us for help. That was true in Ms. Coltrane’s case: her pleading calls to her landlord about the mold infestation in her home had gone unanswered for months.

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Ms. Malone has so much strength. After being held hostage by her child’s father for hours, she came directly to the Safe Families Office to file for legal protection against him. 

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Ms. Green’s elderly mother passed away after living for 20 years in a senior apartment complex. When she came to retrieve her mother’s items, she found them all in a dumpster.

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During the five years that Ms. Vincent lived in her South Atlanta apartment, her property management company changed three times. Each property company swore it did not have her $950 security deposit.

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